Imagine effortlessly extracting the key takeaways from a video in a matter of seconds. Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it isn't!
Check out this example of an AI YouTube summary we whipped up for a video using AskFred for Web:
“Fireflies, an AI note-taking tool for meetings, is introducing a new feature called "Super Summaries." Super Summaries are comprehensive meeting summaries that include keywords and phrases, a detailed paragraph recap of the conversation, a meeting outline with timestamps, shorthand bullet point notes, and action items. These summaries are generated using the same generative AI technology that powers chat GPT and GPT4. The goal of Super Summaries is to make it easier for users to quickly track what happened in a meeting and skim through an entire one-hour call in five minutes. Super Summaries are now available for all Pro and Business users.”
In a blink, we distilled the essence of a 2-minute video into a 10-second read. Impressive, right?
In this blog, we’ll share the step-by-step process of creating this AI YouTube summary effortlessly so you can do the same.
How to create an AI YouTube summary
AskFred for Web is the latest feature added to the Fireflies Chrome extension. It is a GPT 4-powered chatbot that quickly summarizes YouTube videos, Google Meet meetings, web pages, emails, research papers, and more.
Making an AI summary of YouTube videos with AskFred for Web is as simple as making your favorite tea.
Here’s what you need to do:
- Add Fireflies Chrome Extension to your browser
- Log into Fireflies with Google
- Verify your settings
- Click on the AskFred toggle and start chatting
Step 1: Add Fireflies Chrome Extension to your browser
Step 2: Open and log into Fireflies with Google
- Next, click on the Extensions in your browser, and Open Fireflies.
- Next, click the Fireflies icon on the top right corner of your browser and click Continue with Google.
- At this stage, allow Fireflies to access your Google calendar and the basic metadata of your account.
Step 3: Verify your settings
- Once logged in, click the Fireflies icon, followed by the Settings icons on the top right. Verify and confirm AskFred is on.
- AskFred will be enabled by default.
Step 4: Click on the AskFred icon on the right side of your screen and start chatting.
- The AskFred icon will appear on the right side of your screen. Click on it to open the chat window for you and AskFred.
Now comes the best part, ask! Simply give AskFred the prompt to generate a summary. Voila! Your AI YouTube summary is ready in the chat box in just seconds.
AskFred for Web in action
Here’s an AskFred-generated AI YouTube summary of a recent podcast video our CEO, Krish Ramineni, attended.
Apart from an accurate AI YouTube summary, you can also use AskFred to churn out any important details from the video.
For example, here’s how we used AskFred to identify the top 3 advice shared by Krish in the conversation.
Benefits of using AskFred for Web to generate AI YouTube summary
There are several other advantages to choosing AskFred for Web as your YouTube video summarizer AI tool:
- Easy to use
- Generates accurate video summary in multiple formats
- Highly secure
- Responds to queries beyond summaries
- No duration constraints
1. Easy to use
AskFred for Web is a breeze to use. Unlike many other YouTube video summarizer AI tools, AskFred does not require switching tabs or downloading a third-party app to create the summary.
All you need to do is add the Fireflies Chrome Extension to your browser and chat on the same window just as you chat with a friend.
2. Generates accurate video summary in multiple formats
You can direct AskFred to generate the summary in any desired format—paragraphs, bullet point lists, numbered lists, etc.
It also contains built-in prompts that allow you to create the summary in just one click.
3. Highly secure
We’ve mentioned this earlier, but it bears repeating. AskFred follows the highest security standards to protect the data and privacy of its users. Your data is encrypted both at rest and in transit, and all our features are designed to ensure the utmost privacy. Also, Fireflies is SOC 2 Type 2 and GDPR compliant.
4. Responds to queries beyond summaries
Apart from the AI YouTube summary, you can also use AskFred to clarify questions about the video, get key highlights from certain portions, identify who said what during the conversation, and more.
5. No duration constraints
AskFred doesn't restrict you based on video duration. No matter how long the video is, you can always count on AskFred to deliver a concise and insightful summary.
Creating an AI YouTube summary with AskFred for Web has revolutionized the way we consume video content. It enables us to grasp the knowledge from a lengthy video in just a few minutes without switching multiple tabs or using complicated apps.
The impeccable security, accuracy, and exceptional features outside summaries make AskFred for Web one of the best choices for an AI that summarizes YouTube videos.
Try it out today and experience the benefits for yourself. All you need to do is install a simple Chrome extension.
Also, be prepared to be amazed at how much you can learn in the shortest amount of time.