File Extension Database

Open LUA File

LUA extension files are source code files or, rather, a collection of commands, instructions and variable definitions written using a defined syntax, in the embedded programming language.

Lua is a programming language programming language similar to Pascal, which uses associative arrays and extensible semantics, lightweight and used to develop extensions for applications, specifically for games.

In most cases, LUA files are stored as plain text and can be opened with any text editor.

However, sometimes they are compiled, such as for the levels of the Angry Birds game. These files are typically compiled in binary form, with an ANSI C compiler.

The best known applications that utilize the LUA files are the video games World of Warcraft and Dawn of War.

LUA files may contain short command scripts, or an entire routine or module.

Adobe also uses LUA files to program the Lightroom user interface.

LUA comes from the Portuguese word for moon.

Open LUA files

To open a file with a LUA extension, you must have one of the following software packages:

Below are source code text editors which you can use to edit and compile LUA file:

Typical LUA application file locations:

  • C:\Windows\system32\NOTEPAD.EXE %1

Frequently associated Windows objects:

  • lua_auto_file

Open LUA File on Windows

Open LUA File on Mac OS

Open LUA File on Android

If you downloaded a LUA file on Android device you can open it by following steps below:

Open LUA File on iPhone or iPad

To open LUA File on iOS device follow steps below:

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