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Top 5 Software To Share Internet Connection Wirelessly

Updated on June 7, 2019
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Nilesh Patel is a Writer, Technology Enthusiast, Social Media Lover & all around Digital Marketing Guy.

Internet connection has become an integral part of our lives, and what if you get a facility to turn your PC into a virtual PC router? You would be surprised to know that it can be achieved using different ways that enable you to share internet connection wirelessly and enjoy browsing without any distraction.

Let’s have a look at the top 5 software that not only works effectively in converting your PC into a WiFi router but also enables you to create WiFi hotspot natively on your Windows PC.

It helps you to find the right software that will work perfectly for you. Simply, check out these options, try them and find how you can proceed with the great software program that meets your needs.

Connectify Hotspot

Connectify is a well-known full-featured router that works great in converting your PC into a real-time WiFi hotspot and allows you to share your internet connection with various devices, such as tablets, Smartphones, etc. You can also see the amount of data or speed disbursed by each device, along with renaming the device as well as banning devices that you do not want to share with.

It has the timeouts of 30 minutes that let hotspot to stop and need to restart it. You must also know that the name of your hotspot will always be preceded by ‘Connectify’. It also provides security to your connection through a password. It has easy and simple installation process that requires only a minute to complete. It has an efficient signal and high range, which makes it one of the widely used portable hotspot software.


It is another Windows program that turns your PC into a virtual WiFi router and is available for free without any premium versions. It allows you to share LAN, Ethernet, and WiFi with the number of devices such as laptops, Smartphones, tablets and other computers. Using mhotspot means you can connect up to 10 devices to your hotspot connection, where it also acts as an extender for WiFi range. It also provides smooth and efficient multiplayer gaming.

mhotspot also secures your wireless connection with WPA2 PSK password, which allows you to set a strong password to restrict connections. This software is highly powerful in providing uninterrupted WiFi signal to various devices at a time. It does not require any kind of technical knowledge to enjoy its features as it can easily be set and used by beginners as well.


HostedNetworkStarter is also one of the great software which provides somewhat similar features to the software mentioned earlier. It works by creating a WiFi hotspot using the wireless network adapter of your computer, where it allows multiple devices to access the internet connection available on your PC. One of the wonderful things which you should know about this software is that it does not require installing the software on your PC to run it. Simply, download the zip file and run the executable file, thus gives a high level of portability.

You can also see the list of all clients connected to your PC through HostedNetworkStarter. If due to any reason, your PC is not configured properly, you will get the detailed message indicating the exact error. The software is highly capable of meeting your WiFi needs.


MyPublicWiFi allows you to set up an internet connection like other software in the list, but what makes it different from others are its few interesting possibilities. These include a built-in firewall that works effectively in restricting the access to particular websites or protocols, as well as it enables you to record and track all URL pages you have visited while using this WiFi hotspot. You can view the details of your clients, such as IP addresses, device names as well as MAC addresses.

Being compatible with all Windows versions, the software runs effectively on all devices using Windows. It takes only a few seconds to extend the signal range of your WiFi router using this software. It is very easy to use, simply install it on your device, enter the network key and start using the internet.


MaryFi is also free software that can be used to transform your Windows PC into a virtual WiFi router. It supports all kinds of internet connections, including Ethernet, WiFi, and cellular, thus makes it a wonderful choice to enjoy WiFi connectivity on your tablet, Smartphone, music player, gaming consoles and other computers. WPA2 encryption is used as password protection to ensure high privacy and security.

It acts as a repeater that helps in extending the signal from one WiFi router to the number of other devices. It also enables you to access shared files between these devices wirelessly; this also includes LAN games and multiplayers.


The WiFi hotspot software provides good signal range and other features that help you to cut the expenses of buying other WiFi routers.

Give them a shot to create a free WiFi hotspot on your PC and get the one that best fits your needs.

© 2019 Nilesh Patel


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