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ActFax Version 6.60, Build 0284 is released, 2017-06-20

ActFax version 6.60 (Build 0284) was build with a new Microsoft Compiler Toolset for improved system stability and better performance. The new ActFax version now also supports the latest Brooktrout driver version 6.7.6. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 6.50, Build 0278 is released, 2016-10-24

Beginning with ActFax version 6.50 (Build 0278) the operating systems Windows 2016 and Windows 2016 Core Server are supported. The new watchdog function guarantees better stability and availability of the fax server. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 6.20, Build 0271 is released, 2016-03-07

ActFax version 6.20 (Build 0271) includes an extension for the automatic import of user groups and a function to globally set the configuration for the appearance of the faxlist and the phone books as well as a completely redesigned printer driver background process. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 6.15, Build 0268 is released, 2015-12-03

With ActFax version 6.15 (Build 0268) it is now possible to submit fax jobs to the fax server by email. A new Microsoft Compiler Toolset improves reliability and overall performance of the software. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 6.10, Build 0264 is released, 2015-03-17

ActFax version 6.10 (Build 0264) comes with a new graphical user interface (GUI) for a modern look of the software. This version now also includes official support for Windows 10. A Download Manager supporting mixed 32-bit/64-bit installations as well as multiple language installations has also been added. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 5.15, Build 0248 is released, 2014-12-16

With ActFax version 5.15 (Build 0248) support for Windows 10 Technical Preview has been added. In addition to numerous new functions and bug fixes, the current ActFax version now also supports the latest Brooktrout driver version 6.7.1. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 5.10, Build 0245 is released, 2014-05-20

ActFax version 5.10 (Build 0245) uses an extended compiler toolset for better integration with new Windows versions and more stability. Windows versions older than Windows XP are no longer supported beginning with ActFax version 5.10. This ActFax version also includes support for Windows 8.1. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 5.05, Build 0238 is released, 2014-01-15

ActFax version 5.05 (Build 0238) now also supports color bitmaps for PDF documents The bitmaps can be added as Jpeg files with cover pages, overlays or through the data field @F000. This version also includes substantial modifications for terminal server support and operation of ActFax on Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 2012 and on 64-bit Windows systems. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 5.03, Build 0235 is released, 2013-08-22

ActFax version 5.03 (Build 0235) has been enhanced with a Truetype font for the ActiveFax font to format data fields added to documents and with StartTLS encryption for connections to mail servers. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 5.01, Build 0232 is released, 2013-01-17

The new ActFax version 5.01 (Build 0232) now also supports the operating systems Windows 8 and Windows 2012. Another new feature is the automatic check for updates done by the fax server, as well as the automatic distribution of updates for the fax clients. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 4.32, Build 0227 is released, 2012-08-29

The most significant improvement with ActFax version 4.32 (Build 0227) is the support of TLS/SSL encryption for the communication with mail servers and Web fax services. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 4.31, Build 0225 is released, 2012-05-22

With ActFax version 4.31 (Build 0225) support for Brooktrout driver version 6.5.2 and ConcordFax Web Fax Services has been added. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 4.27, Build 0223 is released, 2011-06-16

With ActFax version 4.27 (Build 0223) support for Brooktrout fax bords for ActFax 64-bit and a new Venali/eFax Web fax interface have been added. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 4.25, Build 0221 is released, 2010-02-11

ActFax version 4.25 (Build 0221) introduces a new license key format. ActFax uses 20-digit license keys instead of 10-digit keys now. The conversion of existing 10-digit license keys can be done with the Convert License link. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 4.20, Build 0219 is released, 2009-12-15

Amongst others version 4.20 (Build 0219) contains an enhanced help system for Windows Vista, 2008 and 7. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 4.18, Build 0218 is released, 2009-05-28

With version 4.18 (Build 0218) support for Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) has been added. This version also includes support for the latest Brooktrout SDK 6.0 to use Brooktrout TR1034/Trufax boards on Windows Vista and 2008 and on 64-bit systems. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 4.16, Build 0217 is released, 2008-11-13

Version 4.16 (Build 0217) offers enhanced support for the Venali Web Fax Service and several other improvements and bug fixes. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 4.14, Build 0216 is released, 2008-04-18

Version 4.14 (Build 0216) now supports the Web Fax Service Venali. When using the Venali Web Fax Service, no modems or fax boards and no fax lines are needed on the fax server. Version 4.14 also includes other new functions and bug fixes. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 4.12, Build 0215 is released, 2007-12-04

With Version 4.12 (Build 0215) support for Windows 2008 has been added to ActFax. Beside support for GPL Ghostscript and the new Brooktrout driver version 5.1.2 several other enhancements and bug fixes have been added to the new release. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 4.10, Build 0214 is released, 2007-04-25

With Version 4.10 (Build 0214) support for 64-bit Windows (x64) has been integrated in ActFax. Enhanced support of terminal services and other minor changes and bug fixes have been added to the new release. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 4.05, Build 0213 is released, 2006-10-02

With Version 4.05 (Build 0213) support for Windows Vista has been integrated with ActFax. Faxes can now also be sent with a digital signature through an interface to the digiSeal Server software from secrypt. Support for the new Brooktrout/Dialogic RoHS-compliant fax boards, including new drivers, is now also available. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 3.94, Build 0212 is released, 2006-03-31

Version 3.94 (Build 0212) now supports fax class 1.0 modems (includes V.34 Fax and Super G3) for fax transfer rates of up to 33,600 bps. The new release also includes direct support of Mainpine fax boards (V.34 compatible) and Xerox WorkCentre scanners. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 3.92, Build 0198 is released, 2005-08-11

Version 3.92 (Build 0198) supports DTMF Routing for Voice capable modems and includes a bug fix for printing through the fax server when the fax server is running as a service and the latest Windows Security Patch has been installed. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

Takeover by ActFax Communication-Software GmbH, 2005-05-13

Effective from 2005/01/01, ActFax has been taken over from Vogler Software by ActFax Communication-Software GmbH. The takeover has no effects on our customers. All license agreements and support remain unchanged.

ActFax Version 3.91, Build 0197 is released, 2005-04-05

The new version 3.91 (Build 0197) contains several small enhancements, improvements and bug fixes. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 3.89, Build 0196 is released, 2004-12-09

Version 3.89 (Build 0196) now also directly supports Tiff files for the processing of outgoing faxes as well as Eicon Diva Server Analog boards. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 3.88, Build 0195 is released, 2004-07-08

Version 3.88 (Build 0195) now also supports direct integration of Outlook Address Books into ActFax, so it is no longer required to manually export and import Outlook address books. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

New ActFax website introduced, 2004-06-17

The website www.actfax.com now appears in a new and improved design. There are also new features included, for example a Knowledge Base that contains information about common questions and problems and a FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) section.

ActFax Version 3.87, Build 0194 is released, 2004-06-03

Version 3.87 (build 0194) now also supports Brooktrout TR1034, TR1000 and Trufax-BRI fax boards. The license check for the clients is now done on the fax server, so license settings no longer need to be entered in the client setup. Private phone books are now stored on the fax server rather than on the local client harddisk by default. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 3.86, Build 0193 is released, 2004-03-29

With Version 3.86 (Build 0193) support for Brooktrout TR114 und Trufax fax boards is now available. The data communication between the server and the clients has been optimized for slow network connections and passive group memberships for users are now also possible. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 3.85, Build 0192 is released, 2003-10-22

Version 3.85 (Build 0192) mainly comes with enhanced features for fax class 1 compatible modems. The fax server now directly supports Error Correction Mode (ECM) and T.6 MMR compression for class 1 fax modems. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 3.81, Build 0191 is released, 2003-09-10

Version 3.81 (Build 0191) contains several small enhancements and bug fixes. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 3.81, Build 0190 is released, 2003-05-22

Among other modifications, version 3.81 (Build 0190) comes with direct support for terminal server published applications, an import/export function for the user database, SMTP-authentication through "POP before SMTP" and other improvements and bug fixes. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 3.81, Build 0189 is released, 2003-02-04

Version 3.81 (Build 0189) contains several small enhancements and bug fixes. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 3.81, Build 0188 is released, 2002-11-29

With Verions 3.81 (Build 0188) the fax server now supports the PDF file format for email attachments and file export, individual Read/Unread status per user for received faxes, automatic email notification on server problems and other enhancements. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

Online Order System, 2002-11-18

It is now also possible to order ActFax online on our website. The online order system uses a 128 bit SSL connection to guarantee absolute secure data transfer of confidential information, like credit card numbers.

ActFax Version 3.61, Build 0186 is released, 2002-09-09

Version 3.61 (Build 0187) contains several small enhancements and bug fixes. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 3.61, Build 0184 is released, 2002-03-20

New in Version 3.61 (Build 0184) is the optimized CAPI-Interface, the optimized Intel/Dialogic GDK-Interface, the redesigned ODBC database access, and other enhancements and bug fixes. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 3.61, Build 0181 is released, 2001-10-01

Version 3.61 (Build 0181) comes with enhancements, like the Tiff Group 4 file format, notification for multiple email addresses and other enhancements and bug fixes. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 3.61, Build 0180 is released, 2001-07-31

The new Version 3.61 (Build 0180) contains several small enhancements and bug fixes. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 3.61, Build 0179 is released, 2001-06-08

With version 3.61 (Build 0179) the internal structure of the Windows printer driver has been optimized, which results in a better fax quality for faxes created with Windows applications and also smaller disk files. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 3.42, Build 0178 is released, 2001-05-02

Version 3.42 (Build 0178) offers various new features and bug fixes. Some of the new features of this version are the simultaneous export of multiple fax messages and the ability for an individual text for emails with attachments. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

Partner agreement with AMTANGEE AG signed, 2001-04-25

ActFax Communication-Software GmbH signed a partner agreement with AMTANGEE AG. ActFax is used as the preferred fax communication solution in AMTANGEEs CRM system

ActFax Version 3.42, Build 0177 is released, 2001-03-13

Version 3.42 (Build 0177) enables you to print multiple documents at the same time, to automate the Setup with command line parameters and to send status notification through a serial interface. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 3.42, Build 0176 is released, 2001-01-31

Version 3.42 (Build 0176) has been released. New features of this version are the support of individual dialing rules, enhanced search functions and other small improvements and bug fixes. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

ActFax Version 3.42, Build 0175 is released, 2001-01-03

Version 3.42 (Build 0175) includes the official release for Windows ME, the possibility to individually configure Multi ISDN Controllers, support for Ghostscript 6.50, a solution for possible compatibility problems with old versions of the file comctl32.dll and other small enhancements and bug fixes. A complete list with all modifications can be found in the file readme.txt.

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Did you know that ...
  • ActFax can be downloaded at the Download area for testing before buying?
  • individual permissions can be configured for each user through the User Administrator?
  • ActFax has a central phone book and private phone books for each user?