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Photo sharing and Retina support enhanced on Twitter for Mac

Twitter has released a long-awaited update for the Mac version of its app, complete with easier photo sharing as well as support for Retina displays and more languages.

On the photo front, you can now simply click the camera icon in the lower-left corner of the tweet compose box to choose a photo and share it. You can also still drag and drop photos from the desktop, if you prefer.

The latest version also finally adds support for Retina displays, making it "even more vibrant and detailed on the highest resolution Mac notebooks" such as the Retina Macbook Pro. Tweets should be clearer and easier to read.

There's also support for 14 additional languages, including: Dutch, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, and Turkish.

"Along with these updates, Twitter for Mac offers keyboard shortcuts, support for multiple accounts and timelines, and other features that you've come to love," Twitter for Mac Tech Lead Ben Sandofsky, wrote in a blog post Thursday.

The update is available for download now in the Mac App Store. It looks like Twitter has some other goodies up its sleeve, because Sandofsky told users to "keep an eye out for more improvements to come."

Twitter has been busy as of late. The micro-blogging service last week unveiled a new music discovery service for the Web and iOS devices dubbed Twitter #music. The new service "uses Twitter activity, including Tweets and engagement, to detect and surface the most popular tracks and emerging artists," the company said.

Twitter also last week began rolling out keyword-targeted ads to users' timelines.