Apple Unveils 'Image Playground' On-Device AI Image Generator

As part of Apple Intelligence, Apple has unveiled a new Image Playground feature that allows users to create generative images on the fly using a range of concepts like themes, costumes, accessories, places, and more.

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With Image Playground, users can quickly create playful images, choosing from three styles: Animation, Illustration, or Sketch. Image Playground is straightforward to use, built into apps like Messages, and also available as a standalone app.

Previews are created on-device, and your generative images are accessible in Messages, Pages, Freeform, and even a dedicated Image Playground app. The feature is part of "Apple Intelligence," a deeply integrated, personalized AI experience for Apple devices that uses cutting-edge generative artificial intelligence to enhance user experiences across iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

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Top Rated Comments

VisceralRealist Avatar
1 week ago
AI art is so bad though ?
Score: 22 Votes (Like | Disagree)
sw1tcher Avatar
1 week ago

You can type a description, and choose from Animation, Illustration, or Sketch...

Why a limit to only three styles of generated images?

No photo realistic option at launch is disappointing
Maybe it's a way for Apple to prevent/reduce the proliferation of AI deepfakes
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Apple Knowledge Navigator Avatar
1 week ago
This will be a game changer for Keynote/Powerpoint. Hopefully no more endless searching on Google for the right image, which turns out to be low res.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
HuNay Avatar
1 week ago
Can I ask the new Siri to uninstall this?
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Supercyborgninja Avatar
1 week ago
This looks so so low quality.

AI Images are not here yet, no idea why Apple included this in their AI push.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
scheinderrob Avatar
1 week ago
can't wait to see how much this tool is gimped based on apple's puritan ideology
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)