15 Best VLC Media Player Keyboard Shortcuts


Be it a product or the OS itself, having the primary keyboard shortcuts retained and utilizing them every day can spare you a huge amount of time over the long haul. While some may like the mouse progressively and feel that they could be more beneficial with that, the keyboard is something which you tend to use much more than the mouse and thus knowing how to utilize it quicker and better doesn’t hurt.

We have effectively secured 15 eye-buttoning Windows 7 keyboard shortcuts that may shock you. Today we will see 15 cool keyboard alternate ways you can use on VLC, one of the main cross-stage media players, to build your profitability. The odds of you knowing them all are improbable, so I demand you look at them. You never know, a portion of these could make things extremely simple for you with regards to playing videos on VLC.

  1. Use space bar to play and pause

Presently, two of the most-utilized functions while playing a video are play and pause, and hence VLC doled out it to the greatest key on your keyboard, the Space Bar. While Space Bar is the accepted play/stop key with regards to media players, you can’t underestimate it. For instance, numerous variants of Windows Media Player don’t have it. So knowing where it works and where it doesn’t is valuable.

  1. Press F to toggle full screen

So you have chosen a film, implanted the caption, readied a tub of popcorn, turned off the lights and afterward at long last, you are good to go to change the motion picture to full screen and play it. Try not to waste time with the mouse; simply hit the ‘F’ key. It’ll give you a chance to flip between full-screen mode and window mode on VLC.

  1. Press A to change the aspect ratio

Aspect ratio in basic words is the width to the tallness ratio of the video. When you play a video, it won’t consequently fit your window, and accordingly, you should attempt different predefined accessible perspective proportions to draw out the best. Utilizing the setting menu to cycle aspect ratio can be true time talking. Simply press the A button on the keyboard to do that rapidly.

  1. Press Z to change zoom mode

Utilizing Z you can rapidly zoom in and out the video in window mode. It cycles between one-quarter, half, original and double.

  1. Press Alt+Left/Alt+Right to go back or fast forward slowly

Need to avoid a couple of moments on the video? Essentially press the Alt button alongside the direction key in which you need to skip (right for forward and left to return). Each key event will skip 10 seconds of your video.

  1. Press Ctrl+left/Ctrl+right to go back or fast forward in medium speed

To skip a moment in the video, supplant the Alt key in the above shortcut with the Ctrl key.

  1. Press Ctrl+Alt+left/Ctrl+Alt+right to go back or fast forward very fast

In the event that the seconds and a moment arent sufficiently long, simply consolidate both, the Alt and the Ctrl key alongside the directional button to skip 5 minutes of the video. Indeed, that is the longest you can get utilizing the alternate way, any more than that, and you should utilize the seek bar.

  1. Press Ctrl+up/Ctrl+down to increase or decrease the volume

To reduction or increment the volume of the video, simply press the Ctrl key and utilize the all over directional keys. It’s constantly simpler to utilize the said alternate way key than to chase for the volume button. On the off chance that your computer is presented with some brisk volume work button, you can specifically utilize them to control the windows device volume.

  1. Press M to mute

There is not a lot to say in regards to this. Squeezing the M button will mute or un-mute your video.

  1. Press Ctrl+E to adjust the audio and video effect

While playing a video or tuning in to a melody, if at all you need to modify the sound or video impacts like equalizer, shading contrasts, and so on squeezing the Ctrl button alongside E will expedite the Audio/Video Effects window.

  1. Press T to see the elapsed and remaining time

In window mode, you can simply take a gander at the seek bar to get data in regards to the slipped by and remaining video time. In the event that you need to know the remaining or slipped by the time of the video in full-screen mode, essentially press the T button to get a three-second data on the upper right-hand corner of the video.

  1. Press +/- to play faster or slower

In the event that you need to watch your videos in adrenaline or shot time mode (If you are not a gamer, you will likely not get that), squeezing the minus (-) button will slow your video playback speed, and the plus (+) will increase it.

  1. Press N/P to play next in list/play previous in list

In the event that you have different tracks in your playlist, you can just press the N or P to play the following or previous media individually.

  1. Press the S key to stop the playback

On the off chance that you didn’t care for the video or you some critical work came up, press the S button to stop your video. In the event that you are in full-screen mode, your video will be halted, and VLC will come back to window mode.

  1. Press Ctrl+H to hide or unhide controls

With such a large number of shortcut keys who require the on-screen control while viewing a video? Every one of them appears to be so superfluous! On the off chance that you might want to shroud these controls, you can just press the Ctrl + H button. You can bring it back utilizing the same.

The over 15 are the alternate way keys I utilize the most in VLC while playing both audio and video.

Which shortcut will you use frequently? Do you know more cool shortcuts? Let us know in the comment section.