Pros

  • Powerful built-in image browser
  • Powerful rendering engine eliminates the need to store multiple copies of an image
  • Simulates analog photographic techniques
  • Excellent blur, sharpen, and saturation tools
  • True non-destructive editing
  • Takes up only about 10MB of disk space

Cons

  • Regions that bleed to the edge of the image area are tricky to select, slow performance when multiple regions and modification tools are active
  • Lacks important retouching tools
  • Some important tools are accessible only through option- and control-click
  • Region selection tools need refinement