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AI Image Creators and Bing

Overview of AI image creators including DALL-E, Midjourney, Bing Image Creator and Adobe Firefly
AI Image Creators and Bing
an abstract art image containing quintessential australian images, icons

Here is the newer Bing Image creator powered by DALL-E3. The first prompt I tried is below with my favourite output of the three images it provided.

Prompt: an abstract art image containing quintessential australian images, icons

Today, I upgraded to ChatGPT-4 at $20/month. Let's see if it'w worth it! I asked ChatGPT-4 about AI image creators, here is the prompt and response. On first view,

Could you please tell me the most popular AI image creators (generators), with a brief description of each, and a clickable link, finally with pros/cons (strengths/weaknesses) of each. If possible, please show the price against each.


The search results do not provide detailed information on the specific AI image generators, their descriptions, pros/cons, or pricing. However, I can provide a general overview based on common knowledge:

  1. DALL-E 2 by OpenAI
    • Description: A highly advanced AI image generator known for its ability to create complex and detailed images from textual descriptions.
    • Pros: High-quality images, highly creative and versatile in its outputs.
    • Cons: Limited access as it's still in a controlled beta phase.
    • Pricing: Not publicly available as of my last update.
  2. DeepArt
    • Description: An AI tool that transforms photos into artworks using the styles of famous paintings.
    • Pros: Unique artistic style, good for creating art-inspired images.
    • Cons: Less versatile for general image creation.
    • Pricing: Offers both free and paid options.
  3. Deep Dream Generator
    • Description: Utilizes a deep learning algorithm to generate dream-like and often surreal images.
    • Pros: Produces unique, surrealistic images.
    • Cons: May not be suitable for realistic image generation.
    • Pricing: Free to use with optional premium features.
  4. Runway ML
    • Description: Offers various machine learning models for different types of image generation and manipulation.
    • Pros: Versatile, with a wide range of models.
    • Cons: May require some technical knowledge to use effectively.
    • Pricing: Offers a free tier, with paid plans for advanced features.

For the most accurate and up-to-date information, including pricing, it's best to visit the websites of these tools directly.

🌐 Sources

  1. zdnet.com - The best AI art generators: DALL-E 2 and fun alternatives to try
  2. fritz.ai - 9 Best AI Image Generators for 2023 (Pros, Cons, Pricing)
  3. semrush.com - The Top 6 AI Image Generators You Need to Try in 2023
  4. visme.co - 11 Best AI Image Generators in 2023 [Free & Paid]
  5. analyticsvidhya.com - 10 Best AI Image Generator Tools to Use in 2023
  6. techrepublic.com - 7 Best AI Art Generators of 2023

I then asked Bard the same prompt. The answer seemed better IMO.

Here are the most popular AI image creators (generators), with a brief description of each, a clickable link, and a list of pros and cons, including price:

AI Image CreatorDescriptionProsConsPrice
DALL-E 2 [1: https://zapier.com/blog/ai-art-generator/]A powerful AI image generator that can create realistic and photorealistic images from text descriptions.Can generate high-quality images from a wide range of text prompts, including abstract concepts and complex scenes.Waitlist required for access.Free to use for a limited number of generations per month. Paid plans start at $15/month.
Craiyon [1: https://zapier.com/blog/ai-art-generator/]A free and accessible AI image generator that is based on the original DALL-E model.Easy to use and produces creative and interesting results.Can sometimes produce results that are less realistic or more cartoon-like than DALL-E 2.Free to use.
Midjourney [1: https://zapier.com/blog/ai-art-generator/]An AI image generator that is known for its surreal and dreamlike images.Produces unique and artistic results.Waitlist required for access.Free for a limited number of generations per month. Paid plans start at $10/month.
Jasper Art [1: https://zapier.com/blog/ai-art-generator/]An AI image generator that is designed for marketers and content creators.Produces high-quality images that are optimized for social media and other marketing platforms.Can be expensive for high-volume users.Paid plans start at $29/month.
DreamStudio [1: https://zapier.com/blog/ai-art-generator/]An AI image generator that is known for its customizable and powerful features.Offers a wide range of features, including the ability to fine-tune results and generate images in different styles.Can be difficult to use for beginners.Paid plans start at $10/month.

Additional notes:

  • Bing Image Creator is a new AI image generator from Microsoft that is powered by DALL-E 2. It is currently in beta testing and is not yet available to the public.
  • Adobe Photoshop Firefly is an AI image generation tool that is integrated into Photoshop. It allows users to generate images from text descriptions and to edit existing images using AI.
  • Generative AI by Getty Images is a new AI image generation service that is designed for commercial use. It offers a library of over 3 million AI-generated images that are safe to use for commercial purposes.

Choosing the right AI image generator for you

When choosing an AI image generator, it is important to consider your needs and budget. If you are looking for a free and easy-to-use option, Craiyon is a good choice. If you need a more powerful generator that can produce high-quality images, DALL-E 2 or Midjourney are good options. If you are a marketer or content creator, Jasper Art is a good choice. If you need a customizable and powerful generator, DreamStudio is a good choice.

I hope this helps!