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Lua For Windows

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 12/3/2018.

Lua for Windows (LfW) combines Lua binaries, Lua libraries with a Lua-capable editor in a single install package for the Microsoft Windows operating system. LfW contains everything you need to write, run and debug Lua scripts on Windows. A wide variety of libraries and examples are included that are ready to use with Microsoft Windows. LfW runs on Windows 2000 and newer versions of Windows. Lua and its associated libraries are also available for other operating systems, so most scripts will be automatically cross-platform. See

To install Lua For Windows, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install lua

To upgrade Lua For Windows, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade lua


  • tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    Install-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName 'lua' -FileType 'exe' -SilentArgs '/VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /SP-' `
    -Url '' `
    -Checksum c5f96e5183adea82a0f0d25ad0940c7ae50d40c542d2d7331cc887d5fddb4191 -ChecksumType sha256

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • rjpcomputing


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Lua For Windows 4604 Saturday, January 30, 2016 approved
Lua For Windows 2019 Sunday, April 21, 2013  

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