A diz file extension is associated with the WinZip compression utility for Windows and Mac. A diz file stores description of data included in the ZIP archive.

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DIZ file extension - Description in ZIP file

What is diz file? How to open diz files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

The diz file extension is used for an ASCII text file containing a description of the programs included in the same ZIP archive. This information will typically be in a files like file_id.diz.

This format was originally used on BBS boards but its use has been mostly abandoned.

The default software associated to diz file type:

GetDiz icon

GetDiz  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

GetDiz is a Notepad replacement that offers a wide range of features while maintaining incredible speed, ease of use, stability, and small size.

WinZip icon

WinZip Computing, S.L. logo WinZip  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  WinZip Computing, S.L.

WinZip is very popular file archiver for Microsoft Windows.

The first release of WinZip was in 1991. WinZip supports ZIP, ARJ, ARC, LHA, BZ2 and RAR archive formats. ZIP archives can be encrypted by the 128- and 256-bit key AES encryption.

The developer of WinZip was acquired by Corel in 2006. In 2010 was released the first version of WinZip for Mac OS X. WinZip is distributed as shareware.

WinZip Mac Edition icon

WinZip Computing, S.L. logo WinZip Mac Edition  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  WinZip Computing, S.L.

WinZip Mac Edition is compression utility used to create and extract ZIP archives specifically designed for Mac OS X. WinZip for Mac also supports other archive formats such as  BZ2, RAR, BZIP, WavPack etc..

Help how to open DIZ files:

Use any text editor, such as notepad to open or edit the diz files.

How to convert file with extension DIZ:

You can use GetDiz to convert this text file or any other common text editor.

Find conversions from diz file:

diz to gif

diz to txt

Find converter to diz file type:

hpp to diz

List of software applications associated to the .diz file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open diz file, edit diz file, convert diz file, view diz file, play diz file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the diz files.

  • Open diz file
  • Save diz file
  • Edit diz file
  • Create diz file

Software that open diz file - Description in ZIP file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open diz file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with diz file by default:
GetDiz small icon GetDiz
Other suggested software:
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Atom small icon Atom
PSPad small icon PSPad
Microsoft Windows NotePad small icon Microsoft Windows NotePad

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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DISKDEFINES file extension

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