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  2. Bug on boot

    After Effects is slowly becoming a nightmare to use. I now have to reinstall it after every restart on my Mac as all the plugins become unresponsive. I've tried cleaning Adobe completely but it does the same thing every time I restart.

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  3. Make animation presets compatible with Essential Properties

    It would be amazing to be able to save and apply animation presets to Essential Properties. This would be a game changer for character animation. We could save frequently used poses or short animations as presets and apply them quickly.

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  4. Addition of Evolution/Phase to Zig Zag shape layer operand

    Addition of Evolution/Phase to Zig Zag shape layer operand. If the Zig Zag operand can create a variable number of ridges per segment of a shape, why can't the phase/evolution/offset of the ridge's starting point be adjustable?

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  5. Warp Tool for Shape Layers / Masks / Paths

    A Warp Tool like the one in Adobe Illustrator would be a gigantic help and a powerful tool when working with Shape Layers, Masks or Paths.

    It would work like the way Warp Tool in AI does when both "Detail" and "Simplify" are turned OFF in the brush settings; ie. not adding or removing vertices (so that inbetweening of keyframes would not be broken).

    2 votes

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  6. Roving bug

    Create 4 key position images
    Activate Rove Across Time for the second one
    Move the last two keys into the Graph Editor

    BUG !
    The second key multiplies with each move

    https://youtu.be/h2LJ1bN6Viw

    2 votes

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    Thank you for filing this bug.


    I was able to reproduce this behavior and have sent this bug to our developers to evaluate.


    Note that this problem only occurs when:

    • You drag via the selection box in the Graph Editor view
    • One of the keyframes is adjacent to a roving keyframe.


    The problem can be avoided by clicking and dragging on one of the keyframes instead of within the selection box.

  7. "Select Equal Keyframes" needs to be hotkeyable

    This goes for "Select Previous Keyframes" and "Select Following Keyframes".

    There should also be an option for selection the SINGLE previous and following keyframe.

    I have many other ideas for making AE more efficient to work with, Adobe. You should hire me as a tester.

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  8. Would love to be able to freeze transformations when copying and pasting a shape.

    If a shape has undergone a bunch of transformations at different levels (shape, group, layer) it would be nice to be able to copy and paste the shape into a new layer so that it looks exactly the same as the transformed shape, but all values are now set to zero, as if it started that way. I think Maya allows you to do this.

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  9. Revamp the graph editor, make it like cinema 4d.

    Revamp the graph editor, it's been dated for over a decade.
    It's limited and a pain to work in.

    Give it the features, speed and flexibility like the graph editor in cinema4d.

    2 votes

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  10. Please create a shortcut for selected key shift to place on current time indicator

    Option+Right/Left arrow and Option+Shift+Right/Left arrow takes lots of time to shift selected keys

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  11. Bring back the .flv codec

    The old .flv codec that was discontinued years ago is truly a revolutionary codec that can make a standard alpha animation that would normally range anywhere from 200MB to several gigs into less than 10mb. There is still television software like JVC that uses that old format. I understand that flash had security issues and other problems, but as for the codec, it was the only alpha channel codec that made picture perfect animations even smaller in size than most non-alpha codecs. There is no danger for hacking a movie file. For this reason, for internal performance of your own…

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  12. Graph Editor: Show tool tip for Speed and Influence on mouse-hover over curve handles

    TL;DR
    Make the box that shows Speed and Influence in the graph editor show up when I hover my mouse over a keyframe handle, not just when I click and drag it.

    When doing custom curves for keyframes in the graph editor, I will manipulate the handles on a keyframe to set the Influence factor I want. When going back to tweak a handle, it would be nice to be able to see what setting it is currently sitting at without having to either move the handle to check, then undoing the change; or right-clicking the keyframe and selecting Keyframe…

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  13. Slider commas and decimal places option

    I know you can use an expression but it would be nice to have more options in the slider for commas, decimal points, min to max and even a unit before or after the number.. (for us editors who don’t use AE that much!).. how about it?

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  14. animation preset is not working

    hey it's not taken me 20 mins from clicking report a bug to dive thorugh a dozen pages where I've not been able to just report the bug, so marvel at my herculean effort to not FBOMB my way through this 'feedback'

    the text animation presets don't seem to be working in latest AE. I'm on mac osx Big Sur. I'm trying to apply the fade up characters preset and it's giving me some error about the null at line 1 isn't an object or something....

    2 votes

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  15. Give option to make Continuous Locking (Ongoing to Incoming) by default when keyframes are eased

    It could be great to add a button in the preferences panel for example to allow us to set eased keyframes on "Continuous (Lock Ongoing to Incoming)". Depends of project type but in animation, it's like mandatory to put this setting on if you want a smooth speed changes.
    To smooth the speed changes we need to move up and down keys and to stretch ankles, but by default ongoing and incoming points are not linked, and when you got hundreds or thousands of keys in you project, you can imagine the time lost in this “double click keyframe and…

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  16. Element 3D Important controls required.

    Aux channels shud have additional controls. Color Tint, Individual scale x,y,z. Primitive objects slicer to animate birth.Refer attachment. A rig system for each channel, just to connect all properties to a selected AE 3D layer pos, rotation, scale, opacity, color tint(fill)

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  17. Shader Toy and Timeline implementation in Element 3D possible

    I would like to see Shader Toy a well known WebGL shader sharing inside element 3D, I have seen pixels world plugin which does the same.

    Also i would want Timeline and keyframing inside element 3D UI for all objects.Just like small 3D software like c4d.

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  18. camera tracker

    Camera Tracker - turn of/on automatic solve
    create a way to turn on/of the resolve camera. when deleting multiple points in time, it takes to long because of the automatic solve update.
    if its possible to select all the points, delete them, and then solve camera at will, it will be great. Thanks

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  19. In the Graph Editor, add a handle between two eased keys to increase/decrease the easing

    Hi,

    I think it could be a time killer to add a new handle between two eased keys in the Graph editor. It would allow us to pull/push the influence handles of the two keys (between the two keys - influence out key 1 and influence in key 2) in a homogeneous way. About the same use of the rounded corner tool in Illustrator...

    It's needs time to copy/paste value from influence handles, and the possibility to edit it visually would be awesome.

    I put an exemple of how it could be.

    Thanks

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  20. Time Stretch using expressions

    I'm looking for a way to edit the Layer Time Stretch value using expressions.
    It's easy to get the value, but couldn't find a way to edit it.

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