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eFax Messenger makes faxing easy

Our premier internet fax software eFax Messenger takes sending and receiving fax online to a new level. Compatible for both Windows (XP/Vista and Windows 7) and Mac, it comes at no extra cost if you subscribe to eFax Plus or Pro. This fax software allows you to personalize your own cover page, signature, add text notes and highlight certain portions on a page. We added new capabilities including file conversion from .efx to PDF files. Downloading our innovative fax software is a great addition to your subscription if you need these extra features. Easy to install at no extra cost, this fax software is a great enhancement for your faxing communications suite.

New features include:

  • Convert .efx documents to PDF.
  • Print faxes and logs from the compose fax screen, sent folders and draft folders.

eFax Messenger for Windows:

eFax Messenger for Macintosh:

How to install eFax Messenger

  1. If you haven't already, sign up for an eFax account.
  2. Choose the version of eFax Messenger that is appropriate for your operating system.
  3. Click the download link.
  4. Save the file to your computer.
  5. Double click the file and follow the on-screen instructions to install eFax Messenger.
  6. To start the program, click the eFax Messenger icon in your Programs folder (Windows OS) or your Applications folder (Mac OS).

Technical Requirements and Installation Instructions for eFax Messenger
Minimum System Requirements:
OS: Windows 7/Vista/XP
File Size: 3 MB download

Note: Most home PCs are set up to allow you to install software (users have administrative rights). However, some business PCs are set up so that users cannot install software without permission from their company (users do not have administrative rights). If you are a business user, contact your system administrator or IT department if you do not have permission to install Messenger.

Minimum System Requirements:
OS: Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
File size: 1.1MB download

Note: Messenger for Macintosh is not currently compatible with Intel-based Macintosh computers.

Download and Installation Instructions

Click the download link and do one of the following:

  • To start the installation immediately, click Open or Run this program from its current location.
  • To copy the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save or Save this program to disk.
  • If you saved the installation program to disk, double-click on the .exe file you downloaded to begin the installation.
  • Click Next to begin installing Messenger. To do an automatic installation, click on the Install button.
  • Click on the Advanced Setup button if you would like to choose a different language preference and install location.
  • Click Finish.

Once the install is complete, you will be asked to submit your eFax number and PIN in order to use all the Messenger features.

Other Technical Notes

System Startup

If you do not want Messenger to start up every time your computer starts up, go to the Start menu > Programs > Startup menu. Right click on the eFax Tray Icon and click delete.

Note: Do not remove the eFax DllCmd 4.0. If this file is removed from your startup menu, you will not be able to fax documents from other Applications.

File Associations

The only file types that will automatically open in Messenger are j2's very own .EFX and .JFX file formats. If you would like any other file types to automatically open in Messenger, such as TIF or JPEG, you must change your File Associations through Windows. See Microsoft Windows help section for more information.

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