Snitter is "Snook's Twitter": an Adobe AIR-powered application for twittering. If you haven't heard of Twitter, they are the
bastards who beat me in the Blog category of last years SXSW Web Awards fine folks who build an interesting little app best described as 'micro-blogging'. Twitter allows you to send messages of up to 140 characters. You can follow what other people are doing and they can follow what you are doing.
It's a neat little app and it's been handy and fun to follow what other people are up to. However, I've never been overly impressed by the web site. It seemed inefficient and problematic. To fill the void, there have been plenty of desktop applications built to make it easier to twitter, most notably Twitterific. It being a Mac program, and I being a Windows user, have rarely been able to take advantage of it.
There are plenty of people who've built Adobe AIR-powered applications for twittering but they still never had the features I wanted. So, I built my own. This gave me an opportunity to get what I was looking for while getting a chance to check out Adobe AIR.
While the application is still only in "alpha" release (ie: it'll likely throw random error messages and some things may be an annoyance), I felt that it's close enough to get more people trying it out.
Head on over to the official Snitter page and grab yourself a copy. You'll need the latest version of the AIR runtime if you haven't installed it already. Feel free to email me any comments and suggestions or add them as a comment to this post.