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Send online faxes: an overview of free fax services

The Dream of a paperless office is - with all digitalization - in most companies exactly that: a dream. Despite e-mail, chat, Skype, Google Hangout, Facebook and Co., the amount of paper in German offices has increased even further. A sign of the still great importance of paper is the fact that the Fax machine as a communication channel still plays a role in some areas. In a professional context, this may not pose any major difficulties, but only very few have their own private fax machine. Fortunately, that is no longer necessary these days. We have a Overview of various virtual fax services Compiled for you, with which you can enter without the appropriate device Send online fax can…

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Why are fax services needed?

Fax machines are considered outdated technology. It is not without reason that written communication takes place via e-mails, as these are in many cases faster and easier to use. Nevertheless, there are always situations in which one is annoyed not to have a fax machine. When dealing with authorities in particular, many processes can be accelerated by sending important documents and documents by fax - perhaps even during the phone call with the relevant clerk.

So the fax still has some advantages. But if a fax has to be sent, there is a lack of the appropriate device in private households. here we can virtual fax services To remedy the situation. We have summarized various of these services for you in our overview.

15 Virtual services to send an online fax

  1. All to fax

    At All to Fax you can submit your document by email and it will then be sent by fax. The prices start from 0.062 euros or 0.069 euros per fax - depending on the time at which you send the document. Both a prepaid option and plans with fixed monthly sales are available. If you want to use the All to Fax service free of charge, this will be limited. You can send one fax per day up to a maximum of 15 per month at no charge.

  2. eFax

    EFax also receives faxes as e-mail, but with this service you can also receive your own fax number, which you can use to receive faxes. These will then also be sent to you by email. The basic monthly fee is 11 euros. The first 150 fax pages are free, depending on the recipient location and the size of the document. The service can be tested free of charge for 30 days.

  3. Fax.de

    In contrast to other services, Fax.de offers software for various operating systems that can be integrated into existing programs. This makes it possible, for example, to send documents directly from Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat Reader as a fax. There are also applications for iOS and Android that can be used to fax documents on the go. The prices start from 2.50 euros per month and you can also get your own number with which faxes can be received.

  4. E-mail

    Deutsche Post also offers the option of sending a fax online and free of charge. To do this, you need an account with E-Post. One advantage of this provider: You can not only send, but also receive your own fax number, which you can use to receive a fax digitally.

  5. Fax.to

    This provider grants a seven-day free trial before you have to pay for the service. Fax.to then costs 9 euros a month. However, you will receive a fax number for this and can send 90 faxes. You can also receive faxes as e-mail attachments and print or save them straight away. There is no upper limit for reception.

  6. Send fax

    Send fax offers the possibility to send faxes without registration and to pay directly via PayPal. In this case, however, the price is significantly higher at EUR 0.65 per page. After registering, a credit account is set up and prices start from 0.15 euros per page, depending on the recipient country.

  7. Freenet

    The well-known e-mail provider Freenet also offers its customers the option of using a virtual fax with the Power e-mail tariff and also receiving their own faxes.

  8. Fritzbox

    Some models of the well-known Fritzbox routers offer the option of sending faxes via your own Internet connection. Please refer to the manufacturer's website or the manual for your device to find out whether your model supports this option.

  9. Simple fax

    You don't have to fax frequently, but rather need a one-time service to send a text? Then Simple-Fax can be of interest to you. You do not need to register here to use the test service. Simply enter the recipient's number, e-mail address for the confirmation and the text and the fax can be sent straight away.

  10. GMX

    GMX also offers a virtual fax number in the Promail and Topmail tariffs. The Topmail tariff for 4.99 euros per month includes ten pages per month, with the Promail tariff for 2.99 euros per month you pay for each page separately.

  11. Cospace

    Cospace advertises that up to 10 faxes per month can be sent free of charge, there are no restrictions on receiving them. Registration is also required here, which will also give you your fax number, which you can use to receive messages. You can also forward a fax that you have received to your e-mail address or download it as a PDF to print out.

  12. GTC Internet Fax

    GTC does not charge a monthly fee for the Internet fax service. A credit is set up in advance, from which the costs for the fax pages actually sent are billed. All you need is an email address.

  13. Macbay

    Macbay offers the customer a complete virtual office, the functions range from e-mail to calendar to virtual fax. A program is available for the Mac platform with which faxes can be sent directly from various programs on the Mac - for example from Word or OpenOffice. Macbay also offers its own fax number. The prices start from one euro per month.

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December 8, 2020Author: Nils Warkentin

Nils Warkentin studied business administration at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen. On the career bible, he is devoted to topics related to studies, career entry and everyday office life.

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