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Ubertwitter has officially released the beta 8 of its popular Twitter app. We showed you a preview of the app’s new user interface and features.

Here are a few of the new features in beta 8:

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  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">Completely new User Interface with several color themes
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">Uber Channels – A directory of hierarchical topics with the best tweeters from each topic managed in a twitter list.  The lists are groomed every day to include the most pertinent users.
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">List Search – Use keywords to search for lists you are most interested in, finally a way to find lists!
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">Uber Bar Enhancements – Add basic functionality to the uber bar including search, everyone near you, saved searches, lists, users, Uber Channels and trending topics
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">InstaPaper integration – Save tweets to instapaper for later reading
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">Added the TMI.ME service as the default for sending longer then 140 characters, besides the fact that it has THE best URL name for the job, there is also no need to confirm that you want to send a longer tweet.
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">Added support for inline viewing of Twitsnap.com photos.
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">Ability to unblock a user
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">View the list of your tweets that have been retweeted, then highlight one of those tweets and view who has retweeted it
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">Saved searchs – finally, yes, we integrate with the saved searches on the twitter web site, plus you can add them to the uber bar!
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">Muting Users – You asked, and now its there, select ‘Mute Users’ from the menu where you can manage the list of users that you just don’t want to hear from for a while.  You can mute them forever (but why not just unfollow?)  Or, you can specify how many days before the muting ‘expires’ and you start viewing their tweets again.  (Shout out to @jasonbirch for the expiration idea!)  You can optionally notify the user that you have muted them and it will also tell them when it will expire.
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">Added the ability to go directly to a users profile from the menu when you highlight one of their tweets
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">Reorganized the menu to hopefully be more clear
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">Added more information to a users profile
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">Saved searches…finally!  – Yes – open search and towards the bottom you can see your saved searchs
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">Highlight a saved search to add it to the uber bar
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">After running a search, from the menu you can add it to your saved searches
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">Implemented new TwitVid library which uses Oauth, should be faster, but don’t have hard numbers yet.
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">Added a conversation view timeline – When you view a tweet that is a reply to another, and click the conversation icon, it will open a timeline which will pull up the entire conversation from that point backward.  Seems somewhat slow in doing this, as it has to make a call back to twitter for each tweet, looking into this.
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_b8IA1ajBJG8/S5SyhA6lw5I/AAAAAAAAAwQ/ZM007Ee1IJI/bullet_li.gif); background-origin: initial; background-position: 0px 5px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; line-height: 21px; margin-bottom: 0.3em; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0.3em; padding-bottom: 0.8em; padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px;">This version uses Twitter’s new Oauth authentication scheme which will allow you to change the username/password on twitter.com and not have to worry about doing the same in ubertwitter.
Beta-8 can be downloaded here: http://www.ubertwitter.com/bb/download.php