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.
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
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
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
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