LUA Editor0.8 Beta

4.7 MB   5,906 downloads
100% FREE GPL    
4.3/5 8
Small and portable app for editing LUA programming files using standard options in a very intuitive workspace, suitable even for rookies

editor's review




LUA Editor is a lightweight and portable utility which enables you to edit files compiled in the Lua programming language using intuitive options in a user-friendly working environment.

Since there is no setup pack involved, you can drop the program files anywhere on the hard drive and just click the executable to run.

It is also possible to save LUA Editor to a USB flash disk or similar storage unit, in order to run it on any workstation with minimum effort and no previous installers.

An important aspect to take into account is that the app does not create new entries in the Windows registry or additional files on the hard drive without your consent.

The interface resembles the one of a common word processor, where multiple tabs are supported for managing multiple projects at a time. Standard tools include undoing and redoing actions, jumping to a particular offset, and using a search function when dealing with many blocks of code.

As far as program settings are concerned, you can change the colors for umlauts, numbers, single or multiple line comments, single or double quotes, and functions. Aside from executing the code and running the project, you can overwrite changes to the original file or save them to a new one.

LUA Editor has a good response time and runs on a very low amount of CPU and RAM, so it has minimal impact on computer performance. No error dialogs were shown in our tests, and the app did not hang or crash.

Although it is not resourceful, LUA Editor comes bundled with intuitive options and a clean interface dedicated to seamlessly editing Lua programming files, and it can be handled even by rookies, thanks to its overall simplicity.

LUA Editor was reviewed by Elena Opris
Last updated on November 11th, 2013
LUA Editor - The main window of LUA Editor enables you to start editing your code.LUA Editor - The select tool can be found in the Edit menu.LUA Editor - The Project menu will help you add a current file.LUA Editor - screenshot #4LUA Editor - screenshot #5

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