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Halftone 2

By Megan Leppla, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Easy photo-based comics creator makes building stories fun.

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Transforming your photos into comics can be fun, and there’s potential to get kids thinking about building a narrative. Kids could use this app to learn about photography (composition, lighting, and presentation), but it’s more likely that Halftone 2 – Comic Book Creator is best used as a way for kids to develop a story. The edit tools are easy to use, allowing kids to add their own photos and text to existing templates. Touch features make the edit tools intuitive enough for young kids while engaging enough to maintain the interest of older kids. Comics remain in the gallery on the homepage and can easily be shared via social media, saved to the camera, or printed.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad
  • Subjects: Arts : photography
  • Skills: Creativity : making new creations
  • Pricing structure: Paid
  • Release date: March 12, 2014
  • Category: Photo & Video
  • Publisher: Juicy Bits
  • Version: 1.4.8
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 12.0 or later
  • Last updated: March 2, 2019

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