Tweetbot for Mac has finally broken out of its shell. Amazingly, and awesomely, the good folks from Tapbots have opened up the alpha testing phase for everyone. That’s right — Tweetbot for Mac is in open alpha.

We were teased and teased. And now the wait is over.

Keep in mind, folks: This is alpha. There are bugs. Some things don’t work. So, don’t get your panties all in a twist and start complaining to the nice Tapbots boys. But please do email them bug reports, thoughts on the app, and other such helpful tidbits like a good app tester should.

So, stop what you’re doing and download Tweetbot for Mac now!

And, if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to play with it some more …