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
  • 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
  • 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

    License
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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Dr.Web Antivirus

    7

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Solid as a rock next-generation antivirus

    8
    79 votes
    • 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

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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • CA Internet Security Suite Plus

      2010 6.0.0.272

      License
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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
    • VisNetic AntiVirus for Workstations

      4.5.0

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Reliable virus protection for your desktop workstation

      5
      1 vote
      • 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
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