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What's new in GFI FaxMaker

Version 20.0

Released: September 4, 2018

Release notes


  • Change in licensing model. GFI FaxMaker is a subscription service product. Outbound faxing / SMS is blocked if subscription expires


  • Archiving Errors, errors in XML files in dbcache folder
  • Faxmaker service crashes when sending a fax to a specific fax number
  • Deleted fax in monitor stays in the Pending folder
  • HPDS faxes report the wrong status back to the printer
  • Unable to send SMS using ClickatellGFI - Traffic to internet
  • Web monitor showing multiple lines for each line that is in use
  • When Content-ID header is present in the email, fax sending fails
  • Fax line monitor still shows "-1 bytes transferred" for incoming faxes. getting user errors in the event logs
  • Failed to reach GFI Accounts server
  • Admin Emails created by FaxMaker with empty To: field
  • When scheduling auto updates: time field lost the value
  • Expired Trial cannot enter license (login to web client)
  • Issue with Checkboxes in settings > system settings > updates
  • Faxes not showing in queued faxes unless service restart comes from services.msc
  • Troubleshooter retrieves a copy of archived faxes when configured with FirebirdEmail2FaxGateway validation not working
  • No validation error message in empty username in Email2FAXGateway (SMTP Authentication)
  • etherFax Communication uses TLS 1.2
  • GFI LogCollector - If language is not available text not translating to default language - English
  • Queued faxes are not shown after the service restart
  • Change profile language in web UI not changing notification language
  • MTA service crashes if there's a pending SMS
  • Installation conflict with GFI MailEssentials
  • When using WSAPI, sender information not populated as TSID and CLIP

A new License key is required for GFI FaxMaker v20. Older v19 license keys are not accepted.

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For product downloads and information about upgrading GFI FaxMaker, visit the GFI Upgrade Center.

If you have additional queries about these changes, please do not hesitate to contact us or an authorized GFI Partner directly.

Version 19.2

Released: May 3, 2018

The latest version of GFI FaxMaker version 19.2 is now available for download.

This new version of GFI FaxMaker includes fixes to improve the stability and functionality making it more reliable and easier to use.

See the Release Notes below for a complete list of updates.

NEW: GFI FaxMaker integration with

NOTICE - Changes to System Requirements:

GFI FaxMaker 19.2 no longer supports the following systems:

Review the GFI FaxMaker manual for complete system requirements.

Version 19.1

Released: November 14, 2017

The latest version of GFI FaxMaker version 19.1 is now available for download.

This new version of GFI FaxMaker includes fixes to improve the stability and functionality making it more reliable and easier to use.

See the Release Notes below for a complete list of updates.

Upcoming Changes to System Requirements:

NOTICE: GFI FaxMaker 19.1 will be the last version that supports the following systems:

Version 19

Released: June 20, 2017

This new version of GFI FaxMaker includes a web based interface for management and monitoring of GFI FaxMaker. Additionally, with this version includes web based monitoring and improved auto update functionality. Other fixes include: quality improvements, and enhancements to prevent crashes. The focus of this release was to include web based monitoring and the ability to reinitiate GFI FaxMaker remotely.

Note: Windows Server 2003 and Sangoma devices are no longer supported.

New features and improvements:


Version SR3

Released: March 28th, 2017

GFI Software™ has updated GFI FaxMaker to introduce support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016, and provide quality improvements with all the most recent fixes. GFI FaxMaker SR3 has an improved experience for users sending faxes by ensuring that images are always displayed correctly, that auto-printing works seamlessly, and the whole faxing experience is smooth and intuitive.

GFI FaxMaker SR3 includes:

Read more on our GFI FaxMaker product page.

Version SR2

Released: January 28th, 2016

GFI Software™ maintains its commitment towards ensuring our solutions are compatible with the latest Microsoft® platforms as well as investing to increase stability across different environments. The release of the latest version of GFI FaxMaker® does this and more.

The new edition, which will be available for download on January 28, 2016 includes:

If you require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us directly. Alternatively, you can get in touch with your reseller.

Version SR1

Released: September 3rd, 2015

The release includes a series of fixes and code hardening to improve the stability of the product. These include:

GFI FaxMaker

Released: May 21st, 2015

With this latest major upgrade to GFI FaxMaker, we are delivering; heavily improved end user usability, performance and accessibility enhancements - all in one update.

The highlights of this release include:

GFI FaxMaker is designed to work in just about any business, network and telephony environment, virtual or physical. Download your FREE 30-Day trial to get started.

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