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    Internet fax software

    Looking for free/shareware fax software that works with Windows 8 and a sat. connection(Hughesnet)

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    Deleted the other duplicate post in the Windows 8 forum
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    Look on the internet for occasional fax services, limited usage is usually free.
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    I use "pay as you go" (PamFax) so I don't get ads and it works internationally. Worth it for the few things that must be faxed.

    cheers, Paul

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    If you just want a number to receive faxes at, and if you don't receive more than 10 faxes per month, you could try eFax Free:

    https://www.efax.com/new/efax-free

    As the name says, it is free.

    You probably won't get a local number, but it will be a United States number.

    You will have to log onto their site to retrieve your faxes; there's no software involved.

    You will only be able to receive faxes, not send them, with eFax Free. In order to be able to send faxes, you will need to either subscribe to a fax sending service, or you will need to have a traditional analog modem and analog phone line.
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    Thank you

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    We regularly have patrons asking us for a fax machine and do not have one available for public use so I put together a couple of
    lists - one of nearby commercial establishments that offer it (Fedex-Kinkos, Staples, Office Depot and UPS Store) and another of
    some online sites that offer it either incoming or outgoing.

    Here's my internet list (information is accurate as of 05/21/2013):



    OUTGOING (SENDING)

    Generally .doc files are accepted, but not necessarily .docx, so save any MS Word files you want to send as faxes in the older file format to be on the safe side,

    Got Free Fax -- http://www.gotfreefax.com
    3 page maximum per fax; only 2 free faxes per day.
    Paid services are also available.

    Fax Zero -- http://www.faxzero.com
    3 page maximum per fax; 5 free faxes per day maximum.
    Paid services are also available.

    Free Fax Button -- http://www.freefaxbutton.com
    Maximum of 2 free faxes per day; INTERNATIONAL FAXES also free to their list of countries.

    INCOMING (RECEIVING)

    Special software may be needed to receive some of these; check to see file type they are sent as (efx, pdf, tif). Often they are sent to you via your email account.

    E-fax Free -- http://www.efax.com/efax-free
    10 pages peer month received for free using EFX format.
    Free accounts get non-local fax numbers; paid accounts have choices.

    Voxox -- http://www.voxox.com (Unified communications)
    Maximum 2MB per Fax. Free to Receive; charge for sending.
    (Your number is a US number selected at random; custom numbers available at a charge)

    K7.net -- http://www.k7.net (Unified communications)
    Up to 20 messages (voice mail & faxes combined at one time).
    Messages are wiped after 7 days.
    Phone numbers are Washington State nos. (area codes 206,425, 253)
    Accounts are terminated if not used within 30 days; new accounts are
    terminated if no fax or voicemail within 72 hours of activation.
    Voicemails are .wav files; faxes are .tif files.

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    Thanks for the information. You guys are great!

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