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Details of extension .fax

1 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .fax file?
  • Which program can create the .fax file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .fax format?
  • What can convert .fax files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .fax extension?
G3 FAX Image .fax file icon

G3 FAX Image

FAX file is a G3 FAX Image. Raw G3 (Group 3) fax is a standard format for faxes.
Category: Graphic files
Application: XnView
Program name: -
Mime-type: image/g3fax
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Art Image
AT&T Group 4 Bitmap Image
Windows Bitmap Image
CALS Compressed Bitmap
CorelDraw Drawing
Computer Graphics Metafile
Corel Photo-Paint Image
Windows Custom Cursor
Dr. Halo Bitmap Image
WinFax Document .wfx file icon

WinFax Document

WFX file is a WinFax Document. WinFax is a Windows-based software product designed to let computers equipped with fax-modems to communicate directly to stand-alone fax machines.
Detailed description not available
Category: Document files
Application: XnView
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
fax, fxd, fxi, fxm, fxo, fxr, fxs, wfa
Related extensions:
G3 FAX Image
FlashPix Image
Tag Image File Format
eFax Document
Microsoft Fax Image
Ability Photopaint Image
Red Storm Bitmap Image
Canon Navigator Fax
TIFF Separator Page

Other types of files may also use the .fax file extension. If you have helpful information about .fax extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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DirectShow Filter Plugin
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The .fax filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

fas (11), afx (1), tax (1), fxa (1), fwx (1), fac (1), eax (1), cax (1), ax (1), gax (1), fx (1), faz (1), fad (1), faa (1), dax (1)

Can't open a .fax file?

If you want to open a .fax file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .fax association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.fax

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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