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  1. Enable any effect to address an individual RGBA channel

    Some effects, like Levels and Curves, allow one to isolate the effect to a single RGBA channel. Make this option available to all effects.

    14 votes

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  2. 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 :…

    13 votes

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  3. Separate Keyframes for Mask Feather Tool

    The Mask Feather Tool should have its own separate keyframes.

    As of now, its keyframes are the same, as the mask shape keys, so if you already animated a mask shape, you cannot animate the "feather tool" separately.

    Alternatively, please give us a "Uber Key" as seen in Mocha.
    Thanks.

    13 votes

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  4. Warp Stabilizer: add keyframes to control between "on" and "off"

    sometimes you have a long clip you want to stablize only parts of it. it is impossible to do with the WS because you can't retain the same cropping. adding a keyframe control to adjust the 0-100% of the effect to smooth out between when it's "On" or "Off" would be very helpful.

    relevant threads:
    https://forums.creativecow.net/readpost/2/1119365
    https://forums.creativecow.net/thread/2/1117161
    https://forums.adobe.com/thread/1316428
    https://forums.adobe.com/message/6530666

    13 votes

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  5. Button to Create Null Target Within Tracker UI Window

    A button within the tracker window UI that creates a null and applies in one click. Right now, have to create a null, hit edit target, select the target, then apply. Just a button to automate these steps

    13 votes

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  6. Bug Report: AE CC 2020 Premultiplied Alphachannel from ProRes 4444 will result in black outlines

    When using ProRes 444+ with premultiplied Alpha in AE2020 (17.x) on MacOS 10.14. and 10.15. the key will have black outlines. Bug wont occur in AE2019 (16.x) or with AE2020 on MacOS 10.13. Please fix this issue.

    12 votes

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  7. Support for CDLs

    Due to the volatility of Colorista Free in new versions, and it being what makes ACES workflow possible, it breaks the ability to have AE be a compositing tool for ACES.

    Please develop a 32 bit CDL effect that will not require Lumetri.

    11 votes

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  8. Width Tool in AE.

    Why not create a width tool like the one available in Illustrator?

    This would improve the freedom of creativity, and we would stop making characters with straight arms, geometric shapes, etc. I know that Animate CC exists, but the options offered by AE are infinitely better and easier than An.

    If you make an animation in AE, with figures created in AI, it is very noticeable that you have done with these two programs. We all have to do it in the same way, and that bothers me.

    11 votes

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  9. I want to be able to divide the position of the transform of the effect into dimensions

    I want to be able to divide the position of the transform of the effect into dimensions.

    Because the expression of animation of keyword spreads

    エフェクトのトランスフォームの位置を次元分割できるようにしてほしい。速度グラフでの表現の幅が広がる為。

    10 votes

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  10. copy lumeri color from After effects to Premiere Pro

    We should be able to copy from one program to the other such effects as lumetri as they are similar in both programs, so to have creative choices whether to color grade the selected clips in premiere or in ae and then return back to where the main program is.

    10 votes

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  11. BUG: CC Repetile gives empty pixels gap when applied to an adjustment layer

    When applied to an adjustment layer CC RepeTile generates 2 empty extra pixels between the tiles. This is a bug! The problem is present in both AE 2019 and 2020 versions. When applied directly to the footage it seems to work fine.

    9 votes

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  12. 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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  13. make median and dust and scratches faster in 16bpc

    Median is a very conveniant effect when it comes to removal or retouching works and super fast when your project is set to 8bpc but when you turn it to 16bpc or more it takes forever to render. I would be really thankful if you could do some dev blackmagic to fix that

    9 votes

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  14. Fix camera lens blur halo / bleed problem

    A problem we'll detailed in the following post since 2013... And still the problem persists. Please fix this
    https://forums.adobe.com/thread/1134976

    8 votes

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  15. Please implement project cloak!

    Hey guys! Almost a year ago you had Project Cloak in development:
    https://www.engadget.com/2017/10/19/adobe-max-cloak-smart-erase-sneak

    But we haven't heard anything else from this. Will we get it?.
    Content aware removal is really handy.

    8 votes

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  16. 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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  17. set matte, set channels, calculations,etc to treat & take in an account layer's own transforms.

    Set Matte ignores if the layer had been transformed in some way when it is used as a track matte for ex, it treats its transformrs as well, but any matte options in any effect would ignore original transformations if there is any...

    8 votes

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  18. A vector field displacement effect

    It would be very helpful for a lot of generative effects to create warping fields that are less rigid than mesh or bezier warp. Something like in step one of this project.

    http://www.sci.utah.edu/~chengu/streetsig08/streetproject.htm

    8 votes

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  19. Chromatic aberration

    Needles to say more: Please allow separation of the RGB channels in plugins like "Optics Compensation" or "Radial Blur" to make easy chromatic aberration effect possible.

    8 votes

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  20. 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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