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    Virtual WiFi Hotspot Alternatives

    Virtual WiFi Hotspot is described as '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' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Virtual WiFi Hotspot for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is NetSpot. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Vistumbler or Virtual Router Plus. Other great apps like Virtual WiFi Hotspot are Connectify Hotspot, VPN Hotspot, Acrylic Wifi and WiFi Scanner.

    Virtual WiFi Hotspot is mainly a Network Analyzer but alternatives to it may also be Network Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Virtual WiFi Hotspot.
    This page was last updated Jul 25, 2020
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    Virtual Wifi Hotspot is a free software router for Windows based system running Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008...
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    1. NetSpot is a simple and accessible wireless survey tool, which allows collecting, visualizing and analyzing Wi-Fi data.
    2. Vistumbler is a wireless network scanner and mapping utility designed for Windows Vista and above

    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.
    4. Improvements from Virtual Router :


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

    5. Acrylic WiFi Free v2.2 for Windows is an advanced Wi-Fi scanner that is able to gather real-time WLAN information and perform network analysis.
    6. 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.
    7. Kismet is an 802.11 layer2 wireless network detector, sniffer, and intrusion detection system. Kismet will work with any wireless card which supports raw monitoring (rfmon) mode, and (with appropriate hardware) can sniff 802.11b, 802.11a, 802.11g, and 802.11n traffic.
    8. WiFi Explorer is a tool to scan, find, and troubleshoot wireless networks. It can be used to quickly identify channel conflicts, overlapping and other factors (e.g.
    9. NetStumbler is a tool for Windows that allows you to detect Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) using 802.11b, 802.11a and 802.11g.


      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.4.0, released in April 2004, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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