What is Ctrl + S keyboard shortcut for?

This shortcut is used by 285 programs in our database.

General description for this shortcut: Generally saves changes you made to currently open document, project, file, etc.

Popular programs using this shortcut

What this shortcut does in different programs?

  1. SketchUp - Save
  2. Krita 4.2.2 - Save
  3. Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Slideshows) - View the All Slides dialog box
  4. Microsoft Excel 2019 - Save a workbook
  5. Microsoft Excel 2019 - Saves the active file with its current file name, location, and file format

All programs

All programs using this shortcut, by category.


1Password - Save changes to an item.

Arch Linux - Search

Ardour - Save session

Audacity - Save Project

Camtasia - Save the project

Camtasia - Save

Camtasia - Stop

EasyWorship - Save the active schedule

E-Sword - Bible Search

Firefox Quantum - Save page as

Google Chrome - Open options to save the current page

Maxthon - Save as...

Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 - Save the current page

Microsoft Photos App - Save

Mozilla Thunderbird - Save message as file

Mozilla Thunderbird - Save draft

OBS Studio - Stretch to screen

Opera - Save copy of page

Opera - Save message draft (continue later)

qBittorrent - Resume

Quicken 2018 - Open the Split Transaction dialog

Roll20 - Select tool

Ubuntu - Save the current document

Vivaldi - Save page as

Vuze - Stop Selected torrents

Waze Map Editor - Save edits

Windows 10 Maps - Show or hide Streetside

Windows Calculator - Select sinh

Wunderlist - Mark selected To-dos as "Starred"

Text editing

Bluefish - Save file

Brackets - Save

CherryTree 0.38.8 - Save File

FocusWriter - Save

gedit - Save the current document

GNU Emacs - Search forward

KompoZer - Save File

Metapad - Save

Microsoft FrontPage - Save a Web page.

Microsoft OneNote - Save changes and sync notebook

Microsoft OneNote - Sync current notebook

Microsoft Word 2019 - Save a document

Most used text editing - Save

Notepad - Save

Notepad2 - Save file

Nuance Power PDF - Save the document

PDF-XChange Editor - Save

PSPad - Save

Scrivener 1.9.9 - Save

TextRoom - Save

TreePad Lite - Save

Wordpad - Save changes to a document

WordPerfect X8 - Save

WriteMonkey - Save Document

Zim - Save page (forced)


ACDSee Free - Opens the Save Image As dialog box, in which you can save your image with a different name or file format

Adobe Dimension CC (Windows) - Save

Adobe Illustrator - Save changes made to the document

Adobe Lightroom Classic - Save metadata to file

Adobe Lightroom Classic - Save slide show settings

Adobe Lightroom Classic - Save print settings

Adobe Lightroom Classic - Save web gallery settings

Adobe Premiere Pro (Windows) - Save

Adobe XD (Windows) - Save...

Affinity Photo - Save

ArtRage Studio Pro - Save Painting

AutoCAD - Save drawing

Autodesk SketchBook (Windows) - Save

Autodesk SketchBook (Windows) - Save

Blender - Save File

Canva (Windows) - Save

Clip Studio Paint Pro - Save

Corel Painter - Save

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018 - Save...

DraftSight 2019 - Save the drawing under the current file name or a specified name

FaceRig Studio - Save project

FastStone Image Viewer - Save the image

GIMP - Save image

Gmsh 4.1.4 - Save mesh in default format

Gravit Designer - Save

Greenshot - Save image to a file

HitFilm - Save project

Inkscape - Save document

IrfanView - Save dialog

Krita 3.0 - Save

Krita 4.2.2 - Save

LDCad - Save the file the current model is part of

LDView - Snapshot

LightWave 3D - Save object as

LightWave 3D - Save scene as

Microsoft Paint - Save changes to a picture

MyPaint - Save

Nimbus Capture (PC) - Save

Nuke - Save current project or script, depending on environment

Nuke - Save current project

Nuke - Save current script

Paint.NET - Save image

PaintShop Pro 2018 - Save

PhotoScape - Save

PhotoScape - Save animated GIF file

Pinnacle Studio 22 - Save project, title or menu

ProgeCAD - Quick Save

QCad 3.22.0 - Save

Shotcut - Save

Siemens NX - Save

Simplify3D - Save factory file

SketchUp - Save

SnagIt 13 - Save

Substance Painter - Save project

Sweet Home 3D - Save

Windows Movie Maker - Save a project

System tools

Bash (Unix shell) - Stop all output to the screen. This can be useful when running commands with very long output, but you don't want to stop the command with Ctrl + C

CopyQ 3.8 - Export

Everything - Export the current results to an Everything file list, csv or txt file

KDE Plasma Desktop - Save

PRTG Network Monitor - View > Small multi graphs

Developer tools

Android Studio - Save all

Atom (Windows) - Save the currently active file

Atom (Windows) - core:save

Autodesk Stingray - Save Level

AWS Cloud9 IDE (Windows) - Save

Chrome DevTools - Save changes to local modifications

Chrome DevTools - Save recording

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 HTML Editor - Save

Delphi - Save

Eclipse - Save currently open file

FileMaker - Sort

FileMaker - Save a script

FileMaker - Summary

Git Tower (Windows) - Save to Stash

HeidiSQL - Save as text file

HeidiSQL - Save SQL to file

IntelliJ IDEA (Windows, Linux) - Save all

jEdit - Save buffer.

JS Bin - Save current state as a revision

JSFiddle - Save fiddle (save or update)

Jupyter Notebook - Save and Checkpoint

Jupyter Notebook - Save and Checkpoint

Komodo Edit - Save

Looker 6.8 (Windows) - Save

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (All shortcuts) - File.SaveSelectedItems

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (Most used shortcuts) - File.SaveSelectedItems

Mode SQL Editor (Windows) - Save query

Notepad++ - Save file

PyCharm 2018.2 - Save all files and settings.

Python IDLE for Windows - Save current window to the associated file

Qt Creator - Save

Qt Creator - Activate search in Help mode

Roblox Studio - Save

RStudio - Save active document


Skipper - Save Project

SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - Save the selected item

SQL Server Profiler - Save a trace

SQLyog - Save

Unreal Engine - Save all

Visual Studio Code (Linux) - Save

Visual Studio Code (Windows) - Save

Windows PowerShell ISE - (Script pane) Save

WinHex - Save

winIDEA - Save the active document

Web applications

Chromebook and Chrome OS - Save your current page

Elementor - Save

FastMail - Save draft

FastMail - Save

FastMail - Save

FastMail - Save

FastMail - Save

Gutenberg - Save your changes

Joomla - Save

OneDrive - Download a selected item

OneDrive - Download a selected item

Outlook.com - Save draft

ProtonMail - Save the message

Sitecore CMS - Save the selected item

TinyMCE - Save

Yahoo Mail - Save as a draft

File manager

FileZilla - Opens the Site Manager

Mp3tag - Save tag

Multi Commander - Save a Search

PeaZip - Extract displayed content

PureSync - Save job

Total Commander - Quick search

WhereIsIt? - Save

WinNc - System information

WinRAR - Settings

WinSCP - Synchronize directories

Xyplorer - Copy Here As...

Media player

AIMP - Save playlist

BSPlayer - Audio stream volume cycle

Clementine - Save playlist

foobar2000 - Save playlist

Kodi - Screenshot

Kodi - Screenshot

Kodi - Screenshot

MediaMonkey - Synchronize tags

mpv - Take a scaled screenshot with subtitles and OSD

MusicBee - Stop

PotPlayer 1.7 - Open screen capture

SMPlayer 19.5.0 - SMplayer log

Tidal - Shuffle

Winamp - Save playlist

Winamp - Load preset

Windows Media Player 11 - Stop playback.

Windows Media Player 11 - Stop playback


Assetto Corsa - Slow motion (replay)

Astroneer - Walk

Black Desert Online - Adjust focus

ChessBase 13 - Space

ChessBase 13 - Save game

ChessBase 13 - Show source index of the selected database

FlightGear - Toggle autothrottle

Tibia - Open/close Skills Window

Total War: Attila - Quick save

Warcraft III - Toggle SFX on/off

Social & Messaging

Claws Mail - Save as...

Claws Mail - Save

eM Client - Save email

Gitter - Focus the search input

NewsBin Pro - Save configutarion

Pidgin - Mute sounds

Zimbra Web Client - Save draft

Zimbra Web Client - Save

Zimbra Web Client - Save

Zimbra Web Client - Save

Zimbra Web Client - Save


Comodo IceDragon - Save Page As

Kaspersky Internet Security - Save changes made to data

KeePass - Save


Ableton Live 10 - Save Live Set

Accounting CS - Save the document

ActivePresenter 7 - Save

Aegisub - Save the current subtitles

AutoQuotes - Sort

Bluebeam Revu - Save

Brightpod - Save a Task

CintaNotes 3.13 - Save the note without closing the editor window.

draw.io - Save

draw.io - Save

Evolution - Save selection

Final Draft 11 (Windows) - Save

FL Studio 20 - Save file

Freemind - Save map

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

Google Translator Toolkit - Save

Grafana - Save dashboard

Guitar Pro - Save

Hatim 4 - Open the surah list

Huggle - Nominate page for deletion

iPad Smart Keyboard - Show audio waveforms

LibreOffice - Saves the current document

Melodyne 4 - Save

Microsoft Access 2019 - Save a database object

Microsoft Excel 2019 - Save a workbook

Microsoft Excel 2019 - Saves the active file with its current file name, location, and file format

Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Creating presentations) - Save the presentation

Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 (Slideshows) - View the All Slides dialog box

MindMeister - Save Note

Nimbus Note - Run sync

Oracle EBS Forms - Commit

Oracle RightNow - Save

Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016 - Save (except in Tasks view)

REAPER - File: Save project

REAPER - File: Save file (MIDI file mode only)

REAPER - File: Save file (MIDI file mode only)

Riffstation Desktop - Save session

Sumatra PDF - Save as

Tableau - Save file

Tableau - Save workbook

The Bat! - Save to file

The Bat! - Save message and continue editing

Todoist - Manually sync

UiPath Studio - Save the currently opened workflow

WavePad - Save file

WorkZone Client - Save

WorkZone Client - Save changes and close the dialog box (same as clicking Save)

WPS Office - Saves the active file with its current file name, location and file format


Alteryx - Save workflow

GeoGebra - Save

KiCad 5.0.2 - Save

KiCad 5.0.2 - Save

Maple - Save Worksheet

Onshape 1.98 - Display sheet menu

Solidworks 2019 - Save

Tekla Structures 20 - Save

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