You need to send documents from individual applications by fax?
Use ActFax to send faxes from any Windows application. It's as easy as printing.
You want a faxing solution that is easy to install and maintain?
ActFax is installed and configured in just a few minutes. Also if you are no IT expert.
Faxes should be automatically sent directly from your applications?
ActFax seamlessly integrates into all your applications. Quick and straightforward.
Received faxes should be automatically delivered to your users?
ActFax routes incoming faxes directly to your users. Fully automatically.
Always keeping track of the status of your fax messages is important for you?
ActFax notifies you by email or through the client software. In a matter of seconds.
The transmission of fax messages should be done through Voice over IP?
Use ActFax in combination with XCAPI. That's the future of faxing.
The reliability of your faxing solution is important for you?
More than 250,000 users worldwide trust in ActFax. Day by day.
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Recommended modems and fax boards for ActFax


Which modems and fax boards do you recommend for ActFax?


ActFax can be used with the following types of modems, ISDN boards and fax boards:
  • Fax modems that support fax class 1, 1.0, 2 or 2.0
  • ISDN boards that support the T.30 (Fax Group 3) protocol
  • Diva Server boards from Dialogic/Eicon
  • Fax boards from Brooktrout
  • Fax boards from Intel/Dialogic (Cpi series)
  • RockForce boards from Mainpine
  • VoIP/FoIP (Voice over IP/Fax over IP)

Avoid using cheap modems

In general, it is recommended to avoid using cheap low-end modems for faxing, since such modems are usually only tested for data and Internet connections and do not work reliable in fax mode. Since a modem has do establish connections to hundrets of different fax machines, using cheap modems often causes problems when connections to certain types of fax machines cannot be done.
We recommend the following modems, ISDN boards and fax boards to be used with ActFax:

Analog Modems

Analog Multi-Modem Boards

ISDN Modems and ISDN Boards

ISDN Router with LANCAPI

Intelligent Fax Boards

VoIP/FoIP (Voice over IP/Fax over IP)