Twitter may be one of the biggest social media platforms in the world, but not many associate the now-established micro-blogging platform with messaging. While Twitter has direct messaging as part of its portfolio of features, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp among others are more prominent messaging platforms.
Brad Stevenson, the developer of Aeries for Windows, has published an Aeries Messaging app to the Windows store. As you would imagine, the app is a pared down twitter client with its sole focus being direct messaging. If direct messaging is one of the most prominent features of twitter for an individual, it makes sense for them to rely on a specialised direct messaging app without any cruft or clutter.
However, the app is beta quality at the moment, having been in four days as part of an app challenge. As such, it is near equivalent in features to Microsoft’s messaging app for Windows 10, albeit more useful at the moment due to its tie in with twitter. Features such as gifs, attachments and group messaging are absent at the moment – as well as the customisation features now expected of Aeries and other third-party Twitter apps.
The developer is still actively requesting feedback for his app, so if you like the concept of the app, you can download the app and give feedback either via the store link or directly on twitter to @aerieswindows.
Download Aeries Messenger for Windows 10 here,