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AVS Video Editor
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AVS Video Editor
Current Version:  8.0.3.303
Release Date:  09/26/2017
File Size:
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Keyboard Shortcuts

The following keyboard shortcuts are available to AVS Video Editor users:

Top menu/File and Effects Area shortcuts

Shortcut Corresponding Button Description
Ctrl+N New Project Use it to start a new project, add new videos to your future movie, edit and save it into a file or onto a disc.
Ctrl+O Open Project... Use it to open a previously saved project to edit it or save a video into a file or onto a disc.
Ctrl+S Save Project Use it to save the currently edited project.
Shift+Ctrl+S Save Project As... Use it to save the currently edited project under a different name.
Ctrl+I/Insert Import Media... Use it to import media files of all supported types into the program Files and Effects Area so that they can be used to create a movie.
Delete Delete Use it to delete the selected media file from the Files and Effects Area.
F2 Rename Use it to rename the selected media file at the Files and Effects Area.
Ctrl+A Select All Use it to select all the media items at the Files and Effects Area.
Ctrl+R Capture Video... Use it to start AVS Video Recorder and capture video from a capture device connected to your personal computer.
Ctrl+P Produce... Use it to save your movie into one of the supported formats and burn it onto a disc or upload to a portable device.
Enter Level down Use it to see detected scenes of your video in the Media Library. This option is available only if you have applied the Detect scenes option.
Backspace Level up Use it to return to that category of the Media Library where you were before the detection process (All or Video category). This option is available only if you have applied the Detect scenes option.
Ctrl+Z Undo Use it to reverse the last performed command. If this option is not available, it means there is no action to undo.
Shift+Ctrl+Z/
Ctrl+Y
Redo Use it to repeat your last undone command or action performed.
Ctrl+Enter Settings... Use it to change the project and video settings.
F1 Help Use it to open the AVS Video Editor help file.

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Central buttons shortcuts

Shortcut Corresponding Button Description
Ctrl+1 Projects Use it to open the Start Project page of the program where you can create a new project from media files on the hard disk drive, capture them from a camera or computer screen. You can also reopen one of your recent projects.
Ctrl+2 Media Library Use it to browse for the imported media files - video, audio and image files, add them to the Timeline/Storyboard, view their properties and edit them. It can be also used to switch to the Timeline or Storyboard view of the main video.
Ctrl+3 Transitions Use it to view the available transitions and add them to your video.
Ctrl+4 Video Effects Use it to view the available video effects, add them to your video and edit them.
Ctrl+5 Text Use it to view the availabe text presets, add a text to your video and edit it.
Ctrl+6 Voice Use it to record your voice from a microphone connected to your personal computer soundcard input jack.
Ctrl+7 Disc Menu Use it to create chapters for your video. They can be used to create a disc menu in case you plan to burn your video on a disc.

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Preview Area/Player shortcuts

Shortcut Corresponding Button Description
Ctrl+Space Play/Pause Use it to playback or pause the currently edited video or selected effect/transition in the Preview Area. This shortcut is common for all the windows where the player is present.
Ctrl+Alt+S Stop Use it to stop video file playback. Every time you use it to stop the playback, the cursor goes back to the beginning of the file. This shortcut is common for all the windows where the player is present.
Alt+Left Previous Frame Use it to go to the previous frame of the currently edited video or selected effect or transition in the Preview Area. This shortcut is common for all the windows where player is present.
Alt+Right Next Frame Use it to go to the next frame of the currently edited video or selected effect or transition in the Preview Area. This shortcut is common for all the windows where player is present.
Ctrl+Alt+N Next Scene Use it to find the next scene in the video clip. Once you click it, it will turn into the Stop button to let you stop searching scenes when needed.
Alt+Enter/F11 Full screen Use it to make the Preview window occupy all the available screen space.
Alt+Down Decrease Speed Use it to change the backward preview playback speed of the currently edited video or selected effect or transition in the Preview Area. Each time you use thie shortcut the playback speed will change to -0.25x, -0.5x, -1x, -2x, -4x, -8x, -16x speed.

In case you start using this shortcut after the Increase Playback Speed shortcut has been used and the speed is somewhat increased (0.25x, 0.5x, 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x or 16x) the Decrease Playback Speed shortcut will decrease the playback speed gradually each time you press it until the playback speed reaches 0.25x. After that the shortcut will begin acting as Fast Backward and will start changing the backward video playback speed. This shortcut is common for all the windows where player is present.
Alt+Up Increase Speed Use it to change the forward preview playback speed of the currently edited video or selected effect or transition in the Preview Area. Each time you use this shortcut the playback speed will change to 0.25x, 0.5x, 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x speed.

In case you start using this shortcut after the Decrease Playback Speed shortcut has been used and the speed is somewhat decreased (-0.25x, -0.5x, -1x, -2x, -4x, -8x or -16x) the Increase Playback Speed shortcut will increase the playback speed gradually each time you press it until the playback speed reaches -0.25x. After that the shortcut will begin acting as Fast Forward and will start changing the forward video playback speed. This shortcut is common for all the windows where player is present.
Alt+ "-"(minus) Decrease volume Use it to reduce the volume of the currently edited video or selected effect/transition in the Preview Area. This shortcut is common for all the windows where the player is present.
Alt+ "+"(plus) Increase volume Use it to increase the volume of the currently edited video or selected effect/transition in the Preview Area. This shortcut is common for all the windows where the player is present.
Ctrl+Alt+M Mute Use it to switch the sound of the played video on or off. This shortcut is common for all the windows where the player is present.

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Timeline shortcuts

Shortcut Corresponding Button Description
F8 Split at current position Use it to split the video into two parts at the current cursor position. This option is only available if a video clip is selected on the Timeline.
Delete Delete object Use it to delete the currently selected element from the Timeline.
Up Line up Use it to go one line up at the Timeline.
Down Line down Use it to go one line down at the Timeline.
Ctrl+D Duplicate object Use it to duplicate the selected object at the Timeline.
Ctrl+Z Undo Use it to cancel the last performed command.
Ctrl+Z/Ctrl+Y Redo Use it to repeat the last undone command.
Ctrl+Tab Switch modes Use it to switch between view modes: Timeline and Storyboard.
Ctrl+PgDn/"+"(Num Lock) Zoom in Use it to zoom the Timeline in and enlarge the view of the added video and effects.
Ctrl+PgUp/"-"(Num Lock) Zoom out Use it to zoom the Timeline out and reduce the view of the added video and effects.
F9/"*"(Num Lock) Zoom to Fit Use it to return the view of the video and effects at the Timeline so that the whole video was displayed at the Timeline Area.
Left Previous frame Use it to step one frame back in the video.
Right Next frame Use it to step one frame forward in the video
Ctrl+Left Previous second Use it to go one second back in the video.
Ctrl+Right Next second Use it to go one second forward in the video.
Home Project start Use it to place the cursor of the Timeline at the beginning of your project.
End Project end Use it to place the cursor of the Timeline at the end of your project.

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Trim/MultiTrim/Video Effects properties/Video Overlay properties
windows common shortcuts

Shortcut Corresponding Button Description
Ctrl+[
(F3)
Mark in
(Left bound)
Use it to mark the beginning of the trimmed area.
Ctrl+]
(F4)
Mark out
(Right bound)
Use it to mark the end of the trimmed area.
Ctrl+Alt+I
(F5)
Fade in Use it to mark the fade in area.
Ctrl+Alt+O
(F6)
Fade out Use it to mark the fade out area.
Ctrl+Z Undo Use it to reverse the last performed command. If this option is not available, it means there is no action to undo.
Shift+Ctrl+Z/
Ctrl+Y
Redo Use it to repeat your last undone command or action.
F1 Help Use it to open the AVS Video Editor help file.
MultiTrim window specific shortcuts
Ctrl+Alt+L/F8 Split scenes Use it to split the video into scenes at the current cursor position.
Ctrl+Alt+D Detect scenes Use it to start scene detection.
Ctrl+Alt+Z/F9 Zoom Use it to open the zoom timeline.
Ctrl+M Merge Scenes Use it to join the selected scenes together.
Del Delete Scenes Use it to delete the currently selected scene.
Ctrl+[
(F3)
Mark in
(Left bound)
Use it to mark the beginning of the trimmed area.
Ctrl+]
(F4)
Mark out
(Right bound)
Use it to mark the end of the trimmed area.
Ctrl+A
Select all Use it to select all the detected scenes.
Video Overlay properties window specific shortcuts
Shift+Ctrl+Left Previous Time Stamp Use it to quickly go to the previous time stamp of the trajectory.
Shift+Ctrl+Right Next Time Stamp Use it to quickly go to the next time stamp of the trajectory.
Shift+Ctrl+Ins Add Time Stamp Use it to add a new time stamp at the current overlay position. You can change the trajectory at this time stamp after that clicking it with the mouse and dragging it to the desired position.
Shift+Ctrl+Del Remove Time Stamp Use it to delete the currently selected time stamp. The trajectory will be changed to a straight line connecting the two time stamps before and after the deleted one.
Ctrl+S Add preset Use it to add one more trajectory preset.
Ctrl+Delete Delete preset Use it to delete the selected trajectory preset.
Shift+Ctrl+G Show/hide grid lines Use it to show or hide vertical/horizontal grid lines.
Text properties window specific shortcuts
Ctrl+T Add text Use it to add a text to your video.
Ctrl+I Add image Use it to add an image to your video.
Ctrl+C/Ctrl+Insert Copy object Use it to copy the currently selected object to the program clipboard and paste it to another place.
Ctrl+V/Shift+Insert Paste object Use it to paste the previously copied or cut object.
Ctrl+X/Shift+Delete Cut object Use it to cut out the currently selected object to the program clipboard and paste it to another place.
Shift+Ctrl+Delete Delete object Use it to delete the currently selected object.
Ctrl+S Add preset Use it to save the currently edited settings as a preset.
Ctrl+Delete Delete preset Use it to delete the selected preset.
F2 Rename preset Use it to rename the selected preset.
Shift+Ctrl+G Show/hide grid lines Use it to show or hide vertical/horizontal grid lines.

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Disc Menu shortcuts

Shortcut Corresponding Button Description
Shift+Ctrl+Left Previous page Use it to go to the previous page of your disc menu. This option is available in the Styles and Content view of the Disc Menu.
Shift+Ctrl+Up Main page Use it to go to the main page of your disc menu. This option is available in the Styles and Content view of the Disc Menu.
Shift+Ctrl+Right Next page Use it to go to the next page of your disc menu. This option is available in the Styles and Content view of the Disc Menu.
Insert Add chapter Use it to add one more chapter to your disc. This option is available in the Chapters view of the Disc Menu.
Delete Delete chapter Use it to delete the selected chapter from your disc. This option is available in the Chapters view of the Disc Menu.

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