Shortcuts for VLC Media Player

Shortcuts for VLC Media Player

Esc Exit full screen mode
Space Pause or play movie
V Subtitles on/ off
B Select audio track
Ctrl+Arrow Up/Arrow Down Volume up/ down in 5% increments


Shift+Arrow Right/Arrow Left Jump            3 seconds forward/ backward
Alt+Arrow Right/Arrow Left Jump                    10 seconds forward/ backward
Ctrl+Arrow Right/Arrow Left                                     Jump 1 minute forward/ backward

Scroll up/ down Volume or Position (see settings)
Right-click Local menu (play controls, audio/ video)

Ctrl+D                               Open Disc menu
Ctrl+F Open Folder (browse folder menu)
Ctrl+R Advanced open file
Ctrl+O Open single file(s)
M Mute and unmute audio
P Play movie (from the very beginning)
S Stop movie (not pause; this stops the movie completely)
[/ ] Increase/ decrease playback by 0.1x
= Adjust playback to normal (1.0x)
C Change screen Crop 16:10, 16:9, 4:3, etc.
A Change Aspect ratio 16:10, 16:9, 4.:3, etc.
G/H Decrease/ increase subtitle delay
J/K Decrease/ increase audio delay
Z Change zoom mode
Ctrl+1 … 4  Play Recent media (in Media – Recent media menu)
Show time
Goto time
E Frame by Frame Mode; continue pressing E to advance one frame at a time.
Ctrl+H Hide Control


Ctrl+P                                                Preferences/ interface settings
Ctrl+E Adjustments and audio/ video Effects
Ctrl+B Edit Bookmarks
Ctrl+M Open Messages
Ctrl+N Open Network
Ctrl+C Open Captue device
Ctrl+L Open PlayList; press again to return to movie.
Ctrl+Y Save playlist
Ctrl+I Media Information
D Toggle Deinterlace
N Play next movie from playlist
F1 Show help
F11 Window full-screen (not equal to pressing F)

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