Did you find or received FAX file and your computer failed to open it? Below we will explain what is FAX file extension and how you can open it.

What is a FAX file ext?

The .FAX file extension is an image that is generated using fax software. .FAX files should be viewable using any image viewer which can handle .TIF or .TIFF files.

How to open a FAX file?

In most cases your computer should know what software program should be used to open different file types and extensions like FAX. When you double click on the FAX file format, it should open with appropriate software program. If you downloaded or received FAX files for the first time and your system failed to open it then try free file viewers available on the internet after doing enough research not to fall prey to malware.

How to fix errors with FAX files

Scan the file
Before trying to open FAX files on your Windows make sure that it is safe to do so by running through antivirus scanner.
Unable to open FAX files with the associated software program or see an error than try updating the associated software
Do not
If none of the applications in your Windows were able to open FAX file do not change file extension because by changing file extension you are corrupting the file. In case you already changed the extension you can revert it back to FAX by renaming the file. Incorrect associations are the cause of many FAX file errors.

Finally, if Windows is unable to open file extension FAX you may have registry related errors or may not have the appropriate program installed. We strongly recommend that you run a registry scan.

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