Metatext 17+

Open source Mastodon app


Designed for iPad

    • 4.5 • 232 Ratings
    • Free



Metatext is a free, modern, open source, and accessible Mastodon client.


- Multiple accounts: You can add multiple accounts and even use several accounts simultaneously with iPad multitasking.

- Emoji: Metatext has a searchable custom emoji picker and supports animated custom emoji.

- Timeline management: Metatext remembers your home timeline position and can load gaps in either direction

- Mastodon features: Metatext supports most Mastodon features including lists, profile directory, and syncing filters

- Accessibility: Metatext supports VoiceOver, Dynamic Type, dark mode, and motion reduction.

- Private: No tracking or any information shared with third parties.

What is Mastodon? It's the social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization. Check out for more info.

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What’s New

Version 1.7.1

- Added Chinese (Hong Kong) and Ukrainian translations
- Updated translations for other languages
- Bug fixes

Thanks to everyone who contributed!

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
232 Ratings

232 Ratings

ZJOS85 ,

Very good app for Mastodon

I am very happy with this app as a Voiceover user. It’s functionality is excellent. Unlike the official Mastodon app, this app includes rotor actions that make using it much faster and easier. I have found only two bugs in the app with Voiceover. First, the “load more” button in the timeline view can’t be activated while using Voiceover. Second, when in your list of following or followers, you can’t activate entries to go to the person’s profile page after scrolling past the first few entries in the list. Neither bug is a huge deal though. The only thing that would be nice as an addition would be the ability to view the public timelines of instances you aren’t signed into. Thanks so much to the dev for making such a great and accessible app available for free.

Bkuuzin ,

Great app for Mastodon!

This is an excellent alternative to the official Mastodon app! I appreciate the account switching feature! Some features that are available on web version of Mastodon aren’t available in this app though. I’d like the ability to edit my posts and follow hashtags, those two features would make this app even better! I’ve also noticed sometimes the app lags a bit, like when feeds load for several seconds. This may be due to the number of hashtags I’m following, but thought I’d mention it anyway. Sometimes clicking on things (hashtags, profiles, etc.) has a short delay before loading the next page. Aside from all that, I still recommend this app! It’s served me very well so far!

Larzzzz ,

Almost there!

It is almost a perfect app. Improvements would seal perfection, but the developer has been busy lately. App has preferences for media controls, and an option to “read settings from server”, but this is useless. This forces you to select the options in-app and prevents any improvements or settings on the server to apply. Specifically timeline language filters (useless in this app) and CW post display settings on the server are not applied in this app. Unfortunate. Federated server search & their specific server timeline viewing would also be a nice addition. Searches and trending are inconsistent for me as well. Not terribly implemented, but not perfect either.

App Privacy

The developer, Metabolist, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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