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.FAX File Extension

File Type 1Fax Document

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CategoryRaster Image Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a FAX file?

Fax image from a fax received or created with fax software; most often saved in a .TIFF format, which is recognized by most image viewing programs.

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Programs that open FAX files
Microsoft Windows Photo Viewer
Other image viewer
Apple Preview
Other image viewer
Updated 2/11/2011

File Type 2Now Contact Fax Template

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CategoryPage Layout Files


File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

.FAX File Association 2

Fax template created by Now Contact, a program that organizes contact information and day-to-day activities; contains a print layout template for your fax document; pre-loaded options include "Fancy Fax," "Flower," "Simple Cover," and "Swoosh."

More Information

To create the FAX file, select Define → Print Templates → Faxes..., select the "+" button in the top-right, name the template, and click OK. You will then be able to edit the template layout and its dimensions. Click OK when you're finished.

When creating a new .NWP fax document, you can select a FAX template to work off of by choosing a template from the "Use Template" drop down menu.

To select the template you want to print from, select File → Print Templates..., choose your template from the "Template Type" drop down menu, and click OK.

Programs that open FAX files
Now Contact
Now Contact
Updated 1/17/2014

.FAX Extension Information

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