Scrub up a selfie with Facetune 2.0
Lightricks has launched Facetune 2.0, bringing high quality 3D facial modelling technology to bear on the task of cleaning up cellphone selfies.
The Enlight developer claimed its new app includes several features powered by artificial intelligence and augmented reality technologies, enabling effective live augmentation of photos.
The new version of this mobile photo editing tool is available on a freemium model for the first time, combining in app purchases and subscriptions
The new Face feature enables users to reshape specific facial features, using AI to understand how the feature should be manipulated to naturally fit with the rest of the face for 3D reshaping. As an example, when snapped in a picture without smiling, users can use the Reshape feature to adjust the face to create a natural looking smile
Facetune 2.0 includes a native camera feature. Users can adjust the elements of the image in real-time, enabling them to preview the effects and enhance the editing experience. The Live Preview feature superimposes facial modifications live in a real-time preview and allows users to experiment with edits such as smoothing skin, whitening teeth, enhancing details, modifying the shape and size of the eyes and nose, anti-glare and fixing shadows.
The Relight feature uses AI to strip original illumination and simulate new lighting. Lightricks said it enables users to control lighting with the swipe of a finger when taking a photo in any environment, similar to the way conditions are controlled in a live studio.
Upgraded versions of all the original features of Facetune are available for free in Facetune 2.0.
“Consumers’ relationship with mobile apps has come a long way since we launched Facetune, and it has been such a popular app that we wanted to deliver an even more magical experience,” said Zeev Farbman, co-founder and CEO of Lightricks. “We’re working with the most advanced image-processing technology and delivering it to consumers in an incredibly simple and easy to use interface. The mobile software landscape needs to shift away from free or small one-time payment models in order for developers to support sustainable R&D at a scale that continually delivers the newest and highest-grade experience to users. We are hoping that Apple’s new subscription model is going to do just that – enable tool makers to thrive on iOS, fostering the same kind of category defining software companies built during the desktop era,” he added.
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