How to open LUA files

Did your computer fail to open a LUA file? We explain what LUA files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.

What is a LUA file?

Files that contain the .lua file extension contain Lua programming scripts. These scripts are written in the Lua programming language, an embeddable and light-weight scripting language.

LUA files are designed to extend to different computer applications. LUA files can be used as stand-alone scripting files (in which they are usually stored in a text-based file format) or they can be compiled to create an executable software program. The Lua programming language was created in 1993 at the Pontifical Catholic University.

Warcraft 2 is one of the many computer applications that uses Lua scripts in the operation of the software application.

Software that will open, convert or fix LUA files

These apps are known to open certain types of LUA files. Since many different programs may use LUA files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific LUA file.

WinRARWinRARUser submitted
PlayOn SettingsPlayOn SettingsUser submitted
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We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with LUA-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!