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  1. tangent

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

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  2. make SET MATTE work as it should

    SET MATTE should work like TRACK MATTES.
    when using a shapelayer as the matte then the effect works fine,
    but not with other footage.

    AND NO.... i don't want to precompose every single s***.....
    Make a Checkbox in the effect: work like TRACKMATTE.....done

    7 votes

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  3. "Erode" effect to replace "Simple Choker"

    It would be very nice to re-write the "Simple Choker" effect to perform more closely to the Nuke "Erode" node. Specifically the precision is much higher and the results more reliable. When using "Simple Choker" any feathering is lost and the matte becomes hard, it seems to exponentially get less effective the wider you go, and it does not keep the original shape of your mask very well (there seems to be a blurring effect which rounds out edges). On the other hand the Nuke "Erode" node works in pixels and no precision is lost in terms of your mask…

    7 votes

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  4. 3D camera track + Object track

    With new tools like FastMask, there is very impressive scene analysis going on. Could future updates to the built in AE camera tracker include separate data for moving object tracking as well? So after running camera tracker you get a tracked camera, as well as options to create tracked nulls from moving object/people in the scene?

    7 votes

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  5. adjustment layer depth limit

    It would be nice to have a value slider to choose how many layers down an adjustment layer is allowed to affect. Sometimes I want them to affect everything below it, but there are many times that I only want them to affect a few layers without going all the way down the layer stack.

    7 votes

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  6. Accepts Shadows Only for C4d Renderer

    If a composition is using the C4d renderer to take advantage of the geometry options, there's no way to create a layer that only accepts shadows (it says that option is disabled). Without a shadow catcher layer, further compositing becomes very difficult. Please make this option work correctly.

    7 votes

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  7. morph cut in After Effects

    morph cut in After Effects

    After Effects is a VFX software which should have a complex version of the classic morph cut of Premiere Pro, for creating complex morphing effects.

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  8. Could Ae have it's own exponential glow?

    So you don't have to recreate it each time buy duplicating and connecting controls, should be easy to machine learn it - on how people tend to use such effects and implement clever controls (look at how plugin Saber from video copilot deals with glow - that's terrific!)

    7 votes

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  9. Update native particles Particle Playground

    Particle Playground to GPU and 32bps

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  10. More love for 360/VR in After Effects

    since 2018, Ae has not been updated in relation to VR/360 workflows. Ae has limited VR effects and the VR Comp Editor workflow which is also very limited and delicate script and expression heavy process.

    Ae should have a spherical camera, mono and stereo. this would obsolete the stiching workflow of VR Comp Editor and it's limitations. 3d plugins like trapcode or stardust are very breakable, also all the 2d effects won't work properly without the use of 3rd party tools and even then it's very limited.

    these new technologies should not be left behind, there are great things motion…

    6 votes

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  11. Proxy Effects or adding "render only" option to heavy intense effects

    Some effects like camera lens blur are computationally expensive. It would be great to be able to have a proxy effects such as Gaussian blur during previews, but at render time turn off Gaussian blur and turn on camera lens blur. Or perhaps have a setting that only turns it on at render time. I imagine it could be a drop down that says "off until render." I know I can turn off all effects on a layer or composition, but then I have to remember to turn them on before rendering.

    6 votes

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  12. Its 2019 about time we had a native edge blur tool.

    Need a native edge blur tool similar or better to the key correct suite by RG.

    6 votes

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  13. masks don't live update while effects are applied

    When you're animating a mask on a layer that has effects applied, the mask doesn't update live. You have to purge the memory or disable all the effects on the mask in order to be able to see the updated layer.
    We need to see the mask updated even with effects applied.

    6 votes

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  14. Add ability to copy/paste equivalent effect properties from Premiere clips directly into After Effects layers

    An example is Lumetri Color. It would be great to be able to simply copy (ctrl+c) that effect's properties in Premiere, then paste (ctrl+v) onto a layer in After Effects, so I don't need to manually re-enter all of the properties, particularly the color wheels.

    6 votes

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  15. Duplicate frame remover

    A tool that can detect duplicate frames in a clip and delete one of them many times over.

    This becomes super useful in cases where the shutter speed was wrongly set or the variable frame rate of a cellphone camera causes duplicate frames in a clip. Instead of having to scroll frame by frame manually and deleting duplicate frames, a tool that can do this automatically would be super SIMPLE and POWERFUL.

    THanks

    6 votes

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  16. Add Dehaze Effect

    Not sure why there isn't a Dehaze effect in After Effects or Premiere Pro - it's in Lightroom and Elements.

    Makes ZERO sense.

    6 votes

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  17. BUG: Lumetri Colour

    When I put Lumetri Colour directly on footage it starts to glitch and with every playback in a different way. The problem is that when exporting it also has the glitches and with every export of the same video and the same lumetri settings the glitches are different.

    6 votes

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    Thank you for filing this bug report.

    We need more information to understand what is happening. Can you please share:
    - Screenshots of the problem.
    - A project file and/or rendered result that demonstrates the issue.
    - Information about the computer you are using, including OS and video card details.

    Also, is GPU acceleration enabled? Open Project Settings > Video Rendering and Effects. If this is set to Mercury GPU Acceleration, try setting it to Mercury Software Only. Or vice versa. After making the change, make sure to purge cached frames, via Edit > Purge > All Memory & Disk Cache.

  18. I want to link adjustment layer to the label group only

    Hi
    I wish there was more features to adjustment layers. I want to have the option to apply an adjustment layer to my comp but choose what clips that it should affect. Let say I have many clips in my comp and 5 of them need the same color correction and effects, but I have layers below that I don't want to be affected. I wish there was an option that I could let the adjustment layer be linked to colors of the label group. That the same label group of the clip will be affected by adjustment layer if…

    6 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. Fuse Integration

    Used Fuse and Photoshop to create 3D characters but it would be phenomenal if these characters could be imported into After Effects and where the AE lights, cameras, and the C4D renderer could be used to composite a scene. Please consider integrating Fuse and After Effects.

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