JW Player keyboard shortcuts

JW Player

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
18 months ago
- Shortcuts

Pause or play video

⤶ Enter

Select the currently focused item. When nothing is in focus, pauses or plays the video

In JW 7, Enter pauses or plays the video.

Exit a menu, overlay, or fullscreen

In JW7, Esc exits fullscreen.
⭾ Tab

Advance to the next focusable item

↑  ↓

Increase or decrease volume by 10%

In JW 8.4.0+ up and down arrows navigates items in a submenu.
←  →

Seek backward and forward by 5 seconds

JW 8.4.0+: Left and right arrow keys moves focus from an item in a submenu to the menubar.
0 - 9

Fast seek to x% of the video


Toggle captions off, on, or cycle through the available tracks


Enter or exit fullscreen


Mute or unmute video volume

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Program information

Program name: JW Player JW Player (Web applications)

JW Player is a video player software for web pages. It allows websites to play their self-hosted videos. JW Player is developed by a New York based company with same name, JW Player.

Web page: jwplayer.com

Last update: 11 Nov 2019

Shortcut count: 10

How easy to press shortcuts: 92%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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