VLC Media Player is an excellent open source player. Here you will find all the keyboard shortcuts you need to navigate quickly.
VLC Media Player is not only the best program for playing videos and music, it is also free and open source.
One of the great things about VLC Media Player is that it supports so many different types of media files out of the box.
If you are using VLC Media Player you should know all of the keyboard shortcuts so you can quickly control media, open menus, and navigate the program.
That's why we've put together this free cheat sheet that has all of the Windows shortcuts you'll need for VLC Media Player.
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|Shift + Left Arrow||Back 3 seconds|
|Shift + Right Arrow||3 seconds forward|
|Alt + left arrow||10 seconds back|
|Alt + right arrow||10 seconds forward|
|Ctrl + Left Arrow||Back 1 minute|
|Ctrl + right arrow||1 minute forward|
|Ctrl + Alt + Left Arrow||Back 5 minutes|
|Ctrl + Alt + Right Arrow||Forward 5 minutes|
|T.||Position / time|
|L.||Normal / loop / repeat|
|Shift + M.||Disc menu|
|Shift + O.||Previous track|
|Shift + B.||Next track|
|Shift + P.||Previous chapter|
|Shift + N.||Next chapter|
|Ctrl + Q.||leaving|
|J.||Decrease the audio delay|
|B.||Change audio track|
|Shift + A.||Switch the audio device off and on again|
|Ctrl + up arrow||Increase volume|
|Ctrl + down arrow||Decrease volume|
|I||Show controller in full screen mode|
|Shift + Z.||Reset zoom|
|F.||Toggle full screen|
|Escape||Exit full screen / close dialog|
|picture on||Reduce the angle of view|
|Picture down||Expand the viewpoint|
|Alt + 1||1: 4 quarter harvest|
|Alt + 2||1: 2 half harvest|
|Alt + 3||1: 1 original harvest|
|Alt + 4||2: 1 double harvest|
|ONE||Aspect ratio of the cycle|
|C.||Cycle clipping ratio|
|Ö||Toggle automatic scaling|
|Alt + O.||Increase the scaling factor|
|Alt + Shift + O.||Reduce the scaling factor|
|Shift + D.||Turn off the deinterlace modes|
|Ctrl + F1 – F10||Bookmark the playlist to 1 – 10|
|F1 – F10||Play playlist bookmarks 1 – 10|
|Ctrl + W.||Delete the playlist|
|Ctrl + Y.||Save playlist|
|Ctrl + 0||Reset subtitle scale|
|Ctrl + mouse wheel up||Make the text of subtitles smaller|
|Ctrl + mouse wheel down||Scale the text of subtitles|
|H.||Increase the subtitle delay|
|G||Decrease the subtitle delay|
|Shift + H.||Sync subtitles|
|Alt + V.||Go through the subtitle track in reverse order|
|V.||Scroll through the subtitle track|
|Shift + V.||Switch subtitles|
|Menu and settings|
|Ctrl + B.||bookmark|
|Ctrl + C.||Open the recording device|
|Ctrl + D.||Open CD|
|Ctrl + E.||Advanced settings|
|Ctrl + F.||Open folder|
|Ctrl + H.||Hide / show menus|
|Ctrl + I.||Media information|
|Ctrl + J.||Codec information|
|Ctrl + L.||Hide / show playlist|
|Ctrl + M.||Messages|
|Ctrl + N.||Open the network stream|
|Ctrl + O.||open file|
|Ctrl + P.||Settings|
|Ctrl + R.||Convert / Save|
|Ctrl + S.||Streaming|
|Ctrl + T.||Go at the time|
|Ctrl + V.||Insert location / backlog|
|Ctrl + Shift + W.||VLM configurator|
|Alt + A.||Audio menu|
|Alt + H.||Help menu|
|Alt + I.||View menu|
|Alt + L.||Playback menu|
|Alt + M.||Media menu|
|Alt + S.||Tools menu|
|Alt + T.||Subtitle menu|
|Shift + S.||snapshot|
|Shift + R.||recording|
|Enter||Select menu entry (DVD)|
|Arrow keys||Navigate menus (DVD)|
VLC Media Player can do a lot more than just play your video files. It's full of great features that you may not be familiar with, such as: B. the ability to convert video formats or download them from YouTube. Make sure you explore all that it has to offer.
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