Connectify Free Mobile Hotspot Windows 7 Software Generates Over 250,000 Downloads
Connectify v1.1 for Wi-Fi-enabled Devices Creates Instant Hotspots for Friends and Co-Workers Saving Time and Money
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Connectify, Inc., today announced Connectify Version 1.1, a free software application for Windows 7, which turns any Wi-Fi-enabled computer into a wireless mobile hotspot for Internet access, as well as file and photo sharing. Months after launching, hundreds of thousands of users are now sharing their Wi-Fi connection with friends or co-workers. Connectify is building a strong community of Wi-Fi-connected users who are reaping the ease-of-use and financial benefits of a shared WPA2-secure wireless personal area network (PAN).
Connectify enables consumers to have their own mobile hotspot and, thus, creates a personal area network, whether at home or on the road. Connectify connects dozens of different Wi-Fi devices at a time from a single computing connection – digital cameras, printers, music players, personal computers, and more.
"Connectify solves a real issue of making your wireless devices work together. With Connectify running on your Windows 7 laptop, you have control of your network and how you want your devices to work seamlessly together," said Alex Gizis , chief executive officer of Connectify.
Several new features were developed for Connectify users enhancing its overall usability – available now:
- Eye-Fi Support: Eye-Fi Wi-Fi-enabled SD cards can now connect locally over a Connectify hotspot, streaming photos from your Eye-Fi-enabled camera to your laptop instantly.
- Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Support: Share your hotspot without typing long passwords. Connectify hotspots can export user's settings to a USB Flash Drive that can be used to instantly set up and connect other Windows computers.
- Clone your Network: Quick access is now available to setup a Connectify hotspot that mirrors your home network. Wi-Fi-enabled devices will automatically connect to your Connectify hotspot just as they do to you home wireless router, creating an instant repeater.
- Intel Cards: Intel 5100/5300 wireless card support is now official.
"Connectify is a real breakthrough in mobile communications," said J. Gerry Purdy , principal analyst with MobileTrax LLC, a market research firm. "Now, Windows 7 users can create their own mobile hotspot where ever they go and, thus, enable all of their Wi-Fi-enabled devices."
Connectify is available for free, so turn your Windows 7 PC into a Wi-Fi hotspot today, and join our connected community. Go to http://www.connectify.me/ to download the application.
Connectify develops innovative wireless solutions for the military, business, and consumer markets. The Connectify software team is dedicated to bringing real wireless sharing to everyone; building communities, and saving people time and money as well as improving the cross-platform wireless experience. For more information, please visit: http://www.connectify.me/about.html
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