With eFax Messenger® fax software, you can view your faxes from any computer. Convert an EFX File to TIFF or PDF To have your faxes open automatically in. eFax Messenger is a fax utility that lets you view, edit and save your faxes from New functions include conversion of EFX documents to PDF format, and. Automatically Opening TIF Faxes with eFax Messenger. Configuring . and then click OK. eFax Messenger opens and converts your document to a fax file.

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HowevereFax sends a copy of the EFX fax file to your designated efqx address. If you need further assistance, please let us know and we can convert them to PDF for you. You are commenting using your WordPress. I use Ubuntu Linux as my primary desktop OS.

To start using the program, click the eFax Messenger icon on your Applications folder for Mac or Programs folder for Windows systems. The new files should be received as PDF.

I updated the article with this obvious solution which was not obvious to me! In Ubuntu Linux, wine just uses the drivers installed in Ubuntu Linux.

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Vincent 3 Post as a guest Name. Email Required, but never shown. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. The simplest way seems to ro just downloading eFax Messenger on a computer with Windows, but since I don’t have access to one that’s not an option.

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Thanks converg much for your tip- I will update eFax article with your suggestion. Use the web interface to view your received faxes. I changed eFax’s setting a long time ago to send me new faxes in PDF format, so this problem only applies to my very old faxes.

Open the Message Center online and select the fax.

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I will update article soon after verifying. From here you can email yourself the signed document, whether you actually sign it or not, and the pages get emailed to you as at TIF. When you are in the view window right click and save the image to your desktop or other folder on your computer.

However, for some reason, it refuses to wfax in Wine 1.

Email required Address never made public. Efax is a great service and deserving of customer support. I guess eFax messemger to allow free PDF saving for free users- not sure when that occurred.

While a pdf printer is already installed by default in recent Ubuntu versions it may fail to display effax your Efax Messenger printer list. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Or a way to convert them into a file format that I can open, e. It runs on Mac OS X We have a huge database of file extensions file types with detailed descriptions. Sign up or log in Sign t using Google.

Messenger can also save to TIFF image format. Thanks so very much. Jawa 2, 5 16 Original downloads only All software listed on file.

For example, in the file name “winmail. To get wine working well enough to messengeg eFax Messenger, you have to run regedit from winetricks, find the printers section, and delete the eFax printer. Much like some old word processing formats, EFX is a proprietary file format- you cannot view it or convert it with software other than cpnvert provided by eFax.

Double click the downloaded file, and follow the install prompts on your screen. But installation failed on Quantal A file extension is the characters after the last dot in a file conver.

Free users can use the eFax Messenger software, although that is not obvious from reading the website or online help. Your solution solves all the issues quite nicely. While they still provide free incoming fax numbers, they connvert longer appear to conspicuously advertise it last check They are no longer available on eFax’s website so I can’t just get them from there and change the format.

We do not host downloads on our own, but point you to the newest, original downloads. This application comes free with your eFax Pro or eFax Plus software. Since you updated your settings to receive faxes now in PDF, you can: Not a big obstacle… To convert to PDF you will need to install a free pdf print driver.

Fill in your details below or click an icon messengeg log in: The inbox has a preview pane that is too small to be functional. As eFax Messenger has a print option, you can use it fonvert print to your printer. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Our users primarily use eFax Messenger to open these file types: