Face Craze!: Written iPhone App Review
You’ve probably seen the hilarious photo edits of faces done with Mac computers, often featured on Facebook pages and Myspace layouts. However, have you ever wanted to do something similar with your iPhone photos? how about turn your friend’s faces into those of other people? Enter Face Craze! from developer CJE Apps and Ten 5, for all your mobile facial manipulation photo editing needs!
Face Craze! takes the fun of facial manipulation camera effects and brings it to your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. Simply load up Face Craze!, select the face photo you want to edit (either by taking one on the camera or loading saved images from your Gallery),and Face Craze! will automatically detect your photo’s facial layout. The facial recognition technology used will auto highlight the purported location of your photo’s eyes, nose and mouth. You can adjust these locations by easily tapping and dragging them on-screen after they’ve loaded. Then, select the gender of your photo, and let the fun begin! You can then select from 36 different faces of models to morph your face photo into through FaceCraze. It’s really quite easy to do and the preloaded manipulations are very memorable! After you are finished, save and export the photo as you like, sharing it with your friends through email, Facebook or Twitter if you really want to give them a good laugh!
Appearance and Layout:
Face Craze! has a fairly simple layout, allowing for easy navigation from first use. You’ll be greeted with a few key menu screens as you initially load photos and select facial features. Then, you can edit to your heart’s content using simple touch screen effects. The sample photos that are shown during the loading process have simple Do’s and Don’t’s tips to help ensure your photos work well with Face Craze!. The sample photos have a nice Polaroid-style theme to them, and the overall app layout is really sharp and well-designed. Furthermore, and perhaps most importantly, the visual effects applied through Face Craze! to your photos look great! They are fairly realistic, even the extremely far-out humorous ones with your faces morphing into random models faces!
Now, you may be wondering, is $0.99 really worth it for yet another photo manipulation app? True, the market is fairly crowded with such apps as it is. However, Face Craze! turns the facial editing process of turning your photos into other people into a slick and fun process, jam-packed with fun effects for all users. It’s certainly worth checking out and is definitely one of the more solid offerings on iTunes for humorous facial photo editing!
Face Craze! iPhone app requires iOS 4.1 or later and is compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. A small expedite fee was paid by the developer to speed up the publication of this review. The iPhone app reviews rating: [Rating: 4.5/5]