All requests and remarks posted on this blog, have been shared with the developers of the concerning products. The Feature Requests blog is my independent way of sharing, and recording both ideas and annoyance about software. Improvement is the main goal.

vrijdag 5 juli 2013

After Effects should be more flexible when footage is not found

These messages appear when I'm rendering (and overwriting) a C4d-animation that was placed in a Composition. AE should be a bit less radical, and just stop trying to reveal the footage (replace it by a placeholder) and let the user decide when to reload it. (normally when external rendering is done).

At the moment the only remedy is restarting, or waiting for the render to finish.

Btw: the terminology used gives a peak at the heart of AE's code. It calls this situation 'input contract violation'. The user is punished with a frozen app...