What is a .EFX File And How To Open It – j2 Global Communications (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .efx extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .efx file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .EFX file?

The file extension .EFX stands for eFax Document. This file extension was developed by j2 Global Communications. The file is a data related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .efx file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .EFX file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .EFX file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .EFX file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .efx file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the j2 Global Communications eFax software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is j2 Global Communications eFax.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .EFX file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the j2 Global Communications eFax software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .EFX file on Mac

The .efx file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the j2 Global Communications eFax software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is j2 Global Communications eFax.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .EFX file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the j2 Global Communications eFax software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .EFX file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .efx file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the j2 Global Communications eFax software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is j2 Global Communications eFax.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .EFX file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the j2 Global Communications eFax software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .EFX file?

If you are still unable to open the .EFX file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .EFX file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .efx – Raven Software. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .EFX file with the j2 Global Communications eFax program on Windows, j2 Global Communications eFax program on Mac and j2 Global Communications eFax software on Linux.