Cartoon Maker 6.01

Simple software to add a cartoon effect to your photos

  • Category:

    Retouching & Optimization

  • Version:


  • Works under:

    Windows XP / Windows ME / Windows 98 SE / Windows 2003 / Windows 2000 / Windows Vista / Windows 95 / Windows NT / Windows 98

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Trial version
  • Vote:
    5.4 (142)

The Cartoon Maker 6.01 software application by LianzhuSoftware is a handy tool for manipulating digital images in a variety of ways for special effects. It is a simple software app that lets you remove color and detail for a pencil sketch appearance and to distort or twist images in a variety of ways. The app has crop and cut tools, and you can also print, email or go live on the web from the app.

Make a Sketch of Your BFF

At the basic level, Cartoon Maker 6.01 will let you turn photo images into a sketch. This eliminates color detail and all of the density features typically seen, but gives you an exact pencil sketch appearance of the subject. There are tremendous opportunities to make artistic images from the saved sketch in JPG, BMP or WMF format extensions. Whether you have a painting app or simply want to print the sketch and paint it yourself, it is easy to see the opportunities available to the creative artist.

Distortion Features

If you have ever wondered how those cats got such big eyes or wanted to give your boyfriend big biceps, this is the feature to use. Distortions are made either by enlarging or reducing aspects with variable radius and curves with a sliding scale adjustment. Morph images with a spherical, vertical or horizontal setting. These features can be refined to the point of using these tools to refine an image or really go crazy morphing it into just about anything you want to create to make everyone laugh and wonder how you did it.

Get a New Twist on Things

The twist feature is another good tool that lets you manipulate images in the wildest of ways. This is where your cartoonist side can come out to play by producing superheroes who spiral into crime stoppers or creepy evil-doers. Use the distortion tool to build muscles and then twist right or left to spiral them into existence. The finger icon gives you the ability to take an aspect and stretch it out. Adjust the radius for fine tuning or radical manipulation. Just have fun and see what amazing effects you can create and share with friends and family for great fun that’s free.


  • Saves to three formats, and saving to other apps gives you the opportunity to convert to even more formats
  • Sketch, distort and twist tools provide a dynamic range of features to refine existing images or make amazing animations of your pets, friends or family
  • Immediately accessible without the need to study the tools before being able to apply effects


  • Sketch feature does not let you maintain any color
  • As with other apps that use twist tools, the response may slow down as there is a lot of data to process

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