Move the new transform pickwhips next to the value fields so they're not directly under the layer pickwhips
Putting these new pick whips directly under the layer pickwhips creates a confusing, cluttered area of the UI.
Move them so they are away from the main pickwhip5 votes
After Effects needs to improve its CINEWARE for going to be better and better en el flujo de trabajo VFX con Cinema 4D, being more compatible with this Maxon product (ProRender, hair tools, performance and more).5 votes
CC 15.1 - MacOS 10.13.3 - J 'n S 1.6
See steps below, but boils down to when creating a new pre-comp from a shape layer using J 'n S, any subsequent save will crash AE.
Steps to recreate:
- create a new comp, add shape layer, add Joysticks 'n Sliders to shape layer
- add any property from J 'n S controller to Essential Graphics / Master Properties
- pre-comp shape layer
Specifically, the inability to copy keyframes or set a nested comp's Master Properties as a MP in a parent comp. Create a solid/null/something invisible, and apply multiple Effect Controls corresponding to each MP (Slider, Angle, Checkbox, etc.), then link the MP's to them with the new pickwhip.
It's a pretty clunky workaround, and not robust at all, but it's better than nothing (arguably).4 votes
Bug Report. AE 15.1.0 can't playback Apple PNG format sequences with alpha channel. Images are corrupt.
Bug Report. AE 15.1.0 can't playback Apple PNG format sequences with alpha channel. Images are corrupt.3 votes
Often I’ve needed to create a bullet point list but AE doesn’t support these and it’s a right faff trying to bodge them yourself.7 votes
What you can do? You could program it to work! The last update (15.1) is not acceptable on my system. My workflow is interrupted and I have to jump back to an older version (14.2). This costs time, money and annoyance. After Effects was(!) quality, stability and reliability. Now it has become a rattle box. Make AE great again!
Using AE since 1995 - on a PowerMacintosh with a dongle.
Now: MacBook PRO OSX10.13.4 - with annoy.3 votes
Similar to "Label Colors for Keys" suggestion, with the added functionality of triggering expressions.
Create a keyframe
Right-Mouse Click the keyframe and select Scripted Key
Write parameter specific script in pop up script panel
Scripted key is red with an "E" or "S" on it and triggers expression when playback head hits it.
You could also select script range, and bar is created that indicate the start and end of the script.
No expression controls need.7 votes
When previewing / rendering larger comps which have sub-comps generated by importing Photoshop files as comps, system crashes because it runs out of disk space:
In Users[username]\AppData\Local\Temp I get a file "Photoshop Temp1284038260" that keeps growing until the harddrive is literally completely full. (Although neither After Effects nor Photoshop are supposed to use that drive for caching.) It shrinks and then gets completely deleted when quitting AE.2 votes
I would like to display "The document is locked for editing by another user" like office so that other people can not edit it.6 votes
Make the new windows have the default window controls like maximize and minimise and let them appear as different tabs in the task bar aswell.9 votes
It would be amazing if there was a simple way to "lock" a project file. This could come in very handy at the end of a project when archiving or even to limit certain functions of a file.
For instance, once locked, a file can be opened but it can't be exported/rendered unless unlocked. This could be very helpful in the educational realm and for studios once a project has wrapped.8 votes
Dragging a dropping a folder of .WAV's into the after effects bin no longer works on the latest version 15.0.1.
Error: file 'Folder name here' cannot be imported - files of type "EVAW" cannot be used as sequences.2 votes
To be able to convert the RGB color space to Lab color space, and work in Lab in AE.3 votes
Currently working on GUI-simulations.
And I think of two features that would come in handy"
1 Mark layers as 'Comp Duration', to make sure that these layers will adjust to the Comp duration, even when this is changed (great for Background-layers).
2 Mark layers as 'Always On Top', to prevent from arranging layers all the time: E.g. in a GUI-simulation the Mouse Pointer must be always on top.3 votes
When animating Illustrator layers in a 4K comp, they sometimes get cut off in weird ways - as if there's a mask there that shouldn't be - and this bug is reflected in the full render as well as the preview. Setting the resolution to half (1080P) or lower displays and renders the image properly. Purging memory/cache, switching GPUs, restarting, working locally only, and trying other machines has not worked. This bug is also present when rendering at full resolution through Media Encoder. My main system is running Windows 10 Pro with a GTX 780 as my display card and 2 1080tis, an i7 5820K, 16 GB of ram, a 500 GB SSD as my system drive, on a Gigabyte GA-X99P-SLI board and the latest version of After Effects (15.1.0); my graphics drivers are up to date, and I've tried rolling back 2 updates with no luck. Converting to shape layers is not an option because rigging has already been done, and some of the layers would cause After Effects to slow down greatly because of their complexity.
When animating Illustrator layers in a 4K comp, they sometimes get cut off in weird ways - as if there's a mask there that shouldn't be - and this bug is reflected in the full render as well as the preview. Setting the resolution to half (1080P) or lower displays and renders the image properly. Purging memory/cache, switching GPUs, restarting, working locally only, and trying other machines has not worked. This bug is also present when rendering at full resolution through Media Encoder. My main system is running Windows 10 Pro with a GTX 780 as my display card and…2 votes
CINEWARE improvements for a powerful VFX Workflow between After effects and Cinema 4D.6 votes
This would set up relative paths based on layer index and propertyIndex.3 votes
It would be useful to have independent "User Preset" and "Animation Preset" panels, dockable and stackable like the other panels, instead of a folder inside "Effect and Preset" panel.4 votes
When I open a project in CC2018 that has had footage time-remapped in CC2017 the time remapping is completely messed up and needs to be redone. Can you make it so that the 2018 version doesn't have this issue?2 votes