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FaceApp - despite the controversy there's a reason it is popular!

FaceApp is high in the ranks of then Google Play store at the moment, and despite the controversies of white-washing, there's a reason. In short, it's really fun, simple to use and an all round well-designed app that has some great filters and effects.
The purpose of the app is simple - simply load it up, take a photo, play with a few dials and then before you know it there's your desired outcome - whether it be a new gender, a younger self, an older self - etc. You name it - FaceApp can do it.
Check it out today, it's one of those apps well worth downloading and spending a few minutes with!

LoonaPix Effects

Today's app of the day is LoonaPix Effects.

In running this website, I often get approached by developers with apps to review on my website. I normally choose to have a look at these apps, and if impressed, I might get around to recommending it. With the approach from developers, it is common practice to be sent a press release. In the future, when I get suggested an app  from a developer, if I like it I will post the press releases along with my own brief comments.

So to get the ball rolling, one of the first apps which I will post the press release for is  LoonaPix Effects. This is a great simple app, that won't change your life, but will give you at least a few minutes of entertainment. The extracts from the market and the press release (below) should fill in the gaps!

In the words of the developer:

Our application is worth a try!
All you need is to choose a template and we embed your photo into the scene. Billboards, graffity, books' illustrations, sketchs and many other templates where your photo will look cool and funny, definetely. New templates will automatically appear in your phone every week. You can also easy share your creations with friends via favorite widgets.
Please, notice WiFi or 3G Internet connections is required for LoonaPix app to work.
If you have faced any problem with application, please, let us know viasupport@loonapix.com. But If you definitely like our application, you can Rate it. Your comment is also highly appreciated.




PRESS-RELEASE


LoonaPix Effects for Android Creates Funny Photo Effects


Users Can Add Funny Effects to Photos in 30 Seconds, without Design Skills and Complex Photo Editing Software


February 22, 2012 – Loonapix Team today announces the LoonaPix Effects Android app v.1.0 is now available on the Android Marketplace. Distributed for free, this photo manipulation app enables users to create funny photo effects by inserting a photo of choice into one of 200 fancy photo templates.


LoonaPix Effects offers one of the highly creative and coolest forms of self-expression that you have ever seen on the Android screen and you can do it yourself in 30 seconds. All you need to begin is a photo and the LoonaPix Effects app installed on the Android smart phone. The program lets you create a funny photo by pasting a face of choice into one of 200 fancy templates, such as currency, magazine covers, movie posters, paintings and paparazzi shots. The app is easy to learn and use and does not require design skills.


Here’s what you do to create your first fancy picture. Step one is to choose a photo template to be used from the app’s collection. Step two is to select the image from the phone’s gallery and upload to LoonaPix Effects. Then the app embeds that photo to the selected template and generates a fancy picture. Once you have the image, you can save it to the gallery, email, or share it with others via AllShare, Bluetooth, or Picasa.


Price: Free

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