Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows Media Player and Winamp

By using these keys, you can increase the working speed in media player, otherwise require a conventional mouse to select menus and buttons options. Basically keyboard shortcuts keys help you to save time and you can perform any tasks without leaving the keyboard keys.


Shortcut keys Action

ALT+1 Adjust zoom to 50 percent

ALT+2 Adjust zoom to 100 percent

ALT+3 Adjust zoom to 200 percent

ALT+ENTER Display the video in full mode

ALT+F Go to media player File Menu

ALT+T Go to media player Tools Menu

ALT+V Go to media player View Menu

ALT+P Go to media player Play Menu

ALT+F4 Use to close media player

CTRL+1 Display media player in full mode

CTRL+2 Display media player in skin mode

CTRL+B Use to play the previous item in media player

CTRL+F Use to play the next item in media player

CTRL+E Use to Eject CD or DVD from CD or DVD drive

CTRL+P Use to Play or Pause the item in media player

CTRL+T Use to Repeat the items in media player

CTRL+SHIFT+B Use to Rewind a file in media player

CTRL+SHIFT+F Use to Fast Forward a file in media player

CTRL+SHIFT+S Use to play items slower than a normal speed

CTRL+SHIFT+ G Use to play items faster than a normal speed

CTRL+SHIFT+ N Use to play items at normal speed in media player

F7 Use to mute the volume in media player

F8 Use to decrease the volume in media player

F9 Use to increase the volume in media player

ENTER or SPACEBAR Use to play an item


Winamp Shortcuts for Playback
x -Play, Restart or Unpause
v -Stop
shift+v- Stop with Fadeout
c -Pause and Unpause
b or 6 on numeric keypad -Next Track
z or 4 on numeric keypad- Previous Track
1 on numeric keypad -Jump Ten songs back
3 on numeric keypad -Jump Ten songs forward
arrow left or 7 on numeric keypad -Rewind 5 Seconds
arrow right or 9 on numeric keypad -Fast-Forward 5 Seconds
l or 0 on numeric keypad -Open or Play File
ctrl+l or ctrl+0 on numeric keypad -Open or Play Location
shift+l or insert -Open or Play Directory
arrow up or 8 on numeric keypad -Turn Volume Up
arrow down 2 on numeric keypad -Turn Volume Down

Visualization Shortkeys for Nullsoft’s Winamp
ctrl+o Go to Built-in Visualization Options
alt+k Configure Current Visualization Plug-In
ctrl+shift+k Start/Stop current Visualization Plug-In
ctrl+k Open Visualization Tab of Preferences

Basic Winamp Shortcuts
f1 The About Window of Winamp
ctrl+a Always on Top Toggle (All but playlist editor)
ctrl+w Toggle Windowshade Mode
ctrl+d Toggle Doublesize Mode
ctrl+e Toggle Easy move
ctrl+t Toggle Time Display Mode
alt+w Toggle Main Window
alt+e Toggle Playlist Editor
alt+t Toggle Minibrowser
ctrl+tab Cycle through the Winamp Windows
alt+s Go to Skin Selection
ctrl+p Go to Preferences
alt+f Jump to Main Menu
ctrl+j Jump to Time in Current Track
j or , on numeric keypad Open Jump-to-File Box
ctrl+alt+n Open New Winamp Window
r Toggle Repeat
s Toggle Shuffle
alt+3 Current File info box

Playlist Keyboard Shortcuts
r Toggle Repeat
s Toggle Shuffle
l or 0 on numeric keypad Add File
ctrl+l or ctrl+0 on numeric keypad Add Location
shift+l or insert Add Directory
ctrl+n New (Clear) Playlist
ctrl+o Open (Load) Playlist
ctrl+s Save Playlist
alt+3 View or Edit Track Info for Selected Tracks
ctrl+e Edit Selected Track Filename
ctrl+a Select All
ctrl+i Invert Selection
delete Remove Selected Files from Playlist
ctrl+delete Crop Playlist
ctrl+shift+delete Clear Playlist (same as Control + O)
alt+down arrow Move Selected Files Down
alt+up arrow Move Selected Files Up
down arrow Move Cursor Down
up arrow Move Cursor Up
enter Play Selected File
end Jump to End of List
home Jump to Start of List
page up Move up by a fifth of a Page
page down Move down by a fifth of a Page
alt+delete Remove Dead (non-existent) Files
ctrl+shift+1 Sort Playlist by Title
ctrl+shift+2 Sort Playlist by File Name
ctrl+shift+3 Sort Playlist by File Path and Name
ctrl+r Reverse Playlist
ctrl+shift+r Randomize Playlist

Shortcuts for Winamp Equalizer
1 to 0 Increase EQ bands
q to p Decrease EQ bands
` Increase EQ Preamp
tab Decrease EQ Preamp
n Toggle EQ
s Open Presets Menu
ctrl+s Load Preset
a Toggle EQ Auto-Loading
ctrl+f4 Close (hide) Graphical Equalizer

Minibrowser Keyboard Shortcuts
alt+left Go Back
alt+right Go Forward
ctrl+l Open “Go” Menu
ctrl+o Open Internet Location Box
ctrl+r Reload Page
ctrl+alt+r Update Link List

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