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Artificially generated media is rapidly progressing. Learn about the different types of media and content generators to check out in 2023.

There are many types of AI content generators with a variety of uses for consumers and businesses.

ChatGPT, a powerful AI chatbot, inspired a flurry of attention with its November 2022 release. The technology behind it -- the GPT-3 language model -- has existed for some time. But ChatGPT made the technology publicly available to nontechnical users and drew attention to all the ways AI can be used to generate content.

This has prompted questions about how the technology will change the nature of work. Some schools are banning the technology for fears of plagiarism and cheating. Lawyers are debating whether it infringes on copyright and other laws pertaining to the authenticity of digital media. Coverage of the technology includes fear, awe and skepticism. But despite the reactions, generative AI has the potential to change the way content is created.

What is AI-generated content?

AI-generated content -- or Generative AI -- refers to the algorithms that can automatically create new content in any digital medium. Algorithms are trained on a large amount of data. Outputs are then returned based on that data and a little bit of user input. But the key is that content is new and generated automatically.

The most common example of a generative AI algorithm is ChatGPT. ChatGPT performs natural language processing and is based on the language model GPT-3. GPT-3 is trained on a large amount of human text from the internet and teaches the language model how to respond when interacting with users.

Other generative AI programs work in a similar way. They are trained to develop a body of knowledge and use that knowledge to create novel outputs.

Many commercial generative AI offerings are currently based on OpenAI's generative AI tools, such as ChatGPT and Codex.

What are the different types of AI-generated content?

AI-generated content is not just limited to mimicking human writers. AI-generated content also exists in other media, such as:

  • Image
  • Speech
  • Video
  • Music
  • Code

Despite the many types of content generative AI can create, the algorithms used to create it are often large language models such as GPT-3 and Bidirectional Encoder Representations from Transformers -- also known as BERT.

How generative AI is used

These different media can be used in tandem to generate various content -- much of which resembles human-generated content. It can be used in many fields, including:

  • academia, to write papers and other long-form content;
  • law, to write legal briefs;
  • science, to automate and expediate drug discovery;
  • art, to generate new works and unique content ideas;
  • manufacturing, to expediate product development;
  • digital marketing, for copywriting, writing product descriptions and drafting social media posts;
  • software development, to generate, remediate and summarize code; and
  • cybersecurity, to perform accelerated threat detection and develop malware.

Top AI content generators

There are AI content generator tools in every medium -- some paid and some free. Many are based on similar technology and add features to address specific user needs. Below are some of the top content generators organized by content type.


  1. AI-Writer is an AI writing assistant that helps reword and remediate an existing piece of content, creates unique article drafts, provides citation lists, summarizes SEO competitors and creates SEO-optimized content from Google.
  2. Bard is Google's conversational AI tool and powered by PaLM 2 -- the next iteration of the Pathways Language Model. It is available in more than 180 countries and territories, including the United States, United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia. Bard can also be used in three different languages including English, Japanese and Korean. It competes with OpenAI's ChatGPT. Bard aims to improve the way people search for and retrieve information. One example of a Bard use is asking it for meal ideas based on what food is in the house. Another example is asking it to explain complex scientific concepts in a way a child could understand.
  3. ChatGPT is a machine learning-powered chatbot trained to engage in realistic dialogue. The chatbot can debug code, challenge incorrect premises and refuse to respond to certain requests. The model produces convincing content but does struggle with factual accuracy. It was trained using reinforcement learning and is informed by previous OpenAI projects such as GPT-3 and Codex.
    Example of ChatGPT code editing
    ChatGPT can help users troubleshoot and generate computer code.
  4. ChatSonic is a dialogue-focused content generator from Writesonic built on top of GPT-4 with added features. Users can choose from 16 different personas to chat with, including poets and accountants. Users can also interact with ChatSonic via voice and choose to have ChatSonic respond audibly. ChatSonic is connected to Google's knowledge graph and includes up-to-date information from the internet.
  5. Claude is a conversational AI tool by Anthropic, an AI safety and research lab. Claude is in beta and is integrated in Slack to summarize threads and answer questions. It provides a principal-based approach to performing chatbot functions and can handle adversarial questions. Anthropic was founded by two former OpenAI employees.
  6. Docs is Google's cloud-based, collaborative word processor with AI features to generate, summarize and brainstorm text. Docs is integrated with Google Bard as well.
  7. Jasper AI is a long-form AI copywriting tool and article generator that includes more than 50 content generation templates in 25 global languages. Jasper's user interface is simple to use and lets content creators specify SEO keywords and tone of voice in the prompt.
  8. Magic Write is an AI text generator for Canva Docs. Users can prompt magic write to brainstorm, generate outlines and generate content ideas. It was developed using GPT-3.
  9. Open Assistant is a chat-based large language model for the developer community. Open Assistant developed LAION -- large-scale artificial intelligence open network -- which is a nonprofit that encourages open public education about machine learning and environmentally friendly use of machine learning resources.
  10. Perplexity AI refers to itself as an answer engine and is trained on Open AI's API. It includes many of the same natural language functions that ChatGPT has to offer. A unique feature of Perplexity is that it can provide sources to back up the answers that it has generated. It functions more as a search engine than an original writer, but still generates original content.
  11. Rytr is an AI content generator that lets content creators specify a content use case, tone of voice and keywords. It also comes with plugins for WordPress.
  12. Spellbook by Rally is writing software designed to help lawyers with legal drafting. Spellbook can draft new contract clauses, list common negotiation points based on the contract and create contract summaries.
  13. Wordtune is an AI tool for AI21 Labs that can perform a variety of general language tasks, such as rewriting sentences and citing sources.


  1. Craiyon, originally called DALL-E mini, was developed by researchers at Google and Hugging Face. It produces a batch of nine AI-generated images in response to a text prompt. The image quality is generally lower than that of Midjourney, Stable Diffusion and DALL-E. The images often appear blurry and unrealistic.
  2. DALL-E is Open AI's image generator that creates images and art from a simple text prompt. DALL-E can also make realistic edits to images using a caption. It can remove components and change image texture, for example. It can also create several variations of an existing image based on the original. DALL-E uses diffusion, which starts with a random pattern of dots and creates an image from it.
  3. Midjourney is an image generator hosted on a Discord server. Users can manipulate the generator via Discord bot commands or through a web app. It generates realistic-looking images based on text prompts. Some users have noted that Midjourney output resembles paintings rather than photographs. Users are encouraged to post their creations on designated Twitter and Reddit pages to help train the system.
  4. Stable Diffusion is Stability AI's generator that can create photorealistic images from an inputted text. It can also be used to fill in missing or deteriorated pieces of art and has an easy-to-use in-browser function. Stable Diffusion uses diffusion to create images.


  1. Amper music is a generator that creates music from prerecorded samples. The software can be used to match music to video, where users can specify the duration of music and where in the music a climax should fall.
  2. Dadabots is a generative neural network that creates a constant live stream of artificial music in different genres and raw audio neural networks that imitate bands. For example, its infinite bass solo video is a 24/7 stream of emulated bass noises.
  3. Harmonai is a community-driven organization that creates open-source tools for generating novel sounds based on diffusion, a process that takes white noise and manipulates it into audio samples automatically. Harmonai aims to develop open source audio synthesis and manipulation tools. Harmonai released Dance Diffusion, which has six publicly available music generation models -- each trained on different sets of data sets.
  4. MuseNet is OpenAI's music generation tool that creates four-minute musical compositions based on its training using MIDI Users can specify style, instruments used and genres. The algorithm will then generate music using learned harmonic, rhythmic and stylistic patterns.
  5. Soundraw is an AI music generator that can be used to generate royalty-free background music. Users can choose the tempo, mood, genre and theme of the song.


  1. CodeWP is an AI code generator specifically for WordPress. It works with JavaScript, PHP, WooCommerce, Breakdance, Oxygen and Regex conditions. CodeWP helps WordPress users by minimizing the time spent on development. Like other content generators, CodeWP works based on small text prompts.
  2. Codex by OpenAI is a large language model that can generate or manipulate lines of code. It can work in more than a dozen programming languages. It powers other commercial code generators such as GitHub Copilot, which lets users turn natural language prompts into code.
  3. GitHub Copilot is an AI-powered code generator that generates code from natural language prompts in the code comments. For example, a coder could write "design a website landing page" and it would produce the appropriate code. It is free to use for verified students, teachers and open source project maintainers. Others can use Copilot with a paid subscription.
  4. Tabnine is a coding assistant that predicts and generates a programmer's next lines of code based on syntax. Tabnine makes suggestions based on a coder's style and programming patterns. It works with a variety of languages including Ruby, Python, Rust and Go.


    1. Absci is a drug creation company that designs antibodies from scratch using AI. Their Integrated Drug Creation platform designs antibodies without prior training on an existing target. This speeds up the process of drug discovery, enables the design of new drugs and enables personalized medicine. The scientist prompts the model with a target protein and the program generates an antibody in response.
    2. Bing is Microsoft's AI enabled search engine with chatbot functions. Users can query it they way they would a normal search engine, and it will return fully synthesized answers instead of the standard list of links.
    3. Creo is a computer-aided design system that uses generative design, enabling expediated design of physical objects. It also optimizes designs based on material and manufacturing requirements.
    4. DuckAssist is an AI feature in the DuckDuckGo search engine that generates answers using auto-summaries of Wikipedia pages. It aims to limit natural language models' tendency to hallucinate answers and provide incorrect information.
    5. Duet AI is a set of AI features for Google's collaboration suite, Workspace. It was announced in May 2023 and most features are still in development. Duet will embed AI features in several of Workspace's tools. Google Slides will produce AI images, audio and video for presentations. Google Sheets will automatically derive insights from data and generate formulas using AI. Gmail will draft and generate email replies automatically.
    6. PassGAN is a generative password guessing program used by cybersecurity researchers to synthesize and guess high-quality passwords used to break password-based authentication. Users can generate 1 million quality password guesses using the model.
    7. RadioGPT is AI powered radio host that can scan media sources to pull relevant topics, produce scripts and read them using AI generated speech. It can present localized news, traffic and weather reports. It can also automate content posting.
    8. is an AI powered meme generator. Users can input several hundred characters of text and the program generates a meme based on it. AI automatically chooses a template and writes a caption. Users can also generate memes based on a theme. The memes follow a classic "BOTTOM TEXT" format.
Screenshot of YouCode
Search results for YouCode,'s code feature, are customizable.
  1. is an AI-powered search engine with chatbot functions. User's query, and the search engine returns a summary of search results in a conversational tone. also provides citations for its responses. But it is not limited to text – it also features an image generator and code generator.

While automatically generating content has its benefits, it's also fraught with risk and uncertainty. Read up on some of the pros and cons of AI-generated content.

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