There’s cause for celebration for Twitter power users who keep Tweetbot near and dear to their hearts. Tweetbot 3, the iOS 7 optimized update of arguably the most powerful Twitter client available on iPhone and iPad, has been released. But this is no free update. No, Tweetbot 3 is a new product, and that means buying the app again.

Developer Tapbot is aware this may put off some previous Tweetbot fans, so the app is currently on sale for $2.99. Eventually that price will jump up to $4.99, so act now and look forward to these new features.

◆ Completely redesigned from the ground up for iOS7.

◆ Native Push Notifications.

◆ Mute filters lets you block messages from users without unfollowing them. Mute services, hashtags, people, and even keywords (regex included).

◆ Sync timeline position, direct message read statuses and mute filters between iPhone, iPad, and the Mac via iCloud or Tweetmarker.

◆ Customizable Navigation. The last 2 tabs are customizable and unused tabs are easily accessible.

◆ Support for multiple services like Pocket, Instapaper, Readability, CloudApp, Droplr, and more.

◆ Save drafts, add locations and POI’s, attach photos/videos, manage your lists, and much more.

You can watch a video preview of the new app design below.

Many users are noting some features have been removed, like being able to triple-tap to reply to a tweet, so let us know in the comments which features you find missing.

Tweetbot 3 for iPhone from Tapbots on Vimeo.

Tweetbot 3 for iOS 7 arrives, but it’s not a free update originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Fri, 25 Oct 2013 07:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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