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  1. AI optimized rendering using rough cuts

    Would it be possible to have AI scan an already rendered previous version of a video for identical frames to the revised version and steal those already rendered frames from the existing file so they wouldn't have to be rendered again when making revisions? Theoretically, this could speed up render time, and make it easier to render out new versions as needed. Sometimes I have clients and stakeholders that want to be brought along inch by inch, and this might help me better deal with these kinds of clients and stakeholders. Thanks!

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  3. Composition window gets stuck in 2020, it does not refresh

    Composition window gets stuck in 2020, it does not refresh and nothing shows in it. not even the safe margins.

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  4. Motion Sketch in AE 2020 operates slow and cludgy.

    The frame rate and viewport feedback turn to trash when using the motion sketch in AE 2020.

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  5. Thank you ae team!

    Thank you ae team for improving the ram preview!
    It just works fine now. At least on my pc.

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  6. bug fix / GPU problems

    AE 2020 has playback issues with final quality mode when using GPU acceleration. You have to view in preview mode or turn GPU off for smooth playback. There are several complaints in the forums already. I am on a PC with Nvidia RTX cuadro. Needs fixing....

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  7. "Caps Lock" not working when navigating with keyboard

    When navigating with the keyboard in the timeline, the viewport updates the current frame! This is not how it should work!

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  8. Make after effects faster

    I have a beefy pc and after effects runs with 10 fps with Cuda

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  9. Bug: Ram Preview only plays real-time with 'Project Settings' open.

    Otherwise I cannot animate to audio, due to slow playback.

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  10. Optimize performance of adding expressions with script

    When you loop through many layers with an ExtendScript, and add complex expressions to them, that takes a lot of time.

    I have the feeling this could be optimized a lot, since it is only a text being added on the layers properties.

    It seems to me that when I loop though the layers, every time I add one expression it calculates all expressions in the comp and then continue the loop to the next expression. Maybe if you could do something like this:
    1. Turn off expressions for the comp.
    2. Set the expressions.
    3. Turn on expressions again.

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  11. Caching frames slows the motion tracking process

    When doing Motion Tracking (or any form of tracking) the Frame Cache is being filled very fast with frames that have no effect applied, filling the ram quickly on systems with low ram.

    My suggestion is that After Effects disables the Frame Cache generation during tracking to avoid filling up the ram unnecessarily.

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  12. make AE use GPU for Christ's sake

    I bought 600$ just to make after effect faster until i noticed its using only 10%

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  13. Guys, is NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1650 good for 3d renderer option?

    Guys, is NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1650 good for 3d renderer option?

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  14. newest version crashes immediate on open.Rolled back to 16.1.0 and it opens fine.

    newest version crashes immediate on open.Rolled back to 16.1.0 and it opens fine.

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  15. FIXING IT !!!!

    And the Mutliprocessing where is it ??!!

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  16. Mocha layer overrides previously tracked layers

    For the past few months I haven't been able to track multiple masks in Mocha, a newly added layer destroys the track of a previously tracked shape. Not sure if i'm doing something wrong.

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  17. Improve vector performance.

    Why if I use vector elements created in Illustrator, they lost resolution and definition when I enlarge them in scale?

    It's absurd!

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  18. Refine edge tool crashes After effects every time, in every version.

    Refine edge tool crashes the program right at the next frame after using it. This problem has persisted over all the AE versions since I installed windows 10.

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  19. Refine edge tool crashes After effects every time, in every version.

    Refine edge tool crashes the program right at the next frame after using it. This problem has persisted over all the AE versions since I installed windows 10.

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  20. Ability to add markers in the timeline on beat of music

    Since the release of cc2015 playing back audio with even just a still image while tapping Asterisk* to create a marker, has not worked properly. It simply slows down and the audio stutters or goes way off timing. I have a top of the line workstation at a leading motion graphics company. We need stable ram preview, this is getting ridiculous. Same problem at home when working on SSDs.

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