How to install StepMania on Windows

We use StepMania to show how to map the dance mat with your device, so if you want to see how do follow the steps shown in this article.

Here’s what this article covers:

Download and install the game

  • Go to Stepmania’s site and download the game.
  • Start installation. The program will guide you through the installation process. There is no need to change the default settings.

After successfull installation, launch the game from the start menu.

Ok, that's it. Job well done!
Now, you can see what the Next steps are.

If something went wrong, go to Troubleshooting section.

Next steps

As mentioned at the beginning of the article we recommend to map your dance mat in StepMania. If you'd like to follow our advice go to:

How to map your dance pad with Windows
How to map your dance pad with macOS

If you'd like to install more songs for StepMania, check how to do it in this article How to install more songs for StepMania.

Troubleshooting

If the game failed to launch:

β€’ Because of the error message d3dx9_43.dll is missing you need to install this update: DirectX End-User Runtime - download it from here

β€’ Because of the error message MSVCP140.dll is missing you need to install this update: Visual C++ Redistributable - download it from here

β€’ If you see different error message you can try to ask for advice our community on Reddit