Popfax is on the market for smth about 7 years. During these years there appeared several new ways of faxing. Let’s see them.
1. Online faxing. Simple one: here you can securely login with a password and manage your fax communication. All the setting up of the account (password, email, personal details, currency, payment means, etc.), configuration of the fax sending process can be done from users’ secure online account or from Popcompanion fax software.
2. Email faxing. You can send fax just as you would compose and send an email message. To send fax via email you must purchase the Option pack or a Send Only package. Here you won’t be able to configure your account details, but you will be able to send fax in just a few simple clicks, to send fax with cover page, or to send fax with personalized fields. You can also send SMS via email.
No printing, walking to a fax machine, dialing numbers, and waiting for the fax to send.
The OCR feature allows you to search keywords or phrases for the fast retrieval of faxes from their email client or email archive solutions.
3. Mobile website. It is compatible with all iPhones, Blackberries, and other PDAs or Smartphones, and includes the full range of Internet fax features. Here you can do everything you do from your computer: send fax, receive fax, configure your account, Send SMS, receive voicemails, set up a conference call, manage your faxes in folders, etc.
All you need is a mobile device and Internet connection – no additional software required!
Just imagine how convenient it would be to take a picture of a document from your smart phone, and fax it instantly.
With the new mobile web site from Popfax, mobile devices are de facto, fully featured, miniature fax machines!
4. Popfax printer. Reading their info this is a driver that converts any document your desktop can print into the black and white TIFF FAX G3 format and then sends it to any fax machine via Popfax.com Internet Fax Services.
You can fax from almost any application as simply as printing a document. There is no need to launch an internet browser or memorize a website address, just print your document inside an application. Instead of printing to paper, your printout will be sent as a fax.
When you want to send fax, in the opened document just go to the Print dialog box, choose Popfax printer from the printer menu, and click on the Print button. It prepares the document for faxing and opens the Popfax printer-driver fax software. If you have entered the names and fax numbers of your correspondents in your contact book, then you can select them from there or you can add new contacts and click on “Send Fax”.
You can send fax to one or multiple recipients at once in several clicks. Just import your contacts to the Popfax printer-driver, select the document to fax, and click on “Send”.
To make your fax look more professional, you can also add a cover page. With the Popfax printer-driver fax software, you can fax any type of document, there is no limit to the type of document you can fax.
5. Popcompanion mobile fax software. This is an excellent solution for business people who are always on the move. It transforms your iPhone, Samsung Galaxy or Blackberry device into a pocket fax machine by installing the Popcompanion fax software from iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry Marketplace.
Now you can take pictures with the smartphone’s built-in camera and fax them at once. In other words, your mobile device becomes a real fax machine: scan the pages of a document one after the other with your smartphone’s camera and send the resulting assembled document to your fax correspondent.
The integrated image processor in Popcompanion fax software adjusts the photo and converts it into a faxable black & white document. As soon as you have taken a picture, you can rotate it 90 degrees, adjust the page size by dragging the document margins, and approve it for sending. After you review the conversion to black & white, you can add as many photographed pages as you need. Popcompanion mobile fax software will interpret it as a single fax document with multiple pages. Faxes are sent immediately.