Pros

  • Extensive support for metadata
  • Batch processing via Adobe Media Encoder
  • Mac version of OnLocation CS4 included
  • Expanded support for tapeless media formats
  • Blending modes
  • New Media Browser panel
  • Enhanced dynamic link

Cons

  • Inaccurate audio transcription
  • No Adobe Ultra
  • Inelegant 3-point editing controls
  • No OMF export
  • No preview of HDV during capture
  • Poorly implemented scene detection
  • Title creation tools due for an upgrade

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.adobe.com