There comes time when your’e stuck with wired internet connection, but want to go online with your smartphone or tablets. Well, there is a way for you to connect your devices wirelessly and for that there are tons of third-party softwares available on the internet which creates hotspot from the windows with just few clicks.
Now your’e able to create new WiFi network from your existing network either that may be wired connection or even another WiFi network your’e connected with.
These are the top softwares which provides easy user interface and features for you to create your own hotspot.
LIST OF HOTSPOT SOFTWARES
- Virtual Router Virtual Router is a free, open source software based router for PCs running Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2. Using Virtual Router, users can wirelessly share any internet connection (Wifi, LAN, Cable Modem, Dial-up, Cellular, etc.) with any Wifi device (Laptop, Smart Phone, iPod Touch, iPhone, Android Phone, Zune, Netbook, wireless printer, etc.) These devices connect to Virtual Router just like any other access point, and the connection is completely secured using WPA2 (the most secure wireless encryption.)Unlike similar applications, Virtual Router is not only completely Free, but will not annoy you with any advertisements. Also, since Virtual Router is not ad-supported, it does not track your web traffic the way other ad-supported applications do/can.If your looking for easy and simple software, then this might be the choice but, if you want features to come up with, then connectify Hotspot and mHotspot might be your selection.
- Connectify Hotspot Connectify is a paid software to create WiFi hotspot, despite the fact that a free version with less features are available. Connectify software allows you to turn your PC or laptop to a virtual WiFi Router. You can share internet from your Laptop to any nearby devices like Smart Phones, Tablets, or to other nearby laptops free of cost. If you have a USB Dongle to access internet, you can share the same to your friends and neighbors. While you are at a hotel which charges Internet per device, this tool will be very useful. just ask internet for One device and share it to your other devices. Another important advantage of Connectify is that you can extent the range of actual WiFi router. Connectify turns your laptop to a virtual router of the original WiFi router.
- mHotspot mHotspot is a completely free software that enables a user with Windows 7 or Windows 8 installed laptop to make a virtual WiFi atmosphere. This software enables us to create WiFi hotspot where we can connect up to 10 devices. Single Internet connection to your Laptop can be shared equally to your Windows, Android, iOs and even to blackberry smart phones. Unlike Connectify this tool is absolutely free and have a size of less than 1MB. But comparing the technical features, Connectify is much above mHotspot. This WiFi repeater allows you to secure your hotspot area with passwords and it also shows the details of all connected devices to its virtual WiFi area.It’s primary advantage is that you can see the details of the connected device(Name, Ip Address, Mac Address) and also the network usage(Upload and Download Speed, Transfer Rates)
Creating WiFi hotspot without using any third-party softwares is also possible by using command prompt in windows. Read our next article for Turn your PC/laptop into WiFi hotspot without using aby softwares.