Files with fax file extension can be found as digital pictures saved in format used to visualize fax documents in electronic format.

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FAX file extension - Fax document (generic Group 3 1bit encoded data)

What is fax file? How to open fax files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

fax file icon: fax filetype icon

The fax file extension is generally related and used for various Fax files, i.e. scanned documents and send through fax machines.

The most common group 3 faxes conform to the ITU-T Recommendations T.30 and T.4. Group 3 faxes take between six and fifteen seconds to transmit a single page (not including the initial time for the fax machines to handshake and synchronize). The horizontal and vertical resolutions are allowed by the T.4 standard to vary among a set of fixed resolutions.

This fax file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: November 14, 2018

The default software associated to open fax file:

XnView MP icon

Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet logoXnView MP  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet

A free (for non-commercial purposes) powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats and also supports export to 70 different file formats. It works on Windows, Linux and macOS (OS X).

Help how to open:

A lot of graphics viewes can open and view fax files.

How to convert:

Fax files can be usually exported as PDF files, or perhaps other graphics formats.

Find conversions from fax file:

fax to pdf

List of software applications associated to the .fax file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open fax file, edit fax file, convert fax file, view fax file, play fax file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting fax files.

Software that open fax file - Fax document (generic Group 3 1bit encoded data)

Programs supporting the exension fax on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about PhotoFiltre Studio for open fax file action.

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