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Connectify Hotspot Alternatives for Linux

Connectify Hotspot is not available for Linux but there are a few alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is create_ap, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Connectify Hotspot and four of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Connectify Hotspot are hostapd, linux-router and Linux Wifi Hotspot.

This page was last updated Oct 9, 2020
  • Windows

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  1. create_ap

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

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  2. hostapd

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    hostapd is a user space daemon for access point and authentication servers. It implements IEEE 802.11 access point management, IEEE 802.1X/WPA/WPA2/EAP Authenticators, RADIUS client, EAP server, and RADIUS authentication server.

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  3. linux-router

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A bash script to set Linux as router (NAT) in one command. Provide Internet, or create Wifi hotspot. Support transparent proxy (redsocks). Support IPv6. Restore in one command or by control-c. Forked from create_ap.

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  4. Linux Wifi Hotspot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Feature-rich wifi hotspot creator for Linux which provides both GUI and command-line interface. It is also able to create a hotspot using the same wifi card which is connected to an AP already ( Similar to Windows 10).

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    It can create virtual wifi hotspot using the same wifi card which is connected to an internet source just like connectify on windows PC

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