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  1. Alt-pickwip for absolute expression values

    when pick-whipping for expressions you end up with relative links (there are some workarounds ofcourse) but it would be nice to use a key modifier like ALT/SHIFT to get absolute vlaues

    For example -

    Normal Pick Whip = thisComp.layer("myLayer").transform.position
    Alt Pick Whip =comp("myComp").layer("myLayer").transform.position

    13 votes

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  2. Master Expressions

    When working with "index expression + a lot of layer duplication" you often have to change a tiny bit of code on multiple layers.

    What if you could link one expression to multiple properties?
    The result should be that on every single layer the same version of the code is being exectued. Changing the code of the master expression keeps the code of the child expressions in sync.
    Implementations could be done via the Essential Graphics panel.

    This feature would really help:
    - Developers of scripts & expressions
    - People who work on complex rigs
    - Experiental and procedural design

    24 votes

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  3. FK/IK Bone-Tool for easy animations

    After Effects needs a easy 3D Bone-Tool with Presets (like in Moho 12) for easy animation with shapes or the puppet-tool.

    5 votes

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  4. Suavização

    Meu After Effects CC 2017 não suaviza minhas animações com o editor gráfico oque fazer?????

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  5. Trim Path - Offset Layer start point

    Please add the possibility to offset the shape start point but keeping the shape. Imagine you have an oval (or any other closed shape) that has zip zag or wiggle on it. How do you slide this distortion along the shape?
    This has been a small feature that has been needed on many projects but so far needs external 3D/2D tools to solve this.
    This is what I wish for in a future AE update.

    2 votes

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  6. Über keyframes for tracked mask path animation

    When tracking a mask path or import a shape data from Mocha, keyframes are created in every frame. Further tweaking of the animation is nearly impossible because only a single keyframe can be modified. We need Mocha-like "über keyframes" to modify the whole shape animation or a group of keyframes.

    18 votes

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  7. Improve Shape Path Animation

    Would love for shape path animation to continue to improve.

    Create nulls from paths was a wonderful addition but I believe there could be a more elegant dedicated solution. One that perhaps has built in Bezier handle animation.

    Also it would be great to have options to set how shapes interpolate. With all the shape points simply moving from A to B in a straight line you end up with some nasty frames in-between. Perhaps you could tell after effects you want to try and keep path points from overlapping, keep path points a certain distance apart, retain a shapes…

    23 votes

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  8. Copied Illustrator CC 2019 paths no longer paste into AE CC 2019 properly as a shape path

    I used to be able to copy paths from Illustrator (using the direct selection tool, not the selection tool) and paste them into After Effects as a shape path, but the translation is no longer 1:1. It now appears to rather paste the outline of the stroke weight, including arrowheads and other non-features of the path.

    4 votes

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  9. Make it possible to separate dimensions in After Effects puppet properties.

    Make it possible to separate dimensions in After Effects puppet properties, so that we can change the value graph using handles.
    The speed graph is unintelligible for animation.

    15 votes

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  10. Improve PNG Sequences

    I'm seeing it more & more, especially when I do a Time-Reverse layer. Sometimes my PNG Sequences have random blank frames where my art should be visible. Sometimes zooming in & back out again fixes it, sometimes not. It's incredibly frustrating.

    SIDENOTE: Your hyperlink to "Bug Reports" on forums.adobe.com is broken. It's probably a mis-typed link.

    4 votes

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  11. Deform layer along path

    Deforming an object along a spline/path is a pretty basic feature in any 3D application, and it would be quite useful to have this functionality built into After Effects. It would make animating custom strokes and lines far easier and simpler.

    Basically, build the functionality of this plugin into AE:
    https://aescripts.com/bao-boa/

    8 votes

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  12. April 2018 15.1 AE CC Quicktime PNG compression; bring it back!

    Please bring back QT Codecs for After Effects Render Output

    18 votes

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  13. GPU NOT TESTED, no support for renderer acceleration .. please help GeForce GTX 1080

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    Rascunho rápido: Disponível
    Memória de textura: 1000,00 MB
    Rastreamento de raio: GPU

    OpenGL
    Fornecedor: NVIDIA Corporation
    Dispositivo: GeForce GTX 1080/PCIe/SSE2
    Versão: 2.1.2 NVIDIA 381.65
    Memória total: 7,89 GB
    Modelo do sombreador: 4.0 ou posterior

    CUDA
    Versão do driver: 8.0
    Dispositivos: 1 (GeForce GTX 1080)
    Memória utilizável atual: 7,47 GB (na ativação do aplicativo)
    Memória máxima utilizável: 8,00 GB

    4 votes

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  14. change source text from bold to regular over time

    Change source text over time using keyframes and percentages

    2 votes

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  15. More text animation options

    It would very appreciate to have some of the text properties such as text font, size, fauxbold, fauxitalic, allcap etc accessible for animation, expression, mogrt, master properties etc..
    It would be also nice to be able to access every character properties by expression or scripting not only the first because for now if you try to get any of these infos by scripting you will only be able to know the attributes of the first character...

    17 votes

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  16. Split Position property for Objects and Groups in Shape Layer -> Contents

    Splitting the position property in Layer Transform is super useful, but it is sorely missed for Shape Layer Objects and Groups.
    Free beer (in Oslo, Norway) to whoever implements it.

    8 votes

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  17. Make PNG + Alpha the default setting for .png file types when choosing to render to a png sequence

    Please can we make make PNG + Alpha the default setting for .png file types when choosing to render to a png sequence. I dont think Ive ever rendered to png without using alpha.

    2 votes

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  18. Data file import fail

    After installing the latest version of AE 15.1.0 (Build 166) on Windows 10, the importing of JSON files and other data files doesn´t work. It was working perfectly on the previous version. Now it says that my file is not a valid JSON file but it is the same file as before. Also it says: "conversion to mgjson using converter comma delimited value with id com.adobe.sensor.csv failed".

    11 votes

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  19. 1.Use actions (animation presets) from PS in AE

    Have PS action inspired effects if its easy

    (control layer)

    Pick-wip with a percentage or inverse value select effected (makes parallax easier)

    Control layer (add more functionality to a pick-wip or adjustment layer) So it has.... you think it up

    7 votes

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  20. Advanced Puppet Issue

    The new "advanced puppet" is coming into act as a force. The user must be able to set all the future pin creations to either Legacy or Advanced. As the Advanced Puppet tool does not support "Starch" it is not usable for a savvy animator anymore. It does have other good funcations probably but as far as character animation is concerned, without starch tool, you lose the desired workflow.

    Hope this get fixed in the new update.

    Thanks!

    4 votes

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