WIZ file extension - Microsoft Office wizard file
What is wiz file? How to open wiz files?
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The wiz file extension is primarily associated with Microsoft Office wizards, which are small step by step programs used by some Office application such as Microsoft Word of Microsoft Publisher.
These .wiz files are used for the executable wizards, which can contain macros, templates, and other user interface elements, that are used to guide users through a series of steps in completing a complex or repetitive task.
A .wiz file can be for example created in Microsoft Word by opening a new document template, creating new macros for it, saving the template as a .dot file, and afterwards renaming the dot file extension to wiz. Some wizards can be encrypted and cannot be modified.
The default software associated to wiz file type:
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A popular word processor that started with Word for MS-DOS in 1983 and for year is now a core application of Microsoft Office suite. Microsoft Word offers powerful word processing and text editor features that allow users to easy create high quality documents.
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Microsoft Publisher is entry-level desktop publishing application used to create brochures, newsletters, postcards, greeting cards, or e-mail newsletters. Microsoft Publisher is distributed with some editions of Microsoft Office suite.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .wiz file extension
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that can be done with the file: like open wiz file, edit wiz file, convert wiz file, view wiz file, play wiz file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with wiz file - Microsoft Office wizard file
Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Word. Microsoft Word uses wiz file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).