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60 VLC Keyboard Shortcuts

VLC Shortcuts work even when you are watching the video in full-screen mode. Memorizing these VLC shortcuts will help you perform tasks without touching or clicking the mouse buttons.

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Users generally prefer using VLC shortcuts or key combinations to carry out a few basic tasks in VLC. Hence, today I will share with you some crucial VLC shortcuts. Here is the list. Download the VLC shortcuts in PDF format.

General VLC Keyboard Shortcuts

Action VLC Shortcuts Windows VLC Shortcuts Mac
Full Screen F F
Exit full-screen mode Esc Esc
Pause or play the video Spacebar Spacebar
Subtitles on or off V V
Select audio track B B
Volume up in 5% increments Ctrl + Up Arrow key Command + Up Arrow key
Volume down in 5% increments Ctrl + Down Arrow key Command + Down Arrow key

Similar Programs: GOM Player Keyboard Shortcuts

Video Navigation Shortcuts

Action VLC Shortcuts Windows VLC Shortcuts Mac
Open Disc menu Ctrl + D Command + D
Open Folder Ctrl + F Command + F
Advanced open file Ctrl + R Command + R
Open Single file Ctrl + O Command + O
Mute and unmute audio M M
Play Video P P
Stop Video S S
Increase playback by 0.1x [ [
Decrease playback by 0.1x ] ]
Adjust playback to normal (1.0x) = =
Change screen Crop 16:10, 16:9, 4:3, etc. C C
Change Aspect ratio 16:10, 16:9, 4.:3, etc. A A
Decrease subtitle delay G G
Increase subtitle delay H H
Decrease audio delay J J
Increase audio delay K K
Change zoom mode Z Z
Play Recent media Ctrl + 1 Command + 1
Showtime T T
Go to time Ctrl + T Command + T
Hide Control Ctrl + H Command + H

Similar Programs: PotPlayer Keyboard Shortcuts

Manage Playlists & Commands Shortcuts

Action VLC Shortcut keys Windows VLC Shortcut keys Mac
Preferences or interface settings Ctrl + P Command + P
Adjustments and audio or video Effects Ctrl + E Command + E
Edit Bookmarks Ctrl + B Command + B
Open Messages Ctrl + M Command + M
Open Network Ctrl + N Command + N
Open Capture device Ctrl + C Command + C
Open playlist Ctrl + L Command + L
Save playlist Ctrl + Y Command + Y
Media Information Ctrl + I Command + I
Toggle Deinterlace D D
Play the next movie from the playlist N N
Play previous movies from the playlist P P
Show help F1 F1
Window full-screen F11 F11
Quit VLC Ctrl + W Command + W

Similar Programs: MPC-HC Keyboard Shortcuts

Jump in Video playback Shortcuts

Action VLC Shortcut keys Windows VLC Shortcut keys Mac
Jump 3 seconds forward Shift + Right Arrow key Shift + Right Arrow key
Jump 3 seconds backward Shift + Left Arrow key Shift + Left Arrow key
Jump 10 seconds forward Alt + Right Arrow key Option + Right Arrow key
Jump 10 seconds backward Alt + Left Arrow key Option + Left Arrow key
Jump 1 minute forward Ctrl + Right Arrow key Command + Right Arrow key
Jump 1 minute backward Ctrl + Left Arrow key Command + Left Arrow key

The above was a list of VLC shortcut keys for Windows & Mac users. This list will improve your viewing experience with VLC. Despite the surge in OTT platforms, VLC hasn’t lost its charm yet. Please still prefer to view content offline, and for that, you need VLC installed on your device.



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