Boxy for Twitter

A gorgeous Twitter client for Mac 🐦💫


Gorgeous Mac client for Twitter, based on the mobile Twitter website. It has a beautiful and minimal interface, a convenient standalone Tweet composer, and it supports common macOS shortcuts. It also has a status bar icon for quick access.

Would you recommend this product?

It's currently buggy and feature lacking, as with most new applications. I would suggest giving this one some time to mature and improve in quality before purchasing it. Judging by Boxy 2 it has good potential for the future.


A Twitter for Mac client!


Lacking in features/buggy, basically a thin wrapper for the web application.


I won't recommend it as it is not free.



Looks like an official app.


The price. Their should be a free option.

Co-founder of Mailbrew & Typefully
I despise this kind of thinking. You should pay for things you like and use.
19yo developer, designer, WWDC scholar
Founder, Hype Machine
"I won't recommend it as it's not free" lolol
@frankdilo Sure, but what are you asking the money for? What was your side of the effort?
SpaceX Enthousiast / Developer

Hi there,

I'm loving Twitter & Tweetbot clients but I gave Boxy for Twitter a try. I must say the application feels overall very "webby"; like a website in a container. There are a couple of things, in my experience using the application, which are bothering me and prevent me from staying with the Boxy for Twitter application:

- Tabs are very jumpy, maybe keep tabs always at a fixed position, no repositioning or putting elements next/between to them. Try placing UI elements that are generated for a specific tab below the tabbar since they're only needed if that certain tab is selected.

- Tabs often need a double click. There is also delay in switching tabs, like the page (web?) needs to reload every time. Maybe preload them and keep them active in the background?

- Is my feed automatically refreshed? How about messages/notifications?

So again, I appreciate the work you're putting into this application. I'm an app developer myself so I know how feedback can create the app better and better. Hopefully you'll take this feedback positively and hopefully we'll see some updates soon! :)




Looks like the real twitter


Looks and performance feel like website in a container

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