Pros

  • Native AVCHD clip editing
  • Sceneline edit mode good for casual editors
  • Lets you create and burn DVD projects within the application
  • Stores, ranks, and tags video files with the Elements 9 Organizer.

Cons

  • Casual editors will run up against complexity quickly
  • Media downloader sometimes crashes while importing iPhone videos
  • Rendering required for best playback
  • Spacebar for play/pause doesn’t work everywhere
  • Lack of expected interactivity and responsiveness from the interface for a Mac application.

Manufacturer’s Website

Premiere Elements 9