Download Wifi - Best Software & Apps

  • Viber

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone

    Call and text free over 3G and Wifi

    8
    2594 votes
    • PROS: Very simple to use, Notifies you of contacts who are on Viber, Decent call quality, Send photos and videos, Stickers and emoticons to liven up chats, Group messaging with up-to 100 people, Hold & Talk feature
    • CONS: You may have to convince friends to switch to Viber
  • Free WiFi Hotspot

    3.6.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Tool to Make Your Laptop a WiFi Hotspot

    8
    434 votes
    • PROS: Free – zero trials or limitations, Available for both Windows and Mac
    • CONS: Connection stability could be an issue at times, Not a practical WiFi-extending solution
  • My WIFI Router

    3.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Turn Your Computer into a Wireless Hotspot For Free

    7
    1912 votes
    • PROS: Whitelist/blacklist, Other useful options, Easy to use
    • CONS: Weak security
  • Mars WiFi - Free WiFi HotSpot

    3.0.2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Turn Your Computer Into a Router

    8
    305 votes
    • PROS: Turn your computer into a router, Safe and secure
    • CONS: Not available through official Windows app store, Not available on Macs
  • Deal WiFi

    1.0.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Simple Wifi hotspot creator

    8
    147 votes
    • PROS: Quick install, Easy Interface, Not resource hungry, Beginner friendly
    • CONS: May include other software upon install, No other customization options, No troubleshooting help, Limited functionality
  • Hotspot Shield VPN & Proxy

    5.9.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Free Safe browsing for Android

    8
    946 votes
    • PROS: Good connection speed, 128-bit VPN encryption, Starts when you turn on your computer, Notification icon, Free version available
    • CONS: Very annoying ads
  • WiFi Password Decryptor

    5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Recover forgotten WiFi passwords

    7
    1913 votes
    • PROS: Suitable for any level of user, Export data to HTML, XML or TXT format, Can also be used from the command line
    • CONS: No advanced features, Not compatible with XP
  • Virtual WiFi Router

    3.0.1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Turn your PC into a WiFi access point

    7
    3284 votes
    • PROS: Easy to configure, Encrypts data, Compatible with most 3G modems
    • CONS: Occasionally loses your password
  • Intel Pro Wireless Drivers

    14.3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free drivers for Intel WiFi Link 5100 PROSet/Wireless technology

    7
    25 votes
    • PROS: Useful for people using old hardware , Free and relatively easy to install , Connect without using an Ethernet cable , May improve Wi-Fi speed on Vista devices
    • CONS: Out-dated for non-Vista users , Most people will not need these drivers , It is unclear which other platforms may use these drivers , Need to restart system before it connects
  • Miracast Screen Mirroring (Wifi Display)

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free program for android

    10
    1 vote
    • MyPublicWiFi

      4.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Helpful WiFi network repeater

      7
      672 votes
      • PROS: Allows you to easily share a WiFi connection, Easy to setup and use, Blocks other network users from using P2P
      • CONS: Requires you to restart PC
    • WiFi Manager

      3.5.4.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Windows

      Free app to handle wireless networks more smoothly

      8
      68 votes
      • PROS: Switch between multiple wifi networks easily, Automatically find the best connection available
      • CONS: Some advanced features require an upgrade to the paid version, Some functions require permissions to change system settings
    • WiFi Map

      1.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      Free Tool for Wandering Browsers

      9
      53 votes
      • PROS: Free to download and use, Compatible with all operating systems
      • CONS: Plagued with pop up ads, Limited hotspots in certain areas
    • Wi-Fi Password Key Generator

      3.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Secure passwords for your wifi network

      7
      91 votes
      • PROS: Generates secure wifi passwords, Creates WEP/WPA/WPA2 keys, Copies the password on to the clipboard
      • CONS: No options
    • Any Send

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android
      Mac

      Send files to any device over your wifi

      6
      43 votes
      • PROS: Multiplatform, Fast, Works on all files, No user limitations
      • CONS: All devices/users must be on the same wifi connection
    • WiFi Password Dump

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      How helpful is WIFI Password Dump?

      7
      325 votes
      • PROS: Provides a great deal of functionality given that it is a freely available app, Helpful part of a security regime for things like corporate laptop inspections, Works with all types of PCs
      • CONS: No graphical user interface
    • Wifi Map Windows 10

      Varies with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Connect to free Wifi in your area

      8
      89 votes
      • PROS: Find free Wifi, User-shared password database
      • CONS: Passwords may change, Some free wifi requires registration
    • Who Is On My Wifi

      Free 3.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A nifty tool to check who’s using your network

      7
      131 votes
      • PROS: Scanning is quick, Installation was fast and uncomplicated, Can set a schedule for scanning the network, Has extensive event log
      • CONS: Difficult to use, Ugly color scheme, Unintuitive interface, No help files
    • Compaq 420 Notebook PC drivers

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Install the latest driver for HP compaq 420 wifi

      8
      8 votes
      • WiFi password revealer

        1.0.0.4

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Retrieve your lost Wifi password

        7
        132 votes
        • PROS: Fully automatic recovery, Exports data in 4 formats, Low resource consumption
        • CONS: No advanced features
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