Lua Showcase

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

Grim Fandango Blackmagic Fusion Roblox LÍVE
"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) Blackmagic Fusion, a post-production image compositing software used extensively in the movie industry, uses Lua as one of its embedded scripting languages. Roblox is an online game platform and game creation system that hosts user-created games of multiple genres coded in Lua. LÍVE is a free framework for making 2D games in Lua.
Snort Solar2D Nmap VLC
Snort, a popular network intrusion prevention and detection system, is scriptable with Lua. Solar2D is a free Lua based game engine with focus on ease of iterations and usage. It is a fork of the well established and widely used Corona SDK game engine. Nmap, a popular tool for network discovery and security auditing, is scriptable with Lua. The widely used VLC media player is scriptable in Lua.