11 Best Scary Face Changing Apps for Android & iOS

Have you ever wondered what the phrase ‘all monsters are in our head’ means? The apps below will demonstrate to you that it is really so! Get ready for a chilling experience. You’ll be laughing and crying, but I promise you it will be lots of fun.

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Zombify is an amazing app for turning people into zombies! If you are a zombie, don’t raise your hopes too high – this is just an augmented reality app, not something that will be useful for you. If you are not a zombie though, this app will help you to see what you’re going look like if you become one.

First, the app recognizes your face and then immediately makes you look like a zombie. And it is not just a picture – it is a moving video. There are lots of different effects like roaring, hiss, and others.

And there are filters too. Plus you can add some more complicated animations or insects! Roaches, maggots, snakes… These last two options require payment though. Apart from that, the app is absolutely free.

Zombify is so much fun. I recommend you to try it first. It is so funny to share your zombie photos and videos with friends and family. Although it is better to choose those who have steady nerves. Download buttons are as always right under the descriptions.

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Face Changer

Face Changer is a good-quality picture editor. 

First, you add a picture from your gallery. Then a little widget will appear on the bottom of your uploaded picture. There you will be able to change the color of your pencil and your writing instrument. You can add text to your pictures as well, choosing from different fonts, colors, and sizes.

If you press a hand button a new window will appear. You’ll be able to see different accessories, glasses, eyes, noses, and ears to put on your face. Some of them are quite spooky, so you can make a scary face!

This is a great app that will entertain you and your friends as you can share the edited photos on social media!


The Walking Dead Dead Yourself

The Walking Dead Dead Yourself is another great app for your zombie reincarnation. The app has lots of different effects and masks. It is very similar to the two apps above. The difference is that here there are the walking dead character masks that you can apply to your face. So, if you like the show, you will probably like the app.

What is also cool about this one is that there are special effects that include texts like ‘Be mine’ or ‘My heart is yours’. As for me, it is really funny if you think about the context.

The roaring and other video effects are present as well. More than that, just like in the case above, the zombies you create can bite! So, beware of that. All in all, this is another wonderful app for trying on zombie looks and having lots of fun!

the walking dead dead app

Face Warp

Face Warp is a great entertainment app.

When you get on the app a camera will open and at the bottom of the screen, you’ll see all the options of the faces. When you press on one of them, your face will change.

You can make your eyes look very big or small, enlarge or diminish all of the face features, and many more. Sometimes your face will change so much that it will even become scary!

The only disadvantage is that you can’t select pictures from the gallery, it only works with a camera. But you still can take a picture and save or share it.

Overall it’s a good quality app that will make you laugh!



Funny phone prank with camera

Well, basically, this one is a scary face changing app, but there is a different meaning behind these words here. You see, this is a prank app that allows you to make people scared, and therefore this is a scary app. You can get the most inadequate reactions after using it, so it definitely is.

And the app is totally capable of changing facial expression of your victim, so ‘face changing’ – nothing is wrong with that as well.

To make everything clear, I’ll explain how it works: first, you set a timer for several seconds; secondly, you pass on your phone to your friend asking him or her to look at something (like a photo gallery or a video). When time is up, your friend gets this (second screen):

And there are sounds too! And even the vibration if you want it. Imagine how unexpected all that will be! Download the app and try this joke. Use it only on stable people, or you’ll definitely face the most inadequate reactions!


By the way, if you want to find out more prank apps, such as this one, check out this article: 15 best prank apps for iPhone & Android

Funny Face Effects

It’s an entertaining app that will change how your face looks.

Firstly you choose pictures from gallery, Facebook or take a picture using the app. Then you can try out different effects and choose the one you like best.

They can change your facial features or hairstyle. Also, by using the buttons on the bottom of the screen you can stretch and distort any photo. Some of those will change you so much that you won’t be able to recognize yourself, that’s kinda scary!

After you’re done you can share your picture on social media or just save it.

Download this great app and make fun of yourself or your friends!



Cupace – Cut and Paste Face Photo

When you enter the app you’ll see the options “Cut Face”, “Face Gallery” and “Paste Face”

Use “Cut Face” to cut out a part of the picture. First, pick a photo from a gallery. Then, select the area you’d like to remove using a magnifier. Or zoom in on the face you’d like to delete from the photo.

Your faces will be saved in “Face Gallery”.

If you want to paste the face to another picture press the “Paste Face” button. There you’ll be able to select a face from your “Face Gallery” and put it anywhere in the picture. You can rotate and adjust the size of your face.

You can even make scary pictures! For example, make every person in the picture have the same face, or cut out a scary face add it to one of your friend’s bodies!

It’s an awesome app that you can use both in entertaining and useful ways.



Face Swap

This one is just one more simple face changing available on Google Play. It is not always scary – sometimes it is just fun. But there are scary masks too, like those you can see on the screens down below. Pretty scary, if you ask me! The app also lets you swap faces, which is one more crooked mirror style effect.

Face Swap is free, but there are in-app purchases. You can remove the ads, for example. In sum, this is an easy-to-use Android app which popularity grows during the Holloween season and drops after it. No matter how it may be, it is still worth a try!

face swap android


There was one year when monsters were really a trend (something around 2011 it probably happened after Lady Gaga’s album “the Fame Moster”). And, of course, we all remember an amazing cartoon “the Mosters Inc” that was released at the beginning of this century. So already want to have a major throwback and look like a monster?

Just get this app and you will find dozens of filters to look like one of your favorite monster-characters. By the way, the sound effects are included as well -depending into which monster you will turn into, there will be background sounds that will add the atmosphere to the filter.


Zombie Booth Scary Face Photo Editor

Zombie Booth for iOS is an oldie. This app has been out there since 2015, and believe or not, 2015 was almost 4 years ago. Maybe even more if you read this article later than the year it was published in. The app has 20 free masks and 30 more if you are ready to pay for them. There are some basic editing features like rotate and resize.

You can share the results on your social media to scare your friends or, which is more probable, make them laugh. For a change, this is a nice app to have! There are no freaky video effects, but it works fine. So, iOS users, don’t miss it if you like simple (and old)!

zombiebooth ios

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The pearl of this list. Finally. The scariest face changing app ever. You’ve probably heard about Snapchat – it is both a chatting app and a camera created with the goal to let people communicate at the moment.

Snaps or photo messages are deleted after some time, so it is impossible to view them later (until you make screenshots). Because of that people post the craziest pictures there. It is both funny and kind of scary sometimes.

Anyway, you should try the app’s filters (if you haven’t already). They can be really cool. And scary. You decide what’s cool and what’s scary! Download the app and see if you can enjoy it. Don’t forget to invite your friends.

snapchat app

So, those were 11 scary face changing apps that have hopefully put a smile on your face. Just don’t make people scared to death using them. Be smart in using apps!

Freeappsforme team
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