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By default, Continue uses GPT-4 and GPT-3.5-turbo via the OpenAI API.
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The Continue VS Code extension is currently in beta. It will attempt to start the Continue Python server locally for you, but sometimes this will fail, causing the "Starting Continue server..." not to disappear, or other hangups. While we are working on fixes to all of these problems, read here for common solutions:
The Continue server is a Python server that runs locally on your computer allowing complete privacy. It handles indexing the codebase, constructing prompts, storing and loading configuration, and more. To allow quick startup times, the server will run on your computer in the background, even while not using Continue. If you'd like to stop the server yourself, the process runs on port 65432, and also depends on an instance of Meilisearch running on port 7700.