Windows gadget to read/write tweets. Formerly known as "Twitter Gadget" on Windows Live Gallery.


  • Automatic (60 second) and manual refresh
  • Audio notification of new messages (new in 0.4)
  • Resizeable, scrolling view (significantly improved in 0.3)
  • Create new and reply to existing messages
  • Keyboard shortcuts to submit (Ctrl+Enter) or cancel (Esc) a new tweet from the new message fly-out (new in 0.5 (Pre-Release))
  • Logging for troubleshooting issues (new in 0.4)
  • Automatically checks for updates (new in 0.5 (Pre-Release))

For more information, view the screenshot Walkthrough and/or refer to the Change Log.

Known Issues

Spread the Word

We admit it. We love it when you talk behind our backs. Hopefully, it's all good. Here are some links that might be helpful to you.
Target Shortened URL Click Stats
On Windows Live Gallery
Current Release
Release 0.5
Release 0.4
Release 0.3
Discussion Forum
Issue Tracker 13ks

Developer Resources

If you're interested in contributing or are simply looking at the code, the following resources may be helpful:
  • Architecture - Overview of the key architecture of the gadget along with key design decisions

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Last edited Apr 30, 2009 at 7:36 AM by flanakin, version 34