As an artist, I'm fascinated by the evolution of the Midjourney. Midjourney is a creative text-to-image AI tool, created by a research lab that shares its name.
You’ve probably tried an artificial intelligence creation tool like ChatGPT or Google Gemini, and Midjourney works the same way — you type a prompt, and it generates something based on what you’ve typed.
Midjourney has always been viewed as one of the best AI image generators, and it was initially exclusive to Discord, which may have deterred some potential users. It was a clunky and far-too-technical experience and user interface. All of that changes now that it’s becoming a website.
So it's VERY GOOD news to announce that Midjourney is moving to a dedicated website interface, much like its competitors Stable Diffusion XL and DALL-E have been offering.
I’ve used the web-based version of Stable Diffusion XL alot, and I can tell you it’s a very straight-forward approach that’s easy to use.
Midjourney empowers people to transform written descriptions into visual images, spanning a wide array of artistic expressions from lifelike portrayals to abstract creations.
This exciting development is currently in the early stage as Midjourney Alpha, available to a select group of users, particularly those who have created over 10,000 images on Midjourney.
Midjourney has improved its social dynamics, making it a breeze for users to explore, search, and refine images. The added ability to engage through comments, likes, and shares adds a communal dimension to the experience.
Personalization is another big win here – users can customize their profiles, settings, and preferences to their liking.
There's more on the horizon, too. Midjourney is developing a mobile app for both iOS and Android, which is super exciting.
Midjourney isn't just about tapping and typing anymore; it's bringing voice prompts now. This means users can generate images using their voice as well as traditional text inputs, a step that feels both futuristic and incredibly user-friendly.
After an initial run, it will be opened to more users.
Midjourney's advancements are timely, especially with the anticipated release of Midjourney v6, rumored to be before Christmas. This version might even introduce video capabilities, marking another significant leap in AI image generation.