Well, just to refresh everyone's minds, this is the default ae color tab:
Im sure you would all be familiar with this, however, one time I launched after effects, the tab/window has changed to this:
Does anyone know a way how to change the color tab/window back to the original? Thanks.
It's probably in the AE preferences -- right now it's set to the one used by the OS.
I really like the Mac way of doing this color picking stuff a WHOLE lot better: you get a real-live color wheel for the eyedropper. Very cool.
Just all-around better than Windows: the Microsoft one -- and AE one, I hasten to add -- looks like it was cobbed together by software engineers. The Apple one looks like it crafted by graphics designers.
Go to Preferences > General and disable Use System Color Picker.
Thanks so much!