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  1. Please provide the measure tool in After Effects that is in Illustrator.

    Allow us to count pixels in any direction in After Effects, the same exact tool that is currently in Illustrator.

    4 votes

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  2. AE/PP UI Appearance Adjustment Options For People With Vision Disabilities

    Currently there aren't adjustment options for UI appearance in AE and PP. This will be extremely beneficial for people with vision impairment disabilities. The apps that do not have these options are AE and PP. It is very unfortunate that a company that is so customer oriented does not give options for those with disabilities in all of their apps. Customer supports advice was "change your screen resolution." There needs to be a better solution than that.

    3 votes

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  3. Arrange Layer function to layer Right Click

    Add Arrange Layer function to Layer Right click.

    3 votes

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  4. BACKSPACE BUTTON NEXT TO THE PLAY BUTTON

    Premiere Pro, After Effects, Character Animator and Audition should have this button, as Cinema 4D has. It's a great tool to do an invert reproduction.

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  5. Font in render queue is different and truncating last digit of filename.

    Ever since updating to 2019 version of AE, my filenames are showing up in an odd font, and losing the final digit of my filename.

    2 votes

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  6. AE CC 2019 Make Current Time display larger

    The Current Time Display is probably the simgle most important number display in the interface. It is too small to comfortably read. Please make it larger (at least as a preference).

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  7. I am an Asian user and expect the software to respect the users of Asia and to be able to traditional software content and display mode.

    I am an Asian user and expect the software to respect the users of Asia and to be able to traditional software content and display mode.

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  8. I am an Asian user and expect the software to respect the users of Asia and to be able to traditional software content and display mode.

    I am an Asian user and expect the software to respect the users of Asia and to be able to traditional software content and display mode.

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  9. Extendes Labels

    Hi, i think i have a great idea that you can might be enable to see the use in it!

    So right now i am working with a big animation in after effects, and when you have so many layers, i really find it difficult to find the layers i need because the all got the same background. And I think the color labels are to small. I made a mockup in photoshop. Hope you will look into this!

    3 votes

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  10. Timeline Scroll Bar – Option to put on left side of panel

    Having to move my cursor all the way to the right of a large monitor when scrolling is a pain when dealing with massive amounts of layers.

    If there was an option to switch it to the left, it would keep my cursor in the same area and make working more efficient.

    2 votes

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  11. Collapsible Panels

    I would love to be able to collapse panels that I use frequently, but they're used and then put away. The way illustrator does this would be super!

    2 votes

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  12. 4 votes

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  13. Zoom on tracker point when it is not centered in the tracking zone

    Currently, when you manually reposition a track point, the zoom window display the center of the tracking zone, no matter where your tracking point is. This make repositionning the tracker inaccurate.
    I think the zoom should go on the tracking point and not the center of the zone.

    3 votes

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  14. timeline transparency

    Show layer opacity in the color of the track.

    3 votes

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  15. Support user-definable library functions for expressions

    As a software developer turned VFX artist, my first thought when I discovered expressions was how much copy-and-paste one has to do to create any serious composition. And, as any software developer knows, copy-and-paste creates a great maintenance nightmare, and this is exactly what I found to be the case with complex After Effects compositions.

    The thing that would improve on this current nightmare is if it was possible to write code, as in functions, independent of a layer that could then be called from any composition. This would solve most of the maintenance issues with After Effects and expressions.

    7 votes

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  16. Full Screen Interface Resizing on File Open

    I am a professional VFX designer and in my space setup, I have a dedicated 3rd TV for preview via Mercury Transmit. We have discovered that this feature does not work if the main AFX window is just one pixel on that desktop space. So I keep AFX in full screen mode (maximized window.) Great that's probably where it should be.

    Now the annoying bug: Every time you open an AEP file from Explorer, After Effects drops out of the maximized window view and then the 3rd monitor stops working. Why does AXF do this? No reason. Sounds small, as…

    2 votes

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  17. Keep "reveal layer source in project" on 2 clicks

    Please take back "reveal layer source in project" to 2 clicks by not putting it on a submenu, for faster workflow.

    4 votes

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  18. Find Missing Cache Folder on Startup

    When I start up AE and forget to plug in my external cache drive (I like a large blank drive for a cache) I have to force wuit or it resets my preferences. I would like to see an option to dismiss and reset as well as an option for "search existing path again".

    2 votes

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  19. "Ruler Tool"

    I would kill for a Ruler Tool in AE, just like the PS Ruler Tool.

    4 votes

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  20. Option in the Windows tab to open new Windows undocked

    As it says in the title.
    This would be great as it'd avoid messing up carefully crafted workspaces.

    2 votes

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