Open Garden Alternatives
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.
- - Connectify Hotspot is the most popular Windows alternative to Open Garden.
- - Connectify Hotspot is the most popular commercial alternative to Open Garden.
Connectify Hotspot Features
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.
- - MyPublicWiFi is the most popular free alternative to Open Garden.
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.
- - Virtual Router Plus is the most popular Open Source alternative to Open Garden.
Virtual Router Plus FeaturesWarning
Chrome blocks download from official site. Use Sourceforge download: https://sourceforge.net/projects/virtualrouterpl/
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).
- - Linux Wifi Hotspot is the most popular Linux alternative to Open Garden.
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.
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.
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.
Virtual Wifi Router Version 2 FeaturesWarning
The installer version is bundled with a malware toolbar. The simple version WITHOUT the installer is clean: download it.
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
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. Other Wi-Fi enabled devices including laptops, smart phones, music players...
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.
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.
Google Chrome: The site ahead contains malware.