If you want to convert your photos to beautiful sketches on Windows 11/10 PC, then this post can be helpful. We have covered some best free Photo to Sketch apps for Windows 10. With just a few mouse clicks, you can turn a photo into a sketch and then save the output. These apps don’t put a watermark on the output sketches which is also a good thing.
There also exist some good free websites to turn photos into sketches. Those who want to use Microsoft Store apps for the same can try these apps that we’ve covered in this post.
Photo to Sketch apps for Windows 11/10
We have added 5 free photos to sketch maker apps for Windows 11/10. There are some tools and advanced features in these apps that are locked because those are a part of their paid plans, but the free plan of these apps is good enough to generate a masterpiece. These are:
- Pencil Photo Sketch Master
- Sketch Me!
- Pencil Sketch Master
- Cartoon Sketch & Sketch Camera
- Pencil Sketch.
Let’s check these apps.
1] Pencil Photo Sketch Master
Pencil Photo Sketch Master is a very good photo to sketch maker app for Windows 10. It lets you create black & white as well as colored sketches. You have the option to capture a photo using the webcam or add an image from the PC to turn it into a sketch. It also lets you rotate, crop, and flip your photo before generating the sketch. The output sketch is saved as a PNG image to the default location or folder.
Here is its homepage link. Install the app and launch it. On its interface, use the Gallery option to add an image (BMP, JPEG, PNG, or JPG) or the Camera option to take a photo. Once the photo is captured, set its rotation or crop it as per your requirement. When the photo is added, use B&W or the Color option available on the bottom part to generate the sketch. Finally, use the Save button to store the sketch.
Apart from using it as a photo to sketch generator, you can access many other tools or options. For example, you can use its doodle tool, brush, highlighter, eraser, add stickers, symbols, backgrounds, etc.
2] Sketch Me!
Sketch Me! is another fantastic option to turn a photo into a sketch. It also lets you add an image (JPEG or JPG) from the PC or use the webcam to capture a photo. There are multiple effects available to generate different types of sketches. For each effect, you can also adjust brightness and contrast. The final output is saved as a JPG image to the default folder.
Use this link to access its homepage and install it. When the app is opened, use the Camera or Gallery icon to add a photo. After adding the photo, you can see the list of all the available effects. Use any effect and generate the sketch. At last, use the Share option to save the output. The output sketch can be saved in large, low, or medium sizes.
3] Pencil Sketch Master
Pencil Sketch Master lets you generate sketches from an image (JPG, PNG, and BMP) as well as capture a photo using the webcam and make a sketch from that. You can generate colored and black & white sketches. Before adding the photo for a sketch, the options to flip the photo (horizontally and vertically) and rotate the photo can also be used.
Click here to open its homepage and install it. When you will open the interface, you can use the Gallery option or Camera option to add the image. When the photo is added, it automatically turns it into a black and white sketch. To generate a colored sketch, you can simply click on the ColorSketch option. Finally, press the Save button and you will get the sketch as a JPG image to the default folder.
There are many other tools that you can try. For example, you can use a highlighter, pen, enhance the photo, add effects to the image, add custom text, use stickers, and more.
4] Cartoon Sketch & Sketch Camera
Cartoon Sketch & Sketch Camera is also a handy option to convert photo to sketch. It supports GIF, PNG, JPG, JPEG, and BMP images as an input file. You can also use a webcam to take a photo and add it. The output is saved in JPG format in the default folder. It can generate a black and white sketch for you. There are many other effects like paint, sunshine, creature, etc., that you can try.
Here is the link to open its homepage. Install and launch the app. On its interface, use the Gallery button or Camera button to add the photo. When the photo is added, you will see multiple effects. Use Sketch effect and it will generate the output. After that, you need to use the Download icon to save the sketch.
5] Pencil Sketch
Pencil Sketch is also a nice app that supports PNG, JPEG, and JPG images for converting to sketches. The app comes with a very simple interface where you can preview the input image and the sketch. The sketch is saved in JPG format to the default folder.
Open this link and install the app. When you will open its interface, click on Choose a photo button to add the input image. After that, it will show the image. Now use Create a sketch button and it will turn that image into a sketch. Finally, click on Save to disk button to get the output.
Hope you like these Photo to Sketch converter apps.