What Types of Files Can I Send with eFax?

With eFax®, you can send faxes by simply adding your fax documents as attachments — including virtually all standard file types — to a new email message.

The standard file transfer format for faxes is TIFF, but eFax offers many more options. Below is a list of the more than 170 standard file formats that eFax supports.

Document Type Versions Ext
Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) All Versions PDF
Adobe Postscript Adobe Postscript PS
Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop PSD
Amiga Interchange File Format (IFF) Raster Bitmap only IFF
CAD Drawing Exchange Format (DXF) All AutoCad compatible versions DFX
Comma Separated Values format All Versions CSV
CompuServe Graphics Interchange Format GIF87a, GIF89a GIF
Corel Presentations Slideshow V. 96 and above SHW
Corel Word Perfect v 5.x.6, 7, 8, 9 WPD, P5, WP6
eFax Messenger Document Format eFax Messenger EFX
eFax Messenger Document Format j2 Messenger JFX
Encapsulated Postscript Encapsulated Postscript EPS
Hypertext Markup Language HTML only, with base href tag required HTML
JPEG (Joint Photography Experts Group) All Versions JPG, JPEG
Microsoft Excel v 5, 95, 97, 2000 XLS, XLSX
Microsoft PowerPoint v. 4 and above PPT, PPTX
Microsoft Publisher v. 98, 2000, 2002, 2003,2007; Mac: v. 4, 5.x, 95, 98 PUB
Microsoft Word Win: v. 97, 2000,2003, 2007 DOC, DOCX
Microsoft Word Template Win: v. 97, 2000, 2003,2007; Mac: v. 4, 5.x, 95, 98 DOT, DOTX
Microsoft Works Word Processor Microsoft Works Word Processor WPS
OpenDocument Drawing All Versions ODG
OpenDocument Presentation All Versions ODP
OpenDocument Spreadsheet All Versions ODS
OpenDocument Text All Versions ODT
PC Paintbrush Graphics (PCX) All Versions PCX
Plain Text All Versions TXT, DOC, LOG, ERR
Portable Network Graphics (PNG) All Versions PNG
Quattro Pro v. 6 and above QPW, WB1, WB2, WB3
Rich Text Format All Versions RTF
StarOffice Drawing v. 8 SXD
StarOffice Presentation v. 8 SXI
StarOffice Spreadsheets v. 8 SXC
StarOffice Text Documents v. 8 SXW
Tagged Image file format (TIFF) All Versions TIF, TIFF
Truevision Targa Format All Versions TGA
Visio Drawing Visio Drawing VSD
Windows Bitmap All Versions BMP
Word Perfect Graphics v. 2.0 and above WPG