Mac OS X 10.6: Apple Remote buttons to use with Front Row

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Apple Remote buttons to use with Front Row

You can use Front Row to play DVDs, iTunes content (including music, movies, TV shows, and podcasts), and iPhoto slideshows on your Mac. Using built-in Bonjour networking technology, you can also play content from other iTunes or iPhoto libraries on your home network. To control Front Row using an Apple Remote, use the buttons indicated below.



Open and close Front Row, and return to a previous menu

Plus (+), Minus (-)

Navigate menus and lists, and change volume


Select an item in a menu or list, and play and pause audio or video

Next/Fast-Forward, Previous/Rewind

Go to the next or previous song or photo, and go to the next or previous chapter of a DVD that is playing


Go to the next frame of a DVD that is paused

Next/Fast-Forward (press and hold the button)

Fast-forward or rewind a video or DVD

When you open Front Row, any content currently playing in iTunes will be paused. You can resume playback in iTunes when you close Front Row.

Last Modified: Aug 6, 2013
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