VLC Keyboard Shortcuts

Most used

 F                             Fullscreen
 Esc                           Exit full screen mode
 Space                         Pause or play movie
 V                             Subtitles on/ off
 B                             Select audio track
 Ctrl+Arrow Up/Arrow Down      Volume up/ down in 5% increments

Jump in playback

 Shift+Arrow Right/Arrow       Left Jump 3 seconds forward/ backward
 Alt+Arrow Right/Arrow         Left Jump 10 seconds forward/ backward
 Ctrl+Arrow Right/Arrow        Left Jump 1 minute forward/ backward

Mouse actions

 Scroll up/ down               Volume or Position (see settings)
 Right-click                   Local menu (play controls, audio/ video)

Movie Navigation

Ctrl+D                        Open Disc menu
Ctrl+F                        Open Folder (browse folder menu)
Ctrl+R                        Advanced open file
Ctrl+O                        Open single file(s)
M                             Mute and unmute audio
P                             Play movie (from the very beginning)
S                             Stop movie (not pause; this stops the movie completely)
[/ ]                          Increase/ decrease playback by 0.1x
=                             Adjust playback to normal (1.0x)
C                             Change screen Crop 16:10, 16:9, 4:3, etc.
A                             Change Aspect ratio 16:10, 16:9, 4.:3, etc.
G/H                           Decrease/ increase subtitle delay
J/K                           Decrease/ increase audio delay
Z                             Change zoom mode
Ctrl+1 ... 4                  Play Recent media (in Media - Recent media menu)
T                             Show time
Ctrl+T                        Goto time
E                             Frame by Frame Mode; continue pressing E to advance one frame at a time.
Ctrl+H                        Hide Control

Manage VLC, Playlists, and Special Commands

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; press again to return to movie.
Ctrl+Y                        Save playlist
Ctrl+I                        Media Information
D                             Toggle Deinterlace
N                             Play next movie from playlist
F1                            Show help
F11                           Window full-screen (not equal to pressing F)
Ctrl+W                        Quit VLC

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