Gespeaker – Text to Speech Application

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Gespeaker is a text-to-speech application available in Linux systems and is a UI version of popular open source speech synthesizer – espeak. Gespeaker is built in GTK+ frontend and have built-in features like language selection, changing voice, pitch etc.

Gespeaker Feature Summary

  • Simple GTK+ user interface
  • espeak speech engine
  • Feature to change Pitch, Volume, Speed and Delay
  • 10+ language support
  • Choice of Male, Female voices
  • Recording can be saved as Wav file
  • Support for MBROLA speech engine

How to install – using Terminal

To install Gespeaker in Ubuntu/Mint using terminal run below command. Enter password when prompted.

sudo apt-get install gespeaker


  • Type Gespeaker in dash. Click the launcher icon.
  • For Gnome, go to Applications -> Sound & Video -> Gespeaker
Gespeaker Running in Ubuntu
Gespeaker Running in Ubuntu


How to uninstall

To uninstall Gespeaker run below commands in terminal.

sudo apt-get remove gespeaker

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