How to Summarize YouTube Videos with GPT for YouTube

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You probably know YouTube. But did you know that apart from Rick Rolls and game reviews, YouTube is an incredible learning resource? All kinds of information, from watering plants to building a car or learning how to code, can be found in detail on YouTube. But with detailed explanations come long-time investments. Usually, you just need a small piece of information from the video. And let’s be honest, many YouTubers add a lot of fluff that doesn’t really help you. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to just summarize any video on YouTube into some easy to read bullet points?

Well, the good news is, now you can! GPT for YouTube lets you turn any YouTube video into a guide, bulleted list, blog article or slide deck. Learn the way you want to learn. GPT for YouTube makes it possible.

A step-by-step guide to using GPT Space

So where do you begin? Well, follow this guide, and you’ll be summarizing YouTube videos in no-time:

  1. Download the GPT for YouTube extension for chrome

  2. Open your favorite YouTube video. For example, let’s try this hour-long video on ChatGPT and Midjourney

  3. Click on the GPT for YouTube icon in the top-right corner. Select in what format you want the program to output the content. 

  4. Watch the magic unfold in front of your eyes.

What are the advantages of using GPT for YouTube?

  • Save time: Instead of watching a lengthy video, you get a quick summary that highlights the main points. This is particularly beneficial when you're rushing or the video is filled with fluff and off-topic chatter. And now that you have a lot of spare time, you can read our article on <Insert article title here>.

  • Tailor your learning: With a summary, you can absorb information in a format that suits you best, whether that’s text, bullet points, or even a slide deck. Like we said, learn the way that works for you!

  • Get reference ready: Summaries can serve as a handy reference, providing a quick refresher on the video’s content whenever needed. Plus, with time-stamps, you can easily jump to the parts of the video that interest you the most. 

  • Increase accessibility: For individuals who may have hearing impairments or other accessibility needs, having a text summary makes the information in the video more accessible. 

  • Enhance your understanding: Sometimes, having a text summary can help in better understanding complex topics by providing a clear, concise outline of the material.

  • Make content searchable: Text summaries are searchable, making it easier to find specific information later on without having to scrub through the video.

  • Repurpose content: A summary can be a starting point for creating new content, whether it's a blog post, an article, or a presentation. Need to impress your boss? Just create a slide deck from the best video on the topic.

So, in a nutshell. GPT Space can help you digest hours of content in a matter of minutes. And it can even help you make presentations so you can pass on the knowledge. The best thing? It’s free! So why not try it out yourself and turbocharge your learning process? Download GPT Space here.


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