App Watch: MyTextTwister

Make way for an instant classic! This is one Windows 8 app that will appeal a lot to you social souls out there. In a nutshell this is a text effects app that allows you to create any and all text efforts with ease.

Want to convert text upside down? You got it. Plan on throwing in some ASCII art into the mix? Consider it done. Thinking about some artistic text effects? This app covers it, and then some! Text can be easily shared or copied from the app to email and social networking sites.

But while the UI design may be simple and characteristic metro, the official description is classic:

“Want to add lots of fun to email, Facebook and Twitter? Look no further! Use this app to create amazing text effects and decorate it with cool ASCII arts. Make holiday greetings, play a prank on friend, propose your soul-mate, send cute, funny or crazy messages to your loved ones. In short, have lots of fun with ⓉⒺⓍⓉ!”

As mentioned above, the app comes with a pretty basic interface that gets the job done, and nothing more. But the impressive feature set is the proverbial bread and butter of this free app — and it shines here. In fact, the app gets better and better with each new update in this regard.

It is regularly refreshed with new features and text effects. Six new ones, for instance, were added in the last one including Small Capital, Liquid, Small Boss, Big Boss, Flames and Sleepy.

Like all good Windows 8 applications, it offers support for all flavors of Microsoft’s modern operating platform, and the touch optimized interface makes it perfect for usage on tablets, including the company’s very own Surface RT and Surface 2.

Click here to check out MyTextTwister on the Windows Store.