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  1. MatchGrade

    Something similar to Nuke's MatchGrade, where you input one layer as the reference and output matching color to a different layer.

    1 vote

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  2. Gradient support while importing from Illustrator!! C'Mon guys...

    It's a shame it isn't available yet, just saying. Lost of some parameters from previously created files is really painful to work with - because I need to recreate gradients each time I want to animate an object.

    8 votes

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  3. 2 votes

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  4. track matte per effect

    The possibility to add mask per effects through the compositing options was a great addition would be great to be also able to choose another layer as a track matte for each effect the way set matte works.

    16 votes

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  5. PLANAR TRACKING/STABILIZING AS MOCHA

    You could improve the After Effects tracking/stabilizing tools using the planar tracking method (as Mocha) instead of traditional point tracking method.

    3 votes

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  6. PLANAR TRACKING AS MOCHA

    You could improve the After Effects tracking/stabilizing tools using the planar tracking method (as Mocha) instead of traditional point tracking method.

    3 votes

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  7. Allow track mattes to be used multiple times

    Track mattes should be able to be used by multiple other layers and no longer required to live directly above they layer they affect.

    It's very common to need to reuse a matte. The way things are now, I have to duplicate my mattes for every single layer that uses them.

    I should just be able to select which layer I want to use as a matte (along with alpha/luma options) and be able to reuse that matte for as many other layers as needed.

    9 votes

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  8. *********IMPORTANT:https://www.behance.net/gallery/67706495/Adobe-Lumetri-CC-Prototype

    But NO as another app. It needs to be an improved version of Lumetri modules of After Effects and Premiere Pro, because of the Adobe fluid (non destructive) workflow. It has more sense than developing another kind of Speed Grade as another one app:(. All in one is really better ;)

    1 vote

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  9. Fix CC Mr. Mercury bug - Compositing Options Effect Opacity not working

    Effect Opacity under Compositing Options used in conjunction with CC Mr. Mercury has a potential bug. CC Mr. Mercury will fail to produce any shift in visual difference when the keyframe is activated and set to 0. Setting a kefyframe to a value of 1 then moving it over several frames to a value of 30, 63, 100 etc, will produce fine results. But setting the keyframe to a value of 0 then moving the Effect Opacity over several frames to a value of 30, 63, 100, etc, will produce a failed visual result and the effect opacity will not…

    2 votes

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  10. Add a feature to allow the user add shape to a light.

    Add a cutting option in the Light Settings window that allows the user cut the light source using four shutters. It should also allow rotation of the shape.
    Another idea would be to allow the user place a shape inside the light - a Gobo projection?
    Look forward to seeign this feature added in the future.

    2 votes

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  11. #ProjectGoodBones

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    1 vote

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  12. #ProjectFastmask

    IT COULD BE AWESOME :)

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  13. Radio Wave improvement

    In Radio Waves, it would be nice if the "Reflection" parameter offered the choice of which sides of the screen would reflect: top, bottom, left, right or any combo.

    1 vote

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  14. Use aerial images to help 3D tracking

    When tracking drone aerial footage, it would be helpful if you could use an aerial image to help the 3D tracker. My thoughts about how this would work would be to add the 3D tracker to footage and load an aerial image of the location being tracked. As the tracker is analyzing the footage you indicate in the footage where points exist on the aerial image. This could help with tricky to track footage, specifically if you’re dealing with pans, as it could help the tracker understand how the scene is rotating and moving.

    The attached image is from some…

    5 votes

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  15. CC Vignette bug

    I''ll often add the CC Vignette effect to an imported .AI layer to help it blend into the scene. It's very helpful in not adding additional clutter to compositions, but it increasingly makes scenes go crazy. Different zoom levels will exacerbate the bug, and saving and reopening with the effect applied seems to make it worse.

    Some of the symptoms include weird screen tearing, little dots all over the comp, and the layer will "flicker" on and off as well as affecting the alpha channels on other layers.

    I've attached a quick sample. This mostly shows everything but the tearing.

    4 votes

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  16. when i use adobe after effects cs6 and i use 3d camera tracker/warp stabilizer its says (unable to obtain dynamiclink server)

    when i use adobe after effects cs6 and i use 3d camera tracker/warp stabilizer its says (unable to obtain dynamiclink server)

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  17. An improved Stylize/Glow

    The current (and past) Stylize/Glow effect shows some unlogical behavior:

    1 It lets glow dark colors (under the treshold) too.
    Even when the Glow Operation is set to 'Add' and Glow Is Based on Color Channels (Default), a dark shadow like halo appears around the borders of a layer.

    2 Another strange thing: When Glow Intensity is set to 0 (zero), the black glow still appears.

    4 votes

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  18. CC Vignette bug

    I''ll often add the CC Vignette effect to an imported .AI layer to help it blend into the scene. It's very helpful in not adding additional clutter to compositions, but it increasingly makes scenes go crazy. Different zoom levels will exacerbate the bug, and saving and reopening with the effect applied seems to make it worse.

    Some of the symptoms include weird screen tearing, little dots all over the comp, and the layer will "flicker" on and off as well as affecting the alpha channels on other layers.

    I've attached a quick sample. This mostly shows everything but the tearing.

    3 votes

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  19. Switch to ignore DOF on 3D layer

    I suggest to make a switch on 3D layers, so DOF do not apply to this layer.
    Just like the "do not accept light / shadows" settings.

    This can be used if you enable DOF in a comp, but have a layer that needs to be sharp all the time anyway.

    6 votes

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  20. Support for 180° in VR Converter effect

    I have 180° fisheye footage that I want to convert to Equirectangular. There is no 1:1 option, so I have to choose 2:1, then precompose and crop my comp to square.

    Most of the acquired effects from Mettle expect you to be working in a 360° workflow, and it's not ideal for someone who works primarily in 180°

    6 votes

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