What is a .DIZ File And How To Open It (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .diz extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .diz file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .DIZ file?

The .DIZ file extension comes from Description in Zip File. The file has the text format, and it is a text related file.

What to know

There are currently 5 software that can open the .diz file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .DIZ file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .DIZ file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .DIZ file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .diz file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the CubicDesign Compact NFO Viewer software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Microsoft Notepad, Notepad++, NFOPad and CubicDesign Compact NFO Viewer software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DIZ file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the CubicDesign Compact NFO Viewer software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .DIZ file on Mac

The .diz file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Apple TextEdit software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DIZ file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Apple TextEdit software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .DIZ file?

If you cannot open the .DIZ file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .DIZ file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .dja – Dundjinni Enterprises, .djm – Dynoject Research, .djr – Avanquest Software, .djv – LizardTech, .djvu – LizardTech. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .DIZ file with the CubicDesign Compact NFO Viewer, Microsoft Notepad, Notepad++, NFOPad programs on Windows and Apple TextEdit program on Mac.