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ION file format description

Many people share .ion files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ion file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ion files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.diz - Archive Description

DIZ file is an Archive Description file. The file_id.diz (or descript.ion) file is a straight ASCII text file which contains the full description of the archived file containing it.

.diz file format description:
DIZ format
Document files
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Archive Description related links:
Archive Description related extensions:
NASA Ames Data Exchange
Nimbus 7 SAMS APRIORI Data
Microsoft Exchange Non-Delivery Report Message
BBS Directory List
Microsoft Exchange Non-Delivery Report Bad Mail Pointer
Microsoft Exchange Non-Delivery Report Body

Naturally, other applications may also use the .ion file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ion files. Be especially cautious with .ion files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .ion file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .ion file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

in, lon, ipn, iob, ino, kon, iom, io

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Aquaterra Longitudinal Profile Data
Arduino Sketch
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TurboSilver 3D Object
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