As you might have noticed on most of the blogs, in comments and discussion forums, avatars are small pictures representing your online identity. It’s always crucial to have an elegant avatar as its the foremost thing people notice on your profile. Here are some cool websites to find and create elegant avatars easily.
Alpoy enables you to create animated avatars from pictures and even YouTube videos. You can save the created avatars on your computer or on your alpoy account.
It provides you with options(text, pencil, circle, rectangle, line, transparency, rotate etc.,) to customize and edit your avatar. You can animate the created avatars easily and download the animation as GIF images.
AvatarPhoto enables you to create fun GIF animations and turn your images into a cool animated avatars. To get started, just upload your picture from your computer or from the web. The face in the image will be detected automatically.
Select the effect you like to use and see it animated. You can then adjust the size and speed of your GIF animation, and save it either to your computer, or to a free hosting on Pho.to site.
As in the name, it turns your name into a face. Just type a random name in the provided field and the website will return a fancy looking avatar which can you use for your profiles on social networking sites or alike.
Try typing your friends names to get some fancy avatars, a must check website in your spare time for fun.
DoppelMe enables you to create customizable animated avatars. You can customize every element of the avatar including shoes, tops, eye gear, bottoms, expressions, background, accessories etc.,
You can create as many avatars as you like.Â Once you are done with creating you avatar, you can download and save the avatar to your computer in GIF or PNG formats. These avatars can be easily used on blogs, profile pages, social networking sites and anywhere on the web.
Avatarsdb is an avatar directory website with a huge collection of free animated avatars to choose from. The avatars are organized by categories (animals, sports, fun etc.,) for easy access.
It provides you with an option to test an avatar against different background colors.Â You can either download the avatar directly or use the provided embed code to embed the avatar on any website or blog accordingly.
You might also want to check out YahooAvatars, CoolWebcamAvatars and FaceYourManga.