13 useful VLC keyboard shortcuts

Frequent VLC user? You're missing out if you haven't memorized these keyboard shortcuts yet.

VLC media player. Screenshot by Nicole Cozma/CNET

If you're like me, you enjoy doing things faster. Using keyboard shortcuts can help you spend less time looking for buttons or menus, and more time enjoying music and videos. So take a moment to become a more efficient by reading over these VLC shortcuts:

Space: toggle pause/play

F: toggle full-screen (you can also use Esc to leave full-screen mode)

Z: change zoom mode

Ctrl + Up / Down: Adjust volume up/down (you can also use mouse scroll wheel for this)

M: toggle mute

T: display time remaining/elapsed

+ / -: play media faster/slower

S: stop play

Ctrl + H: toggle control display

E: watch video frame by frame

V: toggle subtitles

P: previous item in media que

N: next item in media que


Interested in trying something new with VLC? Check out  How to privately stream video , and don't forget to grab the newest version of VLC from Download.com.

 

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