Feel bored with your current Facebook profile image? Why not change it once in a while by giving online avatars a try? With free avatar makers all over the internet you can create a cartoon version of yourself to be used on any social networking websites and forums. These tools made avatar creation a breeze where you simply have to choose different styles from a list and it will be automatically applied to your characters. No more dull looking photos!
10 Websites To Make Your Own Free Online Avatar
Feeling nostalgic about your childhood? Then build your wild self by designing your human self and combine it with your favorite animal parts. Every characters created have that pencil drawing look attached to them. Sure, you can draw arms, legs and other body parts just like a normal person, but wouldn’t it be more fun to see yourself with a tail and unicorn?
Ok, their search engine isn’t that great comparing to Google, but they do have a great avatar maker within their arsenals. You have full control over the persona, from the facial expression, costumes to the background design. They have a huge library of images, so you will face no problem in choosing the style you like. One thing users need to notice is that registration is needed to create an avatar, and there will be a Yahoo logo watermark on the top right corner of every avatar created.
A lot of movies nowadays are created based on 3D technologies, and if you are one of the 3D fans, why not create a 3D avatar of yourself? You can model, texture and rig your own 3D characters in just minutes. If you don’t have a photograph of yourself, feel free to create your own design using their tools. Output can be chosen in several formats, and you can choose to either download or send it into your email inbox. Keep in mind that most websites don’t allow animated avatars, so this is better if you want to use the design for personal purpose.
This wacky creation by Louai Munajim let you create caricatures with funny and often exaggerated facial expression. They might not have tons of features, but the result is good enough with those basic templates. Every time you try to customize the image, the website will reload once, which makes the website a little slow in response. Nevertheless, if you like sketching, then this tool is definitely for you.
One of the most popular avatar creator, Face Your Manga allows you to create funny manga-style profile picture in a snap. Click on the “Popular” tab below the main page and you will find funny images of well-known figures designed in manga style. If you like your creation so much that you would like to keep a printed version, there’s an option where you can purchase your image and it will be ready in high resolution formats. Highly recommended.
With DoppelMe you can create a bobblehead-like image of yourself, and depending on your mood you can create your virtual representation with a happy, sad or angry face. It also act as a mini social network; you can invite your friends and families to join your group and share designs amongst yourselves. Works well if you’re into movie series like Star Wars as their avatars look cool with the movie characters
Choose any hero from the super hero gallery, or create your own from scratch using 100+s of design elements – apart from the basic elements, you can also choose costumes, weapons and of course, super power. There are 3 base characters: Skinny but packed with lean muscle; e.g.: Spiderman, the huge ripped male; e.g.: Hulk, and, of course, the sexy S curve female (Is there anyone of them that’s flat chested?).
Remember back in the old days you used to see those infamous blinking animated images that were used by forum members as their profile avatars? Well now you can apply those annoying effects on your images as well. Whether it’s disco lights on top of your image, making your images shattered into pieces, or applying that matrix effect over the character, you will be guaranteed your profile visitor will get pissed off in no time.
Kidding aside, the interface does look a bit cluttered with all the ads and animated images, which is probably one of the reason why visitors might get irritated with their website.
The website is named Blockhead but actually it’s where you can design a Lego style head icon. You can customize it just like in any other programs, but you will have to take a screenshot of the image and download it into your pc before editing it with a photo editor to effectively cut off the portion that you want. If you don’t have Photoshop installed (Yea I know it’s expensive), give our free online photo editors a try, they can do pretty much everything that Photoshop does, except that you do it online.
Ok, so the character moving his head around might seem a bit awkward for you, but they do have a lot of great and unique designed clothes, backgrounds, animations and themes. Every changes that you made required virtual currency, which you will get when you registered your own free account. If 2500 coins doesn’t sound enough to you, you can purchase Meez cash and coins to gain access to some of the very coolest items. These items can be identified by a small pink coin, and they’re all reasonably priced.
So there you go, 10 websites that offer to create your online avatar for free. If you have any new websites to recommend, shoot us an email via the contact form on top of this blog or feel free to leave a comment at the comment section below and we will do our best to review and add it if we find it useful.