Twitter app for Android that doesn't upload sucky photos???


I'm playing with a HTC One M8 at the moment.
I have a fairly busy Twitter account, and I upload a frightening amount of photos.
Thing is: no matter how nice the photos are, the Twitter apps I have tried so far (incl the official one, and Talon, Tweetcaster, Echofon etc) all compress the hell out of photos. And what ends up in my stream doesn't resemble my uploads that much.

In iOS you can usually set photo upload quality. It's not the full resolution, either, but "High quality" is at least viewable.

So: any Android Twitter app that doesn't suck in that regard?


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krogothnx  Jun. 8, 2014 at 15:55

i've never noticed any particular compression when uploading in twitter - the only compression i've noticed in uploads was when generally uploading through 3G on o2's network which does have auto compression i believe.

Do you get the same results over 3G and WiFi? And have you tested against the actual website for a control?

JanSt / MOD  Jun. 8, 2014 at 16:20

Yep. Horrible when looked at on website or, indded, the apps. Same 3G or WiFi network with iPhone or Lumia 1520 delivers perfectly acceptable results. Although I just noticed the latest iOS Twitter update killed the option to choose image size.

JanSt / MOD  Jun. 8, 2014 at 16:21

Maybe it's something the M8 does? Will dig a bit more in its settings. I see fairly good pics uploaded from Android devices...

spruceyb  Jun. 8, 2014 at 22:46

Try Tweedle and try a different Upload Provider but I've never really noticed as I usually put it all on Instagram.

JanSt / MOD  Jun. 9, 2014 at 01:00

Tweedle, eh... Will do. Thx

JanSt / MOD  Jun. 9, 2014 at 12:51

Tried Tweedle, and Talon... seems to me it's a Twitter thing, maybe.
My BH's iPad appears to randomly upload very poor copies to Twitter also, and some folks I 'know' on Twitter also complain about frequently suckified images, also.
Since I find the official Android app horrible (compared to iOS and even WP), I think I'll stick with Talon. It's initially overkill, but after a short honeymoon it's actually a well designed piece of art. And it's much faster where it counts.

bobajob999  Jun. 9, 2014 at 22:22

plume is what I use -really good app


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