This is the repository of work versions, release candidates, and other pre-releases of Lua.
We are getting ready to release
the next version of Lua.
Try the latest work version below. See a preview of the manual here.
All details may change in the final version. All feedback is welcome.
If you have arrived here by accident, start here.
If you are looking for released versions, check out the download area.
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Lua 5.3.5 was released on 10 Jul 2018. It is a bug-fix release of Lua 5.3. See the diffs.
Lua 5.3.4 was released on 30 Jan 2017. It is a bug-fix release of Lua 5.3. See the diffs.
Lua 5.3.3 was released on 06 Jun 2016. It is a bug-fix release of Lua 5.3. See the diffs.
Lua 5.3.2 was released on 30 Nov 2015. It is a bug-fix release of Lua 5.3. See the diffs.
Lua 5.3.1 was released on 17 Jun 2015. It is a bug-fix release of Lua 5.3. See the diffs.
Lua 5.2.4 was released on 07 Mar 2015. It is a bug-fix release of Lua 5.2. See the diffs.
Lua 5.3.0 was released on 12 Jan 2015. It is the first release of Lua 5.3.
Get a copy of these releases here.