Twitterrific 5 refreshed with new profile layout and other tweaks

By , Nov 11, 2013

Twitterrific 5.5.3 for iOS (iPhone screenshot 001)Twitterrific 5.5.3 for iOS (iPhone screenshot 002)

Following up on its mid-October update which brought you the ability to edit your Twitter profile in-app, developer Iconfactory today posted another Twitterrific update bringing a fresh new profile layout and a few other tweaks.

Twitterrific 5.5.3 includes some noticeable performance improvements: it feels really snappy and more responsive than it’s ever been – and it wasn’t like Twitterrific were a slouch to begin with.

There is also a brand new pull-to-refresh animation and you can now view profile banners by tapping on them. The full breakdown is right below the fold…

Here’s the new profile layout view.

Twitterrific 5.5.3 for iOS (iPhone screenshot 004)Twitterrific 5.5.3 for iOS (iPhone screenshot 003)

I also love that I can now swipe upwards on a photo in the image viewer to dismiss it – because every second saved counts.

Check out the new pull-to-refresh anim.

In addition to these enhancements, Twitterrific 5.5.3 fixed the following bugs:

• Fixed a bug that prevented users from being displayed in people search
• Fixed a bug where the pull-to-refresh control would disappear
• Pinning the sidebar open on iPad doesn’t prevent VoiceOver timeline access
• Reauthorization not needed after refreshing in the background while locked
• Scrolling past DMs and mentions now properly marks them as read
• Deleted tweets no longer re-appear after refreshing
• Fixes for various crash on launch issues

The only thing i mildly dislike about Twitterrific’s new iOS 7 look is how the font color change is making the light theme less readable. Fortunately, you can always switch to a dark theme in settings so this is a non-issue.

Twitterrific 5 is available on the App Store for $2.99.

The universal binary weighs 8.8MB, is optimized for the iPhone 5/5s/5c’s taller display and supports any iPhone, iPod touch or iPad running iOS 7.0 or later.

Are you a Twitterrific guy or more of a Tweetbot person?

I’m a big fan of both, really.

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  • http://hashuumi.tumblr.com/ Hisham

    Primary motive is Tweetbot, secondary motive is twitterrific… ;)

  • Viktor_Zweig

    Why have they decided to make iOS 7 mandatory for this update? I’ve been using the app since it launched and this is just lame. Who would want to loose the jailbreak just to update any app to the last version?