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Virtual Wifi Router Version 2 Alternatives

Virtual Wifi Router Version 2 is described as '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' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Virtual Wifi Router Version 2 for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, BSD and Windows Phone. 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 create_ap. Other great apps like Virtual Wifi Router Version 2 are Open Garden, AndroidWifi, mHotspot and hostapd.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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...

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  1. Connectify Hotspot icon

    Connectify Hotspot

    • Windows

    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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  2. Virtual Router Plus icon

    Virtual Router Plus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.
    ⚫︎ PortableVirtual Router Plus can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Warning

    Chrome blocks download from official site. Use Sourceforge download: https://sourceforge.net/projects/virtualrouterpl/

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  3. create_ap

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacecreate_ap either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  4. Open Garden icon

    Open Garden

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android

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

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  5. AndroidWifi icon

    AndroidWifi

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android

    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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  6. mHotspot icon

    mHotspot

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android

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

    ⚫︎ PortablemHotspot can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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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  7. hostapd

    • 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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    Winhotspot

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

    ⚫︎ PortableWinhotspot can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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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  9. linux-router

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A bash script to set Linux as router (NAT) in one command. Provide Internet, or create Wifi hotspot. Support transparent proxy (redsocks). Support IPv6. Restore in one command or by control-c. Forked from create_ap.

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  10. Maryfi icon

    Maryfi

    • 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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