Chirp: an Electron-based Twitter client for Linux

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Chirp is a client of the famous social network Twitter for Linux and that is based on Electron. With it you can enjoy the Twitter network that has more and more followers, being the largest communication network after Facebook and that many celebrities, the media and organizations know how to use very well for their own interest, as they well know. Well, for all users who also have an account or for those who plan to create one soon, you can count on this alternative as a Twitter client for Linux.

Although there were already some other alternatives to use Twitter on Linux, this app solves some of the limitations of said alternatives and the use of Twitter directly from the official website using the web browser of our distro. I'm talking about the Chirp client. The app is based on Electron as we have said, and is capable of having updated content from the social network with relatively low data consumption, something that is appreciated so that it does not slow down our connections if we want to dedicate ourselves to performing other types of tasks on-line.

Chirp is multiplatform, so you can install it on various operating systems, and it is a free Twitter client. Its developers have managed to implement on the basis of Electron some basic functionalities edit, copy, paste and undo, as well as web link and windowed image previews. It also supports old content by not depending on technology and content written in JavaScript, so it can be an advantage for many.

Its developers have also thought of all of them, since it has support for braille assistances, etc. Its user interface is minimalist and simple, although it lacks some options such as direct access to Retweet comments, notifications, and other things that most twitter users may miss in this app. But hey, you can't ask too much of it either, since it's a project quite young and I am sure that little by little they will increase their functionalities and capacities as they update the app.


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