When I attempt to export a presentation from Narrator, an error message appears with the following error message:
OSStatus error -208
- What does this message mean?
- What can I do to resolve this?
About the Error Message
OSStatus error -208 is a Mac/ OS X error message. In a list of OSStatus errors, Apple provides this information on the error message:
|-208||badFileFormat||File is corrupt or unusable, or not AIFF or AIFF-C|
This table is part of a list that appears on this page in their knowledge base.
Resolving the Error Message
It should be possible to resolve this error message by following these steps:
- Quit Narrator.
- Use Disk Utility to verify and repair permissions on your Mac.
- Restart your Mac.
After you restart your Mac, it should be possible to export presentations from Narrator successfully.
If following these steps does not resolve the issue, please contact us for technical assistance.