Multimedia Toolbar

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The mutimedia toolbar is available in the Explorer and in the fullscreen view, also called Screenshow. It is automatically displayed for multimedia filetypes (movies).




The DirectShow toolbar's controls from left to right are:


Restart movie
Play / Pause movie
Stop movie
Continuous play (restart when done)

clip0014 Create thumb from curent frame (only available in Explorer window)

clip0015 Copy current frame to clipboard

Loudness slider (bottom = off)
Slider to position current frame
Speed (< 1 for slow motion)


Keyboard Shortcuts


The following shortcuts can be used when viewing videos:




DirectShow video mode

MediaPlayer video mode


Start / Pause film

Start / Pause film


Stop film (press again to exit fullscreen mode)

Stop film and exit fullscreen


Reposition movie to the beginning / end * ²

Got to beginning / end of file list


Copy current frame to the clipboard



Previous movie

Previous movie


Next movie

Next movie


Fast rewind 5% of the movie length ²

Continuous fast rewind


Fast forward 5% of the movie length ²

Continuours fast forward


Pause film and skip 1-2 frames back ²



Pause film and skip 1-2 frames forward ²


Mouse click

Zoom in / out


Mouse Doubleclick


Alternative fullscreen view


 * This key jumps to the first / last file in a folder, if the current file is an image instead of a video

 ² Some videos don't support this operation, or take a few seconds to react




We recommend that you install the latest Windows MediaPlayer and the K-Lite Codec Pack
For more infos see Supported File Types and search for "DirectShow" in the Online FAQ
Wikipedia: DirectShow





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