ToonCamera, to turn photos into cartoons

Photo editing is something that is done quite often. We are not satisfied with what we have captured with the camera of our mobile device, we want to give a special touch to the images we have obtained. For this, there are a few photo retouching applications , both for computers and for mobile devices.

Along these lines, we find ToonCamera , an app for iPhone and iPad that takes care of converting photos and videos, whatever they may be, into still or moving cartoons. It works with all kinds of images and videos, it doesn’t matter if they represent the face of one or more people, a monument or a landscape, among other possibilities.

What can we do with ToonCamera?

As we have already indicated, it is an application to retouch videos and photographs, turning them into caricatures or cartoons. It also allows you to make touch-ups in real time, at the moment you take a photo or record a video. Everything that is achieved can be easily shared with friends and acquaintances immediately through email, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or YouTube, among other services.

ToonCamera Features

Among the features that adorn ToonCamera, the following stand out:

  • It allows you to choose between multiple cartoon, pencil, dotted and ink effects.
  • Supports customization of effects with original line art styles .
  • You can take photos and record videos by establishing a preview of the results depending on the effects that you are going to apply.
  • Enter the albums that you have stored on your mobile device and perform the transformation of the photos and videos that you have.
  • Although we have already pointed it out, we insist on it again: save your creations and share them with your friends via email, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Tumblr, Instagram and YouTube.
  • Go ahead and create canvas prints, posters and the like.

How ToonCamera works

The operation of this application is very simple. Here is what you need to do to use it:

  • Touch the screen to activate the ToonCamera toolbar .
  • Click on the brush, pen and pencil icons to change the effects.
  • Select the scribble icon to change line art styles .
  • Tap on the circular arrows icon to switch between camera, video, and photo album modes.

To consider

Those responsible for this application tell us the following about it: « Transform your world. ToonCamera turns your world into a live cartoon. Capture cartoon, sketch and art effects through your camera in real time .”


To get ToonCamera you have to access the App Store . It is not a free app but its price is totally accessible, since it only costs €2.29.