52 Shortcuts for iTunes

Jump to: Playback shortcuts, Library and Playlist, iTunes Store, File and Window, File Menu, Edit Menu, Control menu shortcuts, View Menu, With full keyboard navigation enabled, Other

1. Playback shortcuts

Enter

Play the currently selected song immediately

Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Right/Arrow Left

Move forward or backward within a song

Shift+Arrow Right/Arrow Left

Listen to the next or previous album in a list

Arrow Left/Arrow Right

Go to the next / go to previous song in a list

2. Library and Playlist

Ctrl+click the checkbox next to a song

Select or deselect all the songs in a list

Ctrl+Shift-N

Create a new playlist from a selection of songs

Ctrl+Alt-N

Create a new Smart Playlist

F5

Refresh the Radio list, when Radio is selected (or Genius Playlist if selected)

3. iTunes Store

Ctrl+]/[

Go to the next page / go to previous page in the iTunes Store

F5

Check for new podcast episodes (when Podcasts is selected, below Library)

Type in Search field and press Shift+Enter

Initiate a search in the iTunes Store (from anywhere in iTunes)

Alt+s

Open the Store menu

F5

Check for app updates (when Apps is selected, below Library)

4. File and Window

Ctrl+click a triangle

Expand or collapse all the triangles in the Radio’s Stream list

Alt+N / Alt+P

In the Get Info window, see the info for the next or previous song in the list

Ctrl+F

Select the search field

Press ?, then key available

See more options when a visual effect is showing

While the video is playing, Ctrl+click the movie, and choose Set Poster Frame

Choose artwork for the selected video

Ctrl+U

Stream audio file at a specific URL to iTunes

5. File Menu

Ctrl+N

Create a new playlist

Ctrl+O

Open / add a file to your music library

Ctrl+W

Close the iTunes window

Ctrl+I

Open the song or CD info window for the selected song or CD

Ctrl+R

Show where a song file is located

Ctrl+L

Show the currently playing song in the list

6. Edit Menu

Ctrl+,

Open iTunes Preferences

Ctrl+Z

Undo your last typing change while still in edit mode

Ctrl+X/Ctrl+C/Ctrl+V

Cut the selected song’s information or artwork

Ctrl+A

Deselect all the songs in the list

Ctrl+Shift+A

Hide or show the Artist and Album columns

7. Control menu shortcuts

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)

Ctrl+Arrow Up/Arrow Down

Increase the volume / decrease the volume

Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Down

Mute the sound (song keeps playing)

Ctrl+E

Eject a CD

8. View Menu

Ctrl+Shift+s

Switch to the MiniPlayer

Ctrl+B

Hide or show the Browser (Artist and Album columns)

Ctrl+T

Turn the visualizer on or off

Ctrl+F

Fullscreen visualizer

Ctrl+Shift+F

See more options when a visual effect is showing

Ctrl+J

Open the View Options window for the selected source

9. With full keyboard navigation enabled

Tab

Select the next control

Enter

Click the currently selected control

Arrow Left/ Arrow Right or +/- on the numeric keypad

Open or close the selected item’s disclosure triangle

10. Other

Ctrl+?

Open iTunes Help

Ctrl+Shift (while opening iTunes)

Open iTunes in “safe mode” (without external plug-ins)

F2

Edit the name of the currently selected item

F5

Refresh source list

Ctrl+Break

Interrupt the current process (burning a CD, syncing, converting a file, and so on)

Ctrl+Shift+Arrow Right/Arrow Left

Go to the next or last chapter (during playing spoken words, if available)

Press and hold Control+Shift when connecting iPod/iPhone

Prevent iPod / iPhone from automatically syncing when you connect it to your computer

Press ?, then key available

See more options when a visual effect is showing

Created by max on 1/7/2014. Last updated by bernd on 6/7/2017

 

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