Pros

  • Animation enhancements
  • Intuitive object-based model and interface
  • Ships with Adobe Media Encoder
  • Enhanced support for non-Flash video formats
  • Radically redesigned
  • Integration with other CS4 apps strengthened with XFL file format
  • Features the new Bones tool for Inverse Kinematics animation

Cons

  • Illustrator to Flash workflow stunted by limited support for Illustrator effects
  • Output depends on presence of the Flash Player

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.adobe.com