Winamp Shortcuts Guide. Learn useful Winamp shortcuts

kuba - Monday, 22 October 2018
Winamp Shortcuts Guide. Learn useful Winamp shortcuts

The first version of Winamp was released in 1997. Few days ago Winamp 5.8 was officially released. To speed-up your workflow it's good to know Winamp Keyboard Shortcut allowing you to quickly access all common functions. Cheek our Winamp Shortcuts Guide.

Winamp is a great audio player with support for all popular file formats. After long time a new version of Winamp 5.80 was released. Winamp download is available for Windows and Mac users. To run Winamp 5.8 you need to have at least Windows XP SP3, but Windows 7 or higher is recommended. Winamp 5.8 update adds improved Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 compatibility, an option to completely disable Winamp's video support, updated audio libraries, and all former "Pro" licensed functions are removed. Winamp 5.8 is now 100% freeware again. It's a god time to learn useful Winamp Shortcuts.

Winamp Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts (most Winamp windows)

F1 Open Help

Ctrl+F1 About Box

Ctrl+A Toggle Always on Top (N/A in playlist editor and media library)

Ctrl+Alt+A Toggle always on top (playlist editor)

Ctrl+W Toggle Windowshade mode (main window, unless in playlist editor)

Ctrl+D Toggle Doublesize Mode

Ctrl+E Toggle Easymove (only applicable in classic skins)

Ctrl+T Toggle Time Display Mode

Alt+W Toggle Main Window

Alt+E Toggle Playlist Editor

Alt+G Toggle Graphical Equalizer

Alt+V Toggle Video Window

Alt+L Toggle Media Library

Ctrl+Tab Cycle through different Winamp windows

Alt+S Go to Skin selection

Ctrl+P Go to Preferences

Alt+F Open Main Menu

Alt+K Configure current visualization plug-in

Ctrl+Sh+K Start/stop current visualization plug-In

Ctrl+K Open visualization plug-in section of preferences

Ctrl+J Jump to time in current track

J or Keypad . Open jump-to-file box

Ctrl+Alt+N Spawn new Winamp instance

Ctrl+Alt+B Add current to bookmarks (requires ML and ml_bookmarks)

Alt+M Minimize Winamp

Ctrl+H Show recently played files/streams

Main Window Keyboard Shortcuts

R Toggle Repeat

S Toggle Shuffle

Alt+3 Current file info box/tag editor

Z Previous Track

X Play/Restart/Unpause

C Pause/Unpause

V Stop

Shift+V Stop with Fadeout

Ctrl+V Stop after current track

B Next Track

L Open/Play File

Ctrl+L Open/Play location

Shift+L Open/Play Directory
Left Arrow Rewind 5 seconds

Right Arrow Fast-forward 5 seconds

Up Arrow Turn Volume Up

Down Arrow Turn Volume Down
Keypad 1 Jump Ten Songs Back

Keypad 6 Next Track

Keypad 5 Play/Restart/Unpause

Keypad 4 Previous Track

Keypad 3 Jump Ten Songs Forward

Keypad 7 Rewind 5 seconds

Keypad 9 Fast-forward 5 seconds

Keypad 8 Turn Volume Up

Keypad 2 Turn Volume Down

Keypad 0 Open/Play File

Ctrl+Keypad 0 Open/Play location

Insert Open/Play Directory

Playlist Window Keyboard Shortcuts

R Toggle Repeat

S Toggle Shuffle

Ctrl+Z Go to start of list

Ctrl+B Go to end of list

Alt+I Add current to bookmarks (requires ML and ml_bookmarks)

L Add File

Ctrl+L Add Location

Shift+L Add Directory

Ctrl+N New (Clear) Playlist

Ctrl+O Open (Load) Playlist

Ctrl+S Save Playlist

Alt+3 View/Edit Track Info for selected track(s)

Ctrl+E Edit Selected Track Filename(s)

Ctrl+Keypad 0 Add Location

Insert Add Directory

Ctrl+A Select All

Ctrl+I Invert Selection

Delete Remove Selected Files from Playlist

Ctrl+Delete Crop Playlist

Ctrl+Sh+Del Clear Playlist (same as Ctrl+N)

Alt+Down Move Selected Files Down

Alt+Up Arrow Move Selected Files Up
Down Arrow Move Cursor Down

Up Arrow Move Cursor Up

Enter Play Selected File

End Jump to End of List

Home Jump to Start of List

Page Up Move up by a fifth of a page

Page Down Move down by a fifth of a page

Alt+Delete Remove missing files from playlist
Ctrl+Sh+1 Sort Playlist by Title

Ctrl+Sh+2 Sort Playlist by File Name

Ctrl+Sh+3 Sort Playlist by File Path and Name

Ctrl+R Reverse Playlist

Ctrl+Sh+R Randomize Playlist

Equalizer Keyboard Shortcuts (Classic skins only)

1 - 0 Increase EQ bands 1-10

Q - P Decrease EQ bands 1-10

` Increase EQ Preamp

TAB Decrease EQ Preamp

N Toggle EQ Enabled

A Toggle EQ Auto-Loading

S Open Presets Menu

Ctrl+Alt+S Load Preset