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Favorite Keyboard Shortcuts

These are the iTunes keyboard shortcuts that you’ll have the most fun with:

Command Option 1

toggles between Show Player and Hide Player

Command T

toggles Visuals on and off

Command F

toggles Visualizer full-screen mode on and off

Command DownArrow

turns the volume down

Command UpArrow

turns the volume up

LeftArrow

first tap selects the beginning of the current song; second tap selects the previous song

RightArrow

selects the next song

Option Command DownArrow

mutes the sound

Spacebar

toggles between Pause and Play

Other keyboard shortcuts:

Command N

creates a new playlist

Shift Command N

creates a new playlist from the highlighted songs (not the songs that are checked)

Command A

selects all songs in the current song list

Shift Command A

deselects all songs in the current song list

Command R

shows current song file in the Finder

Command E

ejects a CD

Command M

minimizes Player window to the Dock

Command ?

launches iTunes Help

Command Q

quits iTunes

Visualizer shortcuts:

R

changes Visualizer to a new random set of visual effects

M

cycles through Visualizer modes

N

toggles between Normal and High Contrast colors

D

resets Visualizer to the default settings

I

displays song information

F

toggles Frame Rate Display on and off

B

displays the Apple logo briefly when Visuals are turned on

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