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Wi-Fi Hotspot Utilities

Wireless Internet access can often be taken for granted in today’s increasingly Internet-enabled world. When you and your friends or family are out on vacation or a business trip and find yourself in a place without wi-fi access, your options can seem slim. That’s where software that can turn your device with cellular data access into a wi-fi enabled hotspot comes in!

Apps like Connectify Hotspot will enable people around you to connect to your computer as if it was a Internet-enabled router.

Platforms

  • Windows
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Online
  • Linux
  • iPad
  • Android Tablet
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Features

  • Portable
  • Share Internet connection
  • Jailbreak required
  • Visual Wi-Fi map
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License

  • Free
  • Open Source
  • Paid

Connectify Hotspot

With Connectify Hotspot, you can transform your PC into a real WiFi hotspot, and share your computer’s Internet connection as Wi-Fi with any other PC or mobile device.

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Virtual Router

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.

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

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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.

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Winhotspot

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

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.

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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.

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OkayFreedom VPN

With OkayFreedom we offer a virtual private network (VPN) that secures your data and allows for full anonymity on the internet.

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JoikuSpot

Discontinued

The official website is no longer available.

Turn your phone to an open WiFi HotSpot.

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MyWi

Create a WiFi hotspot with a press of a finger! Wherever you are - you can connect your laptop or other mobile device to the 3G connection of your jailbroken iPhone or iPad.

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Virtual Router Plus

Warning

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

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

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mHotspot

Bundleware

The installer contains Opencandy. If you want to install it, DECLINE all the other softwares in all the steps of the downloader.

mHotspot is a completely free software which converts your windows 7 & 8 laptop into a virtual wifi router and creates a secure wifi hotspot.

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OSToto Hotspot

Discontinued

The product is no longer available on the company website.

OSToto Hotspot is a free WiFi hotspot creator to turn your Windows laptop, notebook or desktop PC into a sharing WiFi hotspot in seconds. Thus, you can share your wireless internet connection with another computer, iPhone, iPad, Android phone, etc.

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WeFi

If youre tired of clicking around trying different Wi-Fi connections to find one that works - You want WeFi.

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LibreMesh

LibreMesh is a set of modules extending the OpenWrt router distribution to create self-configuring wireless and wired mesh networks.

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My WIFI Router

Discontinued

The official website and the program are no longer available.

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.

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Baidu WiFi Hotspot

Baidu WiFi Hotspot conveniently turns a computer into a wireless router for sharing both Internet connection and files.

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TetherMe

TetherMe enables the native tethering feature on all jailbroken iPhones and 3G iPads, so that you can tether your 3G connection for free.

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create_ap

The create_ap script combines hostapd, dnsmasq and iptables to create a Bridged/NATed WiFi Access Point.

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  • Free • Open Source
  • Linux
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Foxfi

Discontinued

FoxFi became a part of Small PdaNet iconPdaNet

FoxFi enables WiFi or Bluetooth Hotspot on your Android phone - no tether plan or rooting required! This is a new Android app with great reviews in Android Market.

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WifiSpot

Warning

Google Chrome: The site ahead contains malware.

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, tablet-pcs, Ipads...

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Virtual WiFi Hotspot

Warning

Malware

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.

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Baidu Cleaner

Discontinued

This software is still available but has been in beta since 2015.

Baidu Cleaner is the most powerful PC optimization tool in the world. It offers comprehensive cleaning, and a smart junk cleanup reminder system.

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EasyJoin

Share messages, links, files, folders and notifications easily and securely. Send SMS and manage phone calls from a remote device.

Available also for Windows, Linux and macOS.

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Ubiquiti UniFi

UniFi is the SDN platform for Ubiquitis UniFi series,which includes wireless access points, routers and switches.

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WiFi Map — Free Passwords

Connect to WiFi passwords for FREE internet access all over the world!

The most popular WiFi application

*** TOP 1 in 50 countries*** TOP 1 in Travel category in 100 countries*** Contains to 100 million WiFi hotspots!.

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OpenWISP

OpenWISP is a software platform that can be used to implement a complete public wifi service.

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