The File Extensions Database


.AUTH File Extension

  • Developer by: ShopSite, Inc.
  • Category: Encoded and encrypted Files

What is an .AUTH file?

.AUTH is ShopSite store authorization

The auth file extension seems to be mainly related to ShopSite, a shopping cart software for small to medium-sized businesses.

The .auth file stores encrypted information about which kind of software you have purchased and where it will be installed. It is e-mailed after purchasing of the ShopSite.


How to open:

As far as we know, this particular *.auth file type can only be used in ShopSite.

How to convert:

It is unlikely that this .auth file type can be converted to anything else.

How to solve problems with AUTH files

  • Associate the AUTH file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any AUTH file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.AUTH files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the AUTH file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .AUTH is ShopSite store authorization. Because only the current version supports the latest AUTH file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the ShopSite, Inc. manufacturer website after an available .AUTH is ShopSite store authorization update.
  • To make sure that your AUTH file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.