Use This FREE App to Catch Santa in YOUR House

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Prove Santa exists! Snap a photo of Santa in your living room with this free app.

Santa capture the magic app

Catch Santa in the act this Christmas🎅

This Christmas, you can prove Santa visited your own home with a little help from a company called CaptureTheMagic who makes a fun photo app called Catch Santa in My House!

Whether you have a skeptic in your family, or you just want to ensure the kids that Santa did make an appearance on Christmas Eve, this app is a fun and easy way to snap a pic of old St. Nick in your own living room!

Using the Catch Santa in My House! app is super easy…

To capture a photo of Santa Claus in your home, simply upload a photo of your Christmas tree, living room, or another scene from your home via the free app (available on iOS and Android).

person using the Catch Santa in My House! app

Next, you’ll want to choose to “Add a sticker” where you can pick one of the Santas from the diverse options available. There are a couple of FREE Santa options in each Santa category while the rest of the poses require an in-app purchase. These optional in-app purchases start at $1.99.

Person using the catch santa in my house app

Insert the “sticker” of your choice and the app will merge it with your photograph. You’ll be able to use the photo editing tools to move Santa and fine-tune your picture. When you’re ready to save the photo, choose “Export.” From here, you can opt to download the photo or share it to social media.

Capture the Magic also makes a similar app for videos. It’s for iOS and called Santa Live! It works similarly, but does require in-app purchases.

Looking for more FREE apps that snap a photo of Santa? Try downloading the Catch A Character app. Although the features of this app are limited compared to what Capture the Magic offers, both the Catch a Character app and its downloadable photo of Santa are FREE.

Use these apps for other occasions too! Various Capture the Magic apps and the Catch A Character app can also help you snap photos of other visitors inside your home like the Tooth Fairy and Easter Bunny!

Try out these other fun Christmas apps too!

Person browsing the NORAD Santa Tracker app on their phone

Use the FREE NORAD app to track Santa’s route.

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has been tracking Santa since the 1950s and now they have a FREE app where you and your kiddos can track him too!

This charming app has a countdown to Christmas and also provides plenty of information on NORAD’s mission and how and why they track St. Nick. They even have a free game and free Christmas music you can play every day while you wait for the big night to come!

A similar app is Santa Tracker from Dualverse. It has fun and festive graphics which may appeal to kids, though you may experience a lot of ads and some features may require an in-app purchase.

Person using the FREE Message From Santa app

Plus, hear from Santa by using the Message From Santa app.

The Message From Santa app allows a parent to set up a phone call, text message, or video from Santa free of charge. Your child can also leave Santa a voice message. These functions are all done using the app so you don’t even need to type in your phone number.

The app itself is FREE to download and many of the features are free to use (though you’ll receive ads). You can add on extras for a small fee, but they aren’t necessary! The free functions are quite convincing without the add-ons.

If you ask me, this is a Christmas app worth downloading. I tested a few of these out and I have to say that I was pretty impressed with my one-minute phone call from Santa and though he was a little slow with the text messaging, his responses were spot on!

This is a fun app to play around with and I recommend parents do so before using the app with your child. That way you can anticipate any questions your kiddo may have and help prompt them to have a successful and magical moment with Santa. 🎄

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About the writer:

With a bachelor’s degree in communication and political science, Leslie has over 12 years of experience in the deal industry as a content writer and editor.

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