6 Best Apps to Change Your Eye Color

Switch up your look in photos and videos with special effects and more

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Whether you want to up your selfie game or try out a fun new look without buying contacts yet, there's a slew of iOS and Android apps that let you experiment with your eye color in photos and videos. With special effects, red-eye removal, and even animal eyes, these six apps will keep you entertained for hours.

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ModiFace Eye Color Studio for iOS and Android

ModiFace Eye Color Change App Screen Shots
What We Like
  • Augmented reality provides a moving, lifelike view of your new eye color.

  • Photo-realistic effects to mimic standard color contacts, exotic contacts, scary eye effects, and alien or animal eyes.

  • Over 150 colors, plus the ability to create your own color.

  • Save to your photos or share to social media.

What We Don't Like
  • Some eye colors and other options require a purchase to unlock.

  • For best results in detecting the eye area, you'll need to be connected to the internet.

ModiFace creates some incredible products, such as augmented reality mirrors and other technology for retail stores. For home use, the company offers a suite of apps to explore new looks.

The Eye Color Studio app for iOS or Android lets you try out hundreds of eye colors and effects, including standard color contacts, exotic contacts, scary eye effects, alien and animal eyes, or create your own effect by uploading a photo of a friend, pet, or anything else that you like!

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Eye Color Changer Editor for iOS

Screenshot of Eye Color Change Editor app for iOS
What We Like
  • More than 150 colors to try.

  • Share your new look on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

  • Easy to use.

What We Don't Like
  • You need to sign up for a subscription to unlock cool new effects.

Eye Color Changer Editor for iOS offers more than 150 varieties of colored contact lens effects to try, as well as pupil colors and effects. Its facial recognition technology automatically locates your eye's position, and you can adjust the eye shape, size, and rotation.

The app also lets you try out new hair and lip colors as well as eye color, so you can try out some entire new looks!

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NiceEyes Eye Color Changer for Android

NiceEyes Live Eye color app changer screenshot
What We Like
  • Tons of options to use in augmented reality, including flags or animal effects.

  • Social media sharing.

What We Don't Like
  • Requires internet access for advertisements.

  • Full effects only available in the pro version, for purchase

NiceEyes Eye Color Changer for Android is a great option for Android users looking for augmented reality eye color changes. This app has a large array of options, sorted by color or effect. Change the size of your eyes, or use animal eyes, flag eyes, or other special effects. There's even red-eye removal.

Save your new look to a photo gallery or share your photos via Facebook, Instagram and other social sites.

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NiceEyes Live Eye Color Changer Camera for Android

Screenshot of Nice Eyes Live Eye Color Changer - Camera app for Android
What We Like
  • Video recording options and social media sharing.

  • Many colors and special effects.

  • Precise and adjustable.

What We Don't Like
  • It contains ads.

  • Some users report instability of eye colors during recording.

This sister app to NiceEyes Eye Color Changer for Android, which we looked at above, focuses on video functionality as well as photo functionality. The app's Live Video mode lets you adjust your eye color in realtime while recording a video or taking a selfie.

Like its companion app, NiceEyes includes realistic and natural eye colors, the ability to change the size and shape of your eye, animal eye and other special effects, red-eye removal, and the ability to share to social media.

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FoxEyes for Android

FoxEyes Eye Color Change App Screenshots
What We Like
  • Creative shapes and color gradients.

  • Animal options like fox or cat.

  • Social media sharing.

What We Don't Like
  • Large amount of ads.

  • App works best with a photo that is facing straight at your eyes, not at an angle.

With more than 300 exotic eye choices filters, and effects, along with more mainstream options, FoxEyes provides an unusual and entertaining experience. Sharingan, Rinnegan, and anime eyes are a focus for the app, as are animals and cosplay-type options.

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Eye Color Changer Face Makeup for iOS

Eye Color Changer Screenshots
What We Like
  • Helpful options to brighten eyes and remove dark circles.

  • Other editing options like crop, text, and teeth whitening.

  • Adjust the opacity of your color.

What We Don't Like
  • Somewhat limited colors; more are available in the pro version for purchase.

  • Notification alerts can be buggy.

With technology to automatically select your eyes, the Eye Color Changer Face Makeup app features a good selection of colors as well as options to remove dark circles under your eyes or slightly enlarge their shape. Paired with built-in photo filters, this app will help you try a whole new look.

The upgraded version of this app, the Eye Color Changer Pro Magic Eyes Effect Camera & Photo Editor Studio, costs 99 cents and includes more features and photo effects.