FotoSketcher is a photo editor that allows you to add various effects that convert photos into drawings or paintings with a very real appearance, as if they were created by an artist.
Supports various painting styles, such as oil; And various styles of drawing, such as pencil or pen (ink), among others. It has editing tools, which allow you to alter colors or brightness, apply grayscale, and apply several more functions.
The process is easy and fast: Firstly, the image must be loaded, which happens to be repeated (on the left the original and on the right the one that will change as the effects and subsequent modifications are applied). Next you have to choose the desired effect (Pencil drawing, oil pastel drawing, ink pen drawing, etc.) and automatically the preliminary changes are shown, but you can vary some parameters and play with them until you find The final photo Finally you can mark some extra options, either to smooth the edges, to add a frame, to add text, etcetera.
After finishing the editing, the user must select some of the output formats and then save the file to disk. The result of the editions is quite acceptable, allowing to achieve funny images. It can be used to build cards that can be sent to friends.
You can consult a gallery on the official site to see the remarkable results that can be obtained by applying effects to the photographs.
This version adds a new effect called Painting 7 and another known as Painting 8. It also supports PNG, although the result can not be saved in that format, but in JPG or BMP.
FotoSketcher 3.30 is the latest version, released in February 2017, of this graphic editor that can be downloaded for free in Spanish. This version is portable, therefore it does not require installation and can be carried in a USB stick. It is compatible with all versions of Windows (including Windows 10, 8 and 8.1).