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  1. Sync lips and actions from uploaded video.

    I would like to be able to prerecord an actor talking and moving and have character animator analyse their movement and sync the lips and movements.

    4 votes

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  2. Unable to open project

    Hello, I worked on a project on Character Animator.

    I wanted to secure my working hours using google drive.

    Everything was going very well during his last weeks. But in the morning I open Character Animator and I get a message: "Cannot open project << F: //ANIMA/.../Ch Data / repo.noindex / >> If it is on a server, copy it to a local disk and open it from from this location. " I have weeks of work on this project. Please do you have a solution for me? I beg you!

    4 votes

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  3. Improving user interface

    The user interface color desperately needs to have the flexibility to change like in other Adobe programs. The black background is way too dark!

    4 votes

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  4. GoPro Webcam compatibility

    Please make Ch compatible with the GoPro Webcam utility

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  5. Blur and other Effects for Backgrounds

    It would be great to have blur effects inside CH to make more professional looking animations to separate puppets from their backgrounds. Dynamic Link with CH is so buggy and laggy that I and many other users have stopped using it as you can see from the community support forum. I have basically stopped using Premiere and AE all together and try to finish everything in CH even if the quality of animation drops to avoid using dynamic link and missing deadlines. So please consider giving us more effects within CH. thank you!

    4 votes

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  6. copy and paste animated puppets from one scene to another

    I would like to copy and paste animated puppets from one scene to another.

    When I try to do this I get a pop-up message (see attached pic)

    What I wanted CH to do is "simply" paste one puppet with all its recorded parameters, keyframes, behaviors form one scene no another.

    4 votes

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  7. Ability to turn off joint distortion while using IK

    For cut-out animation styles (e.g. South Park type) it would be good to be able to turn off joint stretch/distortion while still being able to use IK/draggers.
    I know there are various workarounds to be able to get a similar thing, but it would be good to have the option to just have each of the limb sprites retain their exact shape while moving their arms/legs.

    4 votes

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  8. sync'ed layers w/ arm IK

    Hey guys, LOVE CA, but Im running into a problem.

    I have a character with shoulder length hair. I want the hair to be on top of the shoulder, but I want the hand to be able to be on top of the hair.

    Obviously, I cant have the upper arm be one group and the forearm be another and still have it do all that fancy IK etc.

    OR CAN I? :)

    Maybe you could make a special kind of shared layer, where a copy of the arm with the upper arm and shoulder was transparent was above the…

    4 votes

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  9. Please give Character Animator access to Cloud Documents so we can work seamlessly with Adobe Fresco

    Right now I am saving from Fresco to Adobe Cloud Documents and then opening in Adobe Photoshop and then saving it as another file to Creative Cloud Files folder to just open the file in Character Animator. If I need changes then I need to go back to Fesco do the revision and then save it again to Adobe Cloud Documents to open in Photoshop to save again as another file to Creative Cloud Files folder to open Character Animator. And then if I have to make another revision I have to go through this ordeal again. Now I have…

    4 votes

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  10. being able to make triggers with the controller ''joystick''

    if we can use the controller like the PlayStation controller or Xbox or pc controller to some triggers it will be easier. and everybody has one.
    vote if you like the idea.
    thanks!

    4 votes

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  11. 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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  12. move the "mouse wheel" timeline left and right

    It would be nice to navigate the timeline with the wheel mouse (hold down the mouse wheel and move it left and right)

    4 votes

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  13. More Keyboard Triggers

    Open up the other keys on a keyboard to be used for triggers. Especially the Function Keys. Also, would be great to be able to add a modifier on triggers.

    4 votes

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  14. CLIP LABELS

    Would be nice to have the tracks labeled in the Timeline. The triggers are labeled.

    Sure would make it easier to find which track is which.

    4 votes

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  15. Stream via Instagram Live

    I want to stream my character on Instagram Live.

    4 votes

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  16. Fix Dynamic Link to AE

    Whenever I update audio file in CA for lip sync, it works fine but AE won't see the new changes, still plays to previous file that was imported into AE. Very annoying.

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  17. Make the default be the last thing you did, rather than the pre-set default

    Please change the default setting to what you did previously, rather than some pre-determined default. It is so irritating to constantly have to go back, un check the red buttons, etc.

    For instance, in recording a walk behavior, you have to go back to the beginning, so your characters are in the correct place, then you have to make sure to fix the body speed so that they actually record. If you want to record it over again, you AGAIN have to go back re-do the body speed.

    There should be a default to what you just did and then…

    4 votes

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  18. need parallax effect for mouth too

    CH only have parallax effect for eyes and nose. wish to have it for mouth too.

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  19. Internal error code: (751789695:79+6) assertion failed!

    Hello! I love your product. :)

         Internal error code: (751789695:79+6) assertion failed!
    

    I was working on creating an animation, saved a new file, imported a puppet, and then was going to drag into the timeline but as I moved the mouse from the menu, as seen in the screenshot, I received the following error code. I was able to recreate it several times.

    Everything seems to be fine with the file, however.

    Thanks!
    Axel

    ps I guess there isn't a place to save the screenshot. I have it if it would be helpful. :)

    4 votes

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  20. 書き出したパペットを読み込むとレイヤーピッカーや視線の設定が無効になってしまう

    レイヤーピッカーを『カメラ入力』にチェックを入れ、パペットトラックビヘイビアのアイコンを押して
    ソースパペットに反映させました。

    しかし、書き出したパペットを読み込むとその設定が無効になってしまいます。再設定をしなければならないので不便です。

    『視線』ビヘイビアも同様です。
    改善してほしいです。

    3 votes

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