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  1. Bugreport: wrong colors with PNG import since AfterEffects 17.7.0

    Since AfterEffects 17.7.0 the colors of PNG files will be shown not correctly. It seems the the PNGImporter ignores the colormanagement of the files or does something else wrong.
    Attached you can find screenshots with wrong and correct result.
    I also wanted to upload a sample scene so that you can test it on your site, but an upload of zip or aep is not possible.

    12 votes

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  2. Perspective Offset in Turbulent Noise does nothing

    The Perspective Offset checkbox in Turbulent Noise does not currently work. No parallax. It does wok as it should in Fractal Noise.

    2 votes

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  3. [Bug Report] Adding sourceRectAtTime() Expression Crashes AE

    When attempting to add a sourceRectAtTime() expression to a Mask Path property that references a text layer, After Effects will immediately crash upon evaluation.

    Reproduction steps:
    1. Create a new project
    2. Create a new composition (tested with HDTV 1080 29.97 preset for repro purposes)
    3. Add a text layer
    4. Create a comp-size solid
    5. Add a comp-size mask to the solid by double clicking the mask button
    6. On the "Mask Path" property of the mask created in step 5, add the expression: `thisComp.layer(<name_of_text_layer>).sourceRectAtTime()

    After clicking out of the expression editor and allowing AE to evaluate, After Effects…

    3 votes

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  4. Major Bug! : imported EXR getx cut off in After Effects 18.2

    In After Effects 18.2 impordet EXR Files gets cropped incorrectly which makes it impossible to work with EXR files.
    See example file attached.
    Here's an exr file for you to test: https://www.dropbox.com/s/xazi4vu8kxxxxa6/BademiljoSquare_0004.exr?dl=0

    1 vote

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  5. Bug Report: Resizing the composition causes the 3D layer to shift.

    If you resize the composition using the "Crop Comp to Region of Interest" feature in version 17.5.1, there will be a difference in the display between 2D and 3D layers with the same X and Y numbers.
    It didn't happen in versions prior to 17.1.4.

    The following reproduction procedure
    1, Creating a composition
    2, Create a new layer
    3, Resize the composition using "Crop Comp to Region of Interest"
    4, Check the 3D layer.

    Other than "Crop Comp to Region of Interest", the same phenomenon occurs when resizing with "Composition Settings / Advanced / Anchor" selected other than the center.…

    9 votes

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  6. Bug Report - Preview Resolution Changes Raw Images Gamma in "Linear Working Space"

    Since a couple of updates I've had this weirdest glitch.

    On imported RAW images, when the preview resolution is set to anything less than "Full", the layer's gamma suddenly gets waaaaay off.
    This only happens if "Linearize Working Space" is checked in Project Settings.
    I've also reproduced this bug with .dng instead of .RAF, so the RAW image format does not seem to matter.

    Currently using AE 18.1 on windows 10, Camera Raw is up to date and this glitch happens whether GPU acceleration is on or off.
    Unfortunately I can't seem to find on which version thig bug appeared,…

    3 votes

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  7. paste html in text box crashes AE

    If you paste HTML code into a text box in AE (like copying and pasting the source code of a website), the interface freaks out and goes into a never-ending error alert loop. The text appears to render correctly on the canvas, but the timeline goes black, suggesting it's related to how AE sets the name of a text layer based on its contents

    1 vote

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  8. Exporting pro res 4444 + alpha bug

    Issue when exporting pro res 4444 with alpha directly from AE. When this file is taken into premiere, there are weird purple artefacts, this can be removed by changing the premultiply settings, but this looses some alpha and introduces black fringing. When the same comp is exported via media encoder, using the same settings, no such issue exists.

    6 votes

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    2 comments  ·  Workflow & interoperability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for reporting this bug. Our team is investigating the cause of this problem.

    This problem occurs when rendering from the After Effects render queue using premultiplied alpha. If you change the alpha mode to straight (in the Output Module Settings dialog, set the Color option to Straight (Unmatted)), the problem does not occur.

  9. [BUG] Wrong cineform encoding color depth

    1. Set up Quicktime/GoPro CineForm/Quality 5 as destination format
    2. Set it to "Millions of Colors" and render Result: AE reports the generated file as trillions of colors. 😐

    Please fix!

    Tested with a 5120x2560 comp with both 8 and 16-bit processing.

    2 votes

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  10. offset effect stops alpha matte working in 32 bit AE2020

    working in 4k, 32 bit, full res, and using the offset effect has caused the alpha matte to stop working in this example AE project. the "shadow" layer dissapears entirely instead of being matted, not always, but most of the time. changing to 16 bit fixes the problem. also opening in 2019 fixes the problem.

    AE example here
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/n1gs6lcy3vxj9gq/32bit%20matte%20error%20with%20offset%20effect.aep?dl=1

    1 vote

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  11. Thai Vowel Character not support

    Hi,

    I find out the new update Adobe After Effect 2020 On Mac not support Thai Upper row Vowel character on the last letter in the sentence. ,( it's show normal inside the sentence. But if the Vowel character is the last letter the character will now show

    1 vote

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  12. Font Style is not working properly in Public Beta 17.6.0

    When trying to change font style it is acting weird and I cannot change it on Macbook Pro late 2016

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    0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for filing this bug. I can confirm that in After Effects Beta, version 17.6 build 20 (current on 19 Nov 2020) on macOS 10.15.7, when selecting the font style in the Character panel the first style in the menu is chosen regardless of which style you clicked on.

    This problem does not occur in After Effects Beta on Win10.

    We will investigate this bug for a future update.

  13. Rename master properties feature

    Can AE follow the lead of XD, Figma and Sketch and rename this feature?

    Context: https://twitter.com/zoink/status/1285602382169214976?s=20

    2 votes

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  14. AE CC 2020 (17.0.2): Transform Effect Glitch on Render (Rotation)

    AE CC 2020 17.0.2 Build 26
    macOS Catalina 10.15.3 (19D76)
    MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019)
    2.4 GHz 8-Core Intel Core i9
    64 GB 2667 MHz DDR4
    AMD Radeon Pro 5500M 8 GB

    There is a glitch that is especially noticeable with the TRANSFORM effect in AE CC 2020. Easily reproducible:
    New composition
    New solid
    Add transform effect
    Add rotation keyframe
    Add second rotation keyframe further down (1x cycle)
    Render

    There are random black glitches on rotation. This does not happen with the native transform (non-effect version).

    Does not appear to be reproducible with RX580 in 10.14.6.

    Issue disappears with Mercury Software…

    1 vote

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  15. Preview window stuck in bottom right corner

    Using After effects 2020 on a iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2011). The preview window is stuck down in the right corner. Can only see half of it.

    1 vote

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  16. HEVC GPU DECODING ON WINDOWS

    Please make HEVC GPU decoding available on windows 10 machines

    8 votes

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  17. Interface slowdown when using multiple expressions

    Following up on Tim's request to post individual feature requests from Sander's site here....

    http://www.sandervandijk.tv/after-effects-features/expressions#faster-interface

    Expressions and coding are some of the most powerful tools AE animators have at their disposal, so the fact that using them has such a negative impact on performance is truly disappointing and counter-intuitive.

    Sander:
    "The interface slows down drastically when applying lots of Expressions, Code allows us to easily create complex animations and connect values. This is the highest on my list of improvements that After Effects can make."

    102 votes

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  18. 8 votes

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  19. AE CC 2019 Speed on Mac

    Just updated to After Effects CC 2019 V16.0.0. MacOS High Sierra, latest iMac with enough of RAM and supported GPU. Preferences resetted. CC 2018 works like charm without speed problems.
    Anybody else experiencing a total slowdown of the UI with the new AE version?
    Everything feels like frozen and AE is practically useless.
    Sorry, cannot work with this. Returning back to CC 2018.

    If this is not a general fault, any bright ideas what to do? Please...

    15 votes

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  20. For the love of God fix the disappearing render que PLEASE

    When compositions are open in the timeline, the render que disappears when pressing the render button. Why does this happen, it never used to until some iteration of CC...
    It's annoying, makes it hard to see the render progress and you CAN"T CANCEL A RENDER. We shouldn't have to close every timeline open to see a render happening.
    Pretty basic stuff Adobe, come on!

    3 votes

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    Thank you for filing this bug report. We are investigating a fix for this problem for a future update to After Effects.

    The conditions under which this problem occurs had eluded us for a long time. Only recently were we able to observe the combination of factors that are required to cause this problem:
    - This happens on macOS only, not on Windows.
    - The After Effects UI is spread over multiple monitors.
    - The Render Queue panel is in a floating window outside of the main After Effects application window.
    - That floating window is on a different monitor than the main application window.
    - The Render Queue panel is docked in this floating window with either the Timeline or Composition panels.
    - When you start the render queue, a modal dialog (a progress dialog or a warning dialog) appears over the main application window.

    When all of the…

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