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  1. Be able to easily import pre-recorded video of someone speaking to control characters facial movements

    Be able to easily import pre-recorded video of someone speaking to control characters facial movements.

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  2. Help Explain this?

    Can someone explain this... watch the short video...
    I am still learning
    https://youtu.be/5HGulAFeLtg

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  3. Universal Cameras

    You should be able to export a camera to a different scene.

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  4. Recorded Swap Set Triggers should play back while recording other triggers

    I've noticed that when I have Triggers record enabled, and I'm recording, say doing an overdub of some mouth stuff with triggers, other triggers and swap sets that are on the timeline don't play back, instead taking the currently active or default state of the swap set.

    On playback all is well again, but Id really like to see those other triggers during recording as they affect my performance timing on the overdub ones?

    Maybe an overdub mode that focuses on only one trigger and the others all playback from the timeline rather than being live?

    3 votes

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  5. Stop and sustain triggers

    When recording a replay it would be helpful if a trigger would stop/sustain in the same way as draggers do.

    After recording a replay I have to go back into the timeline and edit the duration of triggers to match the draggers.

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  6. adding video files in timeline

    Would like to be able to sync characters to video movements but I can't add video into the timeline. So, that would be really helpful for the series I'm working on. Thanks! :)

    2 votes

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  7. support loading videos.

    I want you to support loading videos.

    Because It can take advantage of physical properties.
    can't do that by loading into After Effects.

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  8. Virtual Webcams, and USB EOS Webcam not detected by Character Animator

    I have a USB camera using EOS Webcam Utility as its driver. Many other applications on my computer can find and use this webcam with no problem (such as zoom, skype, chrome, default camera app, OBS studio, etc...) however character animator can not find this camera.

    Also, OBS studio is running virtual-cams that are also seen by every application (see list above) except character animator.

    System info
        Application: Character Animator v3.3.1.6
        OS: Windows v10.0.18363, RAM: 31.94 GB, CPUs (logical): 8

    3 votes

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  9. Automatic Reset on Rewind before Playback

    Using Physics and Magnets, when I go to do the performance, at the end of the performance, Character Animator stops and leaves the character in the final position. When I rewind, not all items are reset to neutral/default. Consequently, if you then play back again... everything is shifted starting from a new neutral.

    Ideally there should be an option to either keyframe the "reset" OR a way to keyframe ALL items in the initial frame (or maybe frame (-1.0) )

    Anything so we don't have to every time remember to click "reset"

    Note - this is particularly bad when exporting…

    5 votes

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  10. TRUE TRANSPARENCY

    Make the transparency actually transparent when imported in FCPX like a green screen. When I use transparent then render in ME the background stays black not transparent. Please fix or allow for green screen background.

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  11. Edit Replays

    I'd like the ability to go into a replay I've previously created and make minor adjustments as needed. Currently if I spot a mistake or want to make a change, I have to create the replay over again from my recordings on the timeline (if I haven't removed them) or record a new replay using the trigger in question and edit in the timeline from there and create a new replay. I'd like to be able to click into a replay I've already created and make a change and have it update without doing any additional recording or creating a…

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  12. Edit Replays

    I'd like the ability to go into a replay I've previously created and make minor adjustments as needed. Currently if I spot a mistake or want to make a change, I have to create the replay over again from my recordings on the timeline (if I haven't removed them) or record a new replay using the trigger in question and edit in the timeline from there and create a new replay. I'd like to be able to click into a replay I've already created and make a change and have it update without doing any additional recording or creating a…

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  13. Your program does not recognize a dog's face, one;y human when I upload

    I want to use a real photo of my Dog Tucker (attached) captured on a green screen and use your animation to move his lips to a voiced script. But it keeps giving me an error that it does not recognize as a human face. Can you create a version where a dog's face will be recognized?

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  14. Your program does not recognize a dog's face, one;y human when I upload

    I want to use a real photo of my Dog Tucker (attached) captured on a green screen and use your animation to move his lips to a voiced script. But it keeps giving me an error that it does not recognize as a human face. Can you create a version where a dog's face will be recognized?

    1 vote

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  15. there is a bug/error that blocks me. i can't use anything in that plss help

    hmmm to improve there is nothing u guys really nald it. it is cool but i don't know how to work it that well so i don't now if it need improvements.
    but plss get rid of that bug/error. thank you. purple you💜

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  16. Ability to change the pitch of the recorded voice

    I think it will be a function to add color to the work when one person plays multiple roles. I want an effect that just changes the pitch, like premiere pro, instead of changing the speed.

    3 votes

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  17. Selected Camera Unavailable for iPhone Epoccam webcam app

    Character Animator CC on 5/29/20 shows "Selected Camera Unavailable" when app and phone are working correctly

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  18. speech to text and text to viseme syncing?

    I'm profoundly deaf. It makes editing audio and visemes a bit of a pain.

    In my everyday life, I lip read, and when my brain adds this to the bit, I do hear through the device embedded in my head, I do ok. It works better when I know the person and recognises the mouth movements and the sounds they make. This is a major problem for the alogrythm when trying to lip sync audio. We may speak the same language, but the sound and mouth shape we make it with varies a lot. I think there is a possible…

    2 votes

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  19. Set custom duration for manual take record

    Situation: I want to create exact poses. After that, I blend them together.

    Problem: The manual take commands are either too short (so I have to zoom in to expand them so I can add a blend) or too long and I can't see the start and end of the take.

    Solution: Let us set a custom length for manual takes. (For instance 2 seconds)

    4 votes

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  20. Onion behaviors

    A double toggle or transparency of when certain behaviors are enabled. i.e; "Triggers". Show like an onion skin of both on and off effects. Similar to the snapshot feature but instead it transparent throughout the entire timeline. The "dragger" behavior would definitely benefit from this.

    Or better yet, a second "scene" window showing all the animation if all the behaviors were toggled off and another with the behaviors toggled on.

    3 votes

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