App that makes photos sing: Wombo and the best alternatives

Recently, a free application called WOMBO is becoming popular on social networks which, through the use of artificial intelligence, processes our photos. make them move to music and sing. In this article, we will see how it works and we will also see the best free apps to create talking photos. Actually, WOMBO is not the only solution to get funny videos from our photos animation.

Neural networks, which are the engine of WOMBO and other applications to blackmail the photos we will talk about in the post, intervene more and more in our pictures. In other posts we have talked about FaceApp and Luminar AI where other artificial intelligence algorithms are applied.


Application that makes photos sing: Wombo

It’s a free app with in-app purchases, available on Android and iPhone and iPad stores.

WOMBO it works in a very simple way: once installed, you can start the application and choose to take a photo (in which the head to be animated is clearly framed) or to take it from the previous snapshots.

You can choose the song once you have chosen your photo to animate (some songs are free, some are premium) and after a short processing you will have the fun video clip to save or share with your friends.

The new one was recently added duo function: by choosing another face – even a famous person – you can create funny singing duets. The result will often be surprising and sometimes even hilarious!

Anyone wishing to try the WOMBO app can do so by downloading the app directly from Google play store for Android smartphones and App Store for Apple devices.

The best apps to make photos talk in a video

The well-known application is certainly not the only one that uses the Deepfake – almost real fake videos – to get the animation of the shots. So here is a list of the best alternatives that provide almost similar results and at the same time make different songs available. Many even let you choose which song to move your mouth with. While the apps listed are free, they often offer additional services (such as removing ads) by purchasing a subscription or in-app payment.

Warning: If you are a user particularly concerned with privacy, it is important to note that this type of processing on photos is done in the cloud and not directly on our smartphone. Our photo is sent to third party servers; the operation of lip synchronization (lip synchronization) or other heavy algorithms, require a much higher computing power than that available on our portable devices.

1. Reface (Android and iOS)

The app that makes photos sing: Reface

It is a very famous application; allows you to insert, thanks to the deepfake, your own face (upload a photo) or that of others in famous movie sequences or in music video clips complete with full lip sync.

The use is really simple: a few taps are enough to choose the clip and the face to apply, finally you can easily share the result. If you want download Reface, you can easily install the app from Play at the store or from App Store.

2. Talkr (iOS)

App that makes photos sing: Talkr

This is a very popular app which allows you to enter your face oi his own (record a message) in a video clip (often also from movies), surprisingly rendering.

The app is free with in-app purchases and is only available for iPhone and iPad. Like many similar apps, it’s simple to use: just enter a face, not necessarily your own, you can also use faces of famous people, to see it animated. If you want to try gossipy must be downloaded from App Store.

3. Biugo video maker (Android and iOS)


It is not a well-known application but it allows to create videos of all kinds from our photographs. It is used a lot by TikTok musers.

Among the many options present, some are deepfakes and allow faces to be animated to the rhythm of the music. Biugo video maker is free with in-app purchases and is available for both Android that for iPhone (but currently only available on the American store). If you want to remove the ad, you need to pay a subscription of $ 10 per month.

4. TokkingHeads: portrait video (iOS)

Tokking Heads

This is probably the app that most closely resembles a WOMBO app: it only takes a few clicks to get it photos that sing more or less famous songs.

Thanks to AI, it is possible to bring old photos to life with an effect that might remind you closely of paintings from the Harry Potter saga. This app, like the others, is also available for free with in-app purchases. It can be downloaded from App Store.

5. SpeakPic – Deepfake (Android)

SpeakPic Deepfake (Android)

This is an application similar to the previous one but available exclusively for Android. It allows you to create videos from photos, insert the text that the face in digital copy should read.

Unfortunately, it doesn’t allow you to make videos from songs (like WOMBO). At least TalkPic Also allows on Android to animate photos, achieving an effect that closely resembles the animated paintings of the famous fantasy series mentioned above. You can download the app for free directly from Play at the store.

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