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Skype wins drafts and favorites; Gmail and Twitterrific are updated

And we're back with the recent updates of popular App Store apps! Let's take a look at them?

Skype

Microsoft's messenger has gained some new features that Microsoft said were designed to improve its productivity. The first of these is the ability to save message drafts: When you type text in a particular conversation, it will remain saved, even if you close the app; Thus, you can leave and resume the composition at any time and without getting lost in the ideas.

Skype for iOS drafts

Also, now possible bookmark, whether text or containing any type of media. To do this, just right-click, or touch / hold the desired message and select the option ?Add favorite?; All messages marked in this way will be on the favorites screen for easy access.


Skype app icon for iPhone


Skype for iPad app icon

The new version of Skype also features a new media selection panel, so you can carefully choose the photos, videos and files you send to your contacts before clicking the send button; In this same panel, you can write a follow-up message. When uploading multiple images, Skype will display them all in an album format instead of one by one.

Finally, Microsoft added split screen mode to Skype for macOS and Linux as it already existed on Windows 10. The software can be downloaded for free from its official website or obtained from the App Store.

Gmail


Gmail app icon: Google Email

The ubiquitous Google email client, in turn, has added a security option: users can now choose to receive a request before external images are automatically displayed. To do this, just go to the app settings, tap the account you want to change the setting, select ?Images? and enable the ?Ask before displaying external images? option.

In addition, the feature also helps a lot in message loading performance.

Twitterrific


Twitterrific app icon: Tweet Your Way


Twitterrific app icon: Tweet Your Way

Iconfactory's client to access the bird's social network has gained news on macOS and iOS.

In the first, full-screen image viewing was added in the timelineas well as support for quotes from tweets with images. We also have new icons and new themes (three light and six dark) user choice.

Twitterrific 5.4 for macOS also adds an extension to Safari called Fixerrific for all times when you need to open Twitter in the browser. Her job is to ?clean up? the website's interface, giving users a cleaner look and more in line with the app's experience.

Already on the iOS side, we have a new icon and a new dark theme option, plus performance enhancements and bug fixes.