Windows Media Player keyboard shortcut keys

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Windows-Media-PlayerWindows Media Player is most popular player in windows platform for media peoples. The Player provides a variety of keyboard shortcuts for the more commonly used commands and buttons for controlling the Player.

You can support for audio music, video music and photos. 

The following table shows the various keyboard shortcuts for the Player.

To do this Keyboard shortcut
Video size 50% Alt+1
Video size 100% Alt+2
Video size 200% Alt+3
Toggle display for full-screen video Alt+Enter
Retrace your steps back through your most recent views in the Player Alt+Left Arrow
Retrace your steps forward through your most recent views in the Player Alt+Right Arrow
Switch to Player Library Ctrl+1
Switch to skin mode Ctrl+2
Switch to Now Playing mode Ctrl+3
Add to play list Ctrl+7
Add to burn list Ctrl+8
Add to sync list Ctrl+9
Select all in list pane Ctrl+A
Previous (item or chapter) Ctrl+B
In the Player Library, put the cursor in the search box Ctrl+E
Next (item or chapter) Ctrl+F
Turn shuffle on or off Ctrl+H
Eject CD or DVD (this doesn’t work on computers equipped with two or more CD or DVD disc drives) Ctrl+J
In the Player Library, show or hide the menu bar Ctrl+M
Create a new playlist Ctrl+N
Open a file Ctrl+O
Play or pause playing Ctrl+P
Stop playing Ctrl+S
Turn repeat on or off Ctrl+T
Specify a URL or path to a file Ctrl+U
Close or stop playing a file Ctrl+W
Previous playlist Ctrl+Left Arrow
Next playlist Ctrl+Right Arrow
Restart video Ctrl+Shift+B
Turn captions and subtitles on or off Ctrl+Shift+C
Fast-forward through video or music Ctrl+Shift+F
Use a fast play speed Ctrl+Shift+G
Play at normal speed Ctrl+Shift+N
Use a slow play speed Ctrl+Shift+S
Display Windows Media Player Help F1
Edit media information on a selected item in the Player Library F2
Switch the view of items in the details pane F4
Increase the size of album art F6
Decrease the size of album art Shift+F6
Mute the volume F7
Decrease the volume F8
Increase the volume F9
Show menu bar in Player Library F10
Show shortcut menu Shift+F10

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