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Facemakr

It’s understandable to be a little more cautious with your social networking profiles nowadays…or maybe you’re just too lazy to take a photo and put it up. Whatever your reason for having an avatar instead of a photo, Dadako Studios has an app that can help with making one: Facemakr!

Tap the Let’s Start bar to begin; if you have been using the app and want to start fresh, tap the gear in the top left corner to Reset the canvas. Once you begin, you are faced with a blank gray canvas, and plenty of icons on the right side. Each icon features certain characteristics, such as face shape, hairstyle, accessories, etc.; tap each one to load the options and palettes on the bottom. Often, you will have to scroll through the options by flicking left and right until you reach the one that matches the closest.

Facemakr

Once you tap on your choice, it will appear on the canvas, and you can scale and position them to your liking. Widening two fingers upon the screen will enlarge the object, pinching them will shrink it, and sliding one up while sliding one down will rotate the object (if applicable); tapping the screen and then holding and sliding will position the object. If you need more room to work, you can lower the options bar, or preview your handiwork by tapping the double-screen icon under the Menu button on the top left. After you’re done creating, you can save the avatar into your Camera Roll, and begin using it wherever you want. (Don’t forget to choose the gender by tapping the very last icon.)

The only major complaint I have with Facemakr is with its awkward main menu page: it can be better utilized than just a huge picture of the Facemakr icon. For instance, it’d be very nice to include a way to view basic instructions in how to scale, position, etc., instead of blindly fumbling about to figure it out yourself…perhaps even a link to a gallery page of all your creations. As it is, the scaling options offered make for a huge variation in faces, and the graphics are clean and crisp and occasionally hilarious. Of course, it would only benefit from adding even more choices! For $2.99, I expected a bit more to choose from, but as long as the developers continue to update, Facemakr would be worth the download.

Here is a video demo of the Facemakr app on the iPhone

AppSafari Rating: 3.5/5

This 3rd Party App is available at the Apple iTunes AppStore. Browse the full list of all AppStore apps filed under the AppStore category.

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Price: $2.99
Developer: Website
AppSafari review of Facemakr was written by on May 11th, 2010 and categorized under App Store, Art, Fun, Social. Page viewed 2292 times, 1 so far today. Need help on using these apps? Please read the Help Page.

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