Alternatives to hostapd for all platforms with any license

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  • Virtual Router icon

    Virtual Router

    Virtual Router turns any Windows 7 or Windows 2008 R2 computer into a Wifi hotspot using Windows 7 Wireless Hosted Network (Virtual Wifi) technology. The wireless...

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.0, released in February 2013, can be still downloaded from CodePlex, but it may not work.
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    Virtual Router Plus

    Improvements from Virtual Router : - Works on Windows 8 and Windows 2012 - Solved the problem of "Virtual router could not be started" - No installation...

    Open Source Windows

    • Warning Chrome blocks download from official site. Use Sourceforge download: https://sourceforge.net/projects/virtualrouterpl/
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    MyPublicWiFi

    MyPublicWiFi is an easy-to-use software that turns your laptop/PC into a Wi-Fi wireless access point. Anyone nearby can surf the Internet through your sharing. This is...

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    AndroidWifi

    Set of batch scripts that can be used on Windows 7 to share your wifi connection with any mobile device. This script is especially made for android mobile devices. ...

    Free Windows Android

  • My WIFI Router icon

    My WIFI Router

    My WIFI Router, a free virtual WiFi router software, can convert your Windows XP, 7 & 8 laptop/PC into a WiFi Hotspot with one click. You can easily share the...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Homepage is down but app still available through download sites.
  • SDR Free Virtual Wifi Router icon

    SDR Free Virtual Wifi Router

    Wifi capability is built into Windows 7, but may be less user-friendly to enable without software like this. SDR Free Virtual Wifi Router, fork of...

    Free Windows

    • Bundleware Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
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    Winhotspot

    Win Hotspot is portable WiFi hotspot application has inbuilt WiFi Scanner to list Channel ,Signal % etc. It Also has bandwidth meter and WiFi Repair Tools. ...

    Free Windows

    • Warning may contain malware such as : PUP.Optional.Adtool PUP.Optional.Somoto.A PUP.Optional.Somoto.A (x2) PUP.Optional.DeltaTB PUP.Optional.OpenCandy & may install itself in startup
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    Virtual WiFi Hotspot

    Virtual Wifi Hotspot is a free software router for Windows based system running Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012. Using Virtual Wifi...

    Free Windows

    • Warning Contains adware, possibly dangerous. https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/43de43f71841a0a5d23470bebc1c42116d9c7d0a4e2cae367e848f03650c1010/analysis/1422323411/
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    Maxidix Hotspot

    Maxidix HotSpot is a great tool that will help you to turn your PC into a fully functional HotSpot. Host infrastructure network, share Internet, boost weak WI-FI signal...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Virtual Wifi Router Version 2 icon

    Virtual Wifi Router Version 2

    It can turn your Windows 7 PC (when equipped with a WiFi card) into a WiFi router. Windows 7 has an option to create AdHoc networks but devices like phones and tablets...

    Free Windows

    • Warning The installer version is bundled with a malware toolbar. The simple version WITHOUT the installer is clean: download it.
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    WifiSpot

    Wifi hotspot will turn your wifi enabled Windows 7 laptop or PC into a virtual router that will let other wireless devices such as, laptops, smartphones, PDAs...

    Free Windows

    • Warning Google Chrome: The site ahead contains malware.
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    SeventhGate

    SeventhGate enables Windows 7 and Server 2008R2 computers with wireless network card to turn into simple wireless routers. SeventhGate waits in system tray for You to...

    Free Windows

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