Installing Lua on Windows 10

Follow these steps to install Lua 5.2.4 on Windows 10. These instructions are written for Windows 10, but the steps needed to install should be similar on older (and future) versions of Windows as well:

  1. To download Lua 5.2.4, visit https://sourceforge.net/projects/luabinaries/files/5.2.4/.
  2. Click on the Tools and Executables link.
  3. On a 32-bit version of Windows, click the lua-5.2.4_Win32_bin.zip link to start downloading Lua. On a 64-bit version of Windows, click the lua-5.2.4_Win64_bin.zip link to start downloading.
  4. Once the file is downloaded, unzip the file. Unzipping the downloaded file should create four new files: lua52.dll, lua52.exe, luac52.exe, and wlua52.exe.
  5. Create a new folder inside C:\Program Files ...

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