Top 10 Most Visited AI Tools 2023

Sujan Sarkar of recently conducted an in-depth research of the AI industry’s growth from September 2022 to August 2023.

The findings, which cover over 3,000 AI technologies, are astonishing. ChatGPT stands out with 14 billion visits, accounting for 60% of the top 50 AI tool traffic. ChatGPT was the clear leader among the 24 billion total visits over this time period.

CthatGPT, Character AI, and Google Bard are also in the spotlight, with net traffic increases of 1.8 billion, 463.4 million, and 68 million visits, respectively.

However, not all sailed in the same boat.

During the same time period, Craiyon, MidJourney, and Quillbot had large traffic reductions.

Writerbuddy gathered information using SEMrush, a trustworthy SEO tool. They gathered information from AI tool directories and whittled it down to the top 50 most frequented.

The insights they’ve unearthed are truly unique, providing a comprehensive glimpse of the AI industry’s digital footprint.

Key Insights from the AI Industry’s Traffic Analysis

  • 50 AI tools garnered 24 billion visits from Sep 2022 to Aug 2023.
  • ChatGPT captured 60% of the traffic with 14 billion visits.

Winners: ChatGPT, Character AI, Google Bard.

Losers: Craiyon, MidJourney, Quillbot.

  • AI industry grew 10.7x, averaging 236.3 million growth in visits monthly.
  • The US contributed 22.62% (5.5 billion visits), while Europe totaled 3.9 billion.
  • 69.5% male vs. 30.5% female user disparity in AI tools.
  • 63% accessed AI tools on mobile devices.
Source: WriterBuddy


The AI sector grew dramatically in a year (September 2022 to August 2023). Starting with 241.8 million visits, the top 50 AI tools grew to 2.8 billion visits by the end, an increase of 236.3 million visits per month.

ChatGPT reached 1 million users in just five days, propelling the industry to a peak of 4.1 billion visits in May 2023. Despite a following 1.2 billion drop, the second half of the year had an impressive 3.3 billion monthly visits.

This pattern shows that investors in premier AI technologies could see 3-10x returns, tying interest to financial progress.


1. ChatGPT

ChatGPT, an AI Chatbot, recorded a monumental total traffic of 14.6 billion over the past year. Averaging at 1.5 billion visits every month, it dominated the chart by accounting for a staggering 60.17% of the entire traffic. This platform witnessed a positive net traffic growth of 1.8 billion, translating to an average monthly growth of 195.1 million visits.

2. Character AI

Another AI Chatbot, Character AI, garnered significant attention with a total of 3.8 billion visits.

With an average monthly visit of 318.8 million, it contributed to 15.77% of the overall traffic.

Source: WriterBuddy

It experienced a commendable net traffic increase of 463.4 million or an average of 42.1 million traffic growth each month.


3. QuillBot

Quillbot, specializing in AI Writing, attracted a total of 1.1 billion visits over the year. Averaging 94.6 million visits monthly, it represented 4.68% of the total traffic. However, it faced a slight decline, with a net loss of 5.1 million visits, equating to an average monthly loss of 461.4K.

4. Midjourney

Midjourney, an AI-powered Image Generator platform, drew a total of 500.4 million visits. With a monthly average of 41.7 million, it constituted 2.06% of the entire traffic. The platform, unfortunately, experienced a decline with a net traffic loss of 8.7 million, averaging a monthly dip of 787.7K.

5. Hugging Face

Huggingface, catering to Data Science enthusiasts, secured a total of 316.6 million visits. With its monthly visits averaging at 26.4 million, it contributed to 1.31% of the total traffic. Positively, it saw a net growth of 3.5 million visits or an average monthly gain of 316.4K.

Source: WriterBuddy

6. Google Bard


Google Bard, another entrant in the AI Chatbot category, had a total traffic of 241.6 million. Its monthly average stood at 34.5 million, comprising 1.00% of the total traffic. The platform enjoyed a net growth of 68 million, which means an average monthly increase of 11.3 million.

7. NovelAI

Novelai, an AI Writing tool, reported a total of 238.7 million visits. Averaging 19.9 million visits every month, it made up 0.98% of the entire traffic. The tool saw a net growth of 10.1 million, or an average monthly increment of 918.9K visits.

8. CapCut

Capcut, a Video Generator, amassed a total traffic of 203.8 million. With 17 million visits each month on average, it contributed 0.84% to the overall traffic. The platform experienced a net traffic growth of 14.6 million, which breaks down to a monthly gain of 1.3 million.

9. Janitor AI

Janitorai, another AI Chatbot, attracted a total of 192.4 million visits. Its standout feature was its high monthly average of 48.1 million visits, comprising 0.79% of the entire traffic. It showed a robust net growth of 48.8 million, with an average monthly leap of 16.3 million.

10. Civitai

Civitai, an Image Generator tool, drew 177.2 million visits in total. Averaging at 17.7 million visits monthly, it constituted 0.73% of the total traffic.

The platform marked a net traffic growth of 23.3 million, translating to a monthly increase of 2.6 million.

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