Pros

  • Ultimate resource for creating animation.
  • Features updated text capabilities.
  • Direct import from InDesign.
  • Coding improved with code snippets.
  • New Spring tool pairs with CS4’s Bone tool for easy, humanoid animation.

Cons

  • Interactivity tools in Flash Catalyst not added to Flash Professional.
  • Flex tools for coding productivity are restricted to Flash Builder, not included in Flash Professional.
  • Export to iPhone and iPad no longer operative.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.adobe.com