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  1. Effect Setting Vairations

    Similar to Fusion.. Having the option to quickly jump between different variations of the same settings. Particularly useful in colour correction and grading, but useful for any effect and saves having to duplicate layers, or the same effect inside a layer.

    Next to the name of the effects having 4 "tabs" and each one can have different settings for the effect.

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  2. having a lag

    I have a lag while I previewing my videos at after-effect and I tried every tip I found during my research on a solution but it doesn't work

    1 vote

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  3. Gaussain Blur in 32bit mode bug

    Gaussian Blur does not work properly in 32 bits mode.
    Whenever I blur a 32bit layer, overbright objects get a dark halo as in darker than surrounding background. After measuring, these halos actually have negative color values!!! Fast Blur does not have this problem, please fix it fast :/

    4 votes

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  4. Layer style: stroke on composition creates strokes on Illustrator layer inside composition

    I came across a weird bug in After Effects. I applied a stroke (layer styles) to a composition. That composition contains some shape layers and Illustrator layers.
    The problem ist the following:
    The stroke is correctly applied to the composition, but it generates some weird looking strokes on one of the Illustrator layers inside aswell (check the screenshot). The wrong strokes appear to be on paths inside of an Illustrator layer.

    That behaviour seems pretty strange to me.

    After long time of trying to solve this, I figured out a workaround:
    Apply a stroke with layer styles to the layer…

    1 vote

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  5. Выявлена ошибка: при добавлении эффекта "Пластика" композиция не ставится в очередь на рендеринг в Adobe Media Encoder

    При этом невозможно поставить не только композицию в которой применен эффект, но и любую композицию из этого проекта.

    1 vote

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  6. Dont allow updates to wipe out plugins

    This latests update wipes out all the plugins that I had in After Effects, and Now it wont read the video copilot vc color vibrance plugin even after it has been deleted and reinstalled.

    3 votes

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  7. set matte should have the option to fit composition or layer

    actually it fits the layer size and stretch the Matte layer.
    So if we use a layer with a different ratio in the composition it not useful.

    With this option, it would have the ability to ignore transformation like rotation size and position... so the Set Matte would work as a Track Matte Layer and we could animate behind it.

    It would safe a lot of layer count and space.

    5 votes

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  8. Can you add an option in the "auto levels" effect to stop actualising. It could be "preserve levels as now" to avoid flickering. Thanks a lo

    Can you add an option in the "auto levels" effect to stop actualising. It could be "preserve levels as now" to avoid flickering. Thanks a lot

    1 vote

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  9. Please give options to change missing font in template project!!!

    I came across a .aet project that has a missing font, and I just can't get the text to change font in the comp, it resizes as if it was changing but the font remain the same no matter what...

    After consulting with Adobe technical support, they responded that there is no such a function to change missing font. I sincerely hope in future version they include this option! Thank you!

    2 votes

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  10. Use Illustrator's algorithm to distribute Stroke Dashes in Shape Layers

    Illustrator lets the user choose between exact sizes for Dashes and Gaps, or approximate those to distribute Dashes evenly and create nice even corners. See screengrabs. The square left is without correction enabled, the right one is after enabling the corner correction.

    That would be a great addition to Ae to make the Dashed Stroke more usefull.

    2 votes

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  11. a modern 3D particle system like Trapcode Particular but with a simple node based interface

    The actual particle system in AE is out of the early 2000s.
    So please develop a new 3D particle system with a simple node based UI and interesting operators like physics, turbulence, motion fields etc.

    It should be something like Trapcode Particular but with a simple node interface like Tyflow.

    4 votes

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  12. Parenting Masks to Null objects to inherit position data.

    The reshape tool would become way more helpful with digital beauty work if AE had a way to parent Masks to a Null object that received tracking data from Mocha.

    5 votes

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  13. masking function for brush tool

    I suggest to add back the masking function for brush tool. It is much easier to do masking instead of pen tool.

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  14. Null object should already connected

    Null object should already connected...

    At the time of linking multiple layers with a Null object, If we select those layers>right click>new>Null object, the Null object should come with connecting those layers already...

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  15. VR converter bug?

    When using Fisheye from 2D with VR converter, layers disappear.
    I can avoid this by moving the layer one pixel or more.

    1 vote

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  16. After Effects effects previewer UI

    A UI of your effects that allows you to layer effects in a previewer to see the results before applying. This would be especially effective if you have a lot of effects and not sure what they all do.

    2 votes

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  17. Native ST-Map Support

    After Effects needs native ST-Map support to handle a myriad of compositing functions, but I need it to handle the Distortion & Undistortion ST-Maps from 3D Tracking & match-moving software like PF Track. This is a standardized work flow in Nuke and is seriously lacking in AE. I know that there are 3rd party plug ins for this, but this is a compositing program and should be built in.

    4 votes

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  18. My mask selection tools are not fully functional.

    All the tools at the top that are supposed to have drop down menu do not function completely. The rectangle is stuck at rectangle and the other shapes do not drop down. Same thing with the pen tool and the other items that have a dro down capability

    1 vote

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  19. Content-Aware Fill Tool algorithms (Frame range vs. one frame)

    When i am using Content-Aware Fill Tool in frame range (more than 1 frame) it is not accurate enough. But when i am manually pushing " Generete Fill layer" button frame by frame it does a great job. Why frame by frame fill generating does better results than automatic mode in frame range?

    2 votes

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  20. Rebuild blending modes to behave in 32 bit the same as they would in 16 bit

    Blending modes (especially screen & add) are completely unpredictable in 32 bit space. They're essentially useless now. Build a system (or a new blending mode) that allows screen and add to behave the like they do in 16 bit

    4 votes

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