Below are 4 software that enables you to create individual user name and login password for your customers, these type of virtual hotspot software are useful for those renting out rooms, providing lodging, running a hostel, hotel, or cybercafe. Some are more powerful than others, do check them out.
01 – Connectify Hotspot
Connectify Hotspot is perhaps the best software solution to wifi sharing, it comes with lots of features when you purchase the Pro or Max package. If you’re looking for a basic Wifi sharing software, this is the most stable among all of them. The WiFi repeater is not a long term solution, do note that it cost more to run a computer than a router/repeater. Primary features:
- Monitor Network Usage By Device
- Share Internet from Ethernet Networks
- Share Internet from 3G or 4G Networks (PRO & MAX)
- Firewall Controls for Connected Devices (PRO & MAX)
- WiFi Repeater Mode (MAX)
02 – MyPublicWifi
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. Primary features:
- The MyPublicWiFi-Firewall can be used to restrict user access to specific servers.
- You can also prevent the use of certain Internet services (e.g. file sharing programs).
- MyPublicWiFi allows you to record and track all visited url pages on your virtual WIFI-Hotspot.
03 – mHotspot (Windows, Android & Ubuntu)
Just like all the other hotspot creator, this software enables you to share your internet connection with others. The best part is, there is no paid version and it is 100% free.
- Stream videos and shares files to clients
- See the details of the connected device(Name, Ip Address, Mac Address)
- See the network usage(Upload and Download Speed, Transfer Rates)
- Secures your wireless hotspot with WPA2 PSK password security
- Extends your Wifi range(Acts as a repeater)
- Works with Microsoft Windows 7,8,10, Google Android and Linux Ubuntu
This is perhaps the most advanced WiFi sharing and billing software. Ideal for those operating a temporary lodging that requires proper tracking, especially those into AirBnB.
- Complete wifi billing system – Setup invoices, tickets, printers, taxes and much more.
- Paypal integration
- Control time and bandwidth usage of wired and wireless laptops without any client software installations.
- Create logs of URL addresses that customers visit
- Charge by data transfer, specified time usage, or download and upload rate. You can also set pricing profiles so when a customer refills their account they are charged the same way