The original and the best photo-to-sketch app in the Mac App Store. Now 50% off full price for a limited time.

PhotoSketcher is a delightful app to effortlessly turn your digital photo into an artistic pencil sketch. Just drag and drop your photo on to PhotoSketcher window and be amazed by the magical result.

Key features:
- Intelligent algorithm produces great result out of box, no painful tweaks needed.
- Works on images of all sizes, large or small.
- Save sketch in original size with print quality.
- Copy & Paste
- Conveniently switch between original and sketch display. Or show both in a split view.
- Set pen color and background color.
- Colorize with original colors.
- Adjust brightness and contrast.

PhotoSketcher supports PNG, JPEG, TIFF, BMP and GIF file formats.

Sample images courtesy of:

What's New

Version 1.7

- Fixed startup issue
- Better retina support

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
49 Ratings
49 Ratings

Absolutely marvelous

As someone who has been around 1980 BC (before computers), I know exactly how much work it takes to get this effect. Even when developers started making screen overlays, etc, it was a tremendous amount of work. Now… it just works perfectly in seconds. Enough controls to get desired effect, not dozens that you’ll never use. It is quite charming and creates lovely effects. Best of all, it works intuitively- I’ve bought other programs that I never used. This one, I already love.

Brother J.

Thank You for the update!!!!

PhotoSketcher Is a handy little program that I’ve been using for a couple of years with success. It’s also a steal at $4.99 for what It does. There are so many more exspenive apps at this store that never get updated because they can’t charge for upgrades here but ThinkTime Creations just did so for free !
Thank you for great customer service!


Wonderful app for kids,aspiring artists, etc

This app is extremely handy for quickly and easily converting any photo into simple lines. I’ve used it to make coloring sheets for kids and for watercolor paintings. It’s simple to use, has some nice simple editing tools plus the price is great.


ThinkTime Creations LLC
17.2 MB
OS X 10.8 or later, 64-bit processor
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© ThinkTime Creations


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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