How to Fix the Vorbisfile.dll Error

The vorbisfile.dll is a dynamic link library file and it is an error which occurs due to the corruption of the file or the data processing problems by the operating system. Any miscalculation on the user end as well as the machine’s end can lead to this situation.

This file is mainly used by the Nandub software which is a software used for the purpose of video processing in the Microsoft Windows operating system. When this application is initiated, the first thing used is the vorbisfile.dll to execute the interdependent functions used to make sure that the application runs fine.

People these days have been facing a number of issues with this file. The most common error message is :

The application failed to start because vorbisfile.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem

And the above problem may be due to the fact that the system is infected by malware, it has a registry issue or there is some sort of hardware failure.

Other types of errors may include :

  • Cannot find [PATH]\vorbisfile.dll
  • The file vorbisfile.dll is missing.
  • Vorbisfile.dll Not Found
  • Cannot start [APPLICATION]. A required component is missing: vorbisfile.dll. Please install [APPLICATION] again.
  • This application failed to start because vorbisfile.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.

This DLL error might occur whilst installing something on your computer, in the midst of playing a game or even when installing windows OS as well as shutting down the windows operating system.

This DLL error is possible in the following operating system products : Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10

How to Fix vorbisfile.dll Error

FIX 1 – Fix the corrupt, missing files

In case the file is damaged, corrupted, or missing, you can download the file by browsing through the internet. Make sure you select a trusted source to download the file from because in case it is a malware you download, your system will be more error prone and messed up than it was before.

  • Download the vorbisfile.dll
  • Save it in a folder
  • Copy the downloaded file
  • Open the C drive
  • Open the Windows folder
  • Open the System32 folder
  • Rename the vorbisfile.dll already present there to vorbisfileanything.dll
  • Paste the new vorbisfile.dll that you downloaded and copied here
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To register the new vorbisfile.dll in your registry:

  • Press the Start+Run key simultaneously.
  • This will open up the Run dialog.
  • Type cmd in the input field.
  • Press the Ok button.
  • Type regsvr32 Vorbisfile.dll in the command prompt
  • Press enter
  • Reboot your machine

Now try whatever you were doing again and in case the error pops back up, follow the next method.

FIX 2 – Reinstalling the core software (Nandub)

The reason we install the nandub software again is that the vorbisfile.dll problem that we are facing is the core of the problems and it is directly related to the Nandub software. The miscommunication due to internal software errors might be the reason this file is not working and giving us an error.

Steps to reinstall the Nandub software:

  • Open the Start menu
  • Click on the Control Panel option
  • Open the Programs and features tab which you will find inside the control panel
  • Now you will find a list of programs on your screen
  • All you need to do is lookup for the Nandub software and click the Uninstall button
  • Restart the computer in order to complete the un-installation
  • You will be able to reinstall the software

Now try whatever you were doing again and in case the error pops back up, follow the next method.

FIX 3 – Cleaning up the registry system

The registry is the central database for storing all the configuration of the functions required by the programs to run on your computer and those functions communicate with the dll files.

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The vorbisfile.dll process is also dependent on the registry and if there is an error in the functioning of the registry files then naturally, the errors will start popping up. Because the registry keeps on running from the beginning to keep the operating system functional, it has the highest chance of malfunctioning and causing ruckus in the system.

The best thing to do here is cleaning up and repairing the errors in the registry system so that any issue if related to the registry will vanish.

You can simply search for the tools which clean the registry of your operating system and trust me, there are tons of them available out there. Just make sure that you download the tool from a legitimate source by checking the comments, reviews as well as the virustotal scan results.


The above mentioned methods are the most complete methods which will work in any case possible. All you need to do is follow the whole guide step by step and make sure that you don’t download a malware while downloading the registry tools. If the above solutions don’t work, your machine might need a system restore or a fresh os installation which is a rare occurrence..


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