Tweetbot 5 for iOS Released with UI Overhaul, New Dark Mode and More

Tweetbot 5

Popular third-party Twitter client for iOS Tweetbot has today been updated to version 5.0 with a refreshed look that closely resembles the latest Mac version, a new Dark Mode, and dedicated GIPHY support, among other new features. 

Tweetbot 5 for Twitter, which is now live in the App Store, has also received a new icon to reflect the style of the app’s Mac counterpart. A thicker stroke is now used throughout the app’s iconography which gives the icons a bolder look. 


When you open a tweet’s detail view, the app now also indicates whether the person whose tweet you’re viewing follows you. User profiles have also been redesigned with bigger avatars, and there’s there’s a new dark mode throughout the app that has been optimized for OLED iPhones.

In addition to the redesign, Tweetbot 5 can now autoplay GIFs and video. The feature is enabled by default but can be turned off in settings. A new GIF button in the compose view opens a GIPHY search field when tapped, making it easier to add GIFs to tweets.

Here’s a list of what’s new in Tweetbot 5 for iOS:

  • GIF support in compose view (Powered by Giphy).
  • Redesigned profiles
  • Redesigned tweet status details
  • New iconography and app icon
  • An optimized dark theme for OLED displays
  • Support for haptic feedback
  • Auto video playback in the timeline (which can be disabled in the settings)
  • Ability to add descriptions to images when composing

You can download the latest version of Tweetbot for iOS at the following App Store link.

Download Tweetbot 5 for Twitter for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch [Direct Link]