What is ⌘ Cmd + N keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 61 programs in our database.

There isn't any generic description for this shortcut.

Popular programs using this shortcut

What this shortcut does in different programs?

  1. Xcode - New File...
  2. Xcode - Open a new document (equivalent to the New command)
  3. Visual Studio Code (Mac) - New File
  4. IntelliJ IDEA (macOS) - Generate code
  5. IntelliJ IDEA (macOS) - Generate code

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.


Apple iBooks - Open a new book

Apple macOS - Open an new document or window

Apple macOS - Open a new Finder window

Skype - Start new conversation

Wunderlist - Add a new To-do

Text editing

TextMate - New


Adobe Dimension CC (Mac) - New

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - Create a document

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) - Create a new collection in the Library module

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) - Create a new snapshot

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) - Create a new slide show template

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) - Create a new print template

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) - Create a new web gallery template

Adobe Premiere Pro (Mac) - Sequence...

Adobe XD (Mac) - New

Apple iMovie - Create a new movie project

Autodesk SketchBook (Mac) - New (menu)

Corel Painter (Mac) - New

DaVinci Resolve 15 (Mac) - New timeline

Final Cut Pro X - Create a new project

Pixelmator Pro - Create a new image

Substance Painter (Mac) - New project

Xcode - New File...

Xcode - Open a new document (equivalent to the New command)

Developer tools

Coda for iOS - New document tab

CoffeeCup Web Editor - Quick file

Git Tower (Mac) - Open new window

IntelliJ IDEA (macOS) - Generate code

IntelliJ IDEA (macOS) - Generate code

Visual Studio Code (Mac) - New File

File manager

Adobe Bridge CC (Mac) - New window

Apple Finder - New Finder window

Media player

iTunes 11 for Mac - In the Get Info window, see the info for the next or previous song in the list

iTunes 11 for Mac - Create a new playlist

Social & Messaging

Apple Messages - Start a new message

Cisco Jabber (Mac) - Start a chat with the selected contact

Cisco Webex - Share a whiteboard


Ableton Live 10 (Mac) - New Live Set

Airmail - New Message

Apple Calendar - Add a new event

Apple GarageBand - Create a new project

Apple Pages - Open the template chooser

iPad Smart Keyboard - New email

iPad Smart Keyboard - New note

iPad Smart Keyboard - New event

iPad Smart Keyboard - New contact

iPad Smart Keyboard - New document

iPad Smart Keyboard - New spreadsheet

iPad Smart Keyboard - New presentation

iPad Smart Keyboard - New reminder

iPad Smart Keyboard - New message

iPad Smart Keyboard - Compose

Melodyne 4 (Mac) - New

QuickBooks Desktop (Mac) - Edit > N

Tableau (Mac) - New workbook

Things (iPad) - Create a new to-do

Things (Mac) - Create a new to-do

Twist - Create a new thread

Twist - Search for existing or create new conversation

Twist - Add team member


GeoGebra - New Window

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