VLC media player is arguably one of the most-used multimedia software. It has gained popularity in the recent years, mainly because its ease of use, and it is not resource intensive as compared to other media players. Another reason why VLC player is now the darling of millions of users is because it can play almost any video or audio format you throw at it, including MPEG, FLV, WMV, AVI, MP4, MKV, MP3 – you name it!
If you are like me, you love to do things faster, using keyboard shortcuts can be a time saver as it helps you spend less time looking for buttons or going through the long drop down menus looking for specific options. So why not take a few minutes and learn the standard VLC shortcuts and make yourself a VLC ninja?
Configure VLC shortcuts
As previously mentioned, these are just the standard VLC shortcuts. If you don’t like the hotkey assigned to a specific action, no problem! VLC allows you to use your own hotkey. You can do so by going to Tools > Preferences > Hotkeys. Just in case I made a mistake in the cheat sheet, feel free to drop me a comment below.
You can grab a PDF version on the VLC shortcut cheatsheet here.