Top Android Apps for the Best Tattoo

Tattoos are a long-lasting deal. They stay on your skin for eternity and need careful selection. And while your phone can’t decide for you what tattoo to make, it has plenty of helpful tools. There are apps with millions of ideas for tattoos, recommendations from famous tattoo artists, and useful tips. They were made for people who want to make a tattoo but need guidance.

Top 10 Tattoo Apps

There are lots of apps that generate tattoo designs. It is not easy to pick the best app for Android users. But here they are. If you have more apps to add on this list, share them in the comments below.

1. Inkhunter

This app is filled with ideas for your tattoo. And it is one of a kind. Open the app and check various tattoo images. When you find the perfect one, use Inkhunter augmented reality feature to check out this tattoo on your skin. Place your phone camera on the part of the body where you want a tattoo, and it will show you the image. If you have not found the tattoo you want via this app, download the image from any drawing apps or from Google, and check them on your skin.

Price: free of charge.

2. Inksquad

Inksquad is well-known among tattoo artists and their fans. This is more of a social network where artists show the best tattoos they made. This app has a purpose of connecting people who want a tattoo with professionals who make them. And yet, this is one of the best places to get ideas on your new tattoo. For now, there is not so much activity to be a full functioning social network. If you want to find the community of tattoo lovers, it is better to search for similar groups on Facebook.

Price: free of charge.

3. Google Maps

This is the app you definitely did not expect to see on this list. And yet, it is the best way to find tattoo salons and artists in your area. You can check the working hours and find out the phone numbers. And if you are far away from home but desperately need a tattoo, there are addresses of tattoo artists in these cities as well. All you have to do is to open the app and tap “tattoo” in the search bar.

Price: free of charge.

4. Google Search

Millions of users are checking Google for the ideas of tattoos. And you may be one of them. There is an enormous number of ideas for your tattoo. All you need to know is where and how to search. Start with the image search for your tattoos, pick the large and small images. Check the local artists in your area and read the comments of their clients. You can find all the information you need here. There are billions of ideas for tattoos from across the world. If you want to use foreign language, signs, images of gods, you still have to check everything twice in Google. And the best thing is that you already know how it works.

Price: free of charge

5. Adobe Illustrator Draw

This app is one of the most popular among Android users. While Adobe Illustrator Draw does not offer you an already made tattoo, you can use it to create a professional design. It offers numerous layers, all tools for drawing that you may need, and even x64 zoom. If you are looking for examples of tattoos, this app is not for you. But if you have an idea in your mind, and you need tools to implement it in real life, Adobe Illustrator Draw is here for your Android phone. It is connected to Adobe Creative Cloud suite, and if you want to use it, it will cost you $52.99 a month. Still, you can use basic features of the app for free.

Price: free of charge/ $52.99 a month for extra features.

6. LayerPaint HD

This is a drawing app as well. You don’t have to use it only for tattoo ideas, it is good for all drawings. The app offers professional tools. There is also a pen pressure and Wacom tablets support. If you need Photoshop, you can easily export the drawings from LayerPaint HD. Painters will appreciate a metric ton of art devices and support of layers. It is not free of charge, but it does not require a subscription. You pay once and buy the app.

Price: $6.99 for a single purchase.

7. Reddit

Here is a place overfilled with tattoo ideas. It may not be the best place to hang out, but there is a countless number of fresh designs, best tattoos, and supportive tattoo fans that may help you. If you don’t want to dig deep into all the crazy stuff, just use subreddits like Tattoos, Tattoo, or Tattoo Designs. Don’t expect an immediate answer. If your request is difficult, it takes time to process it.
There are lots of great ideas you may love. If you want to use third party possibilities, you can do this. If you are really annoyed with all the ads, pay for a Reddit Gold. Just make sure you really need Reddit for more than once.

Price: free of charge/$3.99 a month for Reddit Gold/$29.99 a year for Reddit Gold.

8. Tattoodo

This place is probably familiar to you. If you are a fan of tattoos, this is your app. This app contains all the popular and unique designs of tattoos that may inspire tattoo artists or their clients. There are over 500 000 various tattoo masters who share their works. It is used by more than 6 million users. The Tattoodo can inspire your own creativity as well. Just check all the categories you feel close to, and pick the best tattoos. If you liked the works of particular artists, check whether they live close to you. You can book an appointment via this app. However, this last option may be a little problematic, so it is better just to call them on your own.

Price: free of charge/ $5.99 a month for extra features/ $59.99 per year for the entire package.

9. Tattoo Master

There are already created designs for you. Choose one of them or several and add some colors. The app does not simply allow you to make the best tattoos, it offers you to play by inventing tattoos for fictional heroes. But make no mistake, this is not a serious drawing tool like LayerPrint or Adobe Illustrator. The app is small but fun.

Price: free of charge.

10. Tattoo Designs

Tattoo Designs is a generic tattoo app that you can easily find on Play Store. While there are plenty of similar apps, only this one stands out the line. It is somewhat serviceable and easy to use. There are numerous basic designs like cards, words, stars and moons, skulls, and other obvious choices. Beware! This app does not have a search option, so you will have to scroll up and down until you find your perfect tattoo.

Tattoo Designs still has numerous categories to make your search faster. You can open the category you want and surf through it. If there is no tattoo for you, at least you can get inspired by other ideas. There are tons of different words and expressions. Download the picture you like on your phone or share it with friends.

Price: free of charge.

What Else?

Without any doubt, we are living in a world where tattoos became a No. 1 trend. The apps that offer their services are mainly free of charge and contain millions of ideas for your next tattoo. Think carefully about what tattoo you actually want and find the answers via these apps. Share your thoughts on these apps and whether you used one of them for your tattoo in comments.