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.PIZ File Extension

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.

What is a PIZ file?

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.

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Programs that open PIZ files
Corel WinZip 21
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe for Windows
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16
Updated 8/12/2011

About the file extension piz

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