Pros

  • Faster performance.
  • Variable-width strokes.
  • Natural media-style painting.
  • Perspective Grid drawing.
  • Web-ready text anti-aliasing.
  • Pixel Grid alignment.
  • Tight Flex and Flash Catalyst integration.

Cons

  • Perspective Grid doesn’t honor appearances or match object perspectives.
  • Second, obscure step required for Web-ready text anti-aliasing.
  • Longstanding feature requests ignored.

Manufacturer’s Website

Adobe Illustrator CS5