MyPublicWiFi Alternatives

    MyPublicWiFi is described as '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 lso an ideal solution for setting up a temporary Access Point in a hotel room,meeting room,at home or the like' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to MyPublicWiFi for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Linux, Online / Web-based and Windows Mobile. 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 AndroidWifi. Other great apps like MyPublicWiFi are create_ap (Free, Open Source), Open Garden (Free), mHotspot (Free) and hostapd (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 21, 2021

    1. 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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      Some users think Connectify Hotspot is a great alternative to MyPublicWiFi, some don't.
    2. 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. 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. 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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    5. Open Garden allows your Android phone to share its Wi-Fi Internet access with others.Currently available in BETA, official launch coming soon!Features:? Share your Wi-Fi Internet with other Android devices
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    6. 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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      • 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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    7. 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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    8. 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.
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