Generate Faxes in Outlook

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This page includes tools for generating faxable documents, automatically printing them, and performing other fax functions. If you don’t yet have fax software, see Personal Fax Services.

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EmailMerge Pro for Outlook
EmailMerge Pro is the fastest, easiest way to mail merge

Create and send personalized individually addressed e-mail messages using an easy Wizard in Outlook - plain text, HTML or rich text. Your recipient list can be in Outlook, Exchange Global Address Lists, Excel or Access files. You can use Categories or Distribution Lists to keep mailing lists. You can even defer and batch send your emails to get around ISP restrictions. Outlook based solution for e-mail newsletters, business announcements and sales & marketing emails. Supports Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013 (32 and 64bit).

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ClickFax Pro

Service to receive faxes and send fax messages that you create by printing to a special printer driver. Integrates with the Outlook Address Book for selecting fax recipients.

eFax

Toll-free numbers are available for an additional charge. For a monthly subscription fee, you can also send faxes.

Fax2Mail

Send and receive faxes from anywhere, using your browser or email client. Fax2Mail does not require any hardware or software. Select a Toll Free, Local or use your existing fax number. Available in the US, UK, and other countries.

Fax2Me

Affordable Internet-based fax and voicemail for small businesses and home office users. Send and receive faxes by email, or use the voice mail features as a personal voice message system or multi-extension voice mail.

Fax4Word

Fax4Word allows you to send personalized copies of the same fax to many recipients. Fax 4 Word works with Word 2000, 2002, 2003 and 2007 and uses a simple one screen interface. Free trial available.

Faxaway

Affordable internet fax and voice mail service.

FaxSee Pro

FaxSee Pro is a professional fax image browser viewer & fax to tif tiff converter, enables you to browse, open, view, flip, mirror, print not only known-format fax images. Microsoft Fax AWD format supported. Other fax tools available. Version 2.8

Innoport

Various services that provide you with calendar and contacts, with Outlook sync, plus a mail account, voicemail, and send and receive faxes.

MetroFax

Metro Fax offers local and toll free numbers for U.S. and Canada. Faxes are sent and received using any email address, additional software is not required. A Fax addin adds integration with Outlook 2000 and up, on Windows 2000, XP or Vista.

Personalized Emails 4Outlook

Email Merge Personalized Individually Addressed Invitations, Greetings and Sales Letters at the click of a button. Supports Outlook 2000,2002, 2003 and 2007, with or without Word as Editor.

Scan & Attach

Add a "Scan & Attach" button to new Outlook emails and replies. When the button is clicked the scanner begins the scanning process. The scanned image will then directly be attached to the Outlook email as a (multi page) PDF, TIFF, JPEG, PNG or BMP file. A second button opens a full blown image editor. All the options you need to adjust or reorder the scanned images before attaching them to the Outlook email are there. Now supports 64-bit Windows and Outlook 2010.

Scanner Addin for Outlook

Scanner Addin for Outlook allows you to scan images or documents into Outlook. Features both a wizard and a 'One-Click' scanning method that allows you to scan and insert any image into your emails. By configuring your default scan settings, you are able to quickly insert any image with the click of a button. This is helpful if you frequently need to scan images into your emails but don't need to change the settings. Scanner Addin for Outlook works with Outlook 2000, XP, 2003, 2007 and 2010.

Send2Fax

Send faxes by email using this low cost internet fax service, includes 800# for receiving faxes. Supports Office 2003's Internet Fax feature.

TIFF File Converter

Uses a fax printer driver to generate a .tif or other graphic file from anything you can print from a Windows program. Free from the Faxaway Internet fax service. Converter

TiffWorks TIFF Printer Driver

Uses a fax printer driver to generate a .tif or other graphic file from anything you can print from a Windows program. Shareware.

VoIP Plug-in for Microsoft Fax

VoIP Plug-in is a driver for Microsoft Fax that enables Microsoft Fax (Windows Fax and Scan) to connect to either phone lines or Internet services that support SIP T.38 (the industry standard network VoIP fax transmission protocol). Connect to PHONE LINES (PSTN) with VoIP gateways that support SIP T.38 (the industry standard network VoIP fax transmission protocol). Connect through INTERNET/VoIP services that support SIP T.38 pass-through. FREE.

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Written by

Diane Poremsky
A Microsoft Outlook Most Valuable Professional (MVP) since 1999, Diane is the author of several books, including Outlook 2013 Absolute Beginners Book. She also created video training CDs and online training classes for Microsoft Outlook. You can find her helping people online in Outlook Forums as well as in the Microsoft Answers and TechNet forums.

Please post long or more complicated questions at Outlookforums.

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