Now, I have to be honest here. I am typically a composer who enjoys virtual instruments that just work straight out of the box and are very easy to load up and play to record my musical ideas.
Cinematic Studio Strings, while it has a fantastic GUI, gorgeous realistic sound and is very easy to load up and start playing right out of the box, lacks a little bit in quickness in both the legato and shorts articulations. This is however a conscious choice from Cinematic Strings as it increases realism under the hood. The legato script under the hood is genius as you can choose adaptive legato (where it adapts to your playing), but it sometimes feels a little bit too sluggish to play; almost like there’s a few ms added latency. The same goes for the spiccs and staccs.
I value performance and playability highly and quick/no latency is one of the things I look for in libraries. Luckily, Cinematic Strings let us have the Classic Legato patches with one legato transition sample with little to no transition time!
That being said, once you spend some extra time after recording, I absolutely love how Cinematic Strings scripted the legato, as it sounds gorgeous and very fluid. The realism and beauty of this library is so far unrivaled for commercial strings my opinion, and that is partly due to the scripting, especially with the legato.