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  1. Bug: Errors when importing Animate .fla into AE project

    As of the recent 17.0.2 update, I'm finding that I can't import Animate .fla files into AE.

    The import dialog hangs for a while (whited-out in a non responsive state), then returns an error simply stating: "An error occured while importing this file. Please try again.". This error often appears behind the import dialog, and is easily missed.

    This seems to happen with all .fla files, so I don't think it's a specifically broken file. On the previous AE / An version I had gotten around 50% of the way through a large project with fla importing working fine, and…

    1 vote
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  2. Marker Bin

    Hi,

    it would be great if we could see all Markers in a bin or folder or spreadsheet like interface.

    Imagine you are searching for notes and shots that you marked
    You can easily find those shots in the markers interface.

    Additionally you can remove them in this interface if you need to.
    Or select many of them even if they are inserted in different compositions.

    I hope you find this helpful

    thanxs

    Peter

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  3. Skip frames RAM preview to count from start of timeline, not work area, like it use to.

    I always use the work area to preview (not the option where it starts from the timeline). I also often use the option to Skip frames where AE only RAMs only every 2nd, 5th, 10th, or whatever frame, to save time. I also shuffle or extend the work area up and down to preview different areas. Years ago it use to count which skipped frames to preview from the beginning of the timeline, but now it counts from the beginning of the work area!!! So even if I push the area down a second, or a frame, even though the…

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  4. Background color should not default to black when rendering via AME

    When outputting via AE (without an alpha channel) the chosen background color renders as expected, but sending the same comp to AME results in a black background. Why do we need to place a solid behind each comp, only to let us render via AME.
    I only use AME to either render while working, or now because I'm forced to use it for common compression codecs, so for that one pass I need to remember that every single second of every single comp needs a solid on the bottom layer, yeah right.
    If you force us to use AME, give…

    2 votes
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  5. Automatic legalize filenames on Output

    I use Expressions a lot, to automatically generate Titles from the Comp name.
    But when diacritics (ë, ü, ï, é etc.) are used, AE won't output. In stead we get a Sheep sound.
    Wouldn't it be great, if AE, in stead of playing the sound, makes the filename legal (on Output only, without feeding it back to the Expressions ;-).

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  6. Glyphen

    Glyphen Window for Text Elements directly in Ae instead of using Hex Code or Photoshop Glyphen with copy and paste into Ae for non keyboard glyphen.

    1 vote
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  7. Bug Report - AE 17.0 - Lumetri Scopes displaying wrongly when Color Management ON

    Footage displaying identically between AE and Premiere so not always have the same scopes between the programs.

    Repro:
    Get just about any file in Rec. 709 0-255
    Import into Premiere
    Import same file into AE
    Open both scopes. Easiest to see in luma waveform mode.

    With color management off, scopes and pictures seem to match. Once you turn color management on in AE (still off in PP), I'm unable to get AE and PP to match at all, ever.

    I've tried teh following Working Spaces:
    sRGB
    Rec 709
    Rec 709 2.4
    Rec 709 16-235

    and also tried all those spaces…

    2 votes
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  8. Can you create a simpler way to loop a layer.

    The current method seems unnecessarily complicated and annoying.

    2 votes
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  9. RAM Preview + Click on Timeline freezes After Effects

    RAM Preview + Click on Timeline freezes After Effects

    While RAM preview is running, if the user clicks on the timeline, After Effects freezes and I am forces to shut it down.

    2 votes
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  10. Make the Snapshot button slidable for opacity

    AE has the Snapshot button, which lets you hold on it to switch between what's currently visible to the snapshot you took

    Right now, the button will simply show you the snapshot and that's it

    I think it'd be cool, if by holding the button and dragging your mouse left-right, you could overlay the snapshot with 0 to 100% opacity

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  11. フォントのバグ

    フォントをキーボードの十字キーで移動して選んでいるとき10個目ぐらいからエラーが起きてソフト自体が「応答していません」と表示されます。
    十字キーで移動でき、フォントを一個ずつ表示されるのは本当に助かってます!
    あとはエラーが起きないようにしていただけると助かります!
    よろしくお願いします!

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  12. Make Warp stabilizer 2D points exportable as nulls or solids, like in 3D Camera Tracker

    Make Warp stabilizer 2D points exportable as nulls or solids, like in 3D Camera Tracker. Make AE warp stabilizer become a planar tracker.

    3 votes
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  14. Centralized plugins and scripts folder

    Just select the folder where AE should load the plugins and scripts from.
    Like it is in Cinema 4D R21 or like it is handled with extensions.

    2 votes
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  15. Hi can we have a 'Go Shout at Adobe' button built into the UI?

    I posted this over at the Community forum and somebody suggested i post here so here goes:

    It just feels like EVERY TIME i have a deadline and normally right at the end of the project when it comes the time to render/export, After Effects or Media Encoder finds some new and unique way to give me problems..

    If it's not some bizarre installation or authorisation issue, it's AddToMediaEncoder queue doing nothing. Or it launches MediaEncoder and doesn't add to queue. Or it complains DynamicLink isn't working. Or even adding the composition to the queue manually via MediaEncoder looks like…

    2 votes
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  16. Allow AE Cache and Database to be stored on external media

    In the new and the classic Mac Pro the fastest drive possible is a NVME SSD or a RAID of multiple SSDs that is connected via a PCI card such as the "Sonnet M.2 4x4 PCIe Card" or the equivalent from HighPoint.
    The problem is that these volumes get recognized as external, removable drives and After Effects will not except them as cache location.
    So it's nonsense to restrict the drive selection. Please remove that function and let the user choose. If someone stores his cache on a slow thumb drive it's his own fault.

    2 votes
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  17. Paint\Clone\Stamp tool one frame length mode

    Add one frame length mode for Paint\Clone\Stamp tool. Its always hard to use this tool for frame by frame, i always need to setup length manually to one.

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  18. Individual Comp Settings Render Path

    This is something that has bugged me for years.  I open a project, render.  Hop into a different project. Add to Render Queue.  Now all of my settings are pointing to the other projects render paths... 

    I work for an advertising agency and I am constantly rendering work for multiple clients. When going back and forth the only way to retain output paths is to duplicate the item in the render queue.  Why?  Each composition should have the option within the -- Composition Settings -- to set a render path.  When you duplicate the comp, the render path stays.  This…

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  19. After Effects 2020 BUGGGGGG!!!

    Import Photoshop Compostion ( RETAIN LAYER SIZES )

    IS NO LONGER WORKING.

    PLEASE FIXXXX!

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  20. WideGamutRGB/Log3G10

    Colour Space for RED Camera would very useful feature. Very recently I worked on a project which was shot on RED Camera. IPP2 workflow was adopted and I was asked to Output DPX/EXR with Log3G10 Colour Space by the technicolour. Unforunately, this particular colour space & any other colour space for RED camera does not exist in After Effects.

    I spent months for the solutions but no luck. Everyone talks about the input using LUTs but there is nothing for output.

    I am really happy that Arri Alexa and Sony is in place. But RED should be compulsory too since…

    2 votes
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