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This page gathers information about usage keyboard shortcuts from various sources about Media Players, in order to assess which ones can be best suitable for the Video Player design. 

 

AOL Developer Network

YouTube

Vimeo

FlowPlayer

QuickTime Player

Windows Media Player

Full-screen

 

F

F

 

 

Ctrl+1, F11

Exit full-screen (return to normal view)

 

Esc

Esc

 

 

Esc

Display/hide video controls

 

 

 

 

 

Ctrl+M

Play/pause  

Ctrl+Alt+P

Spacebar

Spacebar

Spacebar

Spacebar

Ctrl+P

Restart video

 

Number 0 / Home

 

 

Option+Left arrow

Ctrl+Shift+B

Go to a new frame (typing the time)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Go to next chapter

 

Right arrow (ahead 5 sec)

Right arrow (ahead 5 sec)

Right arrow

Right arrow (ahead 1fr)

Ctrl+F

Go to previous chapter

 

Left arrow (back 5 sec)

Left arrow (back 5 sec)

Left arrow

Left arrow (back 1fr)

Ctrl+B

Mute the volume

Ctrl+Alt+M

 

 

 

Option+Down Arrow

F7

Volume Up

Ctrl+Alt+U

Up Arrow

Up Arrow

Up Arrow, Ctrl+K

Up Arrow

F9

Volume Down

Ctrl+Alt+D

Down Arrow

Down Arrow

Down Arrow, Ctrl+J

Down Arrow

F8

Display/hide Captions

Ctrl+Alt+C

 

 

 

Option+Command+T

Ctrl+Shift+C

Add/remove bookmark

 

 

 

 

 

 

Go to next bookmark

 

 

 

 

 

 

Go to previous bookmark

 

 

 

 

 

 

Share

 

 

 

 

 

 

Embed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Narration on/off

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expand/collapse narration options

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transcript on/off

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expand/collapse transcript options

 

 

 

 

 

 

Select another video quality (if there are several qualities available)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transcript: scroll up/down

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transcript: select a fragment in the transcript text (if technically feasible)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Full screen video: switch between horizontal/vertical layout

 

 

 

 

 

 

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