Avatarify for Windows

  • Free

  • In English
  • V 0.2.0
  • 3.8

  • Security Status

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Dinkar Kamat
Dinkar KamatUpdated a year ago

Free facial animation application

Avatarify is a free software application that lets you animate an image with your movements. The freeware focuses on the animation of facial features. The Avatarify app uses artificial intelligence to let you become the picture that you choose. Your actions and facial expressions will be mirrored within the chosen photo.

REFACE and Wombo are also deep fake applications that let you choose images to mimic your movements. REFACE primarily replaces the original face with your own. Each of the apps lets you control facial expressions. While Avatarify and Wombo are used for lip-syncing and music videos, REFACE is primarily used for emulating GIFs. You can get all of the utilities for free.

Avatarify is a cross-platform program that is compatible with computers, laptops, and mobile phones. If you want to use Avatarify on phones, then you can download and install the app on Android and Apple iOS devices. The desktop version is available on Mac and Microsoft Windows PC operating systems.

Avatarify is safe to use. Avatarify is a neural network system that syncs your movements with an avatar. While the developer may have created the service for all ages to have fun with family and friends, it is possible to practice unsafe measures using artificial intelligence technology: pretending to be a person for professional purposes, etc. 

The AI face animator is becoming increasingly popular because of its possible use with video conferencing services: Microsoft Teams, Zoom, etc. You can set up Avatarify by following the onscreen installation instructions. Avatarify will launch directly after the setup process. You can choose your webcam from the dropdown menu within the settings area of the user interface.

You can align the camera and service together by placing your head in the middle of the frame and pressing ‘C’ to calibrate the pose. You will start driving any avatar that you select. Since the release of Avatarify in 2020, the simulation software may lag. If you need to recalibrate the connection, then you can press ‘C’ to reset it back to the programmed position.

You will need to set up the virtual camera to use Avatarify with video calling tools. The virtual camera is easy to set up. You can open the settings within the video conferencing platform to access the camera preferences. Your chosen avatar should appear on the screen immediately after you choose the ‘Avatarify’ camera option. 

If you see your face instead of a selected avatar, then you can go back to the Avatarify UI to pick a picture to simulate. While Avatarify delivers plenty of in-app avatars, the program lets you add new photos to use. If you want the best user experience, then Avatarify has specific requirements.

An optimal photo will show a neutral facial expression that is facing the front. You can upload your new avatar by pressing ‘Open image file’ on the home screen to browse your PC directory. The chosen picture can be cropped directly in the built-in photo editor by zooming in and out of the image with the slider at the bottom of the window.

The shoulders should be almost entirely cropped from the frame. You should have space around the borders. The head should be in the center of the box. You can click on the ‘Save’ button when you are satisfied with the arrangement of the avatar. Also, you will find your new creation located to the left of the reel.

The driving experience is optimized when both you and the avatar have the same pose. You can enhance the drive quality with the overlay feature. The avatar will overlap above your web camera when you right-click on the picture. The opacity of the avatar can be changed with the slider.

You can press the ‘C’ key when you identically match the pose of the avatar. Additionally, the smart crop feature will track the placement of your head to automatically put your head in the middle of the frame. You can turn the smart crop slider on in the settings section.

The platform will follow your movements. You can tap ‘C’ when you are satisfied with the result. Avatarify is a user-friendly platform with four main controls: ‘C’, ‘F’, and left and right arrows. You can lock the calibration in with the ‘C’ key. The arrows let you maneuver through the available avatars. The ‘F’ button will let you enter into full-screen mode.

A variety of third-party applications are integrated into the mobile Avatarify app. You can share your creations within your network on Facebook, Instagram, and Tik Tok. Additionally, you can save the clip to your phone to send in email, text message, etc. You can watch the preview before you share and send the video that you recorded.

Many use Avatarify to sing along to music in addition to generate general conversational content. You can find a GIF to lip-sync to within the virtual in-app store. Since Tik Tok content creators lip-sync a lot, Avatarify may be an interesting addition to your Tik Tok profile.

Avatarify is an emulator that lets you pick a picture to animate with your facial movements. You can pretend to be an animal, baby, celebrity, etc. Deep fake tech is gaining traction. Avatarify lets you prank and ‘troll’ people. While artificial intelligence technology can be entertaining, the tech has the potential to deceive people.

Avatarify has undergone plenty of updates since the program's release in 2020. The installation process has become much more convenient. The developer is delivering software updates often due to the popularity of the service. New avatars, GIFs, and music are added to keep the app relevant.


  • Safe to use
  • Cross platform
  • Ability to add your pics
  • Large library of avatars, GIFs, etc.
  • Compatible with video conferencing apps


  • Can lag
  • Imperfect calibration at times

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Avatarify for PC

  • Free

  • In English
  • V 0.2.0
  • 3.8

  • Security Status

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