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DIZ File Extension

DIZ file extension is created by Developer, also known as Description in Zip File. DIZ has been classified as Text Files. You can open and render the contents of this file in a Text Editor. You can open DIZ files in Apple TextEdit program.

Description in Zip File Type

Description in Zip File Type
Extension .diz
Developer Not Available
Popularity 5.0 (26 Votes)
Mime Type mime-type/not.available
Default Program Apple TextEdit
Category Text Files
Format Text
Updated 4/1/2024

What is a DIZ File Type?

Originally, DIZ files were used to distribute files via the BBS (electronic bulletin board systems) with the filename FILE _ ID.DIZ. File ID means identification of the file, and DIZ means Description in the file Zip. "and DIZ means quot. The information contained in the ID.DIZ files provided system administrators with useful descriptions of each file that was downloaded into the system.

FILE _ ID.DIZ files became less common as the popularity of bulletin boards declined over the years. DIZ files, however, are still used by the scene of Warez, which is a community of people who illegally distribute content protected by d'copyright. They usually combine FILE _ ID.DIZ files with their unauthorized software ZIP distributions.

What is a Default DIZ File Name?

File name _ ID.DIZ - A common file name for the DIZ text file that describes the content stored in a ZIP archive.


Free online DIZ Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .DIZ (Description in Zip File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to DIZ, merge, split and compare the DIZ files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.


DIZ Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Description in Zip File .DIZ File Extensions while opening the .DIZ files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open DIZ Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Description in Zip File on your system such as Apple TextEdit.
  2. Associate default Apple Apple TextEdit program for *.diz (Description in Zip File) files.

    Associate DIZ Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.DIZ (e.g example.diz) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Apple Apple TextEdit program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .diz files.

    Associate DIZ Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.DIZ (e.g example.diz) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Apple Apple TextEdit program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Apple TextEdit extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

All Platform Software Programs for DIZ File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the DIZ files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open DIZ File on Windows

Software License Developer
Dundjinni image. Dundjinni 000 for Windows Free Trial Dundjinni
Notepad++ image. Notepad++ 6 for Windows Freeware Notepad Plus Plus

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DIZ File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Dundjinni image. Dundjinni 000 for MacOs Free Trial Dundjinni
Apple TextEdit image. Apple TextEdit 1.15 for MacOs Bundled Apple
Bare Bones TextWrangler image. Bare Bones TextWrangler 4 for MacOs Freeware Bare Bones

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DIZ file on Linux

Software License Developer

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DIZ file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DIZ file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DIZ file on Android

Software License Developer

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

DIZ file extension icon image.About DIZ - Description in Zip File

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Updated 4/1/2024

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