Shortcuts VLC Media Player for MacOS

We present to your attention the shortcuts for the VLC Media Player for MacOS which is used on the operating system MacOS, in this hotkeys description 52 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.

Most used

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
F Fullscreen
Space Pause or play movie
S Subtitles on/off
B Audio track cycle
Ctrl+Arrow Up/Ctrl+Arrow Down Volume

Mouse actions

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Double click Fullscreen
Scroll Volume or Position (see settings)
Right click Local menu (play controls, audio/video)

Movie Navigation

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+D Open disc menu
Ctrl+F Open folder (browse folder menu)
Ctrl+R/Ctrl+S Advanced open file
Ctrl+O Open single file(s)
M Mute and unmute audio
P Play movie (from the very beginning)
S Stop movie
Esc Exit full screen mode
[+]/-/= Faster, slower, normal
A Aspect ratio
C Crop screen
G/H Decrease subtitle delay / Increase subtitle delay
J/K Decrease audio delay / Increase audio delay
Z Change zoom mode
Ctrl+1, Ctrl+2, Ctrl+3, Ctrl+4 Recent media (in Media - Recent media menu)
T Show time
Ctrl+T Goto time
E Next Frame. Advance forward frame-by-frame

Jump in playback

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Command+Ctrl+Arrow Left/Arrow Right Very short jump (3 seconds) default
Command+Alt+Arrow Left/Arrow Right Short jump (10 seconds) default
Command+Shift+Arrow Left/Arrow Right Medium jump (1 minute) default
Command+Alt+Shift+Arrow Left/Arrow Right Long jump (5 minutes) default

Manage VLC, Playlists, and Special Commands

MacOS Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+H Hide / unhide controls
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
Ctrl+Y Save playlist
Ctrl+I/Ctrl+J Media information
Alt+A Open audio menu
Alt+H Open help menu
Alt+M Open media menu
Alt+P Open playlist menu
Alt+T Open tool menu
Alt+V Open video menu
Alt+L Open playback menu
D Show movie path
N Play next movie from playlist
F1 Show Help
F11 Window full-screen (not equal to pressing F)
Alt+F4, Alt+q or Ctrl+Q Quit VLC
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Date of change: 25.01.2019
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*Some of the keys listed may not work in older versions of the program