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  1. GPU ACCELERATED CYCORE EFFECTS

    You could (and you should) accelerate the Cycore effects of After Effects by GPU.

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  2. Escape button in keyboard shortcuts editor

    Currently (in Ae version 15.1.0) it is impossible to assign a hotkey combination that contains Esc button.
    There is no Escape key in left upper corner in displayed keyboard model, so you cannot drag some action to button (or button to some action).
    When you try to create a new key binding and press Esc, then this Keyboard Shortcuts window will just close.

    This bug has an easy workaround: Press "ctrl + alt + ;" to open settings, then press Reveal Preferences in Explorer, then go to aeks folder and edit Custom.txt manually.

    To solve this bug Adobe can add…

    6 votes

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  3. font

    PLEASE fix the bug that does not recognize third party fonts and forces you to manually update every single text layer to the correct font. It's an issue in the latest versions of After Effects and Premiere and in typography-heavy projects, this has been an absolute nightmare that is costing our team hours of work.

    5 votes

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  4. 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…

    5 votes

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  5. 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…

    6 votes

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  6. Dockable, vertical, editable toolbar

    It would be great if the toolbar could be displayed vertically like in Illustrator and Photoshop, and dockable to the sides of the AE window.
    On top of that, it would be great to be able to edit what is shown in the toolbar, also like in AI and PS.
    For example, I never use the paint tools so I could hide them, but would like the Convert Vertex tool to be always displayed without having to click and hold on the pen icon.
    Having the ability to create new toolbars with a custom selection of tools would be handy…

    6 votes

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  7. Timeline shortcuts in macbook pro touchbar

    I got the new macbook pro and I miss having shortcuts in my touchbar for after effects.
    We could have some shortcuts like:
    - Zoom in and out;
    - Go to next animation keyframe
    - Set shortcuts for favorite effects;
    - Audiowave control / visualization

    4 votes

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  8. 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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  9. Crop comp tool

    Working between Photoshop and After Effects, the one thing I find a bit annoying in AE is the resizing of compositions. Especially with imported psd/psb objects. It would be cool to have a crop comp tool similar to the crop tool in Photoshop.

    5 votes

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  10. 4 votes

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  11. FASTER ROTOBRUSH & PENCILS.

    You could accelerate by GPU the rotobrush tool. And all the pencils in general.

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  12. Constant AE and Premiere crashes after April updates

    Since the April updates to AE and Premiere, both programs crash constantly. Premiere always crashes when I try and drag an ae element into a folder within the project pane. AE crashes every time I open any of the linked AE files that I use in Premiere. I have been forced to install previous versions of each program, which fixed all issues.

    5 votes

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  13. Make use of TIFF's ExtraSamples tag

    The TIFF file format contains the ExtraSamples tag (338) which can be used to give a description of extra components. This field can be used to specify inside the file if it contains premultiplied or straight data.
    When AE exports a TIFF sequence it just leaves this field as UNSPECIFIED. This causes other software (and AE itself) to be unable to know if the data is premultiplied or straight.
    Similarly, when a composition is created from a TIFF file AE does not seem to read this field and thus it's guessing wrong as to what kind of contents is in…

    4 votes

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  14. Keyboard shortcuts are not updated in the Tooltips

    When you update your keyboard shortcuts, the tooltip shortcuts should update with the new key command.

    4 votes

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  15. 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.

    7 votes

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  16. Bug: Dragging from a Library to a folder in the Project panel doesn't place it in that folder.

    There is a bug where you can't drag any item from the Library panel directly into a folder in the Project panel. After Effects will always place the item in the root folder. You will have to then manually drag the item to the location you want after it has been imported.

    This can get pretty cumbersome in large projects.

    3 votes

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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