DesktopTweet is a nifty little desktop tool which allow users to quickly take a screenshot and tweet it. There are many similar apps in this category but DesktopTweet stands out from the crowd and is the best so far due to it’s simplicity and low resource consumption.
When you run the app for the first time, it will ask for Twitter login credentials. Enter the username & password and hit Continue.
You can begin taking a screenshot by right-clicking the system tray icon and clicking Tweet Snapshot or you can hit the hotkey(defined by user). Go to Settings and choose the hotkey for taking snapshot, there are some extra settings which you can tweak before clicking Save.
Once you take a screenshot a small region will be highlighted. You can move it around and drag it to make it larger or smaller, double-click it to take the screenshot.
Next, you will be shown a dialog box where you can enter the tweet that will accompany the screenshot. There are a total of 5 services listed, TwitPic, yfrog, Twitgoo, Pitchur, and Posterous. The developer plans to add additional services, such as Flickr, in version 1.0.
When you are done, hit the Submit button and the app will silently upload the screenshot from the system tray and tweet it to your twitter account. When done, you will be notified immediately(notification can be disabled from settings).
It is small yet powerful app which is low on system resources and works seamlessly with every image service.
It works on Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7.