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  1. Add end of stroke feathering for shapes.

    Add end of stroke feathering for shapes: it would be great to have feathering available for the end of strokes on "Trim Paths" "Dashes" and any other stroke.

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  2. Lock Animated Properties to adjust entire animations

    Currently, if you have an animation on a keyframable transform property, modifying the entirety of that animation involves one of at least three workarounds:


    1. Precomp the layer

    2. Attach the Layer to a Null

    3. Select all keyframes, make sure the marker is on one of the keyframes and then make the adjustment.

    This is fine, unless you end up having multiple layers that you need to adjust on the whole while retaining their animations.

    For example, let's say I have a falling object that has position and rotation, but I eventually want to use that same object and animation multiple times…

    1 vote
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  3. duplicate frame

    BUG REPORT: After Effects seems to randomly disregard layer order and Z space position, particularly on any camera move, X Y or Z. One kind of fix is to put empty adjustment layers over the artwork layers. Which is so, so far from ideal. Ridiculous.

    1 vote
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  4. motion blur

    Bug Report:

    Motion blur causes odd transparency and layer order issues with objects being blurred seemingly at random. Precomping is no good because it ruins other effects, like Set Matte and continuous raster.

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  5. Add shortcut to add a keyframe to path property

    I just want to select a layer then hit ALT+(a key) which adds a keyframe to the path property. It's really tiresome first selecting a layer then having to search for the path property. Then having to drag a rectangle over the path properties. Then adding a keyframe. Especially when there's many path to one layer.

    It works brilliantly with the other properties eg. ALT+P to add a position keyframe at the CTI.

    Also… At the moment the cursor sticks (on Mac) for 2-3 second when dragging rectangles over anything in the timeline.

    Cheers!

    1 vote
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  6. Reverse Keyframes button

    How about a button to reverse selected keyframes to create a reverse of your animation

    1 vote
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  7. Make Composition-/Layer-Lentgh editable via script or Essential Graphics

    Would be great to get control over layer or composition length via expressions like a slider. Maybe let us set start- and end-points so that if you change the time-length in Essential-Graphics we could shorten the composition in Premiere as well and some other use cases.

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  8. After Effects doesn't properly support SWF import from Adobe Animate

    This would be a great feature but it doesn't work very well! Advanced layers don't work properly, some types of easing don't display correctly, and nested/masked layers don't display correctly (see attached screenshot).

    Please implement it properly!

    3 votes
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  9. Give us the ability to export .mogrt files for older versions of Premiere.

    It would be great to be able to create motion graphics files for older versions of Premiere.

    2 votes
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  10. Speed graph editor: 'View speed curves as absolute values' option

    In the speed graph editor: Can we get a 'View velocities as absolute values' option please. This way increasing the speed on multiple keys does exactly that, regardless of the negative or positive value of the key speed.

    Ie, for 2 shapes moving left and right, their X position speed curves are negative (for left) and positive (for right).

    3 votes
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  11. How do you think if you put bitmap drawing on After Effect?

    I use After Effect 3 years, I work on animation and I realize that I and my colleagues all want to paint directly on my work, but I don't want to switch to other software because it's quite inconvenient! So what do you think about this issue? put bitmap drawing in AE, draw on comp, trans layer (not solid layer), ....

    2 votes
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  12. preview frame frozen unless something is pressed

    so i tried playing the play button and when it plays the frame just freezes unless if i press something this is a rare problem happening to anyone who are using it
    help?

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  13. Bug report: in OS Catalina, files are graded out for few seconds before they are selectable, saw it also on friends machine

    Bug report: in OS Catalina, files are graded out for few seconds before they are selectable, saw it also on friends machines and its only happening on Adobe's applications

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  14. Control timeline properties from the effects panel - Effects panel to Properties panel

    Camera layers, Lights, Sound, these layers will never have effects applied to them, why would we display an empty effects panel and waste AE screen real-estate, while it could be the perfect place to control the properties for these layers?

    Think about other properties like shape layers for example and how easy it would be to just control their properties in the effect/properties panel!

    Here is how that could work: http://www.sandervandijk.tv/after-effects-features/effects#property-controls

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  15. Align Stroke : To Center, To Inside, To Outside

    It would be great to incorporate the already perfected technology of aligning strokes to paths based on:

    1) Path Center
    2) Path Inside
    3) Path Outside

    This is an amazing feature of Illustrator, and for incorporating industry standard workflow from Illustrator to After Effects, its strange this feature does not exist, especially when motion graphics artists often use shape layers for their vector based mechanics and not pixel based.

    1 great example of how not aligning stroke paths in Ae limits users is if you wanted to radially wipe a circle in After Effects. Sure, you can use the radial…

    5 votes
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  16. Some sort of shape hit system (similar to adobe animate) that can dictate the interpolation of a mask or shape path!

    When doing character animation, you frequently have to interpolate between two shapes. Like arm shapes or face shapes, these shapes are typically pre designed by artist and when you try to interpolate between two separate paths you end up with a jumbled mess as the keys try to match the path direction and first path point; it typically results in needing to morph the pre existing path into the shape of the new one and even then you still have to hope the program determines the right placement. So it would be nice to have more control!

    1 vote
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  17. shape layer(シェイプレイヤー)

    I'm glad if I can set the initial settings of the shape layer myself. (line width, line combination, etc.)

    シェイプレイヤーの初期設定(線幅、線の結合など)を自分で設定できると嬉しいです

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  18. Expand motion sketch capabilities by including recording on shape and mask paths

    Expand "motion sketch" capabilities by including cursor recording on shape and mask paths. This case we can animate a shape/mask point just by dragging our cursor.

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  19. Warn the user if looping frames are not lined up correctly...

    I create a lot of looping animations. Loops only work if the last frame is lined up perfectly with the first frame so that it can play through seamlessly. Could you provide a warning prior to rendering to let the user know if the loops are not lined up? Thanks.

    2 votes
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  20. Frame by Frame in AE!

    I was thinking about making frame by frame on AE, I tried using Paint and Stick, but at work it was quite slow, lag => I didn't like it! I have thought of one way to work both software at the same time as AE and Photoshop, but it came up with one thing: I have a 3-layer psd file, import into AE into each layer, then, I create 1 4th layer in PTS, paint on it and save, but in AE do not create that 4th layer! I know this is impossible! But do you think there is a…

    1 vote
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