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Best Online Fax Services 2020

A fax machine.
A fax machine. (Image credit: Shutterstock)

In the old days, the only way you could get paperwork from point A to point B quickly was through the use of fax machines. Noisy and expensive, these contraptions were (and still are) a hassle to work with. Thankfully, though, there's a modern alternative: online fax services. These allow you to send and receive faxes on your computer in an organized and simple manner, and in the long run, you'll be glad you went with one of these services over traditional faxing. Here are some of our favorite online fax services.

If we had to choose

When it comes to selecting an online fax service, there are a few different things to consider. Ideally, you want to find a service that gives you the amount of pages you need to fax per month for a good price. High software quality and bonus features are nice, too. In our minds, the best fax service out there is MetroFax (opens in new tab) since it strikes an excellent balance between page count, pricing, software quality, and features. For people who need a reliable, smooth, and affordable faxing service, it doesn't get better than MetroFax.

If you're looking for a lighter service that's more budget-friendly and is just as intuitive, look no further than Fax.Plus (opens in new tab). With its $4.99 per month option that allows you to fax 100 pages, it's perfect for people who don't need to fax a ton of documents every month and want to save some money.

Finally, people who need a faxing service that can support tons of pages should look to RingCentral (opens in new tab). It supports up to 1,500 pages a month for $17.99, making it ideal for folks who need something high-volume.

Brendan Lowry is a Windows Central writer and Oakland University graduate with a burning passion for video games, of which he's been an avid fan since childhood. You'll find him doing reviews, editorials, and general coverage on everything Xbox and PC. Follow him on Twitter.