OSToto Hotspot Alternatives

    OSToto Hotspot is described as 'free WiFi hotspot creator to turn your Windows laptop, notebook or desktop PC into a sharing WiFi hotspot in seconds. Thus, you can share your wireless internet connection with another computer, iPhone, iPad, Android phone, etc' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to OSToto Hotspot for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Mac, Android Tablet and Linux. The best alternative is Wifi Analyzer, which is free. Other great apps like OSToto Hotspot are Virtual Router Plus (Free, Open Source), Connectify Hotspot (Paid), MyPublicWiFi (Free) and WiFi Scanner (Paid).

    This page was last updated Apr 7, 2020

    1. Wifi Analyzer is a handy tool which helps you to select a better channel for your wireless router. It turns you android phone into a handy Wi-Fi analyzer! App Permissions (from Google Play) Version 3.8.
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      Wifi Analyzer vs OSToto Hotspot opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Wifi Analyzer is still a legitimate alternative to OSToto Hotspot, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Wifi Analyzer actually analyzes WiFi connections, channels being used, frequency and range of signal and such things. OSToto creates a virtual WiFi hotspot.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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    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. 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 OSToto Hotspot, some don't.
    4. 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.
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    5. A 802.11 wireless scanner and connection manager for Mac OS X. WiFi Scanner will detect access points and clients in ad-hoc mode if the SSID is being broadcasted. It can be used for wireless site surveys, wireless discovery, and to connect to WiFi networks.
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    6. 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.
    7. Wi-Fi HotSpot Creator shares your internet connection (DSL, Cable, Mobile Broadband Card, Dial-Up, etc) through the built-in wireless card on your computer.

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      Google Safe Browsing recently found harmful programs and VirusTotal reports issues. See
      https://www.virustotal.com/en/url/0f843bc375ed2209f17dbec9ff7de96994e819a616656f02c6dc2bb641808857/analysis/

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    8. 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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    9. 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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    10. Wi-Fi Scanner shows you detailed information about wireless networks in their vicinity, as well as its parameters and signal strength. To improve network signal quality, Wi-Fi Scanner shows busy channels and thus helps users find a free channel for their access point.
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