Shortcuts iTunes for MacOS

We present to your attention the shortcuts for the iTunes for MacOS which is used on the operating system MacOS, in this hotkeys description 58 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.

Playback shortcuts

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Space Start or stop playing the selected song
Enter Play the currently selected song from the beginning
Option+⌘+Arrow Right/Arrow Left Move forward or backward within a song
Option+Arrow Right/Arrow Left Listen to the next or previous album in a list
Arrow Left/Arrow Right Go to the next or previous song in a list

Library and Playlist

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
⌘+click the checkbox next to a song Select or deselect all the songs in a list
Shift+⌘+N Create a new playlist from selected songs
Option+⌘+N Create a new Smart Playlist
⌘+Delete Delete the selected playlist without confirming that you want to delete it
Option+Delete Delete the selected playlist and all the songs it contains from your library
Option+Delete Delete the selected song from your library and all playlists
⌘+R Refresh the Radio list, when Radio is selected (or Genius Playlist if selected)

iTunes Store shortcuts

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
⌘+/ Go to the next page / go to previous page in iTunes Store
Type in Search field and press Option+Enter Initiate a search in the iTunes Store (from anywhere in iTunes)
⌘+R Check for app updates (when Apps is selected, below Library)

File and Window

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+click a column heading Change the song information columns
⌘+click a triangle Expand or collapse all the triangles in the Radio’s Stream list
Option+⌘+M Shrink the iTunes window to show only the playback controls
Option+click the zoom button in the upper+left corner of the iTunes window Switch between custom and maximum window sizes
⌘+drag the resize control in the lower+right corner of the window See the iTunes window resize while you are resizing it
⌘+N/⌘+P In the Info window, see the info for the next or previous song in the list
Shift+⌘+/ Go to the previous or next pane in the Get Info or Preferences window
⌘+F Select the search field

iTunes menu shortcuts

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
⌘+, Open iTunes Preferences
⌘+H Hide the iTunes window
Option+⌘+H Hide all other applications
⌘+Q Quit iTunes

File Menu

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
⌘+N Create a new playlist
Shift+⌘+N Create a new playlist with the selected songs
Option+⌘+N Create a new Smart Playlist
⌘+O Open / add a file to your music library
⌘+W Close the iTunes window
⌘+I Open the Info window for the selected song or CD
Shift+⌘+R Show where a song file is located
⌘+L Show the currently playing song in the list
⌘+U Stream audio file at a specific URL to iTunes

Edit Menu

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
⌘+, Open iTunes Preferences
⌘+Z Undo your last typing change while editing an item’s information
⌘+X/⌘+C/⌘+V Cut / Copy / Paste the selected song’s information or artwork
⌘+A Select all the songs in the list
Shift+⌘+A Deselect all the songs in the list
⌘+B Hide or show the Artist and Album columns
⌘+J Open the View Options window for the selected source

Add Menu

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Space Start or stop playing the selected song
Arrow Right/Arrow Left Play the next song / play previous song in a list (When a song is playing)
⌘+Arrow Up/⌘+Arrow Down Increase the volume / decrease the volume
Option+⌘+Arrow Down Mute the sound (song keeps playing)
⌘+E Eject a CD

Visualizer Menu

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
⌘+T Turn the visualizer on or off
⌘+F Fullscreen visualizer
Press ?, then key available See more options when a visual effect is showing

Other

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+⌘+F Enter or exit full-screen view
⌘+M Put the iTunes window in the Dock
⌘+? Open iTunes Help
Option+Command (while opening iTunes) Open iTunes in “safe mode” (without external plug-ins)
While the video is playing, Control+click the movie, and choose Set Poster Frame Choose artwork for the selected video
Press and hold Option+Command when connecting iPod/iPhone Prevent iPod from automatically syncing when you connect it to your computer
Shift+⌘+Arrow Right/Arrow Left Go to the next or last chapter during spoken words (if available)
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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