Python Fax Library

Python Fax Library
  • Send a fax
    from interfax import InterFAX
    interfax = InterFAX(username="username", password="password")
    fax = interfax.deliver(fax_number="+11111111112", files=["folder/fax.pdf"])
    fax = fax.reload() # resync with API to get latest status
    fax.status # Success if 0. Pending if < 0. Error if > 0
  • Check sent fax status
    image = interfax.outbound.image(999999999)
  • Retrieve received fax
    image = interfax.inbound.image(999999999)
Send and receive faxes from Python using the InterFAX Fax API
  • No hardware installations
  • No software setup
  • No phone lines to order

The InterFAX accepts files in all popular Office formats, including PDF and HTML, and sends them to a fax number you specify. The fax API offers basic fax send/receive, and advanced features such as multiple destinations, deferred transmission, document resolution, and more.

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What you get...

Free Registration
It costs nothing to join our developer program.
Free Faxing
Send as many test faxes as you need to one designated fax number.
Free Support
Our support team ensures you have everything you need to get your application up and running.
Access to Developer API
Your choice of REST, SOAP, or SMTP interface.

Features & Benefits of InterFAX

No Installations
No need to worry about fax software, servers or phone lines. Be up and running in minutes.
Encrypted Fax
Enhanced security with SSL access and encryption for inbound/outbound fax messages.
Global Reach
Our fax servers are distributed over four continents. Send faxes wherever you are.
Complies with the most stringent industry regulations, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
Unlimited Scalability
Whether you need to send ten faxes or ten thousand, our servers get the job done.
Outbound PCI DSS Fax
Complies with the new mandatory standard, ensuring the highest level of security for faxing credit-card data.
Full Control
Web-based administration screens allow you to monitor activity and control settings.
EU Data Protection
Complies with the EU Data Protection Directive, ensuring that all faxes are handled within the EU.

Sample Uses

Automated Invoicing
Automate fax invoices and order confirmations directly from order processing systems.
Online Restaurant Orders
Automatically fax orders from websites to restaurants for quick fulfillment.
Fax travellers' itineraries and related information directly from travel management systems.
Fax work orders to remote personnel from workflow management systems.
FAXCOMEXLib Alternative
Save the trouble of integrating the Windows fax library into your application.

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