WifiSpot Alternatives

    WifiSpot is described as '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' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to WifiSpot for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Linux, Online / Web-based and Windows Mobile. The best alternative is Virtual Router Plus, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WifiSpot are Connectify Hotspot (Paid), create_ap (Free, Open Source), VPN Hotspot (Free, Open Source) and MyPublicWiFi (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 25, 2021

    1. 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/

    2. 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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    3. 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
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • F-Droid
      Share your VPN connection over hotspot or repeater.
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    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. 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.
    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. 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.

      Warning

      The installer version is bundled with a malware toolbar. The simple version WITHOUT the installer is clean: download it.

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    9. Win Hotspot is portable WiFi hotspot application has inbuilt WiFi Scanner to list Channel ,Signal % etc. It Also has bandwidth meter and WiFi Repair Tools. Please Update to version 1.2, Internet sharing bug has been fixed.

      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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