Part the storied mists of time and gaze back far enough and you might remember that MacHeist once promised bundle-buyers the option to play around with Tweetie 2 before release, and even get a copy for free when it finally came out.
Needless to say, that promise came back to haunt MacHeist, as Tweetie was bought by Twitter and Tweetie 2 became the official Twitter for Mac client, which debuted yesterday as a free download on the Mac App Store.
MacHeist hasn’t let us bundlers down, though, as the new Twitter for Mac client has some secret easter eggs that are only available to MacHeist buyers… or anyone who doesn’t feel bashful around a terminal prompt.
If you’ve previously purchased a MacHeist bundle, just click on the help menu for Twitter for Mac, hold down the control, option and command keys, enter your MacHeist bundle number and behold the revelation of a secret menu option which gives you access to a whole load of super secret preferences… many of which are fairly useless, but hey, still neat.
Or just open up a Terminal window and type these commands in:
defaults write com.twitter.twitter-mac ScrollingMakesKeyAndOrdersFront -bool true
defaults write com.twitter.twitter-mac UserTimelineDerepeater -bool true
defaults write com.twitter.twitter-mac TypeAnywhereToTweet -bool true
defaults write com.twitter.twitter-mac HideInBackground -bool true
defaults write com.twitter.twitter-mac ESCClosesComposeWindow -bool true
defaults write com.twitter.twitter-mac NormalComposeWindowLevel -bool false