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  1. "Guide Layer" option in project panel

    Many times we import "reference" images/footages in project panel. Everytime we import them in timeline, we need to set those as a "guide layer". Instead of this workflow, what if we got an option where we can set these reference footages as a "guide layers" in project panel itself!

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  2. AE xtra small or base model

    I would really like to see if you could create an AE that is extra small, or a base model, with the option to upgrade to features, kind of like a car. There are some of us who just need preset effects and animations to play with, the ability to use text and text effects, over video and the like. And mostly, so that my computer does not get sucked dry by AE, and run so slow that it is like ripping your hair out to get anything done. Anyone who has SLING might understand the concept...an Allla Carte version.…

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  3. too much rotation

    I have not set any settings
    I'm just using the Korean version
    And where are we sending the bug reports?
    Help me, Adobe. ;>

    3 votes

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  4. Dragging bezier handles on paths while holding shift causes error

    Occasionally when I adjust bezier handles on paths while holding shift, the paths jump all over the composition. Holding shift should restrain the handles to X or Y axis, but they do not. In some cases I receive an error message from Ae that says: "After Effect Error: attempt to get an item address from a position outside of list length. (27::15)"

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  5. Bug report - depth of field and layer order

    I'm reporting a bug with depth of field and 3D layers.

    When the layer that is behind in z space is below the layer that is forward in z space, the blur layer order is wrong. This exists in AE 2019 and 2020

    Please see attached file for examples

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  6. playback (0 and space) stops working

    It's been a while since the last version for me that the num key 0 or space won't work until I close after-effects and open it again.

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  7. Function to return a vector point's position percentage along a path

    I would find it helpful to have an expression – largely, the reverse of pointOnPath() – to determine the percentage along a path a specific vector point lies.

    For instance, to feed into Trim Paths for precise clipping to vector points.

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  8. have auto save save more frequently

    editing takes a long time. when the program crashes, all progress is lost unless previously autosaved or saved. with more frequent autosave, less progress will be lost if the program crashes.

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  9. Bug - When master property is linked to json data by expression, it does not render properly with aerender

    When a master properties value is linked to a json data file in the comp and the comp is rendered with aerender, the value of the master property in the rendered file is reverted to it's unaltered value, ie. does not reflect the value of the data

    This does work correctly when rendering normally, only seems to be when rendering with aerender

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  10. Real planar tracker GPU and AI based

    New reliable planar tracker GPU accelerated and AI based, able to track AE masks or match move layers and corner pins

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  11. app.open() crash

    Just calling app.open() in jsx crash after effect

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  12. dynamic link

    I have an imported AE composition in Adobe Premiere, when I make a change and save the file in AE it unlink in Adobe Premiere.

    Correct that please.

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  13. Tell users they're also installing Maxon Cinema 4D

    Let me know that AE will install Maxon Cinema 4D. I saw it installed, and had no idea why: had to Google the answer.

    3 votes

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  14. Flaws in adding a Lumetri LUT

    When I have a project that uses Lumetri's LUTs, when I add a new LUT to the Creative and Technical folders, the LUT used in the project is changed.

    C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe After Effects 2020\Support Files\Lumetri\LUTs

    In other words, it seems to be remembered by the number from the top, not by the name of the LUT.
    Because of this phenomenon, it is not possible to introduce new LUTs. All of my previous projects change color.
    We need an improvement as soon as possible.

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  15. Add a "Select Forward" feature

    so we can select all layers to the right of the time indicator/cursor. It's a hassle to have to manually select every layer when I want to make a change that is in the middle of the video.

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  16. Can't select ColorProfile from importet ProRes Files

    In the newest AfterEffects Version (17.1.2) you cannot change the ColorProfile of an imported ProRes4444 File, resulting in a unwanted color shift. ( I am using ProRes4444 Renderings as Prerender-Files and always changed the Profile from Rec709 to sRGB) I am in general working in a linearized sRGB worflow.

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  17. Compound layer

    Would be nice to have a Layer that can hold multiple layers within it. Similar to the concept of track in Premiere. A track can have a number of clips in it.

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  18. Bug Report: AE 17.1.1 - Preference files could not be opened for writing

    After Effects constantly presents error ( 3 :: 0 ) since the update. I have deleted the pref files manually, reinstalled After Effects, tried checking all folder preferences, even moved to different PC and the same issue started when I installed the latest version. This is driving me crazy, all the preferences (.txt) files constantly being reset. *Both PC's are Windows 10, higher spec and up to date.

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  19. Launching Lightroom resets shared media cache location for Pr, Ae, Au and Me

    Hi,
    By simply launching the latest Lightroom Classic (9.3), it will set the shared media caches locations for Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition and Media Encoder to the default Lightroom video cache location.

    /Users/{USERNAME}/Library/Caches/Adobe/Lightroom/Video

    Even though Lightroom's own media cache location might be custom set to something else.

    Running the latest app versions available on MacOS Catalina 10.15.5

    Does this also mean that the rather small cache size limitations usually set in lightroom now apply to the video editing apps shared cache too? Will Lightroom also delete cache files from Pr, Ae, Au, Me ?

    This bug has been reported…

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  20. Rotobrush crash

    Ok so i know alot of people are having this issue but whenever i make a first stroke using the rotobrush tool it just crashes every time. I've cleared up space and purged and cleared some RAM but it still crashes whenever i make a stroke. Like when i click stroke ae just freezes and when i go into task manager it says ae not responding PLZ I REALLY NEED HELP. I've had this issue for so long

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