Use keyboard shortcuts to become more productive while using the Adobe Camera Raw plug-in.

Select tools

Result Windows macOS
White balance
I I
Zoom Z Z
Hand H H
Crop C C
Straighten/Align A A
Sampler S S
Targeted Adjustment T T
Spot/Retouch B B
Edit E E
Red Eye Shift + E Shift + E
Delete object or mask Backspace Delete
Adjustment K K
Gradient G G
Reverse gradient X X
Ellipse J J
Transform Shift + T Shift + T
Toggle alignment grid Shift + G Shift + G
Toggle Transform loupe Shift + L Shift + L
Filter brush Shift + K Shift + K
New mask N N
Create new preset Control + Shift + P Command + Shift + P
Create new snapshot Control + Shift + S Command + Shift + S

Merge Panorama dialog

Result Windows macOS
Spherical panorama projection
Control + 1 Command + 1
Cylindrical panorama projection Control + 2 Command + 2
Perspective panorama projection Control + 3 Command + 3
Auto crop panorama C C

Merge HDR dialog

Result Windows macOS
Align source images
A A
Visualize deghost
Y Y
Auto tone HDR result T T

Image rating and label

Result Windows macOS
Set image rating to 0
0 0
Set image rating to 1
1 1
Set image rating to 2 2 2
Set image rating to 3 3 3
Set image rating to 4 4 4
Set image rating to 5 5 5
Decrease image rating
Control + (,) Command + (,)
Increase image rating
Control + (.) Command + (.)
Toggle image rating
Control + (') Command + (')
Set image label to red
6 6
Set image label to yellow 7 7
Set image label to green 8 8
Set image label to blue 9 9
Set image label to purple Control + Shift + 0 Command + Shift + 0

Curve point and visible point

Result Windows macOS
Pick next curve point
+ +
Pick previous curve point
- -
Pick next visible point Tab Tab
Pick previous visible point Shift + Tab Shift + Tab
Deselect curve point D D

Grid Slider

Result Windows macOS
Big nudge grid finer Shift + [ Shift + [
Big nudge grid coarser Shift + ] Shift + ]

Local/spot brush tool

Result Windows macOS
Decrease current feather size
Shift + [ Shift + [
Increase current feather size Shift + ] Shift + ]
Decrease other brush size Alt + [ Option + [
Increase other brush size Alt + ] Option + ]
Decrease other brush feather size Alt + Shift + [ Option + Shift + [
Increase other brush feather size Alt + Shift + ] Option + Shift + ]
Decrease current brush's flow - -
Increase current brush's flow + +
Decrease other brush's flow Alt + (-) Option + (-)
Increase other brush's flow Alt + (+) Option + (+)
Set density to 10 1 1
Set density to 20 2 2
Set density to 30 3 3
Set density to 40 4 4
Set density to 50 5 5
Set density to 60 6 6
Set density to 70 7 7
Set density to 80 8 8
Set density to 90 9 9
Set density to 100 0 0
Reset local correction channels Control + Alt + R Command + Option + R

Visualize spots

Result Windows macOS
Decrease spot vis threshold
, ,
Increase spot vis threshold . .
Decrease spot vis threshold (big) Shift + (,) Shift + (,)
Increase spot vis threshold (big) Shift + (.) Shift + (.)

Edit panels

Result Windows macOS
Pick Basic panel Control + 1 Command + 1
Pick Curve panel Control + 2 Command + 2
Pick Detail panel Control + 3 Command + 3
Pick Color Mixer panel Control + 4 Command + 4
Pick Split Toning panel Control + 5 Command + 5
Pick Optics panel Control + 6 Command + 6
Pick Geometry panel Control + 7 Command + 7
Pick Effects panel Control + 8 Command + 8
Pick Calibration panel Control + 9 Command + 9

Lens Corrections panel

Result Windows macOS
Choose Lens Corrections Profile tab
Alt + 1 Option + 1
Choose Lens Corrections Manual tab Alt + 2 Option + 2

Point Curve panel

Result Windows macOS
Choose point curve standard
Alt + 1 Option + 1
Choose point curve red Alt + 2 Option + 2
Choose point curve green Alt + 3 Option + 3
Choose point curve blue Alt + 4 Option + 4
Pick next point curve channel Alt + (+) Option + (+)
Pick previous point curve channel Alt + (-) Option + (-)

Crop panel

Result Windows macOS
Reset crop Control + Alt + R Command + Option + R
Cycle crop overlay Alt + V Option + V
Cycle crop overlay orientation Shift + V Shift + v
Toggle Constrain Aspect Ratio Alt + A Option + A

Targeted Adjustment Tool

Result Windows macOS
Pick Targeted Adjustment Tool Control + Alt + Shift + T Command + Option + Shift + T
Pick Targeted Adjustment Tool point Control + Alt + Shift + P Command + Option + Shift + P
Pick Targeted Adjustment Tool hue Control + Alt + Shift + H Command + Option + Shift + H
Pick Targeted Adjustment Tool saturation Control + Alt + Shift + S Command + Option + Shift + S
Pick Targeted Adjustment Tool luminance Control + Alt + Shift + L Command + Option + Shift + L
Pick Targeted Adjustment Tool grayscale mix Control + Alt + Shift + G Command + Option + Shift + G