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.DIZ File Extension

File TypeDescription in Zip File

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What is a DIZ 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."

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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.

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Programs that open DIZ files
Windows
File Viewer Plus
Microsoft Notepad
Notepad++
NFOPad
CubicDesign Compact NFO Viewer
Other text editor
Mac
Apple TextEdit
Bare Bones TextWrangler
Other text editor
Updated 11/29/2012

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