Download Avcodec.dll for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP

Avcodec.dll download. The Avcodec.dll file is a dynamic link library for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP. You can fix "The file Avcodec.dll is missing." and "Avcodec.dll not found." errors by downloading and installing this file from our site.

What is Avcodec.dll? What Does It Do?

The size of this dynamic link library is 0.57 MB and its download links are healthy. It has been downloaded 7669 times already and it has received 5.0 out of 5 stars.

Operating Systems That Can Use the Avcodec.dll Library

All Versions of the Avcodec.dll Library

The last version of the Avcodec.dll library is the 1.0 version that was released on 2012-06-30. Before this version, there were 1 versions released. Downloadable Avcodec.dll library versions have been listed below from newest to oldest.

  1. 1.0 - 32 Bit (x86) (2012-06-30) Download directly this version
  2. Unknown - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version

Steps to Download the Avcodec.dll Library

  1. First, click on the green-colored "Download" button in the top left section of this page (The button that is marked in the picture).
    Start downloading the Avcodec.dll library
    Step 1:Start downloading the Avcodec.dll library
  2. After clicking the "Download" button at the top of the page, the "Downloading" page will open up and the download process will begin. Definitely do not close this page until the download begins. Our site will connect you to the closest DLL Downloader.com download server in order to offer you the fastest downloading performance. Connecting you to the server can take a few seconds.

Methods for Fixing Avcodec.dll

ATTENTION! Before starting the installation, the Avcodec.dll library needs to be downloaded. If you have not downloaded it, download the library before continuing with the installation steps. If you don't know how to download it, you can immediately browse the dll download guide above.

Method 1: Fixing the DLL Error by Copying the Avcodec.dll Library to the Windows System Directory

  1. The file you downloaded is a compressed file with the ".zip" extension. In order to install it, first, double-click the ".zip" file and open the file. You will see the library named "Avcodec.dll" in the window that opens up. This is the library you need to install. Drag this library to the desktop with your mouse's left button.
    Extracting the Avcodec.dll library
    Step 1:Extracting the Avcodec.dll library
  2. Copy the "Avcodec.dll" library you extracted and paste it into the "C:\Windows\System32" directory.
    Copying the Avcodec.dll library into the Windows/System32 directory
    Step 2:Copying the Avcodec.dll library into the Windows/System32 directory
  3. If you are using a 64 Bit operating system, copy the "Avcodec.dll" library and paste it into the "C:\Windows\sysWOW64" as well.
    NOTE! On Windows operating systems with 64 Bit architecture, the dynamic link library must be in both the "sysWOW64" directory as well as the "System32" directory. In other words, you must copy the "Avcodec.dll" library into both directories.
    Pasting the Avcodec.dll library into the Windows/sysWOW64 directory
    Step 3:Pasting the Avcodec.dll library into the Windows/sysWOW64 directory
  4. In order to complete this step, you must run the Command Prompt as administrator. In order to do this, all you have to do is follow the steps below.
    NOTE! We ran the Command Prompt using Windows 10. If you are using Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP, you can use the same method to run the Command Prompt as administrator.
    1. Open the Start Menu and before clicking anywhere, type "cmd" on your keyboard. This process will enable you to run a search through the Start Menu. We also typed in "cmd" to bring up the Command Prompt.
    2. Right-click the "Command Prompt" search result that comes up and click the Run as administrator" option.
    Running the Command Prompt as administrator
    Step 4:Running the Command Prompt as administrator
  5. Paste the command below into the Command Line window that opens up and press Enter key. This command will delete the problematic registry of the Avcodec.dll library (Nothing will happen to the library we pasted in the System32 directory, it just deletes the registry from the Windows Registry Editor. The library we pasted in the System32 directory will not be damaged).
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /u Avcodec.dll
    Cleaning the problematic registry of the Avcodec.dll library from the Windows Registry Editor
    Step 5:Cleaning the problematic registry of the Avcodec.dll library from the Windows Registry Editor
  6. If you have a 64 Bit operating system, after running the command above, you must run the command below. This command will clean the Avcodec.dll library's damaged registry in 64 Bit as well (The cleaning process will be in the registries in the Registry Editor< only. In other words, the dll file you paste into the SysWoW64 folder will stay as it).
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /u Avcodec.dll
    Uninstalling the Avcodec.dll library's broken registry from the Registry Editor (for 64 Bit)
    Step 6:Uninstalling the Avcodec.dll library's broken registry from the Registry Editor (for 64 Bit)
  7. In order to cleanly recreate the dll library's registry that we deleted, copy the command below and paste it into the Command Line and hit Enter.
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /i Avcodec.dll
    Reregistering the Avcodec.dll library in the system
    Step 7:Reregistering the Avcodec.dll library in the system
  8. If you are using a Windows with 64 Bit architecture, after running the previous command, you need to run the command below. By running this command, we will have created a clean registry for the Avcodec.dll library (We deleted the damaged registry with the previous command).
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i Avcodec.dll
    Creating a clean registry for the Avcodec.dll library (for 64 Bit)
    Step 8:Creating a clean registry for the Avcodec.dll library (for 64 Bit)
  9. If you did all the processes correctly, the missing dll file will have been installed. You may have made some mistakes when running the Command Line processes. Generally, these errors will not prevent the Avcodec.dll library from being installed. In other words, the installation will be completed, but it may give an error due to some incompatibility issues. You can try running the program that was giving you this dll file error after restarting your computer. If you are still getting the dll file error when running the program, please try the 2nd method.

Method 2: Copying The Avcodec.dll Library Into The Program Installation Directory

  1. In order to install the dynamic link library, you need to find the installation directory for the program that was giving you errors such as "Avcodec.dll is missing", "Avcodec.dll not found" or similar error messages. In order to do that, Right-click the program's shortcut and click the Properties item in the right-click menu that appears.
    Opening the program shortcut properties window
    Step 1:Opening the program shortcut properties window
  2. Click on the Open File Location button that is found in the Properties window that opens up and choose the folder where the application is installed.
    Opening the installation directory of the program
    Step 2:Opening the installation directory of the program
  3. Copy the Avcodec.dll library.
  4. Paste the dynamic link library you copied into the program's installation directory that we just opened.
    Pasting the Avcodec.dll library into the program's installation directory
    Step 3:Pasting the Avcodec.dll library into the program's installation directory
  5. When the dynamic link library is moved to the program installation directory, it means that the process is completed. Check to see if the issue was fixed by running the program giving the error message again. If you are still receiving the error message, you can complete the 3rd Method as an alternative.

Method 3: Uninstalling and Reinstalling the Program that Gives You the Avcodec.dll Error

  1. Press the "Windows" + "R" keys at the same time to open the Run tool. Paste the command below into the text field titled "Open" in the Run window that opens and press the Enter key on your keyboard. This command will open the "Programs and Features" tool.
    appwiz.cpl
    Opening the Programs and Features tool with the Appwiz.cpl command
    Step 1:Opening the Programs and Features tool with the Appwiz.cpl command
  2. The Programs and Features screen will come up. You can see all the programs installed on your computer in the list on this screen. Find the program giving you the dll error in the list and right-click it. Click the "Uninstall" item in the right-click menu that appears and begin the uninstall process.
    Starting the uninstall process for the program that is giving the error
    Step 2:Starting the uninstall process for the program that is giving the error
  3. A window will open up asking whether to confirm or deny the uninstall process for the program. Confirm the process and wait for the uninstall process to finish. Restart your computer after the program has been uninstalled from your computer.
    Confirming the removal of the program
    Step 3:Confirming the removal of the program
  4. After restarting your computer, reinstall the program.
  5. This process may help the dll problem you are experiencing. If you are continuing to get the same dll error, the problem is most likely with Windows. In order to fix dll problems relating to Windows, complete the 4th Method and 5th Method.

Method 4: Fixing the Avcodec.dll Issue by Using the Windows System File Checker (scf scannow)

  1. In order to complete this step, you must run the Command Prompt as administrator. In order to do this, all you have to do is follow the steps below.
    NOTE! We ran the Command Prompt using Windows 10. If you are using Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP, you can use the same method to run the Command Prompt as administrator.
    1. Open the Start Menu and before clicking anywhere, type "cmd" on your keyboard. This process will enable you to run a search through the Start Menu. We also typed in "cmd" to bring up the Command Prompt.
    2. Right-click the "Command Prompt" search result that comes up and click the Run as administrator" option.
    Running the Command Prompt as administrator
    Step 1:Running the Command Prompt as administrator
  2. After typing the command below into the Command Line, push Enter.
    sfc /scannow
    Getting rid of dll errors using Windows's sfc /scannow command
    Step 2:Getting rid of dll errors using Windows's sfc /scannow command
  3. Depending on your computer's performance and the amount of errors on your system, this process can take some time. You can see the progress on the Command Line. Wait for this process to end. After the scan and repair processes are finished, try running the program giving you errors again.

Method 5: Getting Rid of Avcodec.dll Errors by Updating the Windows Operating System

Some programs need updated dynamic link libraries. When your operating system is not updated, it cannot fulfill this need. In some situations, updating your operating system can solve the dll errors you are experiencing.

In order to check the update status of your operating system and, if available, to install the latest update packs, we need to begin this process manually.

Depending on which Windows version you use, manual update processes are different. Because of this, we have prepared a special article for each Windows version. You can get our articles relating to the manual update of the Windows version you use from the links below.

Guides to Manually Update for All Windows Versions

  1. Guide to Manually Update Windows 10
  2. Guide to Manually Update Windows 8.1 and Windows 8
  3. Guide to Manually Update Windows 7 and Windows Vista
  4. Guide to Manually Update Windows XP

Most Seen Avcodec.dll Errors

If the Avcodec.dll library is missing or the program using this library has not been installed correctly, you can get errors related to the Avcodec.dll library. Dynamic link libraries being missing can sometimes cause basic Windows programs to also give errors. You can even receive an error when Windows is loading. You can find the error messages that are caused by the Avcodec.dll library.

If you don't know how to install the Avcodec.dll library you will download from our site, you can browse the methods above. Above we explained all the processes you can do to fix the dll error you are receiving. If the error is continuing after you have completed all these methods, please use the comment form at the bottom of the page to contact us. Our editor will respond to your comment shortly.

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