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  1. Lumetri Color to be reversable

    for cases whe you work with some graded material with effects and especially lighting like glow effects, and than they're like send you the ungraded clip for finalization, and you kind of need not to touch already all your settings for lighting that were involved with the graded clip and you just have to downgrade what's graded.

    4 votes
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  2. Create New Shape Layer Above Existing Selection

    Add feature that places new Shape Layers above a selected layer. Nulls and Solids already behave in this manner, so it would just be a matter of applying the same behavior to Shape Layers.

    6 votes
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  3. New Project Template Improvement

    New Project Template is a great addition for getting your project off on the right track quickly. But if you've taken the time to setup a template for yourself, you've probably noticed that you routinely have to tell AFX that you don't want to "save" when you open something else.

    When you start up AFX or close a project, the template loads. But then you open an existing project and you're prompted to "Save Changes?" AFX should be able to tell that this is an unchanged template and not prompt you to save.

    In a production environment, I'm opening existing…

    6 votes
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  4. Smear/smudge feature in the clone stamp tool

    It should be possible to blur/smear/smudge strokes to allow for color uniformity when making a clean plate, for instance. Take note from Nuke's rotopaint node.

    3 votes
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  5. 3 votes
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  6. Global Adaptive Resolution Setting

    Add a global setting or button for Fast Previews/Adaptive Resolution. That way users can turn it off globally for an entire project. Currently there is no way to do this except to go in each composition and set fast previews to 'Off (Final Quality)'.

    Also, this might be a bug, because for some reason, at a certain moment, this has been turned on and now it is turned on every composition or project I open resulting in a very pixelated preview.

    4 votes
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  7. Reveal Composition in project not working

    Using the latest Version of AE 15.11.0 and MacOS 10.13.4. The "Reveal Composition in Project" feature is not working properly. It is should reveal the comp in the project window but no longer does this.

    6 votes
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  8. Rotobrush Enhancement

    In future releases of After Effects updates, would it be possible to make the Rotobrush behave more like a manual brush to better record our actions as we draw upon the surface that we want to separate from the background? I know the Favor Current Edges feature helps with this but there are still calculations that throw off the contour lines you set. If only there was a way to better track the outlines we set on the base frame, plus have the rotobrush more accurately record our manual strokes set. I believe it will speed up the rotoscoping process.…

    3 votes
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  9. Fix After Effects

    My After Effects and AME options went from around 50 codecs that I need access to for both import and export to MAYBE 10?? And the ones that remain are the ones o never ever ever ever use.

    What kind of decision is this?? Eliminate MODERN AND HEAVILY USED codecs like HAP? NDI?

    This is ridiculous!!

    Please tell me there's a fix coming... I'm very unhappy paying for what is basically a useless subscription at this point...

    Please!!! A Fix?? Is it coming??

    I don't care that Apple stopped supporting QuickTime... There are still new and great codecs using the…

    5 votes
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  10. Search for code in expressions? Find and replace?

    I have comps with 30-50 layers - many of them shape layers, with expressions on the shape attributes throughout the entire comp. The shapes are controlled by control sliders on a control layer (sliders, point controls, etc), and the controls have expressions as well. I use consistent variable names across all these layers/expressions. Rigging up something complicated in AE gets out of control pretty fast as there's lots of code duplication because all expressions are limited to local scope of the layer property they reside on. That's a whole separate can 'o worms and I'm not trying to open that…

    4 votes
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  11. After Effects 15.1 bug: File "(filename).aif" cannot be opened, it may be in an unsupported format. ( 86 :: 1 )

    Please also see https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2476842, as this was previously submitted in the community forum.

    Expected Result: Users should be able to use AIFF files in After Effects. It is an industry standard file format.

    Experienced Issue: The current version of After Effects will not allow them to be used. After updating to 15.10, After Effects stopped recognizing .aif files.

    Error message when opening any project with .aif files in them: After Effects error: File "(filename).aif" cannot be opened, it may be in an unsupported format. ( 86 :: 1 )

    -This happens on multiple machines tested.
    -Uninstall/reinstall does not resolve. …

    5 votes
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  12. Please give ability for AE to read EXR written by Houdini !!

    Please give ability for AE to read EXR written by Houdini !!

    3 votes
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  13. Is it possible to rotate the anchor point ? Will be very useful in 3D space.

    Is it possible to rotate the anchor point ? Will be very useful in 3D space.

    4 votes
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  14. h264 Issue

    I had a major issue opening up an older project today. I went through multiple reinstalls, Adobe CC Cleaner tool, a round with Adobe support because my apps were suddenly not working even after installing (that's another long story) etc. without any remedy before coming to this resolution. A full 5 hours spent on this issue.

    At first, I thought it might be Premiere linked comps so I copied the AE project over to my desktop and unmounted the original drive to force a disconnect between the project and any source files. I then opened the AE project without any…

    4 votes
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  15. After Effects error: there was an error processing the pdf

    How do I solve this after effects error: there was an error processing the pdf

    2 votes
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  16. Please fix the "premultiplied" alpha channel option

    There is a bug with premultiplied alpha channels. I found that it is doing the "unpremult" operation in the wrong gamma space, causing dark edges on semi-transparent CGI renderings (like clouds and smoke). Please fix this! Interestingly OpenEXR's do not seem to have this problem.

    6 votes
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  17. After Effects error: internal verification failure, sorry! {itemH cannot NULL} ( 5027 :: 82 )

    after effects error: internal verification failure, sorry! {itemH cannot NULL} ( 5027 :: 82 )

    This is coming up every single time I try to change the 'Particle Type' to a 'Textured Polygon' when using Trapcode Particular.

    3 votes
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  18. Brush pen draw in a shape layer

    Many AE users are also hand drawn animators and when you have a full set up of an character build in Ae.
    Sometimes in your animation you want draw a keyframe because your set up can not do what you want.
    Sometimes you want to make a build with tradionnal animation...

    How it can be:
    When you draw it make a shape layer with a path and you can draw another frames in the same path and made a morph between two keyframe.

    You can have effect with onion skin in this layer.

    It can be a really a huge…

    6 votes
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  19. change color of shape paths

    can't see the path while working on blue shapes

    5 votes
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  20. хочу написать жалобу!

    Компания , Adobe!
    У меня уже год не работает программа , хотя за неё заплачено за год
    вперёд! Adobe After Effects ! Я к Вам уже не первый раз и не первый год обращаюсь ! Раз Вы не понимаете , то верните мне деньги в полном объёме за год! Мало того я во Всех социальных сетях напишу чтобы Все знали как работает Ваша компания!!!!
    У нас сегодня Праздник -День России! Вы даже не дали мне закончить работу !!!
    Ольга Пичугина!
    12.06.2018.

    2 votes
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