What is Layer

Layer is an AI-powered research tool that reduces research time by 40% through AI summarization and information extraction. It is built for various research use cases such as journalistic investigations, scientific discovery, strategy consulting, market analysis, and more. Layer allows users to extract key insights instantly, get precise answers with sources, and capture notes with sources. It aims to amplify users’ capabilities to navigate through a world overflowing with information and accelerate the boring part of research tasks.

Key Features

  • AI-Powered Summarization: Reduces research time by 40% with AI-driven summarization techniques.
  • Information Extraction: Automatically pulls key information, highlighting crucial content for research goals.
  • Precise Answers with Sources: Provides answers to queries along with sources for quick fact-checking.
  • Insights from Complex PDFs: Capable of extracting insights from detailed reports and complex documents.
  • Note Capturing with Sources: Allows users to save useful information in a Layer notebook, including the source.
  • Efficient Information Navigation: Amplifies capabilities to navigate through vast information, focusing on the essential parts.


Basic Plan

  • Cost: Free
  • Features:
    • 7 questions per week
    • Unlimited projects
    • Unlimited annotations
    • Access via the Chrome extension

Pro Plan

  • Cost: $9.99 per month
  • Features:
    • Includes everything in the Basic plan
    • Unlimited questions
    • Unlimited PDF length
    • Unlimited website length
    • Access to early features
    • Cofounder’s phone number for priority support and feedback
    • Access via the Chrome extension

Please check here for more details about Layer’s pricing.