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  1. 2 votes
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  2. Edit original in context menu

    It's a minor thing, but I tend to use the context menu quite often. I wish I could have edit original in there in After Effects as well. I use a couple of other Adobe Apps and most of them have Edit Original in the context menu. In After Effects I always have to remember the Keyboard Shortcut cmd+E (which is different in other Apps). So when I toggle between multiple Apps it would be just nice to have Edit Original where I expect it.

    2 votes
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  3. Remove 3 hours max video length limit

    I need to import and process an 5,5 hours long video, but AE only handles videos with max length of 3 hours. Please extend the max limit to at least 6 hours.

    3 votes
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  4. Bug

    Not able to use certain files after upgrading to 15.1.1. h264 quicktimes mostly. I rolled back to 15.0.0 and everything works as it should.

    2 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for filing this bug report.

    We would like to examine one or more of the files. Would you be willing to share them with us? If you prefer not to post them publicly, you can send a link (no attachments) to aebugs@adobe.com.

    Also, please tell us which application or device wrote these files.

    The April 2018 release of After Effects CC (version 15.1) no longer supports legacy QuickTime processes:
    https://helpx.adobe.com/x-productkb/multi/quicktime7-support-dropped.html

    H.264 is still a supported codec for After Effects 15.1, including inside of a QuickTime container file. However, some applications can write QuickTime files (regardless of codec) using features of the QuickTime format that could only be read by using the now-removed legacy QuickTime processes, and such files can no longer be supported natively in After Effects. We have also encountered QuickTime files where the header data was not written to specification, which After Effects could not…

  5. script not run when use cmd to call afterfx.exe

    bat file like this:
    "C:/Program Files/Adobe/Adobe After Effects CC 2017/Support Files/AfterFx.exe" -so -noui "var a = new File("D:/Adobe Script/temp.jsx") ; a.open(); alert(a.read());eval(a.read()); app.exitAfterLaunchAndEval = false;"

    the temp.jsx will run success in after effects from menu:File->Scripts no matter the script include chinese string inside or not.
    But it will fail to exec when use cmd to call afterfx.exe like the command above.
    But in another computer it will run success,very strange.Both of the test computers are Win10 professional 64Bit

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  6. Duplicating a comp tied to the essential graphics panel causes data loss.

    Duplicating a comp tied to the essential graphics panel causes data loss. The project will not save after the fact and crash. 15.1.1 build 12

    2 votes
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  7. Can't open one project. Opening it with a new project doesn't work.

    Does it have anything to do with any (Adobe) plugins? Really need the project fast.

    2 votes
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  8. 5 votes
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    Thank you for filing this feature request.

    You state, “Bring back the ability to scroll with the cursor”, however After Effects has never had this functionality. While Photoshop and some other Adobe applications allow this, After Effects has not ever previewed a font in context of selected text layers when the mouse pointer rolls over font names in the Font Family menu.

    So, to clarify: are you asking that this functionality be added to After Effects? Or is there a different functionality that existed in previous releases of After Effects that you’re referring to?

  9. the sequence layers option seems broken

    in the sequence layers option for some reason the fading of layers does not add key frames on video files just makes them 0 opacity.

    it seems like i have to select all then activate a keyframe on the opacity layer on all layers then run the sequence script.

    3 votes
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  10. 2 votes
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  11. source text for essential graphics

    Is it possible to add a source parameter for pictures
    so that you can bring this parameter into premiere to load up
    pictures for animated reveals

    2 votes
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  12. Keying in After Effects is mega slow

    How can something like this, using effects running on Ae for many versions work so badly...
    When will adobe get serious and start making their software good again? Its so so annoying...!

    2 votes
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  13. Adding marker removes existing marker properties

    Hitting * or alt/option-* on a frame with an existing marker should just open the edit marker settings dialog. Instead it wipes out all existing properties (comments, color, duration, etc.).

    I use the marker text comments field heavily and would be great to be able to open and modify existing markers without having to take my hands off the keyboard.

    2 votes
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  14. 表达式编写 改进建议

    希望Ae可以增强表达式的快捷性。
    当我使用英文版软件设计的模板,发送给别人之后。用其他语言打开这个模板,就会发生表达式找不到对象的错误。所以希望贵公司可以增加一个表达式批量修改替换或者自动将表达式中的控件名从原来的语言换成当前语言的空间名称。避免手动一个个修改。

    2 votes
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  15. AE CC 2018: incredibly slow project saving after win 10 anniversary update, memory problems, etc.

    It would be good to reconcile with Microsoft and Dell !!! We pay for this low quality product !!!

    3 votes
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  16. 2 votes
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  17. Sub menu for Precomps in timeline panel

    It's basically a treeview..

    By right clicking a layer and selecting treeview comp menu icon, I want to be able to see whats inside of that precomp without actually going inside,

    The treeview of precomp layers could be visible and controllable without the need to actually open that precomp.

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    It's big news if it could be done.

    2 votes
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  18. 32-bit RPF data need to support in AE cc 2017

    After effects does not support 32-bit RPF file format...
    Before we use to work on 16 - bit. But now It should support 32-bit as well

    Thanks

    3 votes
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  19. aerender json aware

    It will be great to have aerender JSON aware. at this point in time aerender is only evaluating $.eval(file) while rendering.
    This would help the community a lot by avoiding paying for a lot of plugins. Interestingly the footage(json file) is working great with aftereffects but not with JSON footage

    6 votes
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  20. Please fix the 3rd party font bug in the latest update!

    PLEASE fix the bug that does not recognize third party fonts and forces you to manually update every single text layer to the correct font. It's an issue in the latest versions of After Effects and Premiere and in typography-heavy projects, this has been an absolute nightmare that is costing our team hours of work.

    6 votes
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