Some services measures twitter traffic and twitter desktop clients,one such service is twitstat.According to twitstat the Web ranks No. 1 with 20.72 % (presumably that is Twitter.com itself), followed by Tweetdeck and Tweetie with 13.54 % and 9.59 %, respectively.
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TweetDeck is a personal browser for staying in touch with what’s happening now, connecting you with your contacts across Twitter, Facebook and more. TweetDeck shows you everything you want to see at once, so you can stay organised and up to date.
Update Twitter, Facebook and MySpace in a click,Manage conversations with @replies and direct messages,Stay Organised with Groups,See what’s hot with local trends and Twitscoop,Interactive and informative notifications ,Use keyboard shortcuts to speed up your messaging. Follow topics in real-time with saved searches,Organise and update Facebook with TweetDeck,Preview short URLs from the comfort of TweetDeck,Manage multiple Twitter accounts easily,Keep your TweetDeck safe with sync and back-up
Avoid Twitter spam with TweetDeck’s ,spam button,View photo thumbnails directly from TweetDeck
Record, share and watch video clips within TweetDeck,Keep your finger on the pulse with MySpace
See who’s following you.
Tweetie is already built to take advantage of great new features coming from Twitter,.iPhone or iPod touch. Some of the favourite Tweetie features include the “More” section that gives quick links to current trends, nearby tweets.
Fully functional Twitter integration
View aggregated Home, Replies, Private and Sent columns. Manage and post from multiple twitter accounts, create unlimited columns for your saved searches and lists created from Twitter.
With a beautiful transluscent background, you can manage your timeline in a simple yet powerful interface. Click and drag to smoothly arrange columns. Easily drag and drop to add to userlists between columns in a graceful user interface.
Tabbed view of Accounts, Searches and Twitter lists
Better manage the vast information of your twitter stream between each of your accounts, searches and userlists or manage them all in one.
Echofon features support for multiple accounts, push notifications, bit.ly integration, and Search/Trend Topics. The push notifications are what really makes Echofon standout. They have included a great set of features that help you to optimize the push notifications you see. Most apps that support push notifications have no settings at all, you just receive what ever notifications they want to send. Echofon allows you to control what notification you want to receive, mentions, and or messages.
There are some other apps you want to consider;
Twitpic – http://www.twitpic.com/ – Photo Sharing on Twitter
Yfrog – http://yfrog.com/ – Photo & Video Sharing on Twitter
Tweetmeme – http://tweetmeme.com/ – The Twitter ReTweet Directory
Topsy- http://topsy.com/ – Twitter Search Engine
Twitter feed – http://twitterfeed.com/ – RSS to Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin. Read our detailed article on Auto-publish Post Updates To Facebook,Twitter & Linkedin
Twitter Counter – http://twittercounter.com/ – Twitter Profile Statistics
Wefollow – http://wefollow.com/ – Twitter User Directoy
Social Mention – http://socialmention.com/ – Social Media Search Engine
CoTweet – http://cotweet.com/ – Browser-Based Twitter Client (You can find a few browser based twitter clients in Chrome extensions and Firefox Add-ons.
Which desktop client you are using,share your experience? Which is the best app based on your experience? Can you suggest anything new?