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  1. What the h.. The rotoscoop tool is HUGLY buggy

    The rotoschoping tool is aweful
    It disapears, the freezing doesn't actually freeze the selection and the mask remaps
    Aweful, a waste of time. I will look for an other tool I can't believe I pay for this

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  2. Caustics Effect resolution independent and 32 bit

    It would be better if the caustics effect was resolution independent. As it is now it produces different result if you set resolution to half insted of full in the viewport. Which make it more difficult to work with.
    Also it would be nice if it could be updated to work in 16 and 32 bit. (same request for all effects please)

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  3. Import Photoshop brushes into After Effects "Paint"

    Import Photoshop brushes into After Effects "Paint"

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  4. Effects to camera and lights

    I want be able to add effects like Expression Controls to Cameras & Lights. For example to add a checkbox to switch Dof on-off more easily, from the effects window. So you don't need to create an extra nulllayer that holds the controlls.

    THANKS

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  5. Essential graphics should have a function to replace an image inside the control comp.

    I'm working on a large ongoing project that requires a lot of title animations with different text and images. Essential Graphics has helped but could be improved vastly if there was some sort of "placeholder" layer inside a composition that could be used to swap or select different images inside of essential graphics.

    Thank you!

    1 vote

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  6. tangent

    Implement tangent (ripple) color grading tool in after effects for lumetricolor and sync with previsously made color in premiere

    7 votes

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  7. 3d Lightning in After Effects.

    The Lightning in After Effects is Fantastic, Curious if in the Future After Effects Could Create a 3d Lightning Function According to the Camera and its Position.

    3 votes

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  8. Add Grain in 32bit

    Please move this to the top of priorities.
    Since we're now all moving towards ACES which requires working in 32bit, not having a grain effect that works in 32bit makes most of the compositing work almost impossible to do. It's hard to think of an effect that doesn't require grain matching with the background plate, and now every time we apply the add grain effect all, overbright values get clamped, so we CAN'T use the effect on any new production :/

    24 votes

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  9. Folders

    ist not the first request of this kind, but i still miss folders in the comp/timeline window for more comfort. it not always make sense to have something in a pre comp – especially when its animated – and to jump back and forth to adjust keyframes. it would be so great to have it all in one comp and just pack layers into folders and giving them a mask too. the set mask option does not compensate the miss of folders with masks – just think of a photoshop without folders for big composition jobs – unthinkable today :…

    14 votes

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  10. AI-Generated Depth Maps

    There are many experimental and research projects that have attempted to create a depth maps from single non-stereoscopic 2D images. Many of these attempts have had greats results, and there are ways to get this effect for yourself if you scower the internet and piece together multiple free and open-source applications, scripts, and machine learning databases. But given that apps like Instagram already do a basic version of this for video in realtime, it's not unrealistic to apply the same effect to videos, especially as computers get faster and the research/resource pool grows in the next couple years. I know…

    2 votes

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  11. 3 votes

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  12. About the phenomenon that the preview freezes and the error notification appears when duplicating the composition.

    I encountered a phenomenon that the preview freezes when processing in a specific order on Windows version cc2020 (17.1.4).
    It occurred even if I tried it on another PC in the same environment.

    Steps to occur


    1. Create a composition. (Including precompose)

    2. Read the aep file.

    3. Duplicate the composition created before reading the aep file on the project window.

    4. Duplicate the duplicated composition further. (The preview of the composition you create later will not be updated.)

    5. If you erase the layer in the composition that was duplicated for the second time after the preview freezes,
      You will…
    1 vote

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  13. lumetri VERY funny bug

    Lumetri color adjustment layer does not accept masks in AE 17.1.4 or even track mate layer. Instead of it is masked is there showed small "copy" of composition below in mask area! in AE 17.1.3 is everything OK
    Very Funny bug, just try it :) :)

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  14. Bug - Wrong speed when playing the audio file

    I am new to Adobe Effects and am currently testing the application.

    I have created a new composition and added an audio file. When I play the composition. the music plays sometimes normal, sometimes too slow.

    I can't imagine that it is a feature. Especially since there was no notification or similar. In any case, this does not work as expected... In any other video editing program there is no problem playing the file.

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  15. After Effects Minimax

    Photoshop has Minimum and Maximum and the option to preserve squareness or roundness.
    Do the same in After effects' Minimax, add an option to preserve roundness, since by default it preserves squareness.

    1 vote

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  16. Add effects to better handle 3d passes

    with the upgrade of the EXR workflow inside AE it is easyer than ever to do 3d compositing inside AE. But there is a lack of native tools to do so.
    First of all the camera blur is slow, doesn't handle the aliased problems in the zdepth very well and doesn't produce a convincing photorealist blur...
    Next the pixel motion blur was a great addition when it was promoted a few years ago but it would have been great to be able to feed it with a motion vector pass coming from the 3d render to be able to produce…

    7 votes

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  17. Time Remapping doesn't seem to function properly when used with EXR sequences

    Enable Time Remapping doesn't seem to function properly when used with EXR sequences. I rendered a multi-pass EXR sequence from C4D and split it up using ProEXR from fnord. However, in order to save time, I only rendered the frames that had animation on them, figuring I could time remap it in AE to add handles to the beginning and end. Usually, the workflow is to move one frame back set a new key, delete the final time remap key and extend the ending layer. This doesn't work, everything afterwards just shows up black. As a workaround I've had to…

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  18. Background per line of text

    I'm missing the opportunity to add background to text layers. More specifically, a background that adapts to the line breaks in any given text.

    2 votes

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  19. A quick color matching function in Lumetri

    After Effects has no quick color matching function for different clips.
    Please integrate a color matching function in Lumetri like you did in Premiere Pro.

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  20. Bug Report: Camera Lens Blur "Repeat Edge Pixels" issue

    Camera Lens Blur's "Repeat Edge Pixels" feature doesn't behave as expected along the left edge at small (≤.5 pixel) values. The attached project file shows this behavior, from frame 11 to 30. Above .5 pixels, the feature behaves as expected.

    Adjusting with the Rotation and Aspect Ratio values can change the threshold at which this behavior disappears, but doesn't fix the issue.

    Tested on an updated AE2020 (17.1.4, build 37), Win10 x64. Occurs at all bit depths and compositing modes I could think to try.

    The "Attach a File" thing's being weird, so you can download the file here:

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yjUz2T4rf8i7

    1 vote

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