Shortcuts Audacity for Windows

We present to your attention the shortcuts for the Audacity for Windows which is used on the operating system Windows, in this hotkeys description 128 of the most popular and important shortcuts are offered. You can also add your changes on our portal if you consider the data insufficiently complete or add a new program from the very beginning.

File Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+N New
Ctrl+O Open
Ctrl+W Close
Ctrl+V Save
Ctrl+Shift+I Import audio
Ctrl+Shift+E Export audio
Ctrl+Shift+L Export multiple
Ctrl+Q Exit

Edit Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Z Undo
Ctrl+Y Redo
Ctrl+X Cut
Ctrl+K Delete
Ctrl+Alt+X Remove special> Split cut
Ctrl+Alt+K Remove special> Split delete
Ctrl+L Remove special> Silence audio
Ctrl+T Remove special> Time audio
Ctrl+I Clip Boundaries > Split
Ctrl+Alt+I Clip Boundaries > Split New
Ctrl+J Clip Boundaries > Join
Ctrl+Alt+J Clip boundaries > detach at silence
Ctrl+C Copy
Ctrl+V Paste
Ctrl+Alt+V Paste text as new label
Ctrl+D Duplicate
Alt+X Labeled audio > cut
Alt+K Labeled audio > Delete
Shift+Alt+X Labeled audio >split cut
Shift+Alt+K Labeled audio >split delete
Alt+L` Labeled audio >silence audio
Shift+Alt+C Labeled audio >copy
Alt+I Labeled audio >split
Alt+J Labeled audio >join
Ctrl+Alt+A Labeled audio >detach at silences
Ctrl+A Select all
Ctrl+SHift+A Select none
Q Select > Spectral > Toggle Spectral Selection
[ Select > Left at Playback Position
] Select > right at Playback Position
Shift+J Select > Track Start to Cursor
Shift+K Select > Cursor to Track End
Ctrl+Shift+K Select > In All Tracks
Ctrl+Shift+Y Select > In All Sync-Locked Tracks
Z FInd zero crossings
Left Move cursor to selection start
Right Move cursor to selection end
J Move cursor to track start
K Move cursor to track end
Tab Move to and open next label
Ctrl+P Preferences
Shift+Tab Move to and open previous label
Alt+Right Move to previous label
Alt+Left Move to next label
Shift+Home Selection to start
Shift+End Selection to end
Backspace Delete key
Delete Delete key 2
Shift+Left Selection extend left
Shift+Right Selection extend right
Ctrl+Shift+Left Selection contract left
Ctrl+Shift+Right Selection contract right
Left Cursor left
Right Cursor right
, Cursor Short Jump Left
. Cursor Short Jump right
Shift+, Cursor long Jump Left
Shift+. Cursor long Jump right

View Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+1 Zoom in
Ctrl+2 Zoom normal
Ctrl+3 Zoom out
Ctrl+E Zoom to selection
Ctrl+F Fit in window
Ctrl+Shift+F Fit vertically
Ctrl+[ Go to selection start
Ctrl+] Go to selection end
Ctrl+Shift+C Collapse all tracks
Ctrl+Shift+X Expand collapsed tracks
F11 Full screen on/off

Transport Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Space Play/stop
X Play/stop and set cursor
Shift+Space Loop play
P Pause
Home Skip to start
End Skip to end
R Record
Shift+T Timer record
Shift+R Append record
Alt+Right Move cursor to next label
Alt+Left Move cursor to previous label
1 Play one second
B Play to selection
C Play cut preview
Shift+F5 Play short period before selection start
Shift+F6 Play short period after selection start
Shift+F7 Play short period before selection end
Shift+F8 Play short period after selection end
Ctrl+Shift+F5 Play short period before and after selection start
Ctrl+Shift+F7 Play short period before and after selection end
Left/, Short Seek Left during Playback
Right/. Short Seek right during Playback
Shift+Left Long Seek Left during Playback
Shift+Right Long Seek Right during Playback

Effect Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+R Repeat last effect

Analyse Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Shift+T Contrast

Device Toolbar

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Shift+N Change Audio Host
Shift+O Change Playback Device
Shift+I Change Recording Device
Shift+N Change Recording Channels

Tools Toolbar

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
F1 Selection tool
F2 Envelope tool
F3 Draw tool
F4 Zoom tool
F5 Time shift tool
F6 Multi-tool
D Next-tool
A Previous tool

Keyboard Focus

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Shift+F6 Move backward through currently focused toolbar in Upper Toolbar dock area
Ctrl+F6 Move forward through currently focused toolbar in Upper Toolbar dock area
Alt+Shift+F6 Move backward through modeless windows
Alt+F6 Move forward through modeless windows

Audio Track Dropdown Menu

Windows Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Shift+M Open menu on focused track
Shift+U Mute/Unmute focused track
Shift+S Solo/Unsolo focused track
Shift+G Change gain on focused track
Alt+Shift+Up Increase gain on focused track
Alt+Shift+Down Decrease gain on focused track
Alt+Shift+Left Pan left on focused track
Alt+Shift+Right Pan right on focused track
Shift+P Change pan on focused track
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Date of change: 24.01.2019
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*Some of the keys listed may not work in older versions of the program