7 Useful AI tools (that aren’t ChatGPT) *

These days it seems our Linkedin feeds are full of ChatGPT. How to write prompts, lists of life hacks (menu planning, anyone?) and ways it will revolutionise our lives.

But.

There’s much more to AI tech than just words. Here’s a few that have caught our eye lately. 

Our tips:

1. Try out the paid versions, even if it costs you a little bit more. Definitely do so if you’re using it for a business or work-related reason. You’ll get the most out of the software with no annoying limitations. Most are just a few dollars per month, so consider it a donation to the many hours the creators have spent in development. Make sure you sign up under a monthly (not annual) plan, and put a reminder in your phone a few days before the renewal is due.

2. If you’re trying out the software for fun, create an imaginary reason for using it. Treat the project as if it’s a real one. You’ll work out whether it suits your needs much quicker.

One last thing!

Copyright infringement is not cool. Always use images you own, or have the rights to use. Don’t steal artists’ work. 

Compose unique music for your content in a few easy steps. Select length, speed and combinations of moods, and you’re up and running. 

Upscale image resolution, instead of just enlarging pixels. Add image detail to low resolution images that look completely natural. 

Explains ideas to you as if you’re a second grader. Brilliant for distilling complex information into easy-to-understand chunks. The suggested follow up questions are excellent. 

You’ve probably heard of this one. Dall-e creates images based on prompts, or you can upload an image you already have and make changes to it. Super-fun for placing you on the top of Mount Everest!

Like Dall-e, another text to image generator. Using gamer-friendly platform Discord, it can be a little confusing for newbies to set up. You can upscale images for more details, change aspect ratios, and create variations on different images. 

Search engine for images already created by AI. Shows you the prompts used to create them. This is a great resource when you’re starting out with software such as Dall-e or Midjourney. 

Starting with an image you own, use your imagination to place your image in amazing backgrounds, or create own superhero avatar in different styles. 

* This article may be out-of-date quickly. If you’re reading this and thinking the software above is obsolete, check the date 🙂

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