There used to be a render progress bar in the app icon (OS X) that I found useful as i could monitor progress while working in another application.
It seems to have been removed in one of the recent updates, any chance it can be reinstated as I can't see another -simple- way to monitor progress.
if you still have AE open and haven't managed to switch to a comp view rather than the render queue tab then that's 'OK' but I always found the app render bar really helpful..
and it stills seems to be there with premiere pro renders..
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