What is ⌘ Cmd + S keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 53 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 - Save
  2. Xcode - Save the active document (equivalent to the Save command)
  3. Visual Studio Code (Mac) - Save
  4. Google Sheets (Mac) - Save (every change is saved automatically in Drive)
  5. IntelliJ IDEA (macOS) - Save all

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.


Apple iBooks - Save a book

Apple macOS - Save the current document

elementary OS - Workspace overview

Waze Map Editor - Save edits

Wunderlist - Sync

Text editing

TextMate - Save


Adobe Dimension CC (Mac) - Save

Adobe Illustrator (Mac) - Save changes made to the document

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) - Save metadata to file

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) - Save slide show settings

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) - Save print settings

Adobe Lightroom Classic (Mac) - Save web gallery settings

Adobe Premiere Pro (Mac) - Save

Adobe XD (Mac) - Save...

Autodesk SketchBook (Mac) - Save

Canva (Mac) - Save

Corel Painter (Mac) - Save

DaVinci Resolve 15 (Mac) - Save project

Pixelmator Pro - Save an image

Shotcut (Mac) - Save

Sketch - Save document. Once you save your Sketch document, Mac will auto-save the file continuously. This can be turned off from Sketch > Preferences > General or Cmd + ,

Substance Painter (Mac) - Save Project

Xcode - Save

Xcode - Save the active document (equivalent to the Save command)

Developer tools

AWS Cloud9 IDE (Mac) - Save

Coda for iOS - Save

CodeMirror - Not defined by the core library, only referred to in key maps. Intended to provide an easy way for user code to define a save command

CoffeeCup Web Editor - Save file

IntelliJ IDEA (macOS) - Save all

Looker 6.8 (Mac) - Save as a Look

Looker 6.8 (Mac) - Save

Mode SQL Editor (Mac) - Save query

RStudio (Mac) - Save active document

Visual Studio Code (Mac) - Save

Web applications

Elementor - Save

Pocket for Mac - Save from Clipboard

ProtonMail - Save the contact

Media player

Kodi - Screen shot


Total War: Attila (Mac) - Quick save


Dashlane - Save current item (after editing)


Ableton Live 10 (Mac) - Save Live Set

Apple GarageBand - Save the current project

Apple Pages - Save a document

Final Draft 11 (Mac) - Save

Google Sheets (Mac) - Save (every change is saved automatically in Drive)

Kindle for Mac - Read the current sentence

Melodyne 4 (Mac) - Save

OmniFocus 3.3 (iOS) - Save (when adding a new item only)

Tableau (Mac) - Save file

Tableau (Mac) - Save workbook

Things (iPad) - Show Jump Start

Things (Mac) - Show Jump Start


GeoGebra - Save

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