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FaxSkape Fax Server for 3CX PhoneSystem

The perfect fax server companion for your 3CX PhoneSystem.


About FaxSkape for 3CX PhoneSystem

GoldBolt Software FaxSkape Fax Server for 3CX PhoneSystem has all the robustness and feature set of the standard FaxSkape Fax Server but in a cheaper, simpler and smaller package for use with the 3CX PhoneSystem PBX. FaxSkape eliminates all the problems of manual faxing including physically printing documents, walking to the fax machine, waiting for the fax to go through, trying again in case of a busy line etc... All this can now be done from the client machine by just using the email client or the FaxSkape fax client.

With more than 10 years experience in developing fax messaging software, GoldBolt Software FaxSkape Fax Server has been developed from the ground up using high-quality proprietary technologies for security, efficiency and reliability. The benefits are immediately noticeable; less time is spent on physically sending, collecting and distributing faxes while reducing costs and paper waste by saving all faxes in various digital formats such as PDF, TIFF or also as email attachments.

How can FaxSkape help you?

  • Adds outstanding fax functionality to the 3CX PhoneSystem.
  • Based on the latest version of FaxSkape Fax Server.
  • Uses standard SIP/RTP, T.38/UDPTL and G.711 FoIP codecs with redundancy.
  • Immediate reduction in material and overall fax related costs.
  • Eliminate unnecessary time spent at the fax machine.
  • Much easier to send faxes than using a manual fax machine.
  • Compose professional looking faxes with no skewing problems of manual fax machines.
  • No more paper jams.
  • Reduced paper consumption.

Start benefiting today!

Start benefiting with the GoldBolt FaxSkape for 3CX PhoneSystem solution today by downloading your 15-day free trial version.

Download trial version now.

Take a tour of the major features at a glance.

Extend your PBX. Adds send and receive fax functionality for your 3CX PhoneSystem via Fax over IP.
Fax over IP. Fax over IP support using standard SIP/RTP, T.38/UDPTL and G.711 codecs with redundancy.
Fax enable your business. Benefits businesses and enterprises by enabling users to send faxes from the comfort of their desk.
Integrated mail server. FaxSkape is also an integrated SMTP/POP3 mail server with Smarthost and DNS/MX forwarding capabilities.
Automatic reports. Always keep up to date with your finances by letting FaxSkape generate automatic fax reports and receive them on your mail client.
Flexible fax delivery. Distribute incoming faxes to the correct user with advanced routing rules based on DID, Caller ID and even Barcode recognition.

GoldBolt FaxSkape for 3CX PhoneSystem Technical Specifications

Detailed Features
  • Fax over IP (FoIP) Support. FaxSkape integrates with your existing IP PBX or FoIP T.38 gateway to send and receive faxes over the internet for least cost routing or over the existing LAN infrastructure for server room relocation using a T.38 gateway such as Cisco.
  • Automatic reporting. Generate professional looking statistical reports for your user's daily, weekly, monthly or yearly fax usage and also receive them automatically in your inbox.
  • Line mapping. Take control of your fax lines and let only specific users or departments use specific fax lines.
  • Scheduling. Flexible fax scheduling including specific time scheduling and time-window scheduling. This allows your users full flexibility and peace of mind that their faxes will be taken care of.
  • Improved mail server. FaxSkape has a built-in SMTP/POP3 mail server with full SMTP MX record smarthost routing.
  • Send and receive faxes using any email client. Send and receive faxes and SMS messages using any mail client including Microsoft Outlook and Mozilla Thunderbird. Faxes can also be sent easily using the FaxSkape Fax Client.
  • Lightning fast fax retrieval. Using any web browser, a client can access all the respective archived fax jobs and also the current queued fax jobs. The in-built HTTP server offers support for all browsers including Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Google Chrome and Apple Safari.
  • Incredible support. Support for Microsoft Exchange 2000/2003/2007/2010, Lotus Domino, Mdeamon and compatible mail servers. Virtually any mail server can be used.
  • Developed using the latest technologies. The GoldBolt Software FaxSkape Fax Server has been developed from the ground up using the latest development technologies such as the Microsoft .NET framework which increases security and maintainability while at the same time reducing development time.
  • Advanced automated incoming fax routing. The GoldBolt Software FaxSkape Fax Server can automatically route incoming faxes and SMS messages using the advanced routing rules feature included, which allows very flexible conditional routing based on Caller ID, DID, total pages, received time, CSID/TSID and more. With this feature, rules can also be added to catch and route spam (junk) faxes and SMS messages to a specific mailbox.
  • Environment aware. There is no need to print any faxes since all faxes are archived in digital format. This reduces paper waste while reducing the unnecessary cut-down of trees.
  • Outlook Contacts. Send faxes using the Outlook address book Business Fax entries when using Exchange server supported by the built-in proprietary TNEF converter which does not need MAPI installed.
Technical Specifications
  • Supports ITU-T.38 Fax over IP (FoIP) with standard support for SIP/RTP, T.38/UDPTL and G.711 codecs.
  • Internal support for Group 3 Modified Huffman (MH), Modified Read (MR) and Modified Modified Read (MMR) compressed TIFF formats.
  • Very efficient and robust multi-threaded core engine design for efficient use of multiple processors or multi-core processors.
  • Minimal native and unsafe code usage. All unsafe code is sandboxed for security and efficiency.
  • In-house developed TIFF to PDF format conversion engine to produce minimal sized PDF files for space efficiency.
  • Highly optimized image processing and color conversion technology with advanced dithering for professional looking faxes.
  • All printer drivers use gray scaling and color internally before conversion to monochrome for great looking fax images. The image conversion does not rely on the Windows halftoning engine which does not produce great looking images.

Feature comparison: SMB/Enterprise edition vs 3CX PhoneSystem edition

 3CX EditionSMB/Enterprise
Price€129From €350
Number of UsersFrom 1 userFrom 5 users
Number of ChannelsFrom 1 channelUnlimited channels/lines
Fax over IP SIP/T.38YesYes (additional module)
Mail server (SMTP/POP3)YesYes
TIF/PDF fax reportsYesYes
Inbound routing rulesYesYes
Automatic fax printingYesYes
Fax archivingYesYes
Delivery notificationsYesYes
POP3 to FaxYesYes
Send/Receive bannersYesYes
Dialling rulesYesYes
Call barringYesYes
Priority and Discount timeYesYes
Text to fax (TextParser API)YesYes
Fax loggingYesYes
Fax reportingYesYes
HTTP serverYesYes
Real-time device monitorYesYes
Personal area/Fax managerYesYes
Proprietary FaxSkape over IP-Yes (additional module)
Barcode reader-Yes (additional module)
Dialogic Diva Support-Yes
Fax modem support-Yes
CAPI support-Yes
HP Digital Sender support-Yes
Microsoft Fax support-Yes
Print and Fax-Yes
SMS Support-Yes

Goldbolt FaxSkape for 3CX PhoneSystem - Beginner's Guide

1. Download and Install FaxSkape

Before you can begin sending and receiving faxes you have to download GoldBolt FaxSkape Fax Server for 3CX PhoneSystem from the downloads page. Follow the help on the downloads page to correcly choose your setup file.

After you have downloaded the GoldBolt FaxSkape Fax Server for 3CX PhoneSystem setup executable you will have to install it on the target machine. Please follow the following installation guide to help you install FaxSkape:

Installing FaxSkape Step-by-Step

For the purpose of this document, we recommend that you also install the GoldBolt FaxSkape client included in the server setup build. This will make it easier to send your first fax.

Now that you have installed the product you need to set up FaxSkape to your needs. Here you can find help on how to configure the Fax over IP provider with 3CX PhoneSystem and how to get started on sending/receiving faxes.

2. Configure your first user

The first time the FaxSkape Fax Server configuration is started, it will ask you to create a new user. Enter the email address and the name for the new user. The email address can be any valid email address since FaxSkape is in itself a mail server. We recommend that you set up as many fields as possible for the new user since the new user will be set up as the FaxSkape administrative user.

An administrative user can view all faxes of the system and also use special features. This user will also be set as the default user to receive all faxes that are not routed to anyone else.

For more information on how to add and configure FaxSkape users, please go to the following page:

Configuring FaxSkape users

After creating the first FaxSkape user, you will need to set up the Fax over IP provider with the 3CX PhoneSystem.

3. Configure FoIP with 3CX PhoneSystem

The FaxSkape configuration will ask you to set up the FoIP provider if it is not yet set up. The following article will help you set up and configure the FoIP provider with 3CX PhoneSystem:

Configuring FaxSkape with 3CX PhoneSystem PBX

After you have configured the Fax over IP provider with 3CX PhoneSystem. You can now start sending your first fax.

4. Sending your first fax

If in step 1 above you have installed the GoldBolt FaxSkape Fax Client, you can use this to send your first fax.

Using your favourite application, make a document and print it to the FaxSkape Fax Client printer driver. After some seconds, the GoldBolt FaxSkape Fax Wizard will be shown. Using the Fax Wizard you can set up and send a fax to a fax number. The following document illustrates step-by-step how to send a fax using the fax wizard:

Sending a fax with the send fax wizard

5. Receiving faxes

The GoldBolt FaxSkape Fax Server will automatically receive faxes and route/forward the faxes as emails to the respective FaxSkape users. Received faxes are also archived.

To check for received faxes, the FaxSkape users can log in to the FaxSkape in-built web server hosting a personal area. In the personal area the user can find all his archived received faxes and also his archived sent faxes.

Can I check faxes via the web?

Connecting to user area from browser

You can also download received faxes as mails using a normal mail client, for example, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Live Mail or Mozilla Thunderbird. The GoldBolt FaxSkape Fax Server is also a mail server supporting POP3 for mail download thus any mail client supporting POP3 is supported.

6. More advanced features

The GoldBolt FaxSkape Fax Server includes much more features and ways to send and receive faxes. The following links will help you on how to set up other features of FaxSkape:

Configuring FaxSkape with Exchange 2000/2003

Configuring FaxSkape with Exchange 2007/2010

Configuring the POP3 downloader

Configuring FaxSkape with an external mail server

Enabling support for Outlook Business Fax contacts

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GoldBolt FaxSkape for 3CX PhoneSystem Minimum System requirements

Operating Systems Supported
Microsoft® Windows® Server 2012
Microsoft® Windows® Server 2008R2
Microsoft® Windows® Server 2008
Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003
Microsoft® Windows® 8
Microsoft® Windows® 7 Professional/Ultimate
Microsoft® Windows® Vista Business/Ultimate
Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 3 (32-bit only) Professional/Media Center
Note: This product is virtualizable since no special fax hardware is needed.
Hardware Requirements
1.8GHz Dual Core processor or faster
2GB of RAM or more
50MB of free hard disk space for application and at least 5GB for working space.
(Software RAID systems not recommended on working hard drive due to high disk usage)
Microsoft® DirectX® 7 compatible graphics card
100Mbps Network card

GoldBolt FaxSkape for 3CX PhoneSystem Pricing

GoldBolt FaxSkape Fax Server for 3CX PhoneSystem is for a single user and a single channel and includes 1 year maintenance contract. For more users or channels please contact us.

1 user + 1 channel
All prices shown are exclusive of tax.


Software Maintenance Contract

We highly recommend a Maintenance Contract which includes free upgrades and free email support. A Maintenance Contract is a yearly agreement and thus it can only be purchased per year or in bulk as a multiple of 1 year.

1 Year Software Maintenance Contract
Yearly Price
20% of non-discounted full price
1. All prices shown are exclusive of tax.
2. As a limited time special offer, a one-year free Maintenance Contract is included with every new purchase, which offer cannot be combined with other offers or discounts.


Pricing Terms and Conditions

FOB (End User) Internet excluding all taxes: All taxes such as royalty taxes, levies, duties, sales tax and VAT must be added to our prices and paid by the end users in their respective markets. Delivery of our software is done electronically and is activated by means of a license key.

Refund Policy

GoldBolt Software does not accept product returns. By purchasing one of our products you agree that you have tried the full featured evaluation version of said product on the deployment hardware and confirmed that product works satisfactory. Our products have an evaluation period of 15 days for you to 'try before you buy'. Feel free to contact us before purchasing the product if you need more time for evaluation or with any pre-sales questions you might have.

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