Windows Media Player 11 keyboard shortcuts

Windows Media Player 11 -
3 years ago
- Shortcuts
Ctrl + E

Select the search

⭾ Tab

Select between Playlist, Library and Now Playing

Ctrl + 7

Switch to Artists in Music

Ctrl + 8

Switch to Album in Music

Ctrl + 9

Switch to Songs in Music

Alt +

Switch to previous view

Alt +

Switch to next view


Change how items are displayed in the Details pane

Ctrl + P

Play or pause a file

Ctrl + F

Play the previous song

Ctrl + B

Play the next song


Mute and unmute the volume


Decrease the volume


Increase the volume

Ctrl + H

Turn shuffle on or off

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + G

Play faster than normal speed

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Play slower than normal speed

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + N

Play at normal speed

Ctrl + W

Close or stop playing a file

Ctrl + S

Stop playback

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Fast-forward through video or music

Alt + 1

Zoom Videos to 50 percent

Alt + 2

Zoom Videos to 100 percent

Alt + 3

Zoom Videos to 200 percent

Alt + ⤶ Enter

Switch to fullscreen mode

Ctrl + J

Eject CD or DVD

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + B

Rewind video

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + C

Turn captions and subtitles on or off

Ctrl + U

Specify either a URL or path of a file

Ctrl + W

Close or stop playing a file

Ctrl + S

Stop playback

Ctrl + F

Play the previous video

Ctrl + B

Play the next video

Ctrl + N

Create a new playlist


Add media to library


Edit Item

↑   Shift + F10 + A

Add item(s) to Playlist.


Open Help


Refresh information in the panes


Increase the size of album art

↑   Shift + F6

Decrease the size of album art

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Program information

Program name: Windows Media Player 11 Windows Media Player 11 (Media player)

Used to be the default media player in Windows, but still is an integral software within the latest OS. Still very useful for all your media player needs.

Last update: 22 Feb 2020

Shortcut count: 42

How easy to press shortcuts: 85%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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