16 Best Tools to Cartoon Yourself | Free App and Web Services

We all like cartoon characters. Who doesn’t? They look amazing in animated tv series, movies and games. But, what about in real-life, have you ever tried to make a cartoon of yourself? We know it requires a great painting skills, but as the technology has expanded so much in the last couple of decades, Internet does offer great tools to cartoonify yourself.

Today, you can create your digital avatar within a few clicks. If you are one of those who like to experiment on their own pictures, then this could be a nice way of showing talent and amusing your friends. You don’t need to be an artist or have Photoshop ability for this. There are tons of free apps and websites that let you make a cartoon of yourself essentially by transferring your photos. We’ve listed some of the best of “Cartoon Youself” tools that you’ll find both intriguing and valuable.

16. Snapstouch

Snapstouch converts your picture to sketch, single shade image, painting and drawing. There are many options to enhance your effect, like you want outline in painting or not, want to sketch with light pencil or dark, and much more. The best thing about the tool is, it applies effect in the same resolution as the original picture is, without downgrading the quality.

15. Cartoonify

Cartoonify is probably the fastest online tool for making avatars. It has over 300 graphic parts to make your avatar special as you are. You only have to select face, hair, eyes, clothes and background. That’s it. When you are done, download the Cartoon Picture as PNG or SVG file. Moreover, you can make your avatar as Gravatars.

14. Kuso Cartoon

Kuso Cartoon is a free online service for making cartoon from your picture immediately. It gives you 6 different styles to transform your avatar. The tool, however, comes with a limitation – it accepts photos in PNG and JPG format only, and the file size must be less than 500KB.

We recommend you to sign up for a free account as you can easily manage all of your pictures in a personal gallery. Whereas, Guest account’s photo is shared to the public Picture Gallery for everyone to view.

13. WoozWorld

WoozWorld is a virtual world where you can create and design your own stylish avatar with hundreds of dress, hairstyles and shoes to choose from. The platform is not entirely an avatar maker. Here you can design your own room with furniture to show your personality, write own character’s story and create new games.

12. LunaPic

For those who want a bit of artistic flare to their picture, LunaPic offers the gradient tool. All of the basic controls are aligned left side of the screen while the web app displays your picture in the center. There are tons of filters, art, effects, and animation you can apply and see the changes live.

11. Cartoon Photo Filters

This is the perfect fun and creative photo filters, editor, glamour selfie camera and cartoon camera app for Android devices. It allows you to add unique cartoon animation filters, art blending filters and sketch to ordinary pictures. The app turns your photo into a work of art pics or one piece of sketch or cartoon picture animation. You can save it or share it to Instagram.

10. Avachara

Avachara lets you make unique characters, like portrait and anime avatar, play with correspondence between avatar in chat and notice board. It gives you multiple elements to customize, including face, eyes, nose, hair, dress, glasses, goods, and even background. The final image can be exported in JPG and PNG format.

9. Cartoonize

Catoonize is a simple website that lets you create a cartoon of yourself within a few clicks. All you have to do is upload your picture and select the appropriate effect matching your photo. There are more than 100 effects to choose from, and it also provides different fancy elements (like eyes, hair, glasses, lips) to make the picture more interesting.

8. Cartoon Art Pics Photo Editor

This Android Cartoon app comes with several modern art filters to turn your photos into paintings. It has more than 30 different cartoon photo effects and a perfect cartoon maker camera to record the moment. It allows you to edit photos by adding amazing art and art blending filters and cartoons. Your face will be displayed like a masterpiece.

7. MomentCam Cartoons & Stickers

MomentCam allows you to create personalized emoticons to express your mood in the cutest or funniest possible way. You can completely customize your avatar (glasses, beard, hair), and pick from thousands of backgrounds available. Most of the elements are updated on a regular basis, so the app will keep you wanting to come back for more.

6. Clip2Comic

Clip2Comic’s quick comic style filters and its powerful picture editing tools allow you to transform your photos and videos into authentic, high-resolution cartoons, sketches and caricatures. There are 8 filters to choose from, including a neon style, a sketch, for instant, hassle-free conversions. Moreover, experiment with retouch tools to remove unwanted elements, to make strokes thicker or smaller, or even to remove the original colors to create coloring pages.

5. PiZap

PiZap provides a simple to utilize photograph supervisor that gives you a change to add image impacts, discourse bubbles, numerous beautiful stickers, and a full painting project. The tool comes with more than 100 unique filters, including classic image editor filters like black and white, sepia, wild filters like ColorZ and Light FX. The free version also lets you add some razzle dazzle to your boring pictures.

4. Powerpuff Yourself

If you are a fan of Powerpuff girls, you are absolutely going to love this. It’s a straight forward, easy-to-use tool that gives you plenty of options to create Powerpuff look-alike avatar. Here, you can customize anything, except the shape of the face and background.

3. Cartoon Photo

Nowadays, performing simple operations is not enough to make interesting, eye-capturing photos. The further we go, the more we want from photo editors. The online Cartoon Photo service takes care of what you need, just upload your picture and receive numerous exciting face morphing, facial animation and altered face expressions. Give yourself a flirty wink, screwed up eyes, nice smile, sad face or surprised expression. All this takes less than a minute.

2. Cute Face Maker

With the help of this awesome Android app, you can change your photos to cartoons, oil paintings, sketch, pencil drawing and much more. It comes with a clean user interface that lets you easily pinch to zoom, switch between the back and front camera, manage flashlight and others. You can adjust brightness, contrast levels, hue, sharpness, and other interesting effects as per as your convenience.

1. BeFunky

Read: 20 More Quick Web Tools to Create your Avatar 

BeFunky offers tons of digital art effects to turn your photos into a cartoon, oil painting, sketcher, underpainting and more. The full-fledged Photoshop alternative comes with a Cartoonizer tool that gives your picture a vibrant graphic novel look with stark contrast and bold lines. Moreover, it comes with an art filter with minimalist color palette and color blending that bring out the richness and add texture, which cannot be captured with a camera.

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