>> FAX file

FAX file format description

Many people share .fax files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .fax file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .fax files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.fax - G3 FAX Image

The FAX graphic files are related to XnView. FAX file is a G3 FAX Image. Raw G3 (Group 3) fax is a standard format for faxes.

Application:
XnView
Category:
Graphic files
Mime-type:
image/g3fax
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
g3
G3 FAX Image related extensions:
.$s
ZX Spectrum Hobetta Image
.2bp
Pocket PC Bitmap Image
.2d
Amapi Image
.411
Sony Mavica Picture
.4bt
GoDot Image
.73i
TI-73 Bitmap

.wfx - WinFax Document

The WFX document files are related to XnView. 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.

Application:
XnView
Category:
Document files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
fax, fxd, fxi, fxm, fxo, fxr, fxs, wfa
WinFax Document related extensions:
.$s
ZX Spectrum Hobetta Image
.2bp
Pocket PC Bitmap Image
.2d
Amapi Image
.411
Sony Mavica Picture
.4bt
GoDot Image
.73i
TI-73 Bitmap

Naturally, other applications may also use the .fax file extension. Even harmful programs can create .fax files. Be especially cautious with .fax files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .fax file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this 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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .fax file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ax, fas, dax, bax, afx, gax, fx, faz, fad, eax, cax, tax, fxa, fwx, fac

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

.ax
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.bax
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.fas
Compiled Fast-Load AutoLISP
.dax
DAX Compressed PSP ISO Image
.afx
Auto FX Photo/Graphic Edges Image
.fxa
FaceFX Actor File

Operating systems

DataTypes.net currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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