SDL2.dll File Information
  • DLL File Name:SDL2.dll
  • File Type:Win32/64 DLL
  • Product Name:Simple DirectMedia Layer
  • Developer:Sam Lantinga
  • File Version:3 versions available
  • File Size:342KB - 1.2MB
  • Language Code:English
  • Character Set:Unicode
  • MD5 Checksum:Multiple Files
  • Copyright:Copyright © 2014 Sam Lantinga

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SDL2.dll Errors and Solutions

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The file SDL2.dll is a 32/64bit Windows DLL module for Simple DirectMedia Layer or other related programs. The file and the associated Simple DirectMedia Layer software was developed by Sam Lantinga. The file was licensed as Copyright © 2014 Sam Lantinga.

SDL2.dll file is a critical component for the software to work properly without any problems. You may receive an error message like the ones below that indicates the file is not found or damaged.

  • This application failed to start because SDL2.dll was not found.
  • The file SDL2.dll is missing or corrupted.
  • A required component is missing: SDL2.dll. Please install the application again.
  • Error loading SDL2.dll. The specified module could not be found.
  • The program can't start because SDL2.dll is missing from your computer.

To fix the error, you need to copy the missing SDL2.dll file to your system or replace the corrupted dll file with a working one by following the instructions below. There are 3 different versions of the dll file available for download with sizes between 342KB - 1.2MB.

How to Install SDL2.dll

You can download SDL2.dll for free from the download section on this page. After downloading the zip file, unzip it to a convenient location on your computer. In order to fix dll related errors, you need to copy the .dll file to the installation folder of the application/game, or install .dll file directly to Windows (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 10).

Install DLL File to Program Folder

Copy the extracted SDL2.dll file to the installation directory of the application or game.

Check if the problem is solved. If the problem persists or you are not sure which software is having problems, install the .DLL file directly to Windows system folder.

Register DLL File Using Microsoft Regsvr

Copy the file to "C:\Windows\System32\"

You can install the .dll file in both system folders without any problems. In order to complete this step, you must run the Command Prompt as administrator.

Open the Start Menu and before clicking anywhere, type "cmd" on your keyboard.

Right-click the "Command Prompt" search result and click the "Run as administrator" option.

Paste the following command into the Command Line window that opens up and press Enter key.

%windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe SDL2.dll

Download SDL2.dll
Version OS Size Language Download
2.0.5.0 64bit 1.2MB English Download
2.0.4.0 32bit 756.5KB English Download
2.0.3.0 32bit 983.5KB English Download
2.0.4.0 32bit 756.5KB English Download
2.0.4.0 32bit 1023KB English Download
2.0.3.0 32bit 342KB English Download

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