Twitter app for Windows 8 and Windows RT released

Good news for Windows 8 users! The official Twitter app for Windows 8 is now available on Windows Store.

It generally has the same functions as the official app for other platforms—the Home, Connect, Discover and Me tabs—but it also has new features that complement the Windows 8 UI, like Snap view, the Share and Search charms and support for Live Tiles.

Snap view lets users adjust the size of the Twitter app and drag it to the side of the screen so that you can use other apps alongside it. The Share and Search charms enable users to tweet or search from any other running application, such as Internet Explorer. The app also features support for Live Tiles, which means that you’ll be able to see updates from the app directly on your home screen.

Twitter claims that users can scroll horizontally under the Discover tab.

The official Twitter app for Windows 8 is available in a wide variety of languages, namely: English (United States), Chinese (China), German, Spanish, Japanese, French, Russian, Portuguese, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Swedish, Chinese (Taiwan), Thai, Turkish, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, and Norwegian.

Sources: Engadget, The Next Web