File Extension Library

.DIZ File Extension

  • Category: Text Files
  • Format: Text

What are .DIZ files and how to open them?

Can't open .DIZ file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .DIZ file.

What is a .DIZ file extension?

.DIZ file extension has been classified as Text Files. The format of .DIZ file is Text

.DIZ is Description in Zip File

Plain text file that describes the program or files within a .ZIP archive; typically named "FILE_ID.DIZ," where FILE_ID stands for "file identification" and DIZ stands for "Description in Zip File."

DIZ files were originally used for distributing files via BBS (bulletin board systems). The information contained in FILE_ID.DIZ files provided system administrators with helpful descriptions of each file that was uploaded to the system.

List of all softwares that can open the Description in Zip File
File Viewer Plus
Microsoft Notepad
CubicDesign Compact NFO Viewer
Apple TextEdit
Bare Bones TextWrangler

How to fix problems with .DIZ files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .DIZ files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .DIZ file format
  2. You need to check the .DIZ file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)