espeak-gui(1) graphical user interface for the eSpeak voice synthesizer


espeak-gui [OPTIONS] [FILES]


espeak-gui is a little application to let the computer read out text for you.

If you run espeak-gui listing one or more text files as arguments, the content of those files will be loaded automatically.


The program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with options starting with two dashes (`--'). A summary of options is included below.
Shows which version of espeak-gui is being executed and exits.
Shows a short help message listing all supported options and exits.


Please report any bugs on


Siegfried-Angel Gevatter Pujals <[email protected]>
Joe Burmeister <[email protected]>


This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see <>.