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Kodi Shortcuts

Kodi is also called the popular Kodi media player application. The application allows you to stream all sort of Videos, Play music, View pictures, run applications, Weather updates and much more. It is an all in one media player; it can able to run all sort of Multimedia contents. When you are using this app in Desktop or Laptop sometimes, you may feel the inconvenience to change the channel or select an option, and you may think that how to use and approach these options. Moreover, you can quickly solve all these inconveniences by knowing the Kodi Keyboard Shortcuts, with that you can make the Kodi app more convenient and effective. Here we discuss the various Kodi shortcuts available and how to use those shortcuts on your desktop.

Kodi Shortcuts
Kodi Shortcuts

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Kodi Shortcuts

The list of shortcuts is available are listed below:

  • Default keyboard controls
  • Mouse Controls
  • Picture Slideshow controls

Default keyboard controls | Kodi Shortcuts

Key Global Video playback Music visualisation
0 (zero) Go between the two last channels (live TV channel) OR Go to “now” on the EPG/TV guide.
A Audio delay control
B Live TV: Schedule recording timers Live TV: Schedule recording timers
C Contextual menu Playlist
D Move item down (Playlist editor & Favorites window)
E Live TV EPG/TV guide Live TV EPG/TV guide
F Fast forward Fast forward Fast forward
H Live TV channels window Live TV channels window
I Info Info Info
J Live TV: Radio channels window Live TV: Radio channels window
K Live TV recordings window Live TV recordings window
L Next subtitle Lock preset
M
  • “Menu” (sidebar menu on the default skin)
  • Move (File manager)
Player controls (OSD) Player controls (OSD)
N Current playlist window
O Codec info Codec info
Ctrl+ Shift+O Codec Info 2 (Additional info. E.g. bitrates, cache and skips/drops) Codec Info 2 (additional info. E.g. bitrates, cache and skips/drops)
P Play Play Visualisation preset list
Q Queue
R
  • Rewind
  • Rename (File manager)
Rewind Rewind
S Shutdown menu Shutdown menu Show preset
Ctrl+S Screenshot Screenshot Screenshot
T Toggle subtitles on and off
Ctrl+T Subtitle position control
U Move item up (Playlist editor & Favorites window)
V Teletext Visualisation settings
W Marked as watched / unwatched
X Stop Stop Stop
Y Switch/choose player. For example, can be used to switch between the internal player or a UPnP target player. Switch/choose player Switch/choose player
Z Zoom/aspect ratio
Space
  • Pause/Play
  • Current playlist window (video & music listings)
  • Highlight (File manager)
Pause/Play Pause/Play
Left
  • Seek step backwards.
  • Prev channel group (live TV)
Seek step backwards.
Right
  • Seek step forward.
  • Next channel group (live TV)
Seek step forward.
Up
  • Seek step forward 10min OR Next chapter (videos)
  • Channel up (live TV)
Next track
Down
  • Step back 10min OR Prev chapter (videos)
  • Channel down (live TV)
Previous track
Ctrl+ Variable seek backwards Variable seek backwards
Ctrl+ Variable seek forward Variable seek forward
Ctrl+ Move subtitles up
Ctrl+ Move subtitles down
PageUp Page up Skip to next queued video or next chapter if no videos are queued. Increase rating
PageDown Page down Skip to previous queued video or previous chapter if no videos are queued. Decrease rating
 Enter return Select Player controls (OSD) Player controls (OSD)
← Backspace Back Back Back
Esc Previous menu OR Home screen Exit full screen
. period Skip forward Seek step forward. Seek step forward.
, comma Skip backwards Seek step backwards. Seek step backwards
' quote Small seeks to step backwards 7 seconds
Tab  Fullscreen playback Fullscreen playback Fullscreen playback
Print Src Screenshot Screenshot Screenshot
F8 Mute Mute Mute
- minus Volume down Volume down Volume down
+ plus Volume up Volume up Volume up
= equals Volume up Volume up Volume up
\ backslash Toggle between fullscreen/windowed mode Toggle between fullscreen/windowed mode Toggle between fullscreen/windowed mode
[ left bracket Seek step forward 10min
] right bracket Seek to step backwards 10min
CTRL+END Exit Kodi (Only on Home Screen)
DEL Delete file (if enabled in settings) Remove from the playlist (Playlist editor only) Remove from the playlist (Playlist editor only)
Home Jump to the top of the menu (..)
[numbers] then Return Jump to that time in playback. Jump to that time in playback.
[numbers] then  Jump backwards in that amount of time. Jump backwards in that amount of time.
[numbers] then  Jump forward in that amount of time. Jump forward in that amount of time.
 Shift+LETTER Jump to that letter in a list

Mouse Controls | Kodi Shortcuts

Key Description
Left Click on the item Select
Middle Click on the item The queue to the playlist
Right Click on the item Context menu
Right Click on the blank area Back
Mouse Wheel Up Up
Mouse Wheel Down Down

Picture Slideshow controls | Kodi Shortcuts

Key Description
0 Zoom Normal (100%)
1 Zoom Level 1
2 Zoom Level 2
3 Zoom Level 3
4 Zoom Level 4
5 Zoom Level 5
6 Zoom Level 6
7 Zoom Level 7
8 Zoom Level 8
9 Zoom Level 9
R Rotate
T Info (Exif data)
. period Next picture
, comma Previous picture
+ plus Zoom in
- minus Zoom out

These are the various Kodi Shortcuts available in your keyboard. Thank you for reading this post.

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