This past year has been completely revolutionary for the technological industry. The reason? Artificial intelligences, with ChatGPT at the forefront. The language model created by OpenAI quickly became a rich treat, both for users and for other companies that wanted to integrate AI functionalities into their own services.
This way, numerous companies have integrated in one way or another the capabilities of OpenAI’s language models, including renowned companies such as Discord, Mercedes-Benz, and even Microsoft itself, the largest investor in OpenAI. But the Redmond-based company, which has already created its own AI based on OpenAI’s models, wants to go further.
As reported by Windows Latest, Microsoft has launched an image-generating AI within the well-known Paint program, based on OpenAI’s DALL-E 3 model. The new integrated text-to-image generator, named “Cocreator,” was initially available only to users enrolled in the Windows Insiders program.
Starting now, the new Cocreator button in Microsoft Paint for Windows 11 is available to all users. They can input a description of what they want to create and receive three generated images to choose from. Additionally, Cocreator allows the creation of images in different styles, including pixel art.
Although the image generator is a new addition to Microsoft Paint, the company has already incorporated the text-to-image conversion feature of DALL-E 3 into other services. Initially, users entered image requests through Bing, Microsoft’s search chatbot, but now it has been integrated into Copilot, their generative AI assistant. OpenAI also provides access to DALL-E 3 for users of the paid version of ChatGPT.
Microsoft aims to capitalize on every penny of the billions it invested in OpenAI. Just this week, it was reported that Copilot will also be available in Stream services within SharePoint, aiming to integrate into video conferences held within that ecosystem.