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RouterSoft is described as 'Turn your Windows 7 - laptop into a wireless router and share any file between computers. Software to Replace Your Router: powerful software to transform your computer into a router and save you from needless headaches' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to RouterSoft for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Online / Web-based, Windows Mobile and Linux. 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 Open Garden. Other great apps like RouterSoft are AndroidWifi, mHotspot, Virtual Wifi Router Version 2 and Maryfi.

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  1. Connectify Hotspot icon

    Connectify Hotspot

    • Windows
    28 alternatives to Connectify Hotspot 

    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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    1.  Wi-Fi SharingConnectify Hotspot can help you quickly share your Wi-Fi with your friends and colleagues.
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    • Virtual Router Plus icon

      Virtual Router Plus

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      28 alternatives to Virtual Router Plus 

      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.
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      1.  PortableVirtual Router Plus can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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        Chrome blocks download from official site. Use Sourceforge download: https://sourceforge.net/projects/virtualrouterpl/

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      • Open Garden icon

        Open Garden

        • FreeProprietary
        • Mac
        • Windows
        • Android
        17 alternatives to Open Garden 

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

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        1.  Wi-Fi SharingOpen Garden can help you quickly share your Wi-Fi with your friends and colleagues.
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        • AndroidWifi icon

          AndroidWifi

          • FreeProprietary
          • Windows
          • Android
          25 alternatives to AndroidWifi 

          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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          mHotspot

          • FreeProprietary
          • Windows
          • Android
          24 alternatives to mHotspot 

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

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          1.  PortablemHotspot can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
          2.  Wi-Fi SharingmHotspot can help you quickly share your Wi-Fi with your friends and colleagues.
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            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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          • Virtual Wifi Router Version 2 icon

            Virtual Wifi Router Version 2

            • FreeProprietary
            • Windows
            26 alternatives to Virtual Wifi Router Version 2 

            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.

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            1.  PortableVirtual Wifi Router Version 2 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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              The installer version is bundled with a malware toolbar. The simple version WITHOUT the installer is clean: download it.

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            • Maryfi icon

              Maryfi

              • FreeProprietary
              • Windows
              29 alternatives to Maryfi 

              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...

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              Winhotspot

              • FreeProprietary
              • Windows
              65 alternatives to Winhotspot 

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

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              1.  PortableWinhotspot can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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              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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            • hostapd

              • FreeOpen Source
              • Linux
              • BSD
              19 alternatives to hostapd 

              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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            • Virtual WiFi Hotspot icon

              Virtual WiFi Hotspot

              • FreeProprietary
              • Windows
              46 alternatives to Virtual WiFi Hotspot 

              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.

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