There are various ways to control video and audio playback in Cinegy Player.

Playback Control Using Mouse

Play / Stop Button

Play button

The "Play" button starts the playback.

Stop button

When the file is being played, press the "Stop" button, which replaces "Play", to stop it.

You can also click anywhere on the screen to pause the clip – the cursor turns into a pause sign:

Paused playback

Navigating through the Material

There is a ruler below the screen of the player which allows you to navigate to any desired location of a clip. You can view any frame of the material by dragging the time slider or clicking to any position on the ruler:

Time slider

Setting and Deleting Marks In and Out

In button

Press the "In" button to set a mark In.

Delete In button

To remove a mark In, press the "Delete In" button (inversed In).

Out button

Press the "Out" button to set a mark Out.

Delete Out button

To remove a mark Out, press the "Delete Out" button (inversed Out).

Jumping to Events

You can use the "Jump to Event" buttons to move from event to event. Events are the beginning and the end of a clip, as well as marks In and Out.

Previous Event button

Use the "Previous Event" button to jump to the previous event.

Next Event button

Use the "Next Event" button to jump to the next event.

Shuttling Using the Mouse in the Player

Drag horizontally in the frame window on the player to shuttle through your material with the mouse. The playback speed and direction depends on the direction and intensity of your drag:

  • drag to the right to play forward;

  • drag to the left to play backward.

You can use the mouse wheel to scroll frames in the video player.

Using the Jog-Shuttle

Jog-shuttle device

Cinegy Player supports any jog-shuttle device, which can emulate the keyboard input. Refer to the documentation of your jog-shuttle device to find out how to configure the shortcuts. To program some special functions, Cinegy Player provides additional "hidden" shortcuts, which you can find in the following table:

Shortcut Play backward (speed)

















Playback Control Using the Keyboard

Play / Stop Using the Keyboard

The following keys control the playback:

  • to toggle the play / stop mode, hit the Space bar;

  • to loop play from In to Out, hit the 6 key;

  • to go to start, hit the Y key;

  • to go to end, hit the U key;

  • to go to the previous event, hit the A key;

  • to go to the next event, hit the S key;

  • the Q key takes you to mark In;

  • the W key takes you to mark Out.

Shuttling through the Video Material

Cinegy Player allows you to shuttle through the material at varying speeds.

J-K-L Shuttle

You can shuttle through the material by using the J-K-L keys on the keyboard. Use the following keys to shuttle:

  • hit the L key to move forward through the footage at normal speed;

  • hit the J key to move backward at normal speed;

  • hit the K key to pause the shuttling;

  • hit the L or J key several times to increase the speed according to the following table:

Hit the J or L key To play at speed PAL rate NTSC rate

2 times

2x normal speed

50 fps

60 fps

3 times

3x normal speed

75 fps

90 fps

4 times

5x normal speed

125 fps

150 fps

5 times

8x normal speed

200 fps

240 fps

6 times

12x normal speed

300 fps

360 fps

7 times

16x normal speed

400 fps

480 fps

Home, End, and Arrow Keys

In addition, you can use the following keys on your keyboard to navigate through the entire clip:

  • the Home key takes you to the beginning of the clip;

  • the End key takes you to the end of the clip;

  • the Ctrl+ or 3 key moves one frame backward;

  • the Ctrl+ or 4 key moves one frame forward;

  • hitting 1 moves 10 frames backward;

  • hitting 2 moves 10 frames forward.

Working with Marks In and Out

You can use the following shortcuts to work on your marks In and Out:

  • the I or E keys set up mark In;

  • the O or R keys set up mark Out;

  • the D key sets mark In to start position;

  • the F key sets mark Out to end position;

  • the G key deletes both In and Out marks;

  • the 6 key loop plays from In to Out;

  • the 5 key loop plays a two-second range with the playhead position as its center.

Selecting the Tracks for Playback

Use the track selectors to choose the tracks you want to play. The track selector shows video and audio channels available in the clip.

Cinegy Player track selector

Video track button

Depress the "Video" button to switch off the video track. Only audio is played.

Audio track button

Depress the corresponding "Audio" button(s) to switch off any audio track(s) you do not need.

Cinegy Player with audio tracks only

Audio only playback, the viewer shows the waveform of all audio channels

The waveform shows all the enabled channels mixed together.