.PIZ File Extension

Zipped File

To access the archive change its PIZ extension back to ZIP. Some archiving tools support this format by default. It is a simple trick to exclude ZIP files from automated scanning. PIZ is just a ZIP fi...

General Information

Title PIZ File Extension
Extension .piz
Full Form Zipped File
File Type Compressed File
Developer Various
MIME Type application/x-compress

File Function

Primary Function Data compression
Additional Functions Archiving
Features Reduced size, Combined files

File Characteristics

Quality Lossless
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable After extraction

Use Cases

File Sharing Yes
Backup Yes
Data Transfer Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Malicious code
Best Practices Scan for viruses, Use reliable software

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Varies
Latest Version Depends on software

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .zip, .rar, .tar, .7z

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
WinRAR Free trial Windows, Mac, Linux
7-Zip Free Windows, Linux
PeaZip Free Windows, Linux