Keyboard shortcuts for Voice Memos on Mac

Mac keyboard-Voice Memos keyboard shortcuts

When the Voice Memos app made it to macOS, it was a sensible move. You can not only create new voice memos with it, but access, edit, and manage those from your iPhone and iPad.

So if you want to speed up tasks, here are several keyboard shortcuts for Voice Memos on Mac.

The Voice Memos window

Control the Voice Memos app window easily with these keyboard shortcuts.

  • Minimize the window: Command + M
  • Hide the window: Command + H
  • Hide all other windows: Option + Command + H
  • Open Voice Memos preferences: Command + , (comma)
  • Enter full-screen mode: Control + Command + F
  • Exit full-screen mode: Escape
  • Quit Voice Memos: Command + Q or Command + W

Voice Memos recording shortcuts

You can record, play, trim, or delete recordings in Voice Memos with these shortcuts.

  • Record a voice memo: Command + N
  • Play or pause a voice memo: Space Bar
  • Delete a voice memo: Delete
  • Duplicate a voice memo: Command + D
  • Trim a voice memo: Command + T
  • Undo changes to a voice memo: Command + Z
  • Redo changes to a voice memo: Shift + Command + Z

Wrapping it up

Voice Memos is a simple app for capturing notes, thoughts, or conversations with recordings. So you don’t need tons of keyboard shortcuts for it, just these that help you perform tasks in the app faster.

For more, head to our keyboard shortcuts section. Are there any keyboard shortcuts for apps on Mac you’d like to see that we haven’t covered yet? Comment below or let us know on Twitter!