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mHotspot Alternatives

mHotspot is described as 'completely free software which converts your windows 7 & 8 laptop into a virtual wifi router and creates a secure wifi hotspot' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to mHotspot for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, Windows Phone and F-Droid. The best alternative is Connectify Hotspot. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Virtual Router Plus or VPN Hotspot. Other great apps like mHotspot are MyPublicWiFi, create_ap, Open Garden and Winhotspot.

This page was last updated Oct 9, 2020
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows
  • Android

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

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  1. Connectify Hotspot

    • Windows

    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.

  2. Virtual Router Plus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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/



  3. VPN Hotspot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • F-Droid

    Share your VPN connection over hotspot or repeater! (root required) - Mygod/VPNHotspot

  4. MyPublicWiFi

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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 also an ideal solution for setting up a temporary Access Point in a hotel room,meeting room,at home or the like.

  5. 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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  6. Open Garden

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android

    Open Garden allows your Android phone to share its Wi-Fi Internet access with others.

  7. Winhotspot

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Win Hotspot is portable WiFi hotspot application has inbuilt WiFi Scanner to list Channel ,Signal % etc.

    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

  8. Virtual Wifi Router Version 2

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

  9. Maryfi

    • 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.

  10. 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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