HotSpot Software Alternatives

    HotSpot Software is described as 'Industry leading Hotspot software for Windows-based PC, helps you build Guest WiFi, Hotel WiFI, Free WiFi, Social WiFi. The most feature-rich software on the market, in-use by TOP 500 fortune companies for the last decade. Free Trial available' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to HotSpot Software for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, F-Droid, SaaS and Linux. The best alternative is Virtual Router Plus, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HotSpot Software are Connectify Hotspot (Paid), VPN Hotspot (Free, Open Source), AndroidWifi (Free) and mHotspot (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 25, 2020

    1. Improvements from Virtual Router : - Works on Windows 8 and Windows 2012 - Solved the problem of "Virtual router could not be started" - No installation needed - Do not start background service so anything is under your control

      Warning

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

    2. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • F-Droid
      Share your VPN connection over hotspot or repeater.
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    3. 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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    4. mHotspot is a completely free software which converts your windows 7 & 8 laptop into a virtual wifi router and creates a secure wifi hotspot.

      Bundleware

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

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    5. 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 will not be able to connect to this network.

      Warning

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

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    6. 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. Please Update to version 1.2, Internet sharing bug has been fixed.

      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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Maryfi is a free and easy to use software router for Windows 7 computers. With Maryfi, users can wirelessly share any Internet connection: a cable modem, a cellular card, or even another Wi-Fi network.
    7. 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.

      Warning

      Malware

    8. 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, PS3 etc connect to your PC and use its internet connection.

      Warning

      Google Chrome: The site ahead contains malware.

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