Download Protection - Best Software & Apps

  • McAfee AntiVirus Plus

    2017

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Premium Antivirus Protection from the World Leader

    7
    810 votes
    • PROS: Includes firewall, web and email protection, and more, Good AV database, Download on all your devices, Extra tools: file shredder and defragmenter
    • CONS: History of sub-par performance, Expensive
  • CM Security Antivirus AppLock

    CM (Cleanmaster) Security FREE Varies with device

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Android

    A beautiful, useful, and powerful antivirus

    7
    77 votes
    • PROS: Quick Analysis, Real-time protection, Call-blocking filter, Integrates with Clean Master, Easy to use and excellent design
    • CONS: Doesn't include a firewall, No anti-theft features
  • HitmanPro.Alert

    3.5.3

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Hitman Pro: Elite Virus Protection on Demand

    7
    22 votes
    • PROS: Unparalleled Protection From Viruses and Malware, Risk Reduction Processes that Protect Your Data, Simple, Clean and Functional UI
    • CONS: Yearly Fee Might be a Little High for Some Users
  • 360 Total Security

    7.6.0.1031

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Multiple engine antivirus protection

    8
    1800 votes
    • PROS: Free and complete, Good interface, Uninstrusive
    • CONS: Turning on all antivirus engines uses a lot of RAM, Clean and Speed Up tools must be used with care
  • Folder Password Lock Pro

    10.2.0.1

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Software for Enhanced Folder Protection and Privacy

    9
    106 votes
    • PROS: Quick and simple setup., Active folder monitoring and alerts., Compatibility with external hard drives.,
    • CONS: One password for all folders could potentially present a security risk., A price of (approximately) 32 pounds is a bit high when compared to similar folder protection software packages. ,
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus

    2017 17.0.0.611

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The ultimate protection against viruses

    7
    1265 votes
    • PROS: Clear and user-friendly interface, Very powerful engine, Recovery features (rollback), Highly configurable, Improved performance
    • CONS: Long Installation, Memory consumption could be improved, Not many essential new features
  • McAfee Total Protection

    2017

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A virus and malware checker and remover for multiple devices

    7
    278 votes
    • PROS: The virus and malware database is kept up to date by the developers, It has a file shredder for full and permanent erasures, There is a money-back guarantee if the software cannot remove your virus, The Firewall is a strong and modern one
    • CONS: Many of the tools can be found with other paid virus and malware checkers Virus Protection Pledge (VPP) only applies to auto-renewal customers
  • SafeIP

    2.0.0.228

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make Your Browsing Secure with SafeIP

    7
    257 votes
    • PROS: Completely free, Quick and easy
    • CONS: Some users may find anonymous browsing necessary, Depends on there being anonymous IPs nearby
  • Secure Browser

    52.0.2743.225.

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Protection from nastiness and nosiness, every page you browse

    7
    100 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Very safe and secure, Works about as well as other browsers in most cases
    • CONS: Does not have some smaller features (such as certain text encodings)
  • eScan Anti-virus

    11.x

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete antivirus solution for your computer

    7
    467 votes
    • PROS: Comprehensive protection, Almost everything is automated, Integration with TeamViewer
    • CONS: Can be very slow and heavy on resources
  • Avira Free Security Suite

    2017

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free antivirus and malware protection program

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    No votes yet
    • PROS: You get 500mb per month of free VPN service, Clean and tune your computer for free, It scans unknown files in real time
    • CONS: You do not get a deep clean or an accelerated boot time, It doesn’t secure your banking or shopping unless you pay for it
  • Folder Protection

    6.35

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Assign a password to every folder you want to protect

    7
    308 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Protect folders from copying, deletion or adding to
    • CONS: Doesn't reveal encryption method, Not integrated into Windows Explorer shell
  • eScan Internet Security Suite

    eScan Internet Security Suite 11.0.1139.1150_

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Privacy protection for your PC

    7
    64 votes
    • PROS: Tons of features, Simple interface, Colorful, crisp graphics buttons
    • CONS: Can be problematic in set up, Resource heavy, Crashes and freezes often