api-ms-win-crt-runtime-1-1-0.dll is a Dynamic Link Library (DLL) file that is part of the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015. This file is a part of the C Runtime (CRT) library, which provides basic functions like memory allocation, string handling, and other core functionality to Windows programs.
Many software programs and games are developed using Microsoft Visual Studio and require the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for proper functioning. This DLL file is required by these programs to run correctly on Windows operating systems. Without this file, programs using it may fail to start or encounter errors during runtime.
It's worth noting that different programs or games may require different versions of the Visual C++ Redistributable, and as a result, may require different versions of the api-ms-win-crt-runtime-1-1-0.dll file. It's important to make sure that the correct version of the Visual C++ Redistributable is installed on your computer to ensure compatibility with the programs that you are using.