What is a .WIZ File And How To Open It – Microsoft


Have you downloaded a file with .wiz extension, but you have never seen this extension before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .wiz file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .WIZ file?

The file extension .WIZ is Microsoft Wizard File. This file extension was developed by Microsoft. The format of this executable file is binary.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .wiz file on 1 platform.

How to open a .WIZ file?

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

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

The .wiz file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Publisher 365 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .WIZ 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 right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Microsoft Publisher 365 software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .WIZ file?

If you are still unable to open the .WIZ file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .WIZ file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .wje – Mariner Software, .wjf – Corel, .wjf – Mariner Software, .wjr – ReGet, .wk1 – IBM. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .WIZ file with the Microsoft Publisher 365 program on Windows.