How to Obtain a Summary from any YouTube Video with ChatGPT

Learn how to extract AI-generated summaries from any YouTube video effortlessly.

Riccardo Giorato
3 min readOct 23



In today’s fast-paced digital world, videos have become an integral part of our lives, and YouTube stands at the forefront as the leading platform for video content. However, sometimes we may not have the luxury of time to watch an entire video.

Thankfully, with the help of ChatGPT, an AI-powered language model, you can obtain a concise summary of any YouTube video effortlessly. In this article, we will explore how to use ChatGPT in conjunction with the extension to generate summaries and make the most out of your video-watching experience.

1. Install the Extension

To get started, head over to the Chrome Web Store and install the extension. Once installed, the extension will appear as a convenient tool at the top right corner of your browser. This extension will serve as the bridge between YouTube videos and ChatGPT, enabling you to extract summaries quickly and efficiently.

2. Accessing Video Transcripts and Summaries

After installing the extension, you can now navigate to the YouTube video you wish to summarize. Once on the video’s page, you will notice a new option provided by the extension: “Transcript & Summary.”

By clicking on this option, a new tab will open, displaying the AI-generated summary of the video’s content.

3. Refining the Summary with ChatGPT

Now that you have the summary at your disposal, you can further refine it using ChatGPT clicking the first icon with the OpenAI logo.

Open a prompt in ChatGPT and paste the summary into it. The AI model will provide you with an interactive interface to interact with the text and make any desired changes. You can add more context, rephrase sentences, or even…



Riccardo Giorato