Using CloudApp Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts help you increase your productivity and save your time. 


Desktop App Shortcuts

When you are capturing or recording, you can control the app with these keyboard shortcuts.

Mac

  • Full screen screenshot = CMD + SHIFT + 3
  • Screenshot Selected Area = CMD + SHIFT + 5
  • Screenshot and annotate = CMD + SHIFT + A
  • Record Video/GIF = CMD + SHIFT + 6 
  • Instantly Start Recording (with your most recently recording settings) = CMD + SHIFT + i
  • Record Webcam = CMD + SHIFT + 8
  • Upload Clipboard Content = CTRL + ALT (OPTION) + V
  • Open CloudApp Icon = CTRL + OPTION + C
  • Preview Image/Video/File on Desktop = SPACE BAR
  • copy share link = CMD + C - 
  • copy direct link = SHIFT + CMD + C
  • Rename a drop = CMD + R
  • Delete file = CMD + BACKSPACE
  • Download file to computer = CMD + D 

You can change hotkeys in Preferences -> Shortcuts.


Windows

  • Full screen screenshot = PrtSrc
  • Select Region Screenshot = ALT + SHIFT + 5
  • Screenshot and annotate = ALT + SHIFT + 0
  • Screenshot Application Window = ALT + SHIFT + 4
  • Record GIF/HD video = ALT + SHIFT + 6
  • Instant Recording Mode (record with your most recently used recording settings = ALT + SHIFT + i
  • Start/pause/resume screen recording = CTRL + SHIFT +6
  • Finish screen recording = CTRL +ALT + SHIFT +6
  • Record a video with your webcam = ALT + SHIFT + 9
  • Upload your clipboard content =  CTRL + ALT + SHIFT + U

You can change hotkeys in Settings -> Shortcuts


Chrome Extension Shortcuts

  • Capture Entire Page = CMD + SHIFT + F
  • Screen Recording = CMD + SHIFT + L
  • Capture Visible Area = (Set by you)

Watching Videos in a Web Browser

While watching a CloudApp video in the web browser, you can control playback with the following shortcuts:

  • Toggle Play/Pause = Spacebar/Play button
  • Seek forward 10 seconds = Right arrow
  • Seek forward 10 seconds = Left arrow
  • Increase and decrease volume by 5% = Arrow up/down
  • Toggle Full Screen = F key

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