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Online Fax Management Platform

Published 05/28/2012 and rated Ratingstars5 5 out of 5 stars
by Shel Gatto
What can you use the app for?

HelloFax is an online fax management application that lets users manage faxes without an actual fax machine. The user can send documents and receive them online. The service offers more advanced features that also let users fill out forms and add signatures to documents that are faxed. Users can request signatures from others as well. The application supports templates that let users upload a document, add a signer role, apply custom text fields that require a response and choose where each role signs. HelloFax also comes with convenient third party integration. Users can connect to their Google Drive account as well as Dropbox. HelloFax lets users manage all their faxes in one place without buying any hardware or components.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

HelloFax was founded by Neal O’Mara and Joseph Walla. The application was designed to make document management even easier for users. HelloFax eliminates the need to buy fax machines and waste paper on printed documents. The application has received plenty of attention so far, especially from business related websites and blogs. It is primarily promoted as a free fax alternative that works for professionals and casual users.

What are the differences to other apps?

The web has presented numerous ways to send a fax without an actual fax machine. HelloFax is yet another but one that offers far more bells and whistles than some of its competitors. The application offers a professional design that looks much more reliable than other fax websites. Users can also integrate with popular third party applications and add signatures to their documents. HelloFax also supports other text fields that let users’ complete entire forms that can be faxed online

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

HelloFax can really win some professional users over with its stylish appearance. The application adopts a familiar business-themed color scheme with relaxing blue contrasted by a white background. The user interface is tidy, allowing the user to navigate easily with minimal effort. The application offers an excellent balance of unique features, functionality and an eye-catching appearance. Users who are not familiar with web applications or fax machines will have almost no trouble learning how to utilize HelloFax.

How does the registration process work?

A new user can get started by trying HelloFax for free. The registration form appears along the right side of the homepage. The user is asked to provide an email address. After submitting the form, the user is automatically logged in and can begin updating profile information or sending faxes. A button is available at the bottom of the homepage registration form for users who prefer to sign up with a Google account.

What does it cost to use the application?

HelloFax offers users four subscription plans to choose from. The first is a free plan that includes up to five free faxes total and a fee of 99 cents per additional fax. Free users receive unlimited signed emails and up to five free signature requests. The Basic plan costs $4.99 per month and includes up to 50 fax pages per month, a local fax number and up to 10 signature requests per month. The Premium plan costs $9.99 per month and includes up to 500 fax pages per month, unlimited signature requests and the ability to fax to multiple recipients. The Ultimate plan costs $69.99 per month and upgrades to 2,000 fax pages per month. Each paid plan includes a 30 day free trial.

Who would you recommend the application to?

HelloFax is a valuable resource for anyone who sends faxes. The free account is great for casual users who only need to send one or two faxes every now and again. The paid memberships scale up with economic pricing that works for small to medium size businesses that do light to mild faxing. The service may not be cost effective for large companies with heavy faxing demands, but it works for just about everyone else.

  • Send and recieve a fax without a fax machine
  • Integrate with Google Drive and Dropbox
  • Add signatures to documents
  • Request signatures from recipients
  • Add additional text fields or text

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HelloFax contact details

Postal address:
428 Waller St
San Francisco, CA 94117

HelloFax pricing

FREE - Permanently free version
Cheapest plan (per month) : $4.99
Most expensive plan (per month) : $69.99




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