How to use Time Jump in Potplayer?

Apr 22, 2016

Learn how to use and customize time jump keys in Potplayer. The time jump feature in Daum Potplayer allows easy jumping or seeking during playback of a media file. One can jump to some preset intervals just by using a keyboard shortcut. This feature comes handy when you want to seek or jump forward/backward in a video. Continue reading to know more about the Potplayer jump keys and also learn how to modify the duration of time jump in Potplayer.

Using Potplayer Time Jump Keys:

Time jumping in Potplayer is controlled by four different keys or shortcuts. They are: Left/Right Arrow Keys, Ctrl+Left / Right Arrow Keys, Shift + Left / Right Arrow Keys and Ctrl + Alt + Left / Right Arrow Keys. The default time jump settings allows you to jump to 5 seconds with Left / Right Arrow Keys; 30 seconds with Ctrl + Left / Right Arrow Keys; 60 seconds with Shift + Left / Right Arrow Keys and 300 seconds with Ctrl + Alt + Left / Right Arrow. Use these keys during a video / audio playback and easily rewind or forward to specific time.

How to modify Potplayer time jump duration?

You can change the default time jump duration by following these steps:

  1. Open Potplayer settings (Click on the top left corner and select Preferences from the menu or use keyboard shortcut F5).
  2. In the left menu, find Playback section and open Time Jump.
  3. Under the Time Jump settings, you’ll notice four different jump periods or duration. Modify them with your preferred values. Example: set 10 seconds for Left/Right Arrow Keys.
  4. Potplayer Jump Keys

  5. Once you are satisfied with your settings, press the OK button. Restart Potplayer, open a media file and test the newly set jump duration.

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