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A plug-in isn't always the solution. Sometimes it just looks like a plug-in was added and that's the worst thing that can happen to a project. This effect can be attained without plug-ins...with patience, rotoscoping, feathered masks and well placed keyframed blurs.
To my knowledge, dofpro doesn't have a product for AE so where did you use it?.
The question is, what kind of DOF you want simulate. Lenscare is good, but tends to look too artificial on occasion due to always using an iris shape, which is not necessarily how all realworld lenses work. There's certainly a plethora of other such tools in Sapphire, Tinderbox and other suites, but you may wish to download the trials first. In a funny way, often a simple box blur or compound blur will often look more "real".
What is it about AE's own camera DOF that you are unhappy with?
Here's a music clip I made recently that uses lots of camera DOF - I think it worked out okay: