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Twitter recently sent out its latest update to its free app for Macs in the App Store. The new update brings the Twitter app to version 4.0 and adds a new dark theme, tweet quotations, GIF support and more.

Other enhancements that made it into this edition include the ability to mute accounts, use a new Today widget to see Twitter Highlights in the Notification Center, group chats with up to 50 different people and support for Twitter’s new quotation format, animated GIFs and inline video playback.

Twitter also noted on the Mac App Store that…

“Twitter for Mac is getting the update you’ve been asking for. Now it looks and feels more like the Twitter you carry with you everyday.”

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Here’s What’s New In Twitter 4.0 For OS X:

  • 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.

You can get this app for free in the Mac App Store.

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