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  1. Improve Tutorials Guidance

    I'm watching the After Effect beginner tutorials (specifically: Create 3D Type with Cinema 4D Renderer) and the narrator is very quickly navigating through the different steps of add shape layers etc but without any explanation ahead of time of why he is doing so. Rather, it is left to the viewer to discern after the effect (pun intended) as to what the function the various layers are.

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  2. Bug Report - Broken text animator on 3d-text layers

    Text gets cut off along the top of the text box boundary when animating in from the Y-Axis -- only when the text layer is 3D. Seems to be a new bug with the latest AE update. Would appreciate it if you guys could check that out. Thanks!

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  3. Remove 3 hours max video length limit

    I need to import and process an 5,5 hours long video, but AE only handles videos with max length of 3 hours. Please extend the max limit to at least 6 hours.

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  4. 2 votes

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  5. CC 2018: find missing footage doesn't do anything

    what is this good for????????????

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  6. 3 votes

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  7. 6 votes

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  8. 项目面板内容满了之后鼠标无处可点

    项目面板 导入很多文件之后 必须要把鼠标拖到最底下 然后把project 面板 拖大一点鼠标才能点到空白区域

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  9. I cannot have AE 15.0 installed in parallel with 15.1 (new codec - breaks 200 projects for me) and so I have to leave the platform?!?!

    I cannot have AE 15.0 installed in parallel with 15.1 (new codec - breaks 200 projects for me) and so I have to leave the platform?!?! Adobe must at least give us a door to open our old AE projects intact with a possibility to do a parallel install of a dot release! As it is now I cannot update and that SUCKS BIGTIME!

    6 votes

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  10. Keyframe stopwatch on ALL properties

    its 2018, why the discrimination? I believe all properties matter, let us keyframe them how we please. #allpropertiesmatter The new AE even has the property pick whips next to them, but they do nothing.

    I'm really just trying to keyframe the shape of the range selector in text animators.

    3 votes

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  11. Keyboard shortcut for adding a Position Keyframe also adds one to the Master Properties of a subcomp

    When I do Shift-Alt-P on Windows, it adds a keyframe for both position AND a position Master Property. Seems more like a bug, as adding a keyframe for both seems like a rarer use case than just adding a position keyframe.

    2 votes

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  12. AVI Files are NOT interlaced !!

    Its not the first time you have this problem. Since my last update, ALL my .AVI files are NOT interlaced! Big big problems.

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    3 votes

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  13. Create folder containing selected items in Project panel

    When selecting multiple files in the Project panel and pressing 'Create New Folder' a new folder should be created with all the selected files inside. Instead of then having to manually move all files in.
    Perhaps this could be done by holding down a key and pressing Create a new folder, maybe CMD and click?

    4 votes

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  14. 4 votes

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  15. every effect, every layer and shape transform to be dupliactable and scalable

    so like the compositing option under each effect where you can duplicate and create mask input as many as needed, why won't there be a transform for each effect and why won't add duplicatable transform to be available.
    Because so many times you just need another transform offset for a particular effect, or particular mask or particular shape and you have to workaround it like adding transform FX or offset effects, or duplicating and cutting out and adding back in the second layer...

    4 votes

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  16. 2 votes

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  17. Interlaced in 29,97 doesn't work on PC

    When I output file with 29,97 Interlaced, since the last update, it's NOT interlaced.

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    2 votes

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  18. Huge preview issue on windows 7

    On windows 7 I had this very time-consuming issue in all updates the past 1,5 years where the preview stops working and the only solution is to restart AE. This happens 5-10 times everyday.

    It seems that the only hint is that the issue comes when switching between apps and back to AE.

    When i press spacebar or any other way to play the comp, the only thing that happens is that the marker moves one frame back on the timeline.

    This issue has fallowed me through all updates but does not show on my laptop with windows 10, so…

    2 votes

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  19. Auto-Save no longer works

    Operating System: macOS High Sierra 10.13.4
    After Effects Version: 15.1.1

    Hello. My auto-save functionality is no longer working. I've tried a number of things:

    • Resetting program preferences
    • Uninstalling/reinstalling After Effects
    • Zapping P-Ram
    • Changing location of auto-save folder in preferences to different drives
    • Changing interval period for auto-saves anywhere from 5 mins to an hour
    • Repairing drive permissions

    None of the above has remedied the issue.

    Is this a known issue? If so, is there a recommended course of action?

    Thanks!

    3 votes

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  20. Control of frame increments (especially for image sequences)

    Please add some more in-depth controls for rendering image sequences. These are the options I would love to see in the output module (I know some of them exist already):
    1. start frame (timeline)
    2. end frame (timeline)
    3. increment (timeline)
    4. start frame (output file)
    5. increment (output file)
    6. skip existing frames
    This would give you so much more flexibility than currently. Maya does this very well.

    3 votes

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