gstreamer integration in Windows app - DLL dependencies on different PCs

Nirbheek Chauhan nirbheek.chauhan at
Wed Mar 23 15:56:40 UTC 2022

On Tue, Mar 22, 2022 at 6:30 PM MK via gstreamer-devel
<gstreamer-devel at> wrote:
> I checked the dependencies with 'Dependencies' and noticed that on PC1
> the missing DLLs differ from the missing DLLs on PC2. But even the
> required DLLs differ from PC1 to PC2.
> Does anyone have an idea what could cause this behavior?

Which versions of Windows are applicable here? Can you share the list
of required DLLs listed on PC1 and on PC2?

This usually happens with system DLLs, and it may be as simple as not
having the Universal CRT (UCRT).

GStreamer requires *only* the Universal CRT, and newer versions of
Windows 10 ship with it by default. See:

On older Windows, you can also get it via Windows Update:


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