Lua Showcase

Lua is used in many products and projects around the world. Here are some highlights. A different selection is shown every day.

VLC Cisco Wireshark LÍVE
The widely used VLC media player is scriptable in Lua. Cisco IP Cameras can be controlled using Lua. Wireshark, a popular network protocol analyzer, is scriptable with Lua. LÍVE is a free framework for making 2D games in Lua.
Blackmagic Fusion Grim Fandango Defold Nmap
Blackmagic Fusion, a post-production image compositing software used extensively in the movie industry, uses Lua as one of its embedded scripting languages. "Grim Fandango was the first game that shows Lua could not only be used to make a good game, but that it could be used to make some of the best games ever." (cited here; see also this) Defold is a free engine for professional 2D game development, used at King games and by over 40,000 developers worldwide. All game logic is scripted in Lua. Nmap, a popular tool for network discovery and security auditing, is scriptable with Lua.