Recently encountered a weird problem with 1080i MXFs straight out of a Canon XF305. The files would play in VLC, but Premiere Pro CC 2017 on a brand new MacBook Pro or iMac failed soon after starting to decode the video, with a horrible red frame and MXF frame decode errors in the Log. It's pretty nasty, but I'm sure we can wield FFmpeg to fix this for us. Continue reading "Canon XF305 MXF problems in Premiere? Transcode your clips to ProRes with FFMPEG!"