AE CC 2019 Remove or Move Home Button in Toolbar
In AE CC 2019, please remove or move the new Home Button in the toolbar.
It's in the same place that the Selection Tool used to be. Having used AE for many years, I'm used to clicking that spot automatically.
I'm not sure why the Home Button is the first tool in the toolbar now. I'll never use the Home Screen to access projects or create new ones.
If the Home Button needs to be in AE somewhere, please move it out of the toolbar.
In the April 2019 release of After Effects (version 16.1), there is now an option to hide the Home button in the Tools panel. In Preferences > General, disable the Enable Home Screen option, then restart After Effects (this will also disable the Home screen when After Effects starts).
You can install this release via the Creative Cloud desktop application.
A list of new features and changes in After Effects 16.1 can be found here: https://helpx.adobe.com/after-effects/using/whats-new/2019-1.html
A list of bugs fixed in After Effects 16.1 can be found here: https://helpx.adobe.com/after-effects/kb/fixed-issues.html
Dean Packwood commented
Please add option to remove the home button from ALL Adobe apps, freaking annoying! Have unintentionally hit the button, saving over what I didn't want saved over... or, at least give a warning "do you want to save?"
andrea teague commented
still there in cc 2020
Carlo Campos-Alvarez commented
Thank you very much! <3
Chris Jeffries commented
Thank you for completing this! Much appreciated!
Thanks for hearing us!
Warren Heaton commented
That button appears across the Creative Cloud applications now (Ae, Pr, Ps, Ai, etc). I'm all in favor of moving it, but it may take a really big push. The Illustrator team seems to have found the best place for it. In the macOS version of Ai, it's immediately to the right of the green expand/maximize button.
Remove this button or at least rename it to what it actually is: "Productivity Killer"
Evgeny Dyachkov commented
This button kills working time. I spend half a day closing home window. This is a%$ pain
John Flores commented
Please remove this button!
Adding to the remove request. Please remove this useless feature.
Freddie Horton commented
As everyone else has said this button is completely useless and in the most irritating position. Please remove
Remove this stupid button!
How can you update these versions and make the UI experience worse every time!?
Please remove the home button
[Deleted User] commented
OH god get rid of it this is worst place you could put this useless button
WELL ADOBE? CLIENTS HAVE SPOKEN, YES REMOVE THIS STUPID BUTTON
Paul Puaux commented
please destroy this button
This happens when there is a big player like Adobe who doesn't feel threatened by the competition. We need an alternative to switch to when a firm like Adobe ignores its paying customers.
Paul Fisher commented
man I have been getting email notifications on this thread for like 6 months I wish this would get changed!
The home button is ruining my life