Keyboard Shortcuts for VLC Media Player!!

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This Instructable will show you some useful keyboard shortcuts for VLC media player

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Step 1: Keyboard Shortcuts : Part 1

1. Ctrl + O

  • Open a File

2. Ctrl + Shift + O

  • Open Multiple Files

3. Ctrl + F

  • Open a Folder

4. Ctrl + D

  • Open Disk

5.Ctrl + N

  • Open Network Stream

6. Ctrl + C

  • Open Capture Device

7. Ctrl + V

  • Open Location From Clipboard

8. Ctrl + Y

  • Save Playlist to File

9. Ctrl + R

  • Convert/Save

- This will allow you to Convert a File on your computer from one format to another and then Save it on your computer

- To Convert a File, first you will have to Click on Add and then Select the File that you would like to Convert

10. Ctrl + T

  • Jump to Specific Time

- From here you can enter the Hours, Minutes or Seconds that you would like to Jump to

Step 2: Keyboard Shortcuts : Part 2

11. Ctrl + E

  • Open Effects & Filters

-In the Effects & Filters window, there are 3 Tabs :

  • Audio Effects
  • Video Effects
  • Syncronization

-Under the Audio Effects Tab :

  • Equalizer
  • Compressor
  • Spatializer

-Under the Video Effects Tab :

  • Essential
  • Crop
  • Colors
  • Geometry
  • Overlay
  • Atmolight
  • Advanced

12. Ctrl + I

  • Open Media Information

-In the Media Information window there are 4 Tabs :

  • Genreal
  • Metadata
  • Codec
  • Statistics

13. Ctrl + J

  • Open Codec Information

14. Ctrl + Shift + W

  • Open VLM Configuration

15. Ctrl + M

  • Open Messages

Step 3: Keyboard Shortcuts : Part 3

16. Ctrl + P

  • Open Preferences

- In the Preferences window there are 6 Tabs :

  • Interface
  • Audio
  • Video
  • Subtitles/OSD
  • Input/Codecs
  • Hotkeys

17. Ctrl + L

  • Playlist

- If you press Ctrl + L once, it will open Playlist

- If your press Ctrl + L one more time, it will close Playlist

18. Ctrl + B

  • Manage Custom Bookmarks

19. Ctrl + H

  • Minimal Interface

- If you press Ctrl + H once, it will open Minimal Interface

- If you press Ctrl + H one more time, it will go back

20. F11 orFn + F11

  • Fullscreen Interface

- If you press F11 or Fn + F11 once, it will go open Fullscreen Interface

- If you press F11 or Fn + F11 one more time, it will go back

21. F1 or Fn + F1

  • Open Help

22. Shift + F1

  • Open About

23. Ctrl + Q

  • Exit the program

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    VLC media player free download with offline installer setup. you need this fast keyboard shortcut to toggle your tiny video size into full screen

    VLC is my video player of choice, the use is not so intuitive so these tips help, thanks.

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    That's good, your welcome