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One more reason kids will want to play with your phone: the Typic Kids app

Typic Kids
Trick out your pics

Sophisticated photo editing software is beyond the level of most kids (and, let’s face it, most computer users) but that doesn’t mean that they can’t add some flair to their favorite smartphone snaps. Typic Kids is a photo editing program aimed squarely at children, which lets users pick filters to lay over photos, custom frames, text and digital stickers to customize pictures from a smartphone camera roll. You can also take a picture straight from the app, for an instant opportunity to get creative.

There are in-app purchases in Typic Kids, but buying extras require parents to not only enter their password but also do a quick arithmetic problem for authorization. A full sticker pack costs $1.99, though there are still quite a few free options that come with the app. Typic Kids will require access to your camera roll. Free, for iOS devices (7.0 or later.)

Hayley Tsukayama

Hayley Tsukayama covers consumer technology for The Washington Post.


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