Emote Maker

Emote Maker

Download Editors' Rating:
2
Mediocre
Average User Rating:
1.0
out of 3 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    8.0.3
  • Total Downloads:
    12,235
  • Date Added:
    October 27, 2009
  • File Size:
    3.53MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7

Editors' Review

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Does Emote Maker make emoticons? Yes it does, but just barely. Is there anything else even remotely positive that we can say about it? No, we don't think there is.

We like the idea of making our own emoticons, the little smiley faces that can liven up chats, e-mails, and blog entries. Although at first glance Emote Maker seems like it would be easy to use--just drag and drop the features you want and then save your completed emoticon--in practice the program is a disaster. It's a huge memory hog, slow and unresponsive, and even opening the built-in Help file is a multiminute ordeal. The interface looks intuitive, but it turns out not to work the way you think it will; that slow-moving Help file is a necessity. Even once you figure out how the program works, it's difficult to navigate, both because it's so unresponsive and because it's simply not intuitive. The English used throughout the interface and Help file is questionable--the plural of "face" isn't "face's"--and the whole thing generally reeks of amateurism. We will say that the program seems to provide a large number of choices for each emoticon feature, giving users many mouths, eyes, and other components to choose from. But when a program is this difficult and irritating to use, its content is really beside the point.

Emote Maker is free. It installs politely but leaves a folder behind upon removal. We do not recommend this program.

 
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User Reviews
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Results 1-3 of 3

  • 1 stars

    "Doesnt even work"

    May 02, 2009   |   By Flenix

    Version: Emote Maker 6.1

    Pros

    erm, there actually isnt any.

    Cons

    Basically, I downloaded and installed it, and the second i click it it just freezes and crashs. It was a waste of the 5 minutes i spent downloading it.

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  • 1 stars

    "Sorry but looks like an old DOS tool"

    May 30, 2007   |   By knutselpeter

    Version: Emote Maker 6.1

    Pros

    It does what is promises

    Cons

    Looks an operate like an old DOS tool or maybe like some ATARI program made in 1960

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  • 1 stars

    "Memory hog"

    December 10, 2005   |   By zeppelinman

    Version: Emote Maker 6.1

    Pros

    None

    Could be a good program,

    but needs much work.

    Cons

    This program is a big memory hog,

    i have a kick ass computer and this program

    just slowed my computer down.

    Not really a good program needs much work.

    Beware .

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    Full Specifications

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    General
    Publisher TPV Games
    Publisher web site http://aa.domaindlx.com/tpvgames2
    Release Date October 27, 2009
    Date Added October 27, 2009
    Version 8.0.3
    Category
    Category Digital Photo Software
    Subcategory Photo Editors
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 2003, Windows, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT
    Additional Requirements DirectX 9.0 drivers
    Download Information
    File Size 3.53MB
    File Name Install+EmoteMaker.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 12,235
    Downloads Last Week 2
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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