A cool new effect called the AI Zelda Filter which turns you into a character from the Japanese game franchise has gone viral on TikTok.
It’s one of many artificial intelligence filters taking over the internet right now, like the AI Spider-Verse Filter which helps you become a Spider-Man cartoon.
The AI Barbie Filter is turning everyone into cute Barbie figures this month too ahead of the new live-action movie coming in July.
If you’re a fan of The Legend of Zelda, you no doubt want to join in the TikTok trend, but how do you do it? Read on to find out…
AI Zelda Filter goes viral
The filter turns you into a cartoon character in the style of The Legends of Zelda, like you’re straight out of the game.
It comes as The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has recently been released by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch.
The action-adventure game arrived on May 12 and is the sequel to the 2017 game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Set in the open world of Hyrule, players control Link, who must help Princess Zelda to stop Ganondorf from destroying Hyrule.
How to do the AI Zelda Filter
The filter is on an app called AI Mirror: Magic Photo Editor, so you’ll need to download that on the App Store to have a go.
It’s free to download, but you have to pay to use the Zelda effect as it’s one of the ‘Pro’ filters. There is a three-day free trial.
To start the trial, click on ‘Pro’ at the top and slide the bar next to ‘Use Free Trial’. Enter your details and then follow these steps:
How to make the TikTok video
If you want to make one of those cool before and after videos everyone is doing on TikTok, you need to download another app called CapCut.
Once you’ve done that, here’s what to do: