Using CloudApp Keyboard Shortcuts

Desktop App Shortcuts

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

 On Mac

You can change certain hotkeys by opening the Cloud App icon, or using the shortcut CTRL + OPTION + C, then selecting the gear icon, preferences, and shortcuts.

You can also quickly look up and edit shortcuts by clicking the Cloud App icon, then clicking More.

There are additional shortcuts located in the Cloud App icon, in the ellipsis or three dots on the right side of the content; however, they are not able to be edited.

If you are unsure what some keys are on the keyboard:

is the return key.

is the delete key.


On Windows

You can change certain hotkeys by opening the Cloud App icon, then selecting the gear icon, settings, and shortcuts.

You can also quickly look up and edit shortcuts by clicking the Cloud App icon, then clicking More.


Chrome Extension Shortcuts

You can view these shortcuts by clicking on the chrome extension icon, then ‘Screenshots’ or ‘Record.’


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
If you need further assistance or have additional questions, we’d be happy to help! Please contact our support team at support@getcloudapp.com
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