58 Shortcuts for iTunes (MacOS)  [edit]

minusplus1. Playback shortcuts
Space Start or stop playing the selected song
Enter Play the currently selected song from the beginning
Option++Arrow Right/Arrow Left Move forward or backward within a song
Option+Arrow Right/Arrow Left Listen to the next or previous album in a list
Arrow Left/Arrow Right Go to the next or previous song in a list

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minusplus2. Library and Playlist
+click the checkbox next to a song Select or deselect all the songs in a list
Shift++N Create a new playlist from selected songs
Option++N Create a new Smart Playlist
+Delete Delete the selected playlist without confirming that you want to delete it
Option+Delete Delete the selected playlist and all the songs it contains from your library
Option+Delete Delete the selected song from your library and all playlists
+R Refresh the Radio list, when Radio is selected (or Genius Playlist if selected)

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minusplus3. iTunes Store shortcuts
+/ Go to the next page / go to previous page in iTunes Store
Type in Search field and press Option+Enter Initiate a search in the iTunes Store (from anywhere in iTunes)
+R Check for app updates (when Apps is selected, below Library)

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minusplus4. File and Window
Ctrl+click a column heading Change the song information columns
+click a triangle Expand or collapse all the triangles in the Radio’s Stream list
Option++M Shrink the iTunes window to show only the playback controls
Option+click the zoom button in the upper+left corner of the iTunes window Switch between custom and maximum window sizes
+drag the resize control in the lower+right corner of the window See the iTunes window resize while you are resizing it
+N/+P In the Info window, see the info for the next or previous song in the list
Shift++/ Go to the previous or next pane in the Get Info or Preferences window
+F Select the search field

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minusplus5. iTunes menu shortcuts
+, Open iTunes Preferences
+H Hide the iTunes window
Option++H Hide all other applications
+Q Quit iTunes

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minusplus6. File Menu
+N Create a new playlist
Shift++N Create a new playlist with the selected songs
Option++N Create a new Smart Playlist
+O Open / add a file to your music library
+W Close the iTunes window
+I Open the Info window for the selected song or CD
Shift++R Show where a song file is located
+L Show the currently playing song in the list
+U Stream audio file at a specific URL to iTunes

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minusplus7. Edit Menu
+, Open iTunes Preferences
+Z Undo your last typing change while editing an item’s information
+X/+C/+V Cut / Copy / Paste the selected song’s information or artwork
+A Select all the songs in the list
Shift++A Deselect all the songs in the list
+B Hide or show the Artist and Album columns
+J Open the View Options window for the selected source

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minusplus8. Add Menu
Space Start or stop playing the selected song
Arrow Right/Arrow Left Play the next song / play previous song in a list (When a song is playing)
+Arrow Up/+Arrow Down Increase the volume / decrease the volume
Option++Arrow Down Mute the sound (song keeps playing)
+E Eject a CD

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minusplus9. Visualizer Menu
+T Turn the visualizer on or off
+F Fullscreen visualizer
Press ?, then key available See more options when a visual effect is showing

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minusplus10. Other
Ctrl++F Enter or exit full-screen view
+M Put the iTunes window in the Dock
+? Open iTunes Help
Option+Command (while opening iTunes) Open iTunes in “safe mode” (without external plug-ins)
While the video is playing, Control+click the movie, and choose Set Poster Frame Choose artwork for the selected video
Press and hold Option+Command when connecting iPod/iPhone Prevent iPod from automatically syncing when you connect it to your computer
Shift++Arrow Right/Arrow Left Go to the next or last chapter during spoken words (if available)

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Sources: Apple Support Pages


Uploaded by max, updated on 1/7/2014