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  1. Trim Paths Delay

    It would be great to be able to set a time delay when using Trim Paths when set to individually. Having the ability to adjust when the next successive path starts would be a huge help.

    Currently when set to animate individually the paths are animated one at a time and ONLY when the previous path has finished. Being able to set that value would be such a time saver.

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  2. 以前のバージョンで保存してたアニメーションプリセットが、バージョン上がると無くなってるバグをなくしてください。

    以前のバージョンで保存してたアニメーションプリセットが、バージョン上がると無くなってるバグをなくしてください。

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  3. An option to have Expression Point Control move with the layer position

    For example if you were to use the Point Control in animation you might set it near the knee of the puppet. Then move the knee with the Point Control. However you move the Puppet to another place in the composition the point control would currently stay locked and not move with the puppet. It would still control the knee but it wouldn't be visibly near the knee as it was before. This optional non-fixed position would give the object a hidden AnchorPoint/parenting that meant the the GUI for point control would move with the puppet but values not change…

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  4. Motion Sketch doesn't play audio

    Motion sketch would be much more useful if one could hear the audio playing as you're performing. At present I'm doing my animation with this functionality in Blender and transferring it back to After Effects with .jsx files, but it would be much more convenient if I could do it all in AE.

    3 votes

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  5. 1 vote

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  6. parent to puppet pins

    Allow quick parenting of puppet pins so movement on one will influence another. Or puppet to other layers. we use Duik bone tools but it would be nice to skip that step.

    1 vote

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  7. Pencil tool or Blob Brush tool for shape layers

    Pencil tool or Blob Brush tool for shape layers

    1 vote

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  8. 2 votes

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  9. New Update 18.0.1

    You cant click on the footage anymore to scale it directly with your mouse....?

    2 votes

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  10. Bug: Keyframes lock on copy-and-pasted layers

    When using a layer that has been copied and pasted into a comp -- in my case, from one comp into another, or from a Premiere timeline into an After Effects comp -- the keyframes become "locked". They aren't marked as locked, but they can't be selected, moved, or manipulated in the Curve Editor. They can be changed by moving the playhead over the keyframe and adjusting the parameter under the Layer Controls, but only then. The exact same assets when dragged into a comp from the Project panel do not have this issue, and this issue is repeatable and…

    1 vote

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  11. Path display issue

    When you time reverse footage and animate the position, the path does not display, motion paths are turned on. works in all my other layers fine.. just not in the one where the footage is reversed.

    1 vote

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  12. Visibile motion paths within Shape Layers

    It would be great to have VISIBLE Motion Paths within shape layers. It would be much easier to animate individual shape groups this way. Currently, animating a shape within a shape group requires expressions and can get messy pretty quickly.

    2 votes

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  13. The Offset filter is broken.

    The Offset filter is broken, and has been broken for a very long time. Here's what I wrote about it on creativecow.com back in 2013:

    "This filter has been buggy for a while. It seems there’s a “magic line” of approximately 32,769, positive or negative, beyond which the Shift Center To parameter fails to work. I’m in a 1920×1080 comp, with a same-sized Photoshop file, rendering at Full quality. Set keyframes at 40,000×540 and -40,000×540. There will be no movement until the Shift Center To value crosses that 32,769 line. Then it will animate, until it reaches -32,769, at which…

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  14. Integrate Mixamo into After Effects!

    I think you should integrate mixamo into After Effects to make animation of 3d characters a lot easier. This way we can use 3d animated character easily in After Effects and also allow it so people can use any character they can bring into After effects to be animated. Along with an easy way to make the characters interact with objects in a scene.

    2 votes

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  15. Hierarchy of Transform Properties on layer

    Often when working with a layer one will want to control the layer's Transform properties themselves, but then also have additional transform control for that layer independent of the layer controls. Typically one would create a new Null and parent the layer to the Null, thus giving one another set of Transform property controls higher up in the hierarchy.

    This can be useful in many situations, such as having a particular anchor point of the layer itself, but then another anchor point for more fine tuned controls (e.g., a squash and stretch for a bounce).

    The current method of parenting…

    5 votes

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  16. Video and still image capture inside After Effects

    Please add the feature of allowing After effects to connect to a webcam and capture video or still images. This will allow users to create animation using drawings or stop motion or shoot reference videos inside of after effects without having to waste time using a separate application and transferring files.

    1 vote

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  17. use getStyleAt() also to redefine properties

    thisComp.layer("Text layer").text.sourceText.getStyleAt(0).fontSize
    gives me the size of the first character

    why :
    getStyleAt(0).setFontSize(72)
    it applies to all characters and doesn't allow to redefine only the size of the first character?

    2 votes

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  18. Animate Parenting

    It would be great to be able to animate parent/unparent. There would be no need to split layers. Would make for a very nice clean comp.

    In the manner that this post suggests:
    https://creativecow.net/forums/thread/is-there-a-way-to-keyframe-parentingunparentingaea/

    1 vote

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  19. Automatic marker updates throughout compositions

    Have master markers that update through a composition and all it's nested precomps.

    I often have the same time markers in my comps and it's tedious to update them manually throughout all of them across the project. It would be a timesaver and overall more accurate if they were all linked to the parent comp and updated their timestamps accordingly

    1 vote

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  20. Paste Time-Reversed Keyframes

    It would be wonderful to have a Paste function that combined a standard keyframe paste followed by a Time-Reverse Keyframes process. I find myself quite often animating an element "into position" and then later wanting to reverse the process to "return" to its original state.

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