Download Virus Protection - Best Software & Apps

  • Smadav Antivirus 2016

    11.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free And Paid Virus Checker From Indonesia

    8
    10 votes
    • PROS: It is a second-layer antivirus that has a very low system impact, Handy for programmers who wish to tinker with and add to their virus protection, Allows you to un-hide files on a USB Flashdisk,
    • CONS: The paid version doesn't add enough functions to be worth the money, A small program that adds only moderate protection,
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus

    2017 17.0.0.611

    License
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    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
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    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
  • eScan Anti-virus

    11.x

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    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
  • Quick Heal Anti-Virus

    2011 2010

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    Platform
    Windows

    Up-to-date antivirus protection for your PC

    7
    2683 votes
    • PROS: Generate reports on everything, Command line options, Real-time protection, Various scan options
    • CONS: Convoluted installation process, Requires other security products to be uninstalled
  • uTorrent Plus

    3.1

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Protect your PC against viruses in torrents and more

    7
    609 votes
    • PROS: Integrated virus protection, Includes media player with support for HD video
    • CONS: Only a few extra features from the free version
  • HitmanPro.Alert

    3.5.3

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Hitman Pro: Elite Virus Protection on Demand

    8
    25 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
  • Kingsoft AntiVirus

    2010.11.6.318

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Lightweight anti-virus tool with extra system cleaning tools

    8
    429 votes
    • PROS: Real time protection, Automatic updates, Light on resources, Doesn't bug you with tons of messages, Can work with other securiy apps, Includes a bunch of useful tools
    • CONS: Scan speed could be improved
  • Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+

    11.12

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Ad-Aware moves into the big league of security suites

    6
    793 votes
    • PROS: Includes BitDefender anti-virus protection, Well designed Windows 10 style interface, Basic, Moderate and Advanced scanning, Allows you to pause scans
    • CONS: Some features only available in other versions, Initial scan can be slow
  • Spotflux

    2.10.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Browse privately, protected and ad free

    6
    109 votes
    • PROS: Set it and forget it!, Small footprint, Ability to add a proxy, Malware and virus protection
    • CONS: Doesn't come with preconfigured proxies
  • AMC Security

    Android 5.4.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Tune-up your Android device and keep it safe from malicious files

    8
    76 votes
    • PROS: Handy battery notification, Real time virus/malware protection, Performs routine maintenance, Secure vault for your private files, Well designed and easy to use, SMS/Call blocking tool
    • CONS: No root features, Deep scanning can be very slow
  • Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus

    2017

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Highly Rated Anti-Virus Software for Home or Office Use

    9
    12 votes
    • PROS: Excellent protection against the theft of personal data, The program size is much smaller when compared to similar platforms
    • CONS: 128 megabytes of RAM are required for this software to function properly
  • Norton AntiVirus

    for Mac 12.4

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    Protect your Mac from viruses with Norton

    5
    39 votes
    • PROS: Comprehensive virus protection, Scans IM clients, Updates everyday
    • CONS: May slow down your Mac, May detect false threats, Difficult to remove
  • Dr.Web Antivirus

    7

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Solid as a rock next-generation antivirus

    8
    79 votes
    • CA Internet Security Suite Plus

      2010 6.0.0.272

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      Platform
      Windows

      Protect your PC with this collection of apps

      4
      12 votes
      • PROS: Comprehensive anti-virus, Easy to use interface, Perform backups, Child protection
      • CONS: Intrusive, Resource hungry
    • iAntivirus

      for Mac 1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Free virus protection from the makers of Norton

      3
      36 votes
      • PROS: Simple and clear interface, Scans Apple app files, Scans Facebook walls
      • CONS: Hogs CPU and may slow down your Mac
    • VIPRE Internet Security

      Home Edition 2016

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Award-Winning intenet Security Software for Personal Computers

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      No votes yet
      • PROS: A two-way firewall can be adjusted to offer a redundant level of anti-virus protection, Versions are available for both home and business use
      • CONS: Existing anti-virus software will have to be uninstalled before Vipre is activated, Accessing more advanced features will require a paid subscription
    • Agnitum Outpost Security Suite

      7.5.1

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Preemptive protection against all major internet security threats

      8
      19 votes
      • PROS: Offers both Antivirus and antispyware protection , Anti-spam keeps your inbox free of junk mail, Relatively quick virus scans
      • CONS: Can be complicated to navigate
    • Ad-Aware Total Security

      11.12

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Ad-Aware moves into the big league of security suites

      6
      9 votes
      • PROS: Includes BitDefender anti-virus protection, Well designed Windows 8 style interface, Basic, Moderate and Advanced scanning, Allows you to pause scans, Total version includes all advanced features
      • CONS: Initial scan can be slow
    • MYAndroid Protection

      2.0.1

      License
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      Platform
      Android

      Secure your mobile with this antivirus, anti-theft and backup tool

      9
      84 votes
      • PROS: Efficient virus scanner, Backs up contacts to the SD card or web, Multi-function anti-theft feature
      • CONS: You can't specify individual folders of drives to scan, No firewall
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