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.PIZ File Extension

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File TypeZipped File

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CategoryCompressed Files


This file is saved in a zipped format. You can view the contents by unzipping it with a file decompression program.


Compressed .ZIP archive that has been renamed with the extension reversed; sometimes used for sending zipped email attachments so that email server filters don't block the message; also used to hide the file type or to prevent opening.

More Information

To open a PIZ file, rename the ".piz" extension to ".zip" and open it with any Zip decompression utility.

Program(s) that open .PIZ files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Corel WinZip 18.5
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2010
Mac OS X LogoMac
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16
Updated 8/12/2011