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Beyone ChatGPT: Other Useful Language Models

These are several other useful large language models (LLMs) that you may want to try.

Large Language Models (LLMs)

ChatCPT icon ChatGPT

Open AI
Free, built on GPT-3.5
No web search results. Trained on data only through January 2022.


ChatGPT Plus ChatGPT Plus

Open AI
$20/mo, built on GPT-4

  • a "browse with Bing" feature that allows it to search for information on websites
  • Advanced Data Analysis" (formerly Code Interpreter)
  • GPT4-Vision (for uploading images and discussing them)
  • Image generation with DALL-E 3.

(as of Nov. 6, 2023: all these features combined into "all tools.")

A new feature for building chatbots without using code. These are called "GPTs."
(available to Plus users only)

Microsoft copilot icon Microsoft Copilot Microsoft
Free, built on GPT-4 (If you use Creative mode, Balanced mode = GPT3.5)
Generate images with DALL-E 3 using Bing Image Creator or Microsoft Designer

Includes web search results from Bing Search.

Copilot Pro Plan with more features for individuals.
Copilot for Microsoft 365 with more features for institutions and businesses.
Gemini icon

(formerly Bard)

Free, built on Gemini Pro (as of Dec. 6, 2023)
Includes web search results from Google.

Gemini Advanced is built on Gemini Ultra ($20/mo)
Claude 2 icon Claude 2

Focused on reliability and safety.
No web search results. Trained on data only through December 2022.


Perplexity AI icon Perplexity AI Perplexity
Free, built on GPT-3.5. 
Includes web search results. Offers "Focus" choices such as
YouTube, Reddit, Semantic Scholar ,and Wolfram|Alpha.

You can use it without creating an account.

Pro account ($20/mo) allows a choice between several models:
GPT-4, Claude 2.1, Gemini Pro, and more.

For a list of more AI tools, see: 


This guide is based on "Student Guide to ChatGPT" by University of Arizona Libraries is licensed under CC BY 4.0