To bring the ChatGPT experience to Mac, developer Jordi Bruin introduced the MacGPT app that reproduced all the options on the ChatGPT website on macOS for users to conserve with the chatbot.
Now, the upgraded version of MacGPT 3.0 is available with new features like Global, Inline, Markdown, and more to improve Mac users’ ChatGPT experience further.
Launched in November 2022, ChatGPT is a versatile artificial intelligence chatbot created by OpenAI. It is trained using Reinforcement Learning from Human Feedback (RLHF) to interact in a conversational way to carry out requests, answer follow-up questions, reject requests, admit mistakes, and more on diverse domains of knowledge like composing music, writing blogs, articles, or songs, simulating chat room, debugging computer programs, and much more.
MacGPT 3.0 gives access to ChatGPT from anywhere on the Mac and more
Compatible with macOS Monterey and Ventura, the upgraded MacGPT 3.0 comes with new features to make access to and use of ChatGPT more seamless and easy on Mac.
Here is everything new on MacGPT 3.0:
- Global feature opens a global text field pop-up window in the middle of the screen on the Mac so users can access the chatbot from anywhere.
- MacGPT Inline feature lets the chatbot do the typing simply by typing the trigger phrase and the prompt.
- Improved Markdown support to read code more easily.
Users need to log into their OpenAI account to access the chatbot from Mac’s menu bar, assign a keyboard shortcut, and also use their own OpenAI API key to communicate directly with ChatGPT. Here is how to download MacGPT on a compatible device for free.
As ChatGPT is Al generative content, it has imitations like inappropriate or abusive responses which are not suitable for younger users. Therefore, Apple has not released native support for ChatGPT on its platforms but it has approved the integration of the new chatbot in several third-party apps on the App Store like Opera Browser for macOS, Carrot Weather for iOS, and Microsoft Bing.