VentaFax is a fax and answering machine application. It is capable of sending color fax. A PC with a fax modem can be turned into a answering machine with remote control and email integration.
Pros: VentaFax is an application that supports full featured fax reception and transmission as well as answering machine support. It features remote control and e-mail integration. Faxes and voice messages can be retrieved remotely from tone phones. E-mail messages and faxes can also be forwarded to another machine as e-mail attachments. It supports caller id and one click recording of a phone conversation.
Text to speech technology is supported that helps faxes and emails being read out on remote access. WAV files are used for announcements and getting messages and calls recorded. Distinctive ring tones also can be supported if the modem card on the machine supports it. Voice mail box and auto detection of fax/voice/data calls are supported. Access to the fax is via a virtual printer for all windows applications.
This business version of the software can support mass fax and voice mail broadcasting, making automatic sending of fax and voice messages to unlimited destination numbers. Multiple phone line support also is included.
The user interface is designed as a real life fax machine. This is surrounded by the menus and controls on top and a explorer like files tree on the left. The files include the announcement contents, log books and some functional tools like the scheduler, script editor and a message manager.
Cons: IP based faxing is not supported would have added real value to this high functionality fax program. Other than that no problems were noticed
Overall a fairly well designed and easy to use application, it is rated at 4 stars.