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MediaMonkey can help you work more efficiently with your music Library with the following shortcuts.

Multimedia Keyboard Shortcuts

The following buttons on multimedia keyboards can be used to control MediaMonkey from within any application:

Play / Pause / Stop

Previous Track / Next Track

Volume Up / Volume Down


Previous View / Next View / Refresh

Standard Keyboard Shortcuts

The following shortcuts can be accessed via a standard keyboard from within MediaMonkey.  Many of these can be altered by changing the Hotkeys configuration via Tools > Options > General > Hotkeys

Play / Pause


Previous Track (back)

<Ctrl><b> or <Ctrl><Alt><←>

Next Track (forward)

<Ctrl><n> or <Ctrl><Alt><>

Back 5 Seconds


Forward 5 Seconds




Volume Up

<Ctrl><Alt><Up Arrow>

Volume Down


Play (selected Tracks) Now (can be changed by modifying 'Double-click action')


Play (selected Track) Now - Alternate

(see Player Configuration)


Play (selected Tracks) After Others


Play (selected Tracks) Next


Edit Properties of selected Tracks


Advance Track in Property Editor

<Alt><Right arrow>

Previous Track in Property Editor

<Alt><Left arrow>

Delete Selected Tracks (recycle bin)


Permanently Delete Selected Tracks


Select First Track


Select Last Track


Select All Tracks



<Ctrl><f> or <F3>

Auto-Tag from Amazon


Auto-Tag from filename




Synchronize Tags


Rip Audio CD


Convert Audio Format


Burn Audio CD


Save Preview


Previous node back


Previous node forward


Resize Columns


Refresh View


Refresh play order to match sort order (in Playlist nodes)

<Alt><F5> or <Ctrl><Alt><F5>

Show Now Playing node


Show Library node (collapsed)

<F7> or <Alt><Home>

Show Artists node


Show Albums node


Show Genre node


Show Year node


View Album Art (toggle)


View Properties editor (toggle)


View Player (toggle)


View Now Playing dialog (toggle)


View Visualization (toggle)


View Equalizer (toggle)


Switch to Party Mode (toggle)


Mouse Gestures

When the application is minimized, you can still control the player by performing 'Mouse gestures' over the system tray icon:

Restore application

Double-click icon

Play / Pause

Click icon

Previous Track

Drag left on icon

Next Track

Drag right on icon

Volume Up

Drag up on icon

Volume Down

Drag down on icon


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