Today’s Sony Vegas Zen Tip #5 is all about my favourite Keyboard Shortcuts for Vegas Pro and Movie Studio Platinum.

I have collated every single Keyboard Shortcut that exists for both Sony Vegas Pro and Sony Movie Studio Platinum into a downloadable eBook. If you join the Movie Studio Zen Forum, you will automatically receive a copy of this guide. If you are not interested in joining the Movie Studio Zen community, you can simply download the eBook by following this link here.

Here is a list of my Favourite Keyboard Shortcuts

CTRL + O Opens a Saved Project

CTRL + N Starts a New Project

CTRL + SHIFT + Q Inserts a New Video Track

CTRL + Q Inserts a New Audio Track

` (grave accent) Shrinks the Timeline Tracks

CTRL + ` Expands the Timeline Tracks

S Splits Media Files on the Timeline

DELETE Deletes Files from the Timeline

J Plays Video Backwards

K Stops Playback

L Plays Video Forwards

SPACEBAR Plays Video

CTRL + ▲

CTRL + ▼

CTRL + ►

CTRL + ◄

CTRL + Mouse Wheel moves sliders in small increments

F11 Makes Timeline go Fullscreen


The information in this tutorial applies to all versions of Sony Vegas Pro and Sony Movie Studio Platinum.


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