Pros

  • Includes multiple and nested sequences, standard approach to transitions, and unified effects
  • Multiple-camera editing
  • Surround-sound support
  • Numerous export options including Blu-ray discs and mobile devices
  • Numerous professional features missing from Premiere 6.5
  • Dynamic Link feature integrates nicely with After Effects
  • Clip Notes feature facilitates review process
  • Ships with Encore DVD-authoring software
  • Efficient panel-based interface

Cons

  • No Mac version of OnLocation software
  • Indistinct upgrade path
  • Lacks support for common HD formats
  • Inconsistencies in the interface
  • Built-in titler lacks character-based text animation
  • No scene detection or Capture-panel monitoring when capturing HDV
  • Trim panel edits not fully interactive
  • Lacks OMF-export capability
  • No batch rendering

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.adobe.com