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Font Candy app review: add text overlays to photos

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Introduction

Font Candy by Easy Tiger Apps, LLC. is a photo and video app that allows you to place masks over your photos that contain text. These masks act as an overlay that can contain a catch phrase, captions, silly words, or whatever you like. Take pictures right from within the app or use ones in your Camera Roll. This app was released on July 12, 2013 and is available in English.

Font Candy Photo Editor - Add Text Typography Captions & Creative Graphic Design

Free

User Experience

Right from the get-go it’s obvious this app was created to be simple and quick to use. As soon as you launch it you're ready to take a photo or upload one of your own pictures from your Camera Roll. The app does an excellent job walking you through the process from there as you edit your image and create the perfect text overlay.

There is a tutorial in the app that will go over all the tools and features.

By the time you're done your picture you’ll be looking at something incredibly unique and creative.

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Features

This app has some great features. You can upload a picture from your Camera Roll or take a new shot right from within the app. There is a built-in camera with a timer so if you want you can even take a selfie. Once you've selected your picture you're ready to crop and scale it if you want to make adjustments.

When it comes to the fonts there are a variety of styles from which to choose.The developer has promised more to come in future updates. It's not just about fonts though, as you can also add a color wash to your text or the background image for a really creative look. The color was can be as bold and bright as you want, so go ahead and use your imagination here.

It should be noted that you're able to add multiple captions to a photo - it's not just one. When you're done you're ready to share your photo on Instagram, Tumblr, Twitter, or Facebook.

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Font Candy Photo Editor - Add Text Typography Captions & Creative Graphic Design

Free

In-App Purchases

There is the opportunity to purchase the Fonts Pack for $0.99 that gives you access to additional fonts.

Update Info

Because this is a new release there are no updates available at this time.

Customer Ratings and Feedback Comments

This app currently has 74 customer ratings with an average rating of five out of five stars. Users like the concept and the ease-of-use the app offers.

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Personal Comments by Reviewer

I really liked that you are able to transform a dull photo into something fun, creative, and unique. You can add inspiring quotes/messages, or add in hilarious captions. I also liked that you could share your work on social networks so everyone could enjoy your photo.

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Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Add text overlays/masks to your photos
  • The ability to add more than one caption
  • Use photos from your Camera Roll or take a picture with the app’s built-in camera
  • The built-in camera has a timer feature
  • The ability to crop and scale photos
  • Share your photos on social networks

Cons

  • In order to get all the fonts you’ll need to make an in-app purchase

For: iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation), and iPad with iOS 5.0 or later. Font Candy is optimized for iPhone 5.

Font Candy Photo Editor - Add Text Typography Captions & Creative Graphic Design

Free
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