mpv keyboard shortcuts

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Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
22 months ago
- Shortcuts

We've compiled most of the mpv's hotkeys together. We hope they will allow you to control mpv better. If you'd like to access user-defined bindings, go to ~/.config/mpv/input.conf .

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P

Pause / Playback

0
F

Toggle fullscreen

0
M

Mute

0
V

Toggle subtitles

0
S

Take a screenshot

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↑   Shift + S

Take a screenshot without subtitles (may or may not work depending on display driver)

0
Ctrl + S

Take a scaled screenshot with subtitles and OSD

2
Alt + S

Automatically take screenshot of every frame

1
Q

Quit, save current position

0
O

Show progress

0
↑   Shift + O

Toggle show progress

0
↑   Shift + T

Toggle video window on top

1
Page Up / Down

Next / previous chapter

0
.

Next frame

0
,

Previous frame

0
←  â†’

Seek 5 seconds

0
↑   Shift + ←  â†’

Exact seek 1 seconds (don't show on the OSD)

-1
↑  â†“

Seek 60 seconds

0
↑   Shift + ↑  â†“

Exact seek 5 seconds (don't show on the OSD)

0
Shift + Page Up / Down

Seek 600 seconds

0
Ctrl + +

Increase audio delay

0
Ctrl + -

Decrease audio delay

1
[

Decrease speed

0
]

Increase speed

0
M

Mute / unmute audio

0
↑   Shift + A

Cycle aspect ratio ("16:9", "4:3", "2.35:1", "-1")

0
1

Decrease contrast

0
2

Increase contrast

0
3

Decrease brightness

1
4

Increase brightness

0
5

Decrease gamma

0
6

Increase gamma

0
7

Decrease saturation

0
8

Increase saturation

0
9

Decrease audio volume

0
0

Increase audio volume

0
W

Zoom out

-1
E

Zoom in

-1
V

Show / hide subtitles

0
J

Next subtitle

0
↑   Shift + J

Previous subtitle

0
Z

Increase subtitle delay

0
X

Decrease subitle delay

0
R

Move subtitles up

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T

Move subitles down

0
Ctrl + ←  â†’

Skip to previous / next subtitle

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ←

Adjust timing to previous subtitle

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + →

Adjust timing to next subtitle

0
Alt + ←

Add video pan-x 0.1

0
Alt + →

Add video pan-x -0.1

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Alt + ↑

Add video pan-y 0.1

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Alt + ↓

Add video pan-y -0.1

0
Alt + ⬅ Backspace

Reset video zoom, video pan-x and video pan-y to 0

0

Seek 10 seconds

0

Seek -10 seconds

0

Toggle fullscreen

0

Toggle pause

0
Ctrl + H

Cycle hardware decoding

0
Ctrl + C

Quit


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Program information

Program name: mpv mpv (Media player)

mpv is a free and open-source media player software that runs on several operating systems including Linux, macOS, and Windows. Based on the MPlayer, the program also has an Android port called mpv-android.

Web page: mpv.io

Last update: 11 November 2019

How easy to press shortcuts: 88%

More information >>

Updated: Updated program information. (2 updates.) 8/19/2019 12:12:11 PM Added some shortcuts.
8/19/2019 12:13:55 PM Updated program information.

Shortcut count: 59

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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rac says: 5 months ago 8/17/2020 6:05 AM
the L key seems to do an A-B Loop. Sadly, I'm looking for a regular repeat loop.

Nakrotam says in reply to rac : 4 months ago 10/7/2020 3:55 PM
Lowercase "l" is A-B looping, capital "L" toggles infinite looping of the current file. :)

Guest says: 7 months ago 7/6/2020 3:17 PM
shortcut key for toggling audio

Guest254 says: 10 months ago 3/22/2020 8:20 AM
Hey guys does anyone also know when you have loaded in multiple videos how you can skip to the next video? Is there a shortcut for this?

Guest says in reply to Guest254 : 8 months ago 5/25/2020 9:37 AM
Yes, you can use < and > keys to jump between videos.

01101001b says: 11 months ago 2/16/2020 6:01 AM
Hi! This is what I was looking for. Thx so much!

Promise Preston says: 14 months ago 11/21/2019 1:18 PM
Thank you for this.
How can I enable visible shortcut keys on MPV player.