61 Most Used VLC Keyboard Shortcuts (Hotkeys)
- March 15, 2016
How to Add / Change / Delay / Disable Subtitles in VLC Media Player?
There is an Interesting Feature in VLC Media Player That you can easily Add, Change or Disable Subtitle Languages in VLC Media Player.
Note: Make sure you have subtitle File for your video file.
For Example, I have Two (2) Subtitle Languages and “Sample.mkv” is your video file.
Follow these steps to add a new subtitle in video file.
Step 1: Open your video file by double click on it.
Step 2: Open "Subtitle" Option from Menu.
Step 3: Select "Add Subtitle File".
Alternative: Press keyboard Shortcut [Alt + T + S].
Acutally by Pressing Alt You will see Highlighted secound "t" of "Subtitle" menu and S in "Add Subtitle File".
Step 4: A window named "Open Subtitles" will be opened from where you can browse your subtitle file.
Step 5: Locate and select your subtitle File.
Subtitle File Extension Support in VLC Player:
There are numbers of extensions support to VLC in which (.SRT, .SUB + .IDX) are most popular. The (.SRT) Subtitle file Extension contain only a single language whereas (.SUB + .IDX) that contains multiple subtitle file languages up to (32).
Step 6: Then press Open Button.
Step 7: You will see a Notification "Subtitle Track Added".
How to remove subtitles from vlc.
In the following step you will learn How easy to Hide / Remove Subtitle in VLC.
Step 8: Press [V] button to Show, Switch, or Remove Subtitles from VLC.
Congrats, You have successfully added a Subtitle Language.
Repeat All above Steps to add another Subtitle Language. I'm Adding another one in VLC that is Indonesian language Subtitle. Press [V] button to Show, Switch, or Hide Movie Subtitles. Watch the Complete Video on Youtube.
Note: Burned-in subtitles can’t be changed.
How to customize subtitle delay in VLC Media Player:
You can easily Increase or Decrease VLC Subtitle Delay of Playing Video by pressing keyboard shortcuts [G] / [H].
How to Capture Screenshot In VLC Player:
- Open > Video From main menu of VLC media Player.
- Select “Take Snapshot” from drop down list.
Alternative: [Alt + V + S] is a shortcut Key to take a Snapshot in VLC.
See the Following Table for All VLC Keyboard Shortcuts (Hotkeys)
|[Ctrl] + [V]||Enter URL or Path to the Media You Want to Play|
|[Ctrl] + [Up arrow]||Volume Up|
|[Ctrl] + [Down arrow]||Volume Down|
General Shortcut Keys
|[T]||Show Time Played/Time Left|
|[Ctrl] + [T]||Go to Time|
|[Ctrl] + [M]||Open Messages|
|[Ctrl] + [W]||Empty Now Playing List|
|[Ctrl] + [G]||Extended GUI|
|[Ctrl] + [S]||Open Media|
Video Playback Shortcut Keys
|[Ctrl] + [O]||Select One or More Files To Open|
|[Ctrl] + [F]||Open Directory|
|[Ctrl] + [D]||Open Disk|
|[Ctrl] + [N]||Open Network Stream|
|[P]||To Play Previous Item|
|[Shift] + [Left Arrow]||Very Short Backwards Jump On 3 Seconds|
|[Shift] + [Right Arrow]||Very Short Forward Jump On 3 Seconds|
|[Alt] + [Left arrow]||Backwards Jump On 10 Seconds|
|[Alt] + [Right arrow]||Forward Jump On 10 Seconds|
|[Ctrl] + [Left arrow]||Medium Backwards Jump On 1 Minute|
|[Ctrl] + [Right arrow]||Medium Forward Jump On 1 Minute|
|[Enter]||To Play Selected file|
|[Z]||Change Zoom Mode|
|[E]||Frame by Frame Playback|
|[G] / [H]||Increase or Decrease Subtitle Delay|
Manage VLC, Playlists and Special Commands
|[Ctrl] + [H]||Hide / Unhide Controls|
|[Ctrl] + [P]||Preferences / Interface settings|
|[Ctrl] + [E]||Adjustments and audio / Video Effects|
|[Ctrl] + [B]||Edit Bookmarks|
|[Ctrl] + [C]||Open Capture Device|
|[Ctrl] + [L]||Open / Hide Playist|
|[Ctrl] + [Y]||Save Playlist|
|[Ctrl] + [I]||Current Stream and Media Information|
|[Ctrl] + [J]||Media Information: Information about what your media or stream is made of. Muxer, Audio and Video Codecs, Subtitles are shown.|
|[ALT] + [A]||Open Audio Menu|
|[ALT] + [H]||Open Help Menu|
|[ALT] + [M]||Open Media Menu|
|[ALT] + [P]||Open Playist Menu|
|[ALT] + [T]||Open Tool Menu|
|[ALT] + [V]||Open Video Menu|
|[ALT] + [L]||Show Playback Menu|
|[N]||Play Next Track From Playlist|
|[F11]||Switch Window From / To Full-Screen Mode|
|[F]||Full Screen Mode|
|[ALT] + [F4], [ALT] + [M] + [Q] or [Ctrl] + [Q]||Quit Program|
|[V]||Show, Switch, or Hide Movie Subtitles|
|[Ctrl] + [f]||Open Folder [Browse Folder Menu]|
|[Ctrl] + [r] or [Ctrl] + [s]||Advanced Open File|
|[A]||Change Aspect Ratio|
|[B]||Change audio / Language Track|
|[C]||Crop Video Screen|
|[Escape]||Exit Full Screen Mode|
Control VLC Playback Speed
|[J] and [K]||Increase or Decrease Audio Delay|
|Scroll up/ down||To Control Volume increase / Decrease|
|Double Click on Video||Full Screen Mode|
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