Generative AI Tools
Generative AI (GenAI) tools can be used to create content for a range of applications, and the categories in the graphic above are simplified—and will evolve. These tools are available directly to users or as part of a GenAI integration with another application; tools may required paid subscriptions. The tools listed in the categories below are only a subset of all available. Be aware, some tools addressing content generation broadly while others are best suited for specific purposes.
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Last updated December 20, 2023
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GenAI for Text
Tools for generating text based on an inputted prompt.
- ChatGPT (free): AI-chat-based conversational tool, powered by OpenAI GPT-3.5 model; accepting image and text inputs, emitting text output
- GPT-4 (subscription required on ChatGPT Plus): OpenAI's fourth in a series of GPT foundation models with enhanced processing capabilities
- Perplexity AI (free; paid subscription available): AI-chat-based conversational search engine powered by GPT
- Google Bard (free): Conversational AI model powered by Google's PaLM 2 and Gemini models; non-USF DonsApps or personal Google account required
- Microsoft Bing/Copilot (free): Conversational AI model powered by Microsoft's Prometheus model and built on GPT-4
GenAI Integrated Tools
- GrammarlyGO (free; paid subscription available): AI communication assistant integrated with Grammarly to provide writing recommendations
GenAI for Imagery
Tools for generating imagery or creating videos based on an inputted prompt.
GenAI for Audio/Video
Tools for generating music, spoken dialogue, and videos based on an inputted prompt.
GenAI for Code
Tools for generating code and other complex models based on an inputted prompt.