Most smartphones can be turned to WiFi hotspots as long as they have mobile data. However, the same cannot be said for desktop PCs. Whether you’re connected to the Internet through WiFi or Ethernet, it’s not possible to share your own WiFi connection unless you tether those devices with a cable. My WiFi Router is a free WiFi app developed by TX Network that turns PCs to WiFi routers. With My WiFi Router, users can now share Internet connections through WiFi with others. It can also be used to share videos with people connected to the hotspot.
Installing My WiFi Router is a simple process. Just download the EXE file and run it once it is done. No additional software or drivers are required to run My WiFi Router, so even people with little technical knowledge will have no problems installing it.
My WiFi Router has an intuitive interface. To the right, users will find the Connection Management where all of the people who have connected to their WiFi hotspot. The main panel for the My Hotspot tab only has a Reactivate Free WiFi button and input fields for the user’s preferred Name and Password. On the other hand, the My Video tab has a Start Video Sharing button and Browse input field where users can search and share videos to others.
Unfortunately, My WiFi Router does not come with inherent security features for either the one sharing the hotspot or the one using the hotspot. That said, it does offer users with the option to set a password, at the very least. In addition, they can choose to control the activity of others who are connected to the WiFi hotspot. Users can blacklist other users from the connection completely or limit their speed so that others have more priority over them. There is noticeable change in speed when using My WiFi Router, but the option to limit others is a great feature for those who want to make sure that others don’t eat up a lot of bandwidth.
Video sharing is the other important feature by My WiFi Router. With this feature, users can easily share videos to anybody connected to their WiFi hotspot. All users have to do is browse for the video they want to share and click the Start Video Sharing and users can stream the video easily.
My WiFi Router is equipped with a built-in Software Conflict Detection and users can choose to automatically close the software that conflicts with My WiFi Router. Users can also choose to Auto Start My WiFi Router during launch. My WiFi Router also has a Power Off Timer, and PCs can be stopped from sleeping when the software is running.
My WiFi Router has a simple concept and it’s executed well. It's intuitive interface and straightforward controls make it easy to learn and use even for those who aren’t tech-savvy. If you need a program to turn your desktop to a WiFi router, this program is for you.