Twitter 4.0 for Mac Download Arrives with New Features

Twitter has updated their Mac app with a new design, plus added features such as embedded inline videos, GIFs support, group direct messages, a new dark theme and more:

• Inline video playback – You’ll see videos play directly in your feed.
• GIFs support – See animations without leaving your timeline.
• Group Direct Messages – Create and receive private notes with up to 50 people.
• Mute – Silence specific accounts so you no longer see them in your feed.
• Today Center Widget – Get your Twitter Highlights right on your desktop.
• Dark Theme – Now you can see the world in black or white.
• Updated design – Get the latest improvements to icons, buttons, and interactions.
• Quote Tweet – Add your two cents to any Retweet.

Here’s a screenshot of what the new update looks like:

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The Twitter team explains “We’ve built in some of the most-requested features so your Twitter for Mac experience combines what you love about Twitter with the elegance you expect on a Mac.”

The new design was first teased at the Twitter Flight developer conference back in October and now it’s finally here.

If you want to find out the top trending topics in Canada on Twitter for 2015, check them out here.

Click here to download Twitter for Mac in the Mac App Store.