Open DIZ files with File Viewer Plus

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Do you need to open a Description in Zip (.DIZ) file?

File Viewer Plus can open DIZ files! It can be used to view and edit the text in the file or convert it to another format.

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What is a .DIZ file?

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DIZ files are sometimes included with ZIP archives to describe the contents of the archive. The files are stored in plain text, and are typically brief, consisting of 10 lines of text or less. The files were primarily used in bulletin board systems (BBS) to help the administrators better understand files uploaded to the system, but the BBS scene has since declined.

You may still encounter DIZ files in ZIP files that you download from the Internet. The most common occurrence is when people download illegally distributed content and a DIZ file is included with ZIP distribution of the unlicensed software. If you encounter a DIZ file, you can used File Viewer Plus to read the description it contains, edit the description, or convert it to another format.

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You can edit DIZ files with File Viewer Plus, but edited DIZ files must be saved in another format, such as DOCX or PDF.

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