Mp3tag keyboard shortcuts


Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
15 months ago
- Shortcuts
Ctrl + A

Select all

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + A

Invert selection

Ctrl + B

Restore all input fields

Ctrl + C

Copy tag or selected text

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C

Copy file

Ctrl + D

Change directory

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D

Upper directory


Remove file (without deleting it)

Ctrl + Del

Delete file (to Windows Recycle Bin if globally activated)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Del

Delete file (WARNING: the file will be removed from your hard-drive!)

Ctrl + E


Ctrl + ↑   Shift + E

Export (with an export file for each different directory)

Ctrl + F

Favorite directory

Ctrl + H

Add directory

Ctrl + I

freedb ... / web source

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + I

freedb ... / web source (Quick)

Ctrl + K

Auto-numbering wizard

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + K

Auto-numbering wizard (with counter reset for each subfolder)

Ctrl + L

freedb (local) ...

Ctrl + N

Select next file

Ctrl + O

Options ...

Ctrl + P

Playlist (all files)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + P

Playlist (all files) with one playlist for each subfolder

Ctrl + Q

Show/hide tag input mask

Ctrl + R

Remove tag

Ctrl + S

Save tag

Ctrl + T

Read tag

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T


Ctrl + U

Unselect all

Ctrl + V

Paste tag or text

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + V

Move file

Ctrl + X

Cut tag or selected text

Ctrl + Z



Rename file




Play selected file(s)

Alt +

Forward in directory history

Alt +

Backward in directory history

Alt + ⤶ Enter

File properties

Alt + T

Extended Tag dialog to edit extended and user defined tag fields as well as embedded cover art.

Alt + Mouse movement

Change order of files in list of files

or Alt +
or Alt +
Alt + Page Down

Move selected files to end in list of files

Alt + Page Up

Move selected files to beginning in list of files

↑   Shift + Del

Remove format strings which are not longer needed from drop-down lists

Alt + 1

Tag - Filename

Alt + 2

Filename - Tag

Alt + 3

Filename - Filename

Alt + 4

Text file - Tag

Alt + 5

Tag - Tag

Alt + 6


Alt + ↑   Shift + 6

Quick action

Alt + ↑   Shift + 1

Tag - Filename (Preview)

Alt + ↑   Shift + 2

Filename - Tag (Preview)

Alt + ↑   Shift + 3

Filename - Filename (Preview)

Ctrl + Space

Displays format string helper menu (e.g., at converters or actions)

Ctrl + ⭾ Tab

Quick forward navigation between sub-windows (Tag Panel, Filter, File View)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Quick backward navigation between sub-windows (Tag Panel, Filter, File View)

Ctrl + Num +

Automatically size the file view columns to match the content

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Program information

Program name: Mp3tag (File manager)

Mp3tag is a metadata editor for various audio formats. The freeware program supports formats such as MP3, APE, AAC, OGG, WMA, WAV and features like batch tag editing, full unicode support, automatic playlist creation.

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