- Console versions of the interpreter are suitable for command line tools, as they are running in a command prompt window.
- Desktop versions of the interpreter are for applications based on the Windows GUI, so they include the
- Static interpreters do not depend on
lua54.dll, but the use of binary modules is strongly discouraged.
- Since Luart 1.2.0, better compatibility with PUC Lua is provided by the integration of the PUC Lua