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  1. Slow GUI and preview. + aep file causing BUG

    I'm having this problem since the first release of AE 2020 (still bad in 17.0.5). I prepared "issue.aep" file with one composition. It works ridicilously slow.

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/wf6zbwqjqnnimj3/issue.aep?dl=0

    Every action requiring redrawing UI takes a lot of time and strongly loads CPU - impossible to work. "Hardware Accelerate ... Panels" option doesn't do any change. This project has many Shape Layers with Trim Paths and Fill Colors animation but works FINE and pretty fast on my machine in previous versions of AE (2019 for example).

    My system: Windows 10.0.18363 Pro, Gigabyte Z390 M Gaming, i7-9700K, 32 Gb DDR4 3466 Mhz Dual-channel,…

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  2. Slow GUI and preview. aep causing BUG attached

    I'm having this problem since the first release of AE 2020 (still bad in 17.0.5). The comp preview in attached "issue.aep" file is ridicilously slow. Every action requiring redrawing UI takes a lot of time and strongly loads CPU - impossible to work. "Hardware Accelerate ... Panels" option doesn't do any change. This project has many Shape Layers with Trim Paths and Fill Colors animation but works FINE and pretty fast on my machine in previous versions of AE (2019 for example).

    My system: Windows 10.0.18363 Pro, Gigabyte Z390 M Gaming, i7-9700K, 32 Gb DDR4 3466 Mhz Dual-channel, Samsung SSD…

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  3. BUG- PREVIEW IS F***ED in 17.0.5

    When I hit space start, when I hit space stop. Currently there is a major problem with not recognising input. So far 2020 is unuseable as a professional tool. What did you do?

    1 vote
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  4. what the fill?

    The primary fill for shapes is not filling the object with color - have to delete the default fill and add an new one to see any fill color.

    1 vote
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  5. BUG - audio Preview with Timeline maximised crashes AE

    audio Preview with Timeline maximised crashes AE
    can't stop playback or de-maximise

    1 vote
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  6. Bug: Ram Preview not real time

    Here are my computer spces:

    MB: Asus X299 Prime Deluxe
    CPU: i7-7820X 3.6GHz
    RAM: 128GB DDR4 (16GB x8)
    GPU: Asus strix 1080ti OC x2
    Harddisk: SSD 960 EVO M.2 1TB

    Since the last year version, I've just noticed that the Ram preview is not in realtime, even though the green bar already filled up. Now i am working on version 17.0.4, the problem still here.

    No matter how simple of my composition, it just happened when the "Project Window" contain many stuffs. Especially there are many footage imported inside the project, even though I didn't use them all.

    By the…

    1 vote
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  7. mac os performance

    Adobe make AE faster on MAC OS. Stop fighting against Apple and make your products to run faster on Mac OS. I have used DaVince Resolve instead of Premiere Pro to edit and color grading cause they a much more faster on my Mac.

    1 vote
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  8. Paint tool response slows down

    Bug? - Clone Stamp Tool - response gets very slow after a few strokes

    macOS 10.14.6
    Memory: 40 GB 2400 MHz DDR4
    GPU: Radeon Pro Vega 48 8 GB
    AE 17.0.4
    Wacom Intuos Pro

    This is an old problem. Proven in three different generations of Macs, using several OS and AE versions. So far no help from anywhere.

    One layer - Clone Stamp tool - any brush - paint RGB - single frame duration.
    After some strokes (20 - 200), brush update becomes gradually slower and slower - until brushstroke takes forever to show on the screen. Spending ten times…

    1 vote
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  9. "Collect files for Queued Comps" no longer properly collects all files.

    This issue appears to have started up with AE 2020 (17.*), and is still present in AE 17.0.4 as of this posting date.

    I work with a lot of large AE projects that I often need to collect from a server to as local file in order to more efficiently render them. Generally, I've done this over the years by setting up a render queue and going to File-->Dependency-->Collect Files... and selecting "Collect Source Files: For Queued Comps."

    With the latest versions of AE, using "For Queued Comps" now results in only a small handful of the necessary files being…

    2 votes
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  10. Playback won't stop playing back

    Bug Report:

    When doing a RAM preview, After Effects will cache and play like normal, but won't stop. The interface will hang and AE will continue to play back indefinitely. This issue occurs seemingly randomly several times throughout the day.

    This is occurring on several computers running Windows 10 and AE 17.0.4.

    6 votes
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  11. Complex shapelayers are slowing down AE

    Even if their visibility is turned off, this is ridiculous.

    But if you disable Layersettings with
    SHIFT + COMMAND + H
    Performance is back again, but no Paths, Masks, Boundingboxes, ...

    Funny how AE intern displays are slowing itself down.

    1 vote
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  12. GPU should be used more especially when using shape in animations.

    GPU should be used more especially when using shape in animations.

    GPU utilization too low while working.I want you to use about 80% of the whole.

    GPUの使用率が低すぎるので70~80%ぐらいは常に使う様に処理を改善して欲しい。現状ではかなり使用率が低すぎる。

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  13. Develop After Effects for new Mac Pro and Afterburner card/AMD GPUs

    So, not a completely new idea here as I'm sure lots will be wanting this. Many people, like me, prefer the reliability of an Apple machine and are Adobe users. Now that Apple has released an updated modular Mac Pro with dedicated GPU capabilities, it seems to be a great idea to utilize this feature for After Effects to increase render preview and output.
    Would be great! Thanks!

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  14. hide progress bar

    It would be great if it was possible to disable the render progress bar in the the comp viewer. When scrubbing the timeline this constantly flickers. I also have the suspicion that it does affect redraw times negatively. At least it feels unnecessarly distracting on light comps where it just flickers for fractions of second when scrubbing.

    1 vote
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  15. Missing fonts not reported in CC2020

    The program doesn't alert the user when a font is missing - just replaces the font with Myriad Pro. Then, when one clicks on the font, it doesn't update with the parentheses, so you can't see what font you need to add.

    2 votes
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  16. After Effects UI is EXTREMELY SLOW (mainly on PC)

    After Effects, particularly on a PC with Windows and a 4K screen behaves extremely slow. I have 1080ti GPU and a 9940x CPU at 4.5 ghz and 128gb of ram. The more layers I add the slower it gets. It's ok that the frames take longer to render, but why does the ENTIRE UI need to be slower and slower. Can't I scrub the timeline in the same speed and regardless of frames taking longer to render??? On a mac this is faster, though still slow. This is the MAIN reason why After Effects feels horribly slow and it is…

    2 votes
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  17. Add Apple's Afterburner card support for After Effects to help increase render speed.

    Add Apple's Afterburner card support for After Effects to help increase render speed.

    2 votes
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  18. After Effects regularly missing keystrokes

    After Effects is regularly missing keystrokes. I have tried to type slower, give the system time to catch up, and when I'm typing text in a composition it just randomly does not register keys. Occasionally it happens when I'm typing values into a panel (Setting font size to 150 and it will miss a number so it will be 10 or 15 or 50). This only seems to occur regularly in AE 2020. This is creating huge problems with clients on larger text blocks because AE is introducing typos because of this bug.

    3 votes
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  19. AE v17.0.2: No Metal GPU Acceleration available - MacPro 2013 (Dual AMD500)

    Since a few days I simply can't pick Metal GPU acceleration in AE v17.0.2. Also AE is taking AGES to start up.
    Metal support is working fine with v16.1.3 (check the screenshots).

    It seems to be related to the issue I've been having with PR not being able to "...find any capable video play modules" (check this thread here:
    https://community.adobe.com/t5/premiere-pro/premiere-pro-could-not-find-any-capable-video-play-modules-please-update-your-video-display-drivers/m-p/10862082#M247598 ).

    Basically PR and AE versions 2020 are unusable here!
    This needs fixing ASAP. Thanks!

    3 votes
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  20. 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!

    1 vote
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