steam_api.dll File Information
  • DLL File Name:steam_api.dll
  • File Type:Win32 DLL
  • Product Name:Steam Client API
  • Developer:Valve Corporation
  • File Version:4 versions available
  • File Size:62.5KB - 182.19KB
  • Language Code:English (U.S.)
  • Character Set:Unicode
  • MD5 Checksum:Multiple Files
  • Copyright:Copyright (C) 2007

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Steam_api.dll Errors and Solutions

Steam Client API

The file steam_api.dll is a 32bit Windows DLL module for Steam Client API software or other related programs. The file and the associated Steam Client API software was developed by Valve Corporation. The file was licensed as Copyright (C) 2007.

steam_api.dll file is a critical component for the software to work properly and without any dll error messages. You may receive an error message like the ones below that indicates the file is not found, damaged, or the wrong version.

  • This application failed to start because steam_api.dll was not found.
  • The file steam_api.dll is missing or corrupted.
  • A required component is missing: steam_api.dll. Please install the application again.
  • Error loading steam_api.dll. The specified module could not be found.
  • The program can't start because steam_api.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.
  • Steam_api.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error.

To fix the error, you need to copy the missing steam_api.dll file to your system or replace the corrupted dll file with a working one by following the instructions below. There are 4 different versions of the dll file available for download with sizes between 62.5KB - 182.19KB.

How to Install steam_api.dll

You can download steam_api.dll for free from the download section on this page. After you download the compressed 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 or game, or install .dll file directly to Windows (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 10).

Install DLL File to Program Folder

Copy the extracted steam_api.dll file to the installation folder 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.

Register DLL File Using Microsoft Regsvr

Copy the file to "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\" (32bit)

Copy the file to "C:\Windows\System32\" (64bit)

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 steam_api.dll & %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe steam_api.dll

Submit Your Comment & Ask a Question
Mostafa Khaled · 13 February 2013

If you have a problem with d3dx9_43.dll error go in:
C:\Program Files\Activision\Call of Duty - Black Ops\Redist\DirectX
and run directx setup

Edwin Defensor · 8 February 2013

My call of duty black ops game cannot run due to Missing d3dx9_40.dll. what can I do?

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Download steam_api.dll
Version OS Size Language Download
7.9.87.40 32bit 119.1KB English Download
2.89.45.4 32bit 182.2KB English Download
1.49.4.54 32bit 103.3KB English Download
1.0.0.1 32bit 62.5KB English Download

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