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Facial Compositing Software and Forensic Graphics

Links to software and information about facial compositing, age progression, and forensic graphics. Note that much of the software listed here is only available to law enforcement agencies.
  1. Forensic Science

APRIL Age Progression Online
This online site lets you simulate age progression with your own photos.

APRIL Age Progression Software (Win)
"APRIL Age Progression Software is a unique computer program that creates a stream of images of a person's face as it changes with age... Health and lifestyle effects can also be applied, illustrating the differences of someone who smokes vs. a non-smoker, allowing you the ability to compare and save the results, displaying a progression of aging."

Faces (Win/Mac)
Composite picture software on CD-ROM with nearly 4,000 specially coded facial features that can be combined with point and click ease. Law enforcement and educational classroom versions are available.

FACETTE Face Design System (Win)
Facial compositing program deployed by most investigating authorities in German-speaking countries as well as in more than one hundred police stations worldwide. According to the description of the witness the program automatically generates appropriate facial combinations.

ImageWare Systems (Win)
Offers several law enforcement software solutions including FaceID facial recognition software and suspectID photo-realistic facial composite software.

Forensic Art of Stephen Mancusi
Forensic artist Stephen Mancusi's Web site has information and examples of composite art, image modification, age progression, post-mortem reconstruction and demonstrative evidence techniques used in forensic art. See examples of image modification and age progression on many public figures including Marilyn Monroe, Michael Jackson, and David Letterman.

Forensic Artist Wesley Neville
An informative site about all aspects of forensic art including age progression, composite sketching, facial reconstruction, and more.

Magic Dragon Multimedia
This company offers age progression and other photo enhancement services for a fee.

Perception Laboratory's Face Transformer (Web-based)
"You can use the Perception Laboratory's Face Transformer to change the age, race or sex of a facial image, to transform it to the style of a famous artist, to make an exagerated caricature or even make an ape of yourself!"

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