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Photo editing app Lensa AI has soared in popularity to take the number one spot in the U.S. on Apple’s App Store charts - after its artificial intelligence (AI) selfie generator went viral.
AI-powered photo editing app Lensa has been around since 2018. It offers an array of tools that includes allowing users to remove objects from photos, remove blemishes from selfies, and change backgrounds.
However, Lensa saw a surge in interest when it launched its AI selfie generator feature, Magic Avatars in late November, topping Apple's App Store charts and even beating the likes of TikTok and Instagram.
Lensa’s AI selfie generator, Magic Avatars processes a user’s images to create a series of stylized portraits that look as if they have been created by a digital artist. Anyone with the app just needs to upload 10 to 20 photographs of themselves to enable the app’s AI selfie generator to produce an avatar of them in styles such as Pop Art, Fantasy, and Anime.
TechCrunch reports that Lensa has amassed about 22.2 million worldwide downloads and almost $29 million in consumer spending since its launch in 2018. But in the last month, the app has seen a significant spike with the release of Magic Avatars. The app was downloaded 1.6 million times in November, up from 219,000 downloads in October.
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