Everybody needs to get in on the AI picture technology motion, however in the event you’ve been intimidated by the prevailing choices on the market primarily based on Secure Diffusion, together with the Midjourney Discord bot, you’re in luck: Diffusion Bee is an easy Mac app that provides you the whole lot it’s worthwhile to generate your personal photos from textual content immediate utilizing the open-source AI picture technology framework.
The app, developed by Divam Gupta, requires no technical experience by any means and installs on M1 Macs by way of drag-and-drop. You’ll need an M1 or M2 Mac operating not less than macOS 15.2, nonetheless — the app takes benefit of Apple Silicon’s built-in AI smarts and runs the Secure Diffusion mannequin regionally, which has the added benefit of making certain that nothing is shipped to any servers.
You’ll be able to tweak settings together with picture top and width, in addition to the variety of steps the mannequin runs by means of to generate your end result, and the “Steering Scale” — how a lot significance the mannequin locations in your textual content prompts when producing its outcomes. Be aware that in my testing not less than, adjusting these parameters greater than the defaults resulted in large will increase in how lengthy it took to provide the photographs.
That is an especially straightforward (and free) approach to begin enjoying round with Secure Diffusion your self, supplied you’ve acquired a Mac to make use of it.