GTA 5 PC Controls

The default control scheme for GTA 5 for PC is:

  • WASD – Forward, backward, strafe left, strafe right
  • Shift – Sprint
  • L-Alt – Character switch
  • Q – Cover
  • F – Enter/exit vehicle
  • R – Reload
  • Caps Lock – Special Ability
  • Space – Jump/handbrake
  • V – Change view
  • L-Click – Fire Weapon
  • R-Click – Aim/zoom
  • M-Click – Phone
  • M-scroll – Quick switch weapon
  • M-scroll (zoomed) – Aim mode
  • Tab – Weapon Wheel
  • 1,2,3,4 etc – Quick switch weapon category
  • M – Player interaction menu

DIRECTOR MODE

  • Director Mode Menu – M
  • Speech – L Ctrl
  • Action – Caps

RECORDING

  • Start Recording – F1
  • Stop Recording – F1
  • Cancel Recording – F3
  • Turn on Action Replay – F2
  • Save Action Replay – F1
  • Turn Off Action Replay – F3

TIMELINE

  • Switch between Timeline & Menu – ESC / Right Mouse
  • Control Playhead – Mouse wheel
  • Navigate Timeline – WSAD / Cursor Keys
  • Pick Up a Clip – L Ctrl + X / Drag Left Mouse
  • Place a Clip – L Ctrl + V / Enter / Left Mouse
  • Duplicate a Clip – L Ctrl + C
  • Edit a Clip – Enter / Left Mouse
  • Delete a Clip – DEL
  • Trim Audio or Text Start – Hold Q
  • Trim Audio or Text End – Hold E
  • Trim Clip Manually – [ / ]
  • Snap Trim Audio Clip – Cursor Left / Cursor Right
  • Preview Audio Clip – Space
  • Stop Audio Clip Preview – Space

CLIP EDIT MODE

  • Play Clip – Space
  • Pause Clip – Space
  • Cycle Markers – [ / ]
  • Add Marker – M
  • Select Marker – Enter / Left Mouse
  • Delete Marker – DEL
  • Move Marker – Drag Left Mouse
  • Scrub – Mouse Wheel
  • Scrub Fine – Cursor Left / Right
  • Hide HUD – H
  • Save – F5

EDIT FREE CAMERA

  • Move – WSAD
  • Rotate – Hold Left Mouse
  • Height – Q / E / Mouse Wheel
  • Zoom – Z / C
  • Roll – Cursor Left / Right
  • Reset Camera – L Ctrl
  • Save – F5

EDIT FREE CAMERA

  • Orbit Target – WSAD
  • Offset Target – Hold Left Mouse
  • Move In / Out – Cursor Up / Down
  • Height – Q / E / Mouse Wheel
  • Zoom – Z / C
  • Roll – Cursor Left / Right
  • Reset Camera – L Ctrl

EDIT PRESET CAMERA

  • Move In / Out – Cursor Up / Down
  • Zoom – Z / C

(Reset Camera – L Ctrl