How you feel when you get chance to use internet connection on your PC or device without purchasing internet connection or get a chance to share internet connection with your friends, co-workers, and mobile devices without buying any additional hardware? You will definitely feel glad……Am I right? Generally, Institutes and Organizations use Wi-Fi technology to provide internet facility to their employees from single route. Time has come to turn your laptop into personal wireless hotspot. Creating your personal Wi-Fi hot spots is become possible with Wi-Fi enabled Windows 7 laptop by downloading Connectify software. By generating your personal hotspot, you can enable nearby mobile phones, laptops, portable gaming consoles and tablets to utilize your internet connection. With Connectify, you can save money on multiple Wi-Fi connection.
Connectify is the easy-to-use software router for Windows. It is one of the best ways to convert your Windows laptop or home computer into secure Wi-Fi hotspot as well as it gives great opportunity to extend net connectivity. Connectify has been founded by Alex Gizis in 2009. It easily works as your primary router or also as repeater for your home router by enlarging its range and offering internet access wherever you need it. Connectify got second place on Top 10 Downloads for a Road Warrior Laptop of Lifehacker.com because through this medium, you are able to save your valuable money on several Wi-Fi connections while on the road and still get all your devices like PC, mobile or tablets online at the same time.
Schools and Private institutions do not permit students to use devices which are registered with wireless networks. In this digital world, we use different kinds of Wi-Fi enabled devices like smartphones, tablets, e-readers and gaming systems on a regular basis. By downloading Connectify on desktop PC or Laptop, you can avoid these restrictions and securely connect numerous devices to your personal Wi-Fi network. Connectify hotspot also works in Offline Networking and permits user to “Fling” files to other Wi-Fi devices like mobile, tablets, pc, etc. and even offers wireless access to shared folders and drives on your network.
Only Windows 7 enabled PC or laptops can take the advantage of Connectify. It does not work with Windows XP or Vista. There is good news for android users as they will be able to access Connectify from Android App Market in near future. Installation is required to create your personal hotspot. Users have two choices for installation including Feature-Limited Lite Version and Pro Version. Feature-limited lite works like its name – it offers limited features like Software Access Point, Display Connected Computers/Devices, Share Internet from other Wi-Fi Networks, Simple Firewall Controls, Share Wi-Fi from 3G/4G Networks, transfer file with limitation, limited service discovery and limited to hotspot names.
Pro version offers all features of lite version as well as unlimited file sharing; unlimited service discovery, Fully-Customizable SSID, Repeater Functionality, Auto Internet Selection and Premium Support. Getting started is easy; you just need to set your hotspot’s name and password, choose the internet connection that you would like to share and begin your hotspot. You can share your internet connection through your cable or DSL modem, a 3G/4G modem and also Wi-Fi network. Some other Wi-Fi devices will be able to spot and connect to your hotspot same as other access point.
After downloading Connectify and creating your hotspot, you will be able to connect it from all your Wi-Fi-enabled devices. Each connected device will appear on the Clients tab, so you can easily know which devices are attached to your personal Hotspot. For each connected device, you can set Internet and local network (LAN) access permissions. Connectify PRO enables users to share their internet from 3G/4G cards and adapters.
Connectify PRO is really best for users, and available at the price of $29.99. Transferring files to iPads, smartphones and PCs is not easy, but with pro version it has become simple, fast and easy. It allows you to share files of any sizes directly to hotspot connected devices like computers, smartphones, tablets, and any mobile device and other Connectify users on the same network. It is one of the best ways to share files between two Wi-Fi enabled PCs.
Connectify PRO lets users start local Hotspots and Fling files to all of their devices, for lightning-fast Wi-Fi file transfer on-the-go. With Connectify PRO, you can also share files to your all connected device when you have no internet connection. Connectify Pro works also on Windows XP and Windows Vista in Ad-Hoc Mode only. You are able to scan all devices on your Connectify Hotspot for existing shared folders or drives, iTunes, web servers and other remote services.
Connectify PRO is also offered with Repeater Functionality which enables users to enlarge the variety of your home or office routers by using the identical network name and password. You are also able to set “automatic” functionality with Connectify Pro that smartly selects which Internet connection to share and makes some required configuration changes to your hotspot.
- Create fully featured hotspot with few clicks
- Share internet connection with your family, friends and mobile device
- Save on expensive internet fees while traveling on vacation
- Share 3G/4G connections with any Wi-Fi enabled devices
- Easily transfer files to others devices
- Extending a Wi-Fi Network
- Offers Lite and Pro versions
- Fully Customizable SSID
- Connectify Pro works on Windows XP and Windows Vista
- Works only on Window 7 Wi-Fi enabled PCs or laptops
- Installation must be required
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