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  1. Preview Does Not Work

    I'm having an issue where previewing simply does not work. Sometimes frames will turn green as it plays though, sometimes only one frame will show green at at time. Even if it appears that it's rendering and all keyframes turn green, once it gets to the end of the work area, the green bar disappears completely and it does not play back. I've tried restarting my computer, importing my project into a new file, purging the caches, etc.

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  2. Maintain transparency "is used as a guide layer at the bottom of the layer, I want you to stop specifying that it will not come out by affec

    Maintain transparency "is used as a guide layer at the bottom of the layer, I want you to stop specifying that it will not come out by affecting it. (I'd like you to specify the guide layer as an exception)

    透明度の維持機能を使った際に一番最下層に何かレイヤーがあると、機能が無効になってしまわないようにしてほしい。

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  3. I want to be able to select not only the upper layer but also any layer of the track mat

    I want to be able to select not only the upper layer but also any layer of the track mat

    It will be more flexible if you can designate it not only for the upper layer but also for any layer

    トラックマットの機能を上のトラックだけでなく任意のレイヤーに指定できるようにしてほしい

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  4. I want to be able to tailor the adjustment layer to a specific layer

    I want to be able to apply the adjustment layer only to a specific layer.

    I do not want to apply to all the layers below

    特定のレイヤーにだけ調整レイヤーの効果を適用させたい。現状だと調整レイヤー下の全てに影響が出てしまう。

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  5. configuration error/ error 16

    I ha purchase AE cs? and since i installed it my photoshop & after effect when i open program i keep getting error 16 configuration error , but never did that before i have installed after effect. Yes i can re install it but every time i do this i loose all my pre made effects and have to re install one by one all of my files. So how do i fix the ERROR 16 ??

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  6. Please add the Arabic translation to the education and training section on the website https://helpx.adobe.com/after-effects/view-all-tutori

    I find it difficult to do learning and development because the use of interpretation is very cumbersome

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  7. Time Reverse layer

    There is a persisting bug with the 'Time reverse layer' command - often drops first frame, sometimes drops or displays random wrong frame elsewhere in the reversed layer.

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    Thank you for filing this bug report.

    Can you please post a project file with footage that demonstrates this issue? Post a link to your files here, or if you prefer not to post publicly you can send it to aebugs@adobe.com. (If you send to that address: A) Do not send .zip files, they will be blocked; renaming to .thisisazipfile is OK. B) Post a comment here when you have sent the email. I need to manually check that inbox.)

  8. Right Click-Delete

    Right Click on Image or Video, and Clik on Delete
    Right Click-Delete

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  9. Bug - Failing to export high quality videos

    Since 2019 was introduced, currently all codecs used for exporting outside of low quality ones like avi and mpeg4 are resulting in videos with flickers and broken animations, as if the graphics card is failing - this is taking place when mercury software only is being used as well as enhancements.

    This is the case when AE content is present in Premiere Pro or through Media Encoder.

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  10. Progress meter when 3D Tracker is solving camera

    A progress meter would be very useful when 3D Camera Tracker is solving camera. I currently have to sit here with Task Manager open to make sure it is still computing and hasn't crashed yet which often happens.

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  11. Add a key to nudge Rotation in 1/10 of a degree

    While manual tracking, or rotoscoping, I find myself often entering rotation values numerically, since the keyboard only allows us to rotate in whole degrees.
    It would be very effective if a modifier key could make this more accurate: in steps of 0.1 degree. (just like it's possible to rotate in steps of 10, by pressing a modifier)

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  12. Missing plugin notice gives no information on where the missing plugin layer is

    Opening up an older project, you sometimes get a notification about a missing plugin, but then no information on how to track down where the problem plugin is.

    How many layers have the issue?

    Can the layers and comps have a warning symbol so you can see where the problem is?

    Can there be some sort of log that lists what comp and what layers are missing plugins?

    It's really annoying to hunt around for them, delete/replace them, reopen the scene and it still give the same error because you couldn't find them all.

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    Thank you for filing this feature request.

    Currently in After Effects, you can use the Search fields at the top of the Project or Timeline panels to search for either:
    - The keyword “Missing Effects” (which is a saved term if you click on the magnifying glass icon). This will show all comps in the Project panel, or layers in the Timeline panel that reference effects that could not be loaded.
    - The name of the effect that was reported as missing.

    Does the above functionality meet your needs, or do you still desire additional functionality?

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  14. Add metadata back in to project files

    After Effects used to add in a "CreatorTool" to the xmp metadata in the project file (eg. "<xmp:CreatorTool>Adobe After Effects CC 2018 (Windows)</xmp:CreatorTool>").

    This is really useful for finding out the version of AE the project was created in, so the correct version can be opened (especially when coding). This also displayed data in Adobe Bridge that's now missing.

    Any reason why this was removed in CC 2019? Can we have it back?

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  15. Bug with several layers with mask or shape

    When I do several layer with mask, or serverals shapes layer :

    The paths of the different layers hide each other

    The presence of two layers causes displacements of the paths

    I did the last updates.
    Ae works on windows 10

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  17. Track Motion Error Calculation

    When doing Motion Tracking it would be great to see pixel error value

    like in PF Track

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  19. older (CC2018 and earlier) .aep projectfiles causes crash in CC2019 software

    Projects that I created in AE CC2018 or earlier (and till then worked fine) can be opened in AE CC2019 and will be converted. I can save without issues. But when I close the project (close, opening another project, or quit AE), then After Effects crashes with "Cannot allocate 0,000 MB of memory (29::3)" errors. Importing older projects in a new empty CC2019 AE project won't help. On top of that; opening such converted project in Audition CC2019 with Dynamic link causes Audition to crash. There seems some kind of incompatibilaty in AE with older projects that causes crashes.

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  20. Auto Ducking

    Please add an Auto Ducking feature for audio in After Effects! It’s not ****, but it would be soooo useful.

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