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  1. Link After Effects files into After Effects

    Kind of AE Dynamic Link, instead of import AE files, be able to link it. It would be a tremendous feature for small team projects.

    24 votes

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  2. CINEWARE & VFX

    After Effects needs to improve the compatibility with Cinema 4D, adding into CINEWARE tool more features and faster performance for VFX workflows.

    4 votes

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  3. Please can you bring back the Filmstrip export / import function in After Effects (and Premiere and Photoshop)

    Hi,

    Please can you bring back the Filmstrip export function which I think was dropped from After Effects after CS4 and I think from Premiere after CS3.

    (Or alternatively, please can you make the CS3 and CS4 versions of Adobe CS software available through Creative Cloud subscription so the Filmstrip feature is readily available to use again.)

    I realise that it's possible to draw on top of video frame by frame in the Photoshop CC2018 Timeline - and that's great, it's a very useful feature.

    However I was trying to create a distressed effect across a video where precision as…

    4 votes

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  4. Have sequence markers added in AE to link to Premiere Pro when linked

    I've been using overlays created in AE (Intros, outros etc) that have a fade to white/black with a bunch of other things happening, I would like it if I could set a marker for when the overlay was %100 white/black that would be visible in Premiere Pro, so when I have the file overlayed, I can see exactly at what point the video underneath will no longer be visible.

    12 votes

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  5. Native animated GIF support

    Still have to go through Photoshop/ Save for web (Legacy)?!

    12 votes

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  6. 26 votes

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  7. 28 votes

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  8. IMPROVE CINEWARE FOR VFX

    After Effects needs to improve its CINEWARE for going to be better and better en el flujo de trabajo VFX con Cinema 4D, being more compatible with this Maxon product (ProRender, hair tools, performance and more).

    5 votes

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  9. Blending Mode Transfer to Premiere over Dynamic Link

    Would love for blending modes set on layers to transfer over dynamic link.

    If I have a need to use an overlay for specific layers I have to bring in and export or footage clips and then send it back to premiere.

    Video sequences are built in premiere, and After Effects would be an overlay.

    Currently it just comes over blank, it's looking for layers below to add these blending modes to, but stops at within the composition.

    This would help Dynamic links become "more Dynamic"

    24 votes

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  10. Premiere Audio Amplifying

    Within Premiere one has the ability to amplify audio, normalize audio, normalize peaks and to set the audio volume. After Effects - sadly - has no comparable features. It would help out a lot though. Especially in times of video producing bots like Templater or CompsFromSpreadsheet.

    3 votes

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  11. Please include prores 444 xq export into after effects and premiere

    Since the introduction of prores 444 xq i was unable to use the codec to export from After effects or premiere. WHY?????

    9 votes

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  12. After Effects 15.1 update. Text clipped on top from older projects.

    In the newest version of After Effects all of my old projects have most the tops of the text-bounding boxes for text I have clipped at the top, I can always hack a fix with line-height and adjusting position, but with projects that have a lot of animated text thin isn't really a viable solution.

    This happens on mine as well as a co-worker's computer on various older projects.

    2 votes

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  13. Sequence as Footage

    When using AE for compositing 3D renders, it's PAINFULL to import sequences one at a time. I would love a checkbox on the import dialog box that labeled "View sequence as clip". This would be great in Premiere too, but that's for another day. That one function would save me a ton of time and I wouldn't need a third party script for it.

    9 votes

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  14. The ability to import multiple img seqs

    When compositing, you want to be able to batch import img sequences. You currently have to use a third party script.

    13 votes

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  15. AE Expressions as separate script files - enabling version control (git)

    When using AE Expressions, make it possible for After Effects to save these scripts as separate files (outside the AE project). That way, when cooperating with others on projects involving scripting, you could enable version control of the scripts - i.e. use git.

    5 votes

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  16. Team Projects: Enable Export as Motion Graphics Template (mogrt)

    In a Team Project, enable the option to export a composition as a Motion Graphics Template (mogrt) - this is currently disabled in Team Projects.

    6 votes

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  17. Updated Flowchart View

    With the advent of Master Properties and Data-based footage, a refreshed Flowchart View would be a welcome update to help us manage the piping, parenting and referencing that is now possible with the bi-directional push and pull flows of information between Comps and Precomps.

    This is NOT a request for node-based compositing, but rather a node-based viewpoint that can allow us to organize and unravel comps that can quickly become much more complicated.

    65 votes

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  18. Node-based UI for effects.

    A node based environment, should be implemented esp for basic tasks like applying the same effect to multiple layers, alpha mattes, value parenting (like the current pick whip in the expression options), Anything that you can currently do using an adjustment layer (but would be selective), I'm sure many more uses. You could use it in tandem with the layer system, but would be an easy way to do these kind of tasks without copying and editing multiple instances of the same thing.

    61 votes

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  19. PhotoJPEG Quicktime Support

    Every studio review we have requires us to submit photoJPEG quicktimes as VFX dailies alongside our Avid and EXRs. Would be nice to have so I dont have to script a solution with ffmpeg.

    22 votes

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  20. A better CINEWARE tool

    CINEWARE improvements for a powerful VFX Workflow between After effects and Cinema 4D.

    6 votes

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