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Play Music in Winamp

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
X Play song, make sure main window is active by pressing alt+w twice
V Stop song
Shift+V Stop song with fadeout
C Pause and unpause song
B / Z Jump to next or previous song
J Jump to file
Shift+L Open directory to play from
L Open file, use tab, shift+tab and arrow keys to navigate
Ctrl+L Open URL to play from
R Toggle repeat (note changed icon)
S Toggle shuffle (note changed icon)
Arrow Left / Arrow Right Rewind or fast forward 5 seconds
Arrow Up / Arrow Down Turn volume up or down
Ctrl+T Show remaining time elapsed or left for current song
Ctrl+J Jump to time in current song
Shift+L Stop after song finished (would be nice if you could see that somewhere)
Alt+3 Tag editor
J / ,on numeric keypad Open jump-to-file Box

Shortcuts for Winamp Equalizer

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
1to0 Increase EQ bands
qtop Decrease EQ bands
` Increase EQ preamp
Tab Decrease EQ preamp
S Open presets menu
Ctrl+S Load preset
A Toggle EQ aauto-loading
Ctrl+F4 Close (hide) graphical equalizer

Numeric Keyboard Shortcuts

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
5on numeric keypad Play, restart, update
0on numeric keypad Open/play file
6 / 4on numeric keypad Next track / previous track
3 / 1on numeric keypad Jump 10 songs forward / jump 10 songs back
7 / 9on numeric keypad Rewind 5 seconds / Fast-forward 5 seconds
8 / 2on numeric keypad Turn volume up / turn volume down
Ctrl+0on numeric keypad Open/play location

Access Menus and Features

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Alt+F Open file menu
Alt+P Open play menu
Alt+O Open options menu
Alt+I Open view menu menu
Ctrl+P Open preference menu, press esc to leave
Alt+S Open Skin selection menu in preferences
Alt+K Configure Current Visualization Plug-In
Ctrl+Shift+K Start/Stop current Visualization Plug-In
Ctrl+K Open Visualization Tab of Preferences
F1 Open "about winamp" window

Manage Winamp Window(s)

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Alt+W Toggle main wwindow
Alt+L Show or hide media library window
Alt+V Show or hide video window
Alt+X Show or hide browser window
Alt+G Show or hide graphic equalizer window
Alt+C Show or hide skin setting menu
Ctrl+Shift+K Show or hide Visualization window
Ctrl+Tab Cycle through different windows (seems to be worthless), use alt+w twice to get to main player window, alt+l to get to media library etc.
Ctrl+W Toggle winshade mode (minimize)
Ctrl+A Toggle always on top
Ctrl+Alt+N Open new winamp window / Create another instance of Winamp

Manage Playlists

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Ctrl+N New (clear) playlist
Ctrl+O Open (load) playlist
Ctrl+S Save playlist
Alt+3 View or edit track info
Ctrl+E Edit selected track filename
Ctrl+A Select all
Ctrl+I Invert selection
Delete Remove selected files from playlist
Ctrl+Delete Crop playlist
Alt+Arrow Down / Alt+Arrow Up Move selected files down / move selected files up
Arrow Down / Arrow Up Move cursor down / move cursor up
Enter Play Selected file
End / Home Jump to end / jump to start of list
Alt+Delete Remove dead (non-existent) files
Ctrl+Shift+1 Sort playlist by title
Ctrl+Shift+2 Sort playlist by file name
Ctrl+Shift+3 Sort playlist by file path and name
Ctrl+R Reverse playlist
Ctrl+Shift+R Randomize playlist