Google Vids- All details about this new AI video app and how to use it | How-to

Google Vids- All details about this new AI video app and how to use it

Google introduces Vids, its new AI-powered video creation app. Know how the new Workspace app works.

| Updated on: Apr 10 2024, 14:28 IST
Google Meet introduces face touch-up filters to web version - enhance your looks before joining meetings
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1/5 Google Meet introduces face touch-up filters to its desktop version, enabling users to subtly enhance their appearance before video meetings. Initially launched on mobile, this feature now extends to the web app, providing users with additional customization options for their virtual meetings, reported The Verge.  (Google)
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2/5 Users can choose between two filters: subtle and smoothing. The subtle filter offers "very light" complexion smoothing, under-eye lightening, and eye whitening, while the smoothing filter enhances these effects slightly. Google emphasizes that these filters provide natural-looking enhancements without dramatically altering users' appearance.  (Google )
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3/5 To access the touch-up options, users can navigate to the Apply visual effects setting in Google Meet and select Appearance. From there, they can toggle Portrait touch-up on or off and choose their preferred filter, making it easy to customize their virtual appearance for each meeting. (Google)
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4/5 Google Meet's portrait touch-up feature is rolling out starting today, but it will only be available to paid users on specific plans. This includes Business Standard, Business Plus, Enterprise Essentials, Enterprise Starter, Enterprise Standard, Enterprise Plus, Education Plus, Teaching & Learning Upgrade, Google One, and Google Workspace Individual subscribers. (AFP)
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5/5 While Google was late to the videoconferencing face filter game, competitors like Zoom and Microsoft Teams already offer similar features. However, Google's approach focuses on providing subtle enhancements, contrasting with the more drastic alterations seen in other platforms. With the addition of face touch-up filters, Google Meet aims to enhance users virtual presence, allowing them to present themselves confidently and professionally during video meetings.  (Google )
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Know all about Google’s new AI-powered video creation app, Vids. (Google)

At Cloud Next 2024, Google announced its plans to bring AI features to the workspace app. However, in other news, the company unveiled its new AI-powered video creation app “Vids” as part of its Workspace apps. With Google Vids, individuals and companies will be able to create compelling videos for presentations, pitch, or introduce new topics. Google Vids is reported to provide easy editing tools, multiple stock videos and images to make the video look attractive. Know more about Google Vids. 

What is Google Vids?

Google Vids is a new AI-powered video creation app which will work as a video, writing, production and editing assistant. The new Vids app can be found next to Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. This tool can be used as a “storytelling medium” such as creating salesperson pitches, HR onboarding videos, training videos, and several other purposes. The new Workspace app will include an easy-to-use interface, collaborative features and video-sharing options. 

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How does the Google Vids work?

  1. First, you need to write a text prompt about what kind of video you want to create in the “Describe your idea with goal, audience, and length” section.
  2. Attach the related document along with your prompt by using “@” and select the file from Google Drive.
  3. The Google Vids will automatically generate a storyboard which can be edited or rearranged according to your preferences. 

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4. Then, you will be directed to the next page where you can select a video style which matches your aesthetic preferences.

5. Then Vids will “piece together your first draft with suggested scenes from stock videos, images, and background music.”

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Google Vids also enables users to add voiceover via Recording Studio or you can also select a preset voice for easy usage, making storytelling fun, quick and easy. Google said, “help anyone become a great storyteller at work.” It is speculated that the AI video creation app is under development. However, Google specified that Vids will be made to the  Workspace Labs in June.

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First Published Date: 10 Apr, 09:53 IST