The File Extensions Database


.FAX File Extension

  • Developer by: Now Software
  • Category: Page Layout Files

What is an .FAX file?

.FAX is Now Contact Fax Template

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."

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 Now Contact Fax Template
Windows
Now Contact
Mac
Now Contact
File Type 2 Fax Document
Category: Raster Image Files Format: Binary

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.

Programs that open Fax Document
Windows
Microsoft Windows Photo Viewer
Mac
Apple Preview

How to solve problems with FAX files

  • Associate the FAX file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any FAX file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.FAX files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the FAX file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .FAX is Now Contact Fax Template. Because only the current version supports the latest FAX file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Now Software manufacturer website after an available .FAX is Now Contact Fax Template update.
  • To make sure that your FAX file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.