This is the documentation for
esptool.py - a Python-based, open source, platform independent utility to communicate with the ROM bootloader in Espressif SoCs.
espsecure.py are a complete toolset for working with Espressif chips. They can do a number of things, for example:
Read, write, erase, and verify binary data stored in flash.
Read chip features and other related data such as MAC address or flash chip ID.
Read and write the one-time-programmable efuses.
Prepare binary executable images ready for flashing.
Analyze, assemble, and merge binary images.
This document describes using
esptool.py with the ESP8266 SoC. To switch to a different SoC target, choose target from the dropdown in the upper left.
Getting started is easy:
$ pip install esptool
For detailed instructions, see Installation and Dependencies.
Connect an Espressif chip to your computer.
$ esptool.py -p PORT flash_id
PORTwith the name of used serial port. If connection fails, see Troubleshooting.