GEPJ error?

New Here ,
Mar 01, 2017 Mar 01, 2017

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Hi all,

I came across this error when I was opening an After Effects file my co-worker made.  It gave me this error for all the photos in the project.

We're both using version 14.0.1.5


Has anyone ever seen this error?  JPEG backwards?

Screen Shot 2017-03-01 at 8.47.19 AM.png


Thanks!

UPDATE: I just now figured out how to fix it (it was a permissions issue since we're using a SAN), but I was still curious if anyone had seen this GEPJ error.  Weird.

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Participant , Mar 21, 2017 Mar 21, 2017

For anyone who encounters this error in the future:

The solution is ensure that your JPEGS are in RGB, having CMYK will force this error when trying to import into AE

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Mar 01, 2017 Mar 01, 2017

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Presumably some odd programmer's humour. No idea what it could be an acronym for, but it might be interesting to find out. Otherwise it could be a parsing error of course.

Mylenium

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Engaged ,
Jun 30, 2022 Jun 30, 2022

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It's just JPEG in reverse.

 

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Mar 02, 2017 Mar 02, 2017

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All part of the great new direction Adobe products are moving in.

~Gutterfish

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Mar 21, 2017 Mar 21, 2017

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For anyone who encounters this error in the future:

The solution is ensure that your JPEGS are in RGB, having CMYK will force this error when trying to import into AE

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New Here ,
Jul 27, 2017 Jul 27, 2017

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Yup, for me this was CMYK issue. I mean seriously, it was photoshop I was saving the images in, so how Adobe can't get a more helpful error message or even convert the colour space automatically is beyond me.

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Explorer ,
Jan 08, 2019 Jan 08, 2019

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And what if you're getting this error on an RGB jpeg? Nothing I do will change this. Is it down the the resolution of the image? I've tried copying the content into a new PSD document, and re-saving as a jpeg. Nothing I do works? Any advice?

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Community Beginner ,
Jul 30, 2020 Jul 30, 2020

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I realize this is coming WAY later than most posts, but I'm having this issue and it can't be the CMYK/RGB thing.  If I import the photo as if it's a NEW import, the photo comes in fine.  It's only when I try to replace footage that it happens.  This seems odd that it would unsupported for reconnecting but not a fresh import.

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Community Beginner ,
Jul 20, 2021 Jul 20, 2021

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My JPEG was a photo taken by a third party on their iPhone, and then sent to me via WhatsApp desktop. Every image that they sent gave the same issue.

I tried opening in Mac 'Preview' and resaving the image, but it gave the same error.

I then opened it in Photoshop and saved as a .PSD. After Effects then imported it with no issues. Larger file, but solved the issue

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Community Beginner ,
Jul 21, 2021 Jul 21, 2021

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Further to the above... ALL the images were RGB (because they were taken by a phone!) and I did not change that.

I've just opened another file in PS and re-saved the JPEG. In the JPEG Options dialogue, the Format Options showed 'Progressive' chosen. I've not seen that before, so I changed it to 'Baseline (Standard)' [because always go 'Standard'] and AE imported it with no issues.

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Jun 30, 2022 Jun 30, 2022

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I encountered this with files stored on box.com.

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