iTunes Hotkeys - Keyboard Shortcuts





  Action   Shortcut  
         
         
 
Playback shortcuts
     
 
Play the selected song immediately
 
Enter
 
 
Listen to the next or previous album in a list
 
Shift-Control-Alt-Right Arrow or Left Arrow
 
 
Rewind or fast-forward to the next song in a list
 
Left Arrow or Right Arrow (or click the Skip Forward or Skip Backward controls in the upper-left corner of the iTunes window)
 
 
 
Library and playlist shortcuts
     
 
Create a new Smart Playlist
 
Shift-click the Add (+) button
 
 
Reshuffle the current playlist
 
Shift-click the Shuffle button
 
 
Delete the selected playlist from your Source list without confirming that you want to delete it
 
Control-Delete
 
 
Delete the selected playlist and all the songs it contains from your library
 
Shift-Delete
 
 
Delete the selected song from your library and all playlists
 
Shift-Delete
 
 
 
Music Store shortcuts
     
 
Go to the next page in the Music Store
 
Control-Right bracket (])
 
 
Go to the previous page in the Music Store
 
Control-Left bracket ([)
 
 
 
File and window shortcuts
     
 
Check or uncheck all the songs in a list
 
Control-click the checkbox next to a song
 
 
Change the song information columns you see
 
Using the right mouse button, click a column heading
 
 
Expand or collapse all the triangles in the Radio's Stream list
 
Control-click a triangle
 
 
Zoom the window to an ideal size
 
Shift-double-click the title bar
 
 
See more options when a visual effect is showing
 
Press ?, then press the indicated key to use an option (not all visual effects support this)
 
 
Refresh the Radio or Party Shuffle list
 
F5 key
 
 
 
Spoken word shortcuts
     
 
Go to the next or last chapter (if available)
 
Control-Shift-Right Arrow or Left Arrow
 
 
 
File menu shortcuts
     
 
Create a new playlist
 
Control-N
 
 
Create a new playlist with the selected songs
 
Control-Shift-N
 
 
Create a new Smart Playlist
 
Control-Alt-N
 
 
Add a file to the Library
 
Control-O
 
 
Close the iTunes window
 
Control-W
 
 
Import a song, playlist, or library file
 
Control-Shift-O
 
 
Open the song or CD Info window for the selected song or CD
 
Control-I
 
 
Show where a song file is located
 
Control-R
 
 
Show the currently playing song in the list
 
Control-L
 

 
Edit menu shortcuts
     
 
Undo your last typing change while still in edit mode
 
Control-Z
 
 
Cut the selected song's information or artwork
 
Control-X
 
 
Copy the selected song's information or artwork
 
Control-C
 
 
Paste the selected song's information or artwork
 
Control-V
 
 
Select all the songs in the list
 
Control-A
 
 
Deselect all the songs in the list
 
Control-Shift-A
 
 
Hide or Show the Artist and Album columns
 
Control-B
 
 
Hide or Show the song artwork
 
Control-G
 
 
Open the View Options window for the selected source
 
Control-J
 
 
Open iTunes preferences
 
Control-comma
 

 
Controls menu shortcuts
     
 
Stop or start playing the selected song
 
Space Bar
 
 
When a song is playing, play the next song in a list
 
Right Arrow
 
 
When a song is playing, play the previous song in a list
 
Left Arrow
 
 
Increase the volume
 
Control-Up Arrow
 
 
Decrease the volume
 
Control-Down Arrow
 
 
Mute the sound (song keeps playing)
 
Control-Shift-Down Arrow
 
 
Eject a CD
 
Control-E
 

 
Visualizer menu shortcuts
     
 
Turn the visualizer on or off
 
Control-T
 
 
Switch between visual effects taking up the entire screen or appearing in the iTunes window (when visualizer is on)
 
Control-F
 

 
Advanced menu shortcuts
     
 
Switch to the mini player window
 
Control-M
 
 
Stream audio file at a specific URL to iTunes
 
Control-U


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