Files that contain the file extension EFX are associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The most common association is eFax, but the file extension can also be created with Quake 3 Arena or Ensoniq. EFX files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.
If the file extension EFX is related to eFax, it is a document file type that contains text and other elements typically included in a fax document. EFax is a faxing service provided by j2 Global Communications that allows you to send a fax over the Internet to the recipientâ€™s email account or to a conventional fax machine.
EFX file extensions that are created with Quake 3 Arena are a game file type that contains effects, objects, playing levels, and other data related to Quake 3. Quake 3 Arena is a gaming application developed by id Software that allows multiple players to battle computer controlled enemies.
If the EFX file extension is associated with Ensoniq, the file is an audio file type that contains music files produced with a synthesizer, which is an electronic keyboard musical instrument. Ensoniq was known during the 1980s and 1990s for manufacturing electronic musical instruments and was eventually acquired by Creative Technology. The files created by Ensoniq still remain a universal file extension used by current audio applications.
How to Open EFX Files
EFX files that are created as an eFax document can be opened using eFax Messenger, which is available as a 30-day free trial on the eFax website. EFax Messenger is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system.
If you have received an eFax file in your email, you can also choose to convert it to another format, such as PDF, JPG, DOC, DOCX, or other file extension. There are a variety of file conversion programs available on websites such as Softpedia and CNET that will convert EFX files for you.
EFX file extensions that are associated with Quake 3 Arena can be opened using the Quake 3 gaming application, which is available for download on the id Software website. Quake 3 Arena is compatible with the Windows operating system.
If you are a developer and want to open Quake 3 files to view the contents, you can use any text editing program such as Notepad or WordPad for Windows, Apple TextEdit for Mac, or gEdit and Nano Editor for Linux.
If the EFX file extension is an Ensoniq file, you can open the file using Awave Studio, which is available as a 30-day free trial download on the FMJSoft website. You can also obtain the optional codec add-ons on the same website for playing the EFX files as an MP3, MP4, WMA, or other audio file extension. Awave Studio is compatible with the Windows operating system versions XP and higher.