What is Chatsonic?

Say goodbye to conventional chatbots and hello to Chatsonic – the advanced AI chat platform that outperforms ChatGPT with lightning-fast real-time web search, vision capabilities, and even chat PDF functionalities. Whether you're conversing with text, PDFs, images, websites, audios, or more, Chatsonic offers unparalleled speed and accuracy, making it the ultimate ChatGPT alternative for seamless and intuitive interactions.

Chatsonic vs ChatGPT, What's the Difference?

Chatsonic and ChatGPT share similarities in their foundation as AI-driven chat platforms designed to facilitate natural language interactions. However, they diverge in several key aspects:

  1. Real-Time Web Search: One of the significant points of departure is Chatsonic's integration of lightning-fast real-time web search capabilities. Unlike ChatGPT, which relies solely on pre-existing knowledge, Chatsonic dynamically fetches information from the web in real-time, providing users with the most up-to-date and relevant answers.

  1. Vision Capabilities: Another key point of differentiation is Chatsonic's advanced vision capabilities. While ChatGPT primarily focuses on text-based interactions, Chatsonic can analyze and interpret visual content, such as images, diagrams, and charts, enriching the conversational experience and enabling deeper insights.

  1. Seamless Engagement with Various Media Formats: Chatsonic distinguishes itself by seamlessly integrating with a diverse range of media formats, including Word documents, PDFs, images, audio files, and webpage URLs. Unlike ChatGPT, which primarily focuses on text-based interactions, Chatsonic allows users to effortlessly upload and interact with their documents directly within the conversation. This means users can seamlessly engage with their documents without leaving the chat interface, fostering efficient collaboration and content creation while maintaining a smooth and uninterrupted flow of conversation.

Examples of What You Can Do with Chatsonic

Here are some examples of what you can do with Chatsonic, just to name a few:

  • Summarize a webpage
  • Transcribe an audio file
  • Generate an image
  • Summarize any youtube video
  • Chat with any image
  • Research any topic
  • Create a brand voice

Step 1 - Access Chatsonic

You can access Chatsonic from the left hand side menu in your Writesonic account.

Step 2 - Start a New Chat

To chat with Chatsonic, simply type and send your message or question in a natural, conversational manner, and Chatsonic will respond promptly with helpful information or assistance on generating content .

Chat with your files

  1. Click [Add] and select the type of file you want to share with Chatsonic
  2. Then go ahead and chat with your file. You can ask questions in reference to the file or give instructions to create new content.

Acceptable file formats include:

Note: The maximum allowable file size is 10MF per file.

  • Documents: PDF (.pdf), Word Documents (.doc, .docx)

  • Images: JPEG (.jpg, .jpeg), PNG (.png)

  • Audio: MP3 (.mp3), WAV (.wav)

  • URLs: Chatsonic can access and reference content from most websites, with a few exceptions:

    • webpages that restrict crawling
    • content that is behind paywalls or requires user authentication
    • webpages that primarily consists of image, audio, or video content without any accompanying texts
  • Knowledge Base Files - you can select files from your Knowledge Base


Below is an example where Chatsonic is asked to craft a feature article using a URL as a reference

Additionally, Chatsonic will provide suggestions on what you might want to do next or suggest templates that you can use.

Use your brand voice

Note: Access to this feature varies based on the specific plan you have chosen.

  1. Click the [Megaphone] icon, the select [Create new]
  2. Enter your brand name
  3. Import content to train Writesonic on your writing style. You can upload a document file, add a link, or add text snippets.
  4. Click [Next]

  1. Customize your content's style, structure, brand alignment, and audience targeting to reflect your brand's identity and engage your target audience effectively. Read this step by step guide on how to set up your Brand Voice

Use Agent Mode

In agent mode, Chatsonic takes a proactive approach. Chatsonic initiates the conversation by asking questions and providing suggestions. By asking questions, Chatsonic can gather more information about your preferences, needs, or problems, acting as a guide with a series of prompts to help you achieve your goal. This enables Chatsonic to tailor its responses or suggestions more accurately. Read this guide to learn more how to use Chatsonic Agent Mode

  1. Toggle ON to activate Agent Mode
  2. Enter a question
  3. Chatsonic Agent will prompt you to answer some questions, select one or enter your own answer.

Step 3 - Optimize Your Content

Chatsonic's comprehensive suite of features is designed to empower you to craft tailored and engaging content effortlessly:

Copy text to clipboard

  • Click the [copy] icon to instantly copy the generated text to your device's clipboard.
  • It streamlines the process of transferring content to other applications or documents, saving time and effort.

Give feedback

  • Give the generated response a thumbs-up or a thumbs-down to provide feedback on the generated content.
  • This enables continuous improvement of Chatsonic's responses to ensure future responses better meet your needs and expectations.


  • Click the [regenerate] icon to quickly generate alternative versions of the content.
  • This is particularly useful for exploring different angles, perspectives, or variations of the same topic, enhancing creativity and ideation.

Modify the response

  • Click the [modify] icon and easily select from a dropdown menu to modify the response according to your preferences. You can rephrase text, enhance writing quality, adjust length, change tone, simplify language, or perform any other type of modification, the process is straightforward.
  • The intuitive interface streamlines content customization, empowering you to effortlessly tailor the response to meet your unique needs and preferences.

Check Plagiarism

  • Click the [3-dot] icon, then click [Check plagiarism] to verify the originality of the generated content
  • This ensures the integrity of the content and helps avoid any potential copyright issues or academic misconduct.


  • Click the [download] icon to download the generated content in Word Document format
  • This makes it convenient for offline access, sharing, or integration into other projects or documents.


  • Click the [Add to Notes] icon to copy chat responses into your chat Notes.
  • Click the [Notes] tab to open/hide the Notes interface.
  • Add/edit your personal notes, ideas, or attach relevant chatbot responses into your chat Notes.

Open in AI Document Editor

  • Click the [Notes] tab to open the chat Notes, then click [Open in AI Document Editor]. This will open your notes in the AI Document Editor.
  • This feature seamlessly converts your Notes to an AI-powered document editor for further refinement, collaboration, or integration into larger projects.
  • Read this guide to learn more about the AI Document Editor

Useful Tips when Engaging with Chatsonic

Engaging effectively with Chatsonic can result in more accurate and customized responses for your specific needs. Here are some tips to get the most out of your interactions:

  1. Provide Clear Context
    • Instead of: "How can I improve my marketing content?"
    • Try: "I run a small clothing brand targeting young adults. How can I improve my social media content to increase engagement and sales?"
  2. Ask Specific Questions
    • Instead of: "What are some marketing strategies?"
    • Try: "What are some effective content formats for a tech startup's blog to attract B2B clients?"
  3. Be Patient and Specific
    • Instead of: "Can you help with marketing content?"
    • Try: "I'm struggling to come up with engaging blog topics for my travel agency. Can you suggest some ideas focused on adventure travel?"
  4. Provide Examples or Scenarios
    • Instead of: "How can I improve my email marketing?"
    • Try: "I'm launching a new product line of organic skincare. Can you suggest email marketing strategies to build anticipation and drive sales?"
  5. Clarify Ambiguities
    • Instead of: "What's the best way to market my product?"
    • Try: "I'm launching a new line of eco-friendly kitchenware. What marketing channels should I focus on to reach environmentally conscious consumers?"
  6. Utilize Follow-up Questions
    • After receiving a response: "Thanks for the suggestions on blog topics. Can you also recommend some effective strategies for promoting the blog posts on social media?"
  7. Feedback Loop
    • After receiving a response: "Your advice on creating video content was helpful. Could you provide more details on optimizing video titles for SEO?"
  8. Experiment and Iterate
    • Instead of sticking to one approach: "I've been focusing on blog posts, but I'm open to trying other content formats. What are some alternative content ideas for promoting my fitness coaching services?"

Chatsonic Sidebar

View Previous Chat Conversations

  • See your previous chat conversations on the left hand side menu, the most recent one displayed at the top.
  • Type a keyword on the search bar to find a specfic chat conversation.

Rename or Delete the Chat Conversation

Click the [3-dot] icon, select [Edit] to rename the chat conversation title, or [delete] to delete the chat.

Hide or Show the Sidebar

The show/hide sidebar icon is a short grey horizontal line located between the sidebar and the chat interface, simply click to show or hide the sidebar

Start a New Chat

Click the [edit icon] located at the top of the sidebar, or at the top of the chat interface when the sidebar is hidden.

Share the Chat Conversation

  1. Click the [share] icon located at the top right corner of the chat interface
  2. Select [Anyone with the link] from the dropdown.
  3. Select how you want to share the chat conversation:
    • Copy and share the public link to anyone
    • Download it as a Microsoft Word and PDF file
    • Share it on social media and other messaging apps (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Reddit, and WhatsApp)

Chatsonic Settings

Dark Mode

  1. Click the [gear] icon located at the top right corner of the chat interface, then click the [General] tab.
  2. Toggle ON to activate Dark Mode
  3. Click [Save]

Custom Instructions for All Chats

You can provide Chatsonic with custom instructions to receive personalized responses in all future conversations.

  1. Click the [Custom Instructions] tab
  2. Enter your custom instructions for all new chats
    • Tell Chatsonic more about you. Eg. What is your profession, what subjects interest you
    • How would you like it to respond? Eg. Long responses or short, format or casual, neutral or opinionated
  3. Toggle ON to activate custom instructions
  4. Click [SAVE]