What are the best Android apps to design your own character?

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    #1XPRESSO

    XPRESSO

    With XPRESSO you can create custom 3D avatars, GIF stickers, anime, and emojis on your iOS and Android devices. Simply design your own avatar with text and share it on your favorite social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and more.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Catherine Jackson
    Written on September 7, 2018
    "This is a fascinating app that allows me to create animated gifs of myself to show to my buddies HAHAHA they all love it and ive been converted to a running gag but im not complaining!!"
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    #2SuperMii

    SuperMii

    With SuperMii you will be able to create your own comic avatar in just a few steps. Choose your gender, hair, skin and eye color and combine funny accessories. You can share your works with a worldwide community.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Debra Wilson
    Written on September 7, 2018
    "I like that I can make my own cute character with this app and I SHOWED IT to my friends and a lot of them said that I look like the character heheeh thannks!"
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    #3Bitmoji

    Bitmoji
    Bitmoji is an app of the family of Bitstrips that allows you to create your personal emoji. Choose from a huge library of stickers and create a cartoon avatar to express yourself in social networks.
    Apps

    Android, iOS, Chrome

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Christine Snyder
    Written on January 5, 2018
    "The more people out there using this the better. Finally something to replace those lame emojis with something more unique and interesting. You can make your own library of emojis all featuring you. I love that I can express myself as myself and not some yellow smiley face."

WHAT’S THE MEANING

An avatar, in digital terms, is a graphical version or representation of the user. In short, an avatar is a user’s character. An avatar is mostly used as an icon or photo in online forums, communities, or in some cases, video games.

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know that the term avatar originated from the religion and dharma of Hinduism? Avatar stands for the descent of a deity onto the earth, thereby manifesting themselves into terrestrial forms. The term was first used in an application called Avatar, which is a role-playing game for the PLATO operating system, released in 1979. Despite that, it’s first usage as an on-screen representation of the user was way back in 1985 in another computer game named Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar, wherein creator Richard Garriott desired the player’s character be the game version of themselves.

Although the term was initially used for a player’s in-game character, it soon became used exclusively within online forums and chat applications as a visual representation of the users in place of photos of their real faces. Presently, avatars are more often than not a necessity when joining an online group, be it a group chat or an online forum. Additionally, supporting avatar applications like Bitmoji have increased in population throughout the years and have become available for use in various chat applications, further reinforcing the fact that social avatars are here to stay.

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    #4Emoji Maker

    Emoji Maker
    With Emoji Maker you can create emojis, smileys and stickers in an easy and funny way. Choose a basic emoji and add accessories to customize it. Save and share them on messaging apps and social networks.
    Apps

    Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Doris Harrison
    Written on August 23, 2018
    "It's cartoony and funny just like most makers ive seen, but this one has a specific charm to it that i just can't put my fingfer on"
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    #5FaceQ

    FaceQ

    This app will allow you to create your own cartoon avatar! Just choose what you body parts you want to edit, create avatars with your friends and make them participate in amazing stories.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Brandon Hudson
    Written on January 12, 2018
    "I think FaceQ is a cute app. It allows you to create custom avatars, with some restrictions. For example, you can not change the color of the background or clothing. You also are unable to select the placement of certain elements in the avatar. Another issue I have with FaceQ is only light skin tones are represented in this app. "
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    #6Androidify

    Androidify
    Create and customize Android characters that looks just like you! These characters can then be animated in GIF files, so you can use them in your texts or chats. 



    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Robert Fernandez
    Written on January 8, 2018
    "Androidify is a great app to design your own character on android. It kind of reminds me of the Nintendo Mii characters, but it's cool that you can put them in gifs and share with your friends via text."
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    #7Character and Avatar Maker

    Character and Avatar Maker

    Character and Avatar Maker allows you to create thousands of characters in just minutes. You can mix and match different body parts and accessories. When finished, you can share them on different platforms or use them as logos, icons, headers or email signatures.

    Apps

    Android

    $1.99

    Guillermo Zárate
    Written on January 14, 2018
    "I love making characters and this app is a great way of doing that. There's so many options to choose from and so my character can look like anything! I love that i can share my creation when I'm done with it"
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    #8Avatar Maker

    Avatar Maker

    Avatar Maker is an app that allows you to create your own profile. Combine the different parts and dress it up in an easy way. You can use the avatar on your social media profiles, webs and more platforms.

    Apps

    iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Thomas Gordon
    Written on January 11, 2018
    "Avatar Maker is a simple and easy way to make your own character representation. It's fun to make something unique to yourself, something that shows off what you want people to see instead of using stock pictures. It doesn't take long to make an avatar, but you can spend hours going through and making and changing little aspects."

Summary

Best What are the best Android apps to design your own character
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1XPRESSOApps 13 Free
2SuperMiiApps 13 Free
3BitmojiApps 6 Free
4Emoji MakerApps 5 Free
5FaceQApps 5 Free
6AndroidifyApps 2 Free
7Character and Avatar MakerApps 0 Paid
8Avatar MakerApps -1 Free
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