Do you want to create a horror video or are you looking for the best filter to make your photos scary? Are you looking for a good trick to scare your friends? And it is not necessary that it is Halloween to give that creepy touch to all the content created from your smartphone. Thanks to it you can liven up your Instagram or Facebook stories as well as become the new TikTok sensation. So for once forget about always looking great in your selfies and get ready to become a ghost, a witch or the most terrifying zombie.
In today’s article we are going to offer you a selection of the best free apps to create creepy photos and videos to scare your friends. These are a real must-have for any horror lover. Don’t you believe it? Check them out, download them and we assure you that in the blink of an eye you will become the new king of terror in your neighborhood. Here we go!
Become a zombie, werewolf, vampire or ghoul of the night in just a few seconds thanks to Monsterfy. This great free application allows you to change your face and transform it into the monster or demon that you like the most (or that most terrifies your friends).
Its operation is as simple as taking a selfie and choosing the type of scary being you want to become. After that you can add all kinds of animations, effects and stickers to give life to your images. Although the application is completely free, if you want, you can buy extra effects such as now it looks like you are drinking blood or vomiting in the style of the girl from the exorcist. Do you dare to try it?
Witches, ghosts, vampires… Yes, all these characters are great, but if an icon of terror has proven to be the king in recent years, it is the zombie. ZombieBooth 2 will help you to be one of them thanks to its simple mechanics: take a selfie, indicate where the eyes and mouth are and enjoy the result.
Unlike other apps, ZombieBooth 2 does not turn you into a static character, but your portrait will be a zombie in movement that growls and… dies! And it’s not for nothing that we are talking about an improved version of the famous app that reached more than 20 million downloads for its spectacular effects. Don’t miss it.
The Walking Dead: Dead Yourself
AMC’s acclaimed series may have come to an end, but that doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to the TWD universe. While you wait for the premiere of its long-awaited spin-offs… Why not become a Walker and terrify your companions? With The Walking Dead: Dead Yourself you can transform into a creepy zombie in a matter of seconds.
Following in the wake of Zombie Booth, The Walking Dead: Dead Yourself does a spectacular job of turning any adorable selfie into a real nightmare. Simply take your photo, select your mouth, facial oval, nose and eyes and let the app take care of the rest – not even Rick Grimes himself could do it for you!
Corpse Cam Photo Editing Booth
Zombies are all well and good but chances are if your friends go to work at ungodly hours of the morning, they’re used to seeing people with undead faces. Why not try something else? Corpse Cam Photo Editing Booth is an excellent free app that includes more than 80 filters and masks to turn you into the terror of social networks.
The operation of the app is very simple. Just take a picture or use one you already have in your phone’s gallery and place the guide on the victim’s face. Once this is done, their face will magically change until it becomes the monster of your choice. If you don’t like how it looks, simply change the mask and edit the results by hand – you’ll love it!
Paranormal Camera – Scary Ghost Prank
So far we have offered you apps to transform your face in photos but… How would you like to sabotage your friends’ images? Play a joke on your pals with Paranormal Camera – Scary Ghost Prank, a fun app with which you can add spectres and other terrifying beings to their photos. The result is subtle, but very natural, so much so that the odd paranormal fan will think that the photo you show him has no retouching.
To surprise your friends with Paranormal Camera, simply take a photo of them, take one of the selfies they have sent you and add a ghost to the image. There are many to choose from, so select the one that most resembles the background of the photo (or the one you know will catch your colleague’s eye). Then, simply mention that you see something strange in the snapshot … And the scare is guaranteed!
Ghost Camera for Android has a similar function to Paranormal Camera, allowing you to add spooky effects to your photos. However, this one works much better if you’re looking to “haunt” some scenery or photograph somewhere in a friend’s home. To do this, simply take a photo while you’re visiting, add a ghost to the room, and then don’t forget to look surprised when you show it to others, and enjoy their amazed faces!
Besides being an excellent free app to add ghosts, Ghost Camera includes more options, such as a recorder in case you dare to record psychophonies or a fun horror-themed puzzle. If you are more of scary stories, Ghost Camera has what you are looking for. And you can also enjoy a selection of chilling stories based on real events that will leave you cold. Do you dare?
Looking to give a terrifying approach to your social media photos? You’ll love Horror Cam. This simple but powerful free application includes an endless number of filters and effects to make your images and snapshots look like from beyond the grave. And as the developers of the application announce, each and every one of the Horror Cam effects are inspired by the best horror movies of all time.
To start using the app, simply take a picture or use one that you like from your phone’s gallery. After that, select the filters and effects that most closely match the result you are looking for. Do you want to emulate a vampire, zombie, slasher movie or Japanese horror film? Horror Cam has the filter you are looking for. In addition to this, after completing the edition you can After, you can share your creation in the usual social networks (Instagram, Facebook…) or upload it to the own gallery that has the app, where users share their best snapshots.
Scary Camera Prank
Horror movie fans with an Android smartphone also have the perfect app for editing images: Scary Camera Prank. With it you will be able to introduce your favorite villains and monsters in any photograph. Slender Man, Demorgorgon, Pennywise, Sadako from The Ring or Ghostface from Scream are just some of the few that can pay you a visit. Do you dare?
Scary Camera Prank stands out for being an app that is not only very easy to use, but also offers very good results. Thanks to its system of filters and transparencies, any creature you choose will seem to come to life in any of your photographs. Ideal for playing a joke on your friends that they will never forget!
Horror fans don’t live by photos alone. If you consider yourself a fan of scary movies, you’d probably also like to be able to direct one of them. Thanks to this iPhone app this is now possible… more or less, of course.
Ghost Lens is a video recorder that allows you to film different sequences and superimpose them, to create the effect that you are interacting with your own ghost. The results, thanks to its retouching options and the possibility of adding sound, can be spectacular.
Bring out your most terrifyingly creative side
We hope that our selection of apps will help you not only to surprise and scare your friends, but also to have a great time with them. And as we have already said, you don’t need Halloween to enjoy a little bit of terror.
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