Carbon for Android gets a major update to v2.0; Brings new design and features


Remember Carbon for Android? The same Twitter client that was teased for ages before it was released by its developer? Well, the developer of the app has pushed out a huge update for the app, after quite a few months of inactivity. Carbon v2 brings with it a whole new design , once again making it the most beautiful Twitter client to be available for Android.

The update brings a much more minimal design, and removes all the flashy background textures and animations as seen in the previous version. While existing features like Quick actions have been enhanced, a lot of new ones have been added as well including a Do Not Disturb mode.

The full change-log of the update is below -:

– Fresh new Design & Interface
– Brand new Timeline design & aesthetics
– Swipe-able Timeline, @Mentions, and Messages on Home.
– Quick Timeline, one Timeline for Searches, List, Favourites on your Home screen.
– Don’t Disturb Mode
– Oxide Mode for Grayscale Timeline experience
– Power Scroll: Scroll/Swipe up or down using Two fingers to jump to top or bottom of Timelines
– Tweet Quick Actions
– Configuratie Tweet Font Sizes
– Retweets Timeline
– In-App Browser
– In-App YouTube Player
– Vine Previews & Playback
– Rich Timelines with full inline images and videos
– Rich and elegant style for User Profiles
– Rich Conversation View
– Threaded Direct Messages
– Background updates with quick actions for Jelly Bean, per account
– Username Autocomplete
– Mutes/Filters for Hashtags, Users, and Keywords
– People Search
– Obviously Multi-account with simultaneous accounts tweets
– Profile Editor

While the design of the app still has not been optimized for tablets, it works pretty well on my Nexus 7.

If you found the previous version of Carbon a bit too over the top or lacking in features, the new version might just win you over. Head over to the Play Store to download the latest version of Carbon for Android