UI Shortcuts Reference v5.1.5.20

ImageGlass has several built-in shortcut keys that can save you time in your daily workflows.

This guide provides a quick reference to each shortcut available in ImageGlass. You can also find shortcuts in tooltips or menus. Hover over an element to display its tooltip. If the element has a shortcut, the tooltip will include it.

Keyboard shortcuts

Common features

Open main menu `
Open file Ctrl + O
Open image data from clipboard Ctrl + V
Save image as ... Ctrl + S
Edit image Ctrl + E
Refresh F5
Full screen Alt + Enter
Exit full screen Alt + Enter,
Print Ctrl + P
Send the viewing image to other apps Ctrl + (drag)
Horizontal / Vertical scrolling Ctrl | Shift | Alt + (scroll)
Settings Ctrl + Shift + P
About F1
Report an issue N/A
Quit application ESC


View next image Right arrow,
View previous image Left arrow,
Go to ... Ctrl + G
Go to the first image Home
Go to the last image End


Start slideshow F11
Pause / Resume slideshow Space
Exit slideshow ESC,


Rotate counterclockwise Ctrl + ,
Rotate clockwise Ctrl + .
Zoom in +,
Ctrl + =,
Ctrl + NumPad+,

Ctrl + (mousewheel)
Zoom out -,
Ctrl + -,
Ctrl + NumPad-,

Ctrl + (mousewheel)
View actual size 0,
Ctrl + 0,
Ctrl + NumPad0
Zoom to fit N/A
Lock zoom ratio Ctrl + L
Scale to width Ctrl + W
Scale to height Ctrl + H
Adjust window to actual image dimentions Ctrl + M
Rename image F2
Move image to recycle bin Del
Delete image from hard disk Shift + Del
Extract image frames Ctrl + R
Start / Stop animating image Ctrl + Space
Set as desktop background N/A
Open image location Ctrl + Shift + L
Image properties Ctrl + I


Copy multiple files Ctrl + C
Copy image data Ctrl + Shift + C
Cut multiple files Ctrl + X
Copy image path N/A
Clear clipboard Ctrl + `


Toolbar Ctrl + F1
Thumbnail panel Ctrl + T
Checked background Ctrl + B
Keep window always on top N/A


Color Picker Ctrl + Shift + K


ImageGlass is a lightweight, versatile image viewing application that is designed to take the place of Photo Viewer in Windows 8, 7 and Vista, especially those installations that may have trouble displaying PNG and GIF files in Photo Viewer.