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There are a couple of popular apps that currently look like they were designed for iOS 7. Twitterrific 5 by The Iconfactory is one such example. Months before Apple unveiled iOS 7, Twitterrific began utilizing the general design visual Apple has actually now executed throughout the whole OS. It’s nearly like the makers of Twitterrific knew exactly what was coming.
Following the unveiling of iOS 7 and Apple launching the software in beta form to developers, Twitterrific’s downloads have actually increased significantly, sending the app towards the top of the App Store’s plans.
Twitterrific 5 expenses $3, which is a little pricey compared to other popular Twitter apps.
Before iOS 7, Twitterrific had been placed someplace around 28-32 in the leading paid social networking area of the App Establishment. Considering that Monday, the app has been sitting easily in the top 5 and even the second most downloaded position. Twitterrific designer Gedeon Maheux tweeted a screenshot of Twitterrific in the second spot yesterday.
We reached out to Maheux to see if he thought the abrupt spike in downloads had anything to do with iOS 7.
‘It was made with the exact same focus on material (not UI) that iOS 7 was’
‘There’s no doubt in my mind that designers at WWDC have actually assisted to spread the word about the app,’ shared Maheux. ‘I’ve actually learnt through great deals of them that its one of (if not the only) app they are operating on the designer preview that resembles it fits right in with the new system. It’s not ideal mind you, however it was created with the exact same concentrate on material (not UI) that iOS 7 was, and so it’s not surprising that it resembles it belongs.’
Indeed, Twitterrific resembles it was produced iOS 7. The clean, minimalistic feel of the app harmonizes almost perfectly with Apple’s brand-new software, while the design of other popular clients, like Tweetbot, doesn’t rather fit in yet. A lot of iOS apps will likely have to undergo a considerable overhaul to feel and look like they belong in iOS 7 during the coming months.
The rise in Twitterrific downloads can likewise concern the reality that Twitter just recently killed its old API, rendering the older variation of Twitterrific obsolete. A mix of existing Twitterrific users migrating to the latest version and the unveiling of iOS 7 have assisted the app climb the plans in a very brief time frame.
‘I have seen tweets from users sharing they switched to us this week due to the fact that other Twitter apps don’t seem to belong visually in the brand-new iOS,’ shared Maheux. ‘This will alter with time for sure as we get closer to the launch of iOS 7, however I think people are trying to find apps that can shed light on what the brand-new experience will be come this fall.’