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VLC MEDIA PLAYER

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CAREFUL REVIEW OF A DIGITAL AUDIO FILE CAN BE DIFFICULT WITH NORMAL PLAYBACK SPEED. HOWEVER, THE VLC APP OFFERS UNIQUE REWIND AND FAST-FORWARD NARRATION CONTROL.

SPECIFICALLY, THE EASY WORD-BY-WORD BACKWARDS MOVEMENT OF AN AUDIO-CASSETTE IS NEARLY EQUALED BY THE USER-FRIENDLY KEYBOARD COMMANDS POSSIBLE WHEN USING BOTH VoiceOver (VO) AND THE VLC MEDIA PLAYER SOFTWARE.

CONTROLS...

1. WITH AUDIO FILE PLAYING, PRESS SPACEBAR-KEY = PLAY-PAUSE AS SPOKEN BY VO

2. WITH AUDIO FILE PLAYING, PRESS LEFT-ARROW-KEY = 10-SECOND STEP-BACK AS SPOKEN BY VO

3. WITH AUDIO FILE PLAYING, PRESS RIGHT-ARROW-KEY = 10-SECOND STEP-FORWARD AS SPOKEN BY VO

4. WITH AUDIO FILE PLAYING VO ANNOUNCES FASTER OR SLOWER...

- HOLD COMMAND-KEY AND PRESS EQUALS-KEY FOR TALK FAST

- HOLD COMMAND-KEY AND PRESS HYPEN-KEY FOR TALK SLOW

- USE OF EITHER REQUIRES THE OTHER TO RETURN TO TALK NORMAL PLAYBACK SPEED

5. WITH AUDIO FILE PAUSED (PRESS SPACEBAR-KEY), INTERACT WITH TOOLBAR AND SCROLL TO FAST FORWARD CONTROL BUTTON

- HOLD CONTROL-OPTION KEYS AND PRESS SPACEBAR-KEY = SKIP AHEAD

6. HOT KEYS TABLE = LEFT-FUNCTION AND RIGHT-COMMAND

- GO TO VLC IN MENUBAR

- SCROLL DOWN TO PREFERENCES

- PRESS COMMAND-COMMA

- INTERACT WITH TOOLBAR

- SCROLL RIGHT TO HOT KEYS

- OPEN HOT KEYS

- STOP INTERACTING WITH TOOLBAR

- SCROLL RIGHT TO TABLE

- INTERACT WITH TABLE

- SCROLL UP-DOWN FOR AUDIO CONTROLS

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