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Antivirus (214 programs)

  1. Avast Free Antivirus

    20.10.2442
    • 4.2
    • (127873 votes)

    A free and safe antivirus tool

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Offers in-built browser protection, Includes a password manager, Features a user-friendly interface
    CONS: May slow down your PC while scanning
  2. TotalAV Essential Antivirus

    1.24.22
    • 3.4
    • (83 votes)

    Slow but steady antivirus

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Very easy to use, All devices supported, Ad blocker capability, Has a lot of features
    CONS: Install takes a while, Additional downloads required, Only virus scan available in free version, Interface response is slow
  3. Kaspersky Internet Security

    21.3.10.391
    • 3.9
    • (3231 votes)

    A powerful security tool for Windows

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Blocks ads and tracking links, Offers webcam protection, Has multiple scanning options, Provides parental control option
    CONS: Takes up too many system resources
  4. Norton 360 Deluxe

    22.22.6.10
    • 3.7
    • (8428 votes)

    A budget-friendly antivirus solution

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Offers real-time protection, Provides multiple scanning options, Comes with a VPN, Lets users manage passwords
    CONS: Only has a VPN kill-switch for Windows
  5. Kaspersky Anti-Virus

    21.3.10.391
    • 3.9
    • (9920 votes)

    The ultimate protection against viruses

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    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
  6. 360 Total Security

    10.8.0.1465
    • 4.1
    • (4510 votes)

    Free virus protection and optimization

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Free and complete, Feature-packed antivirus capacity, Powerful system maintenance toolsets, Protect desktop from any online threat
    CONS: Turning on all antivirus engines uses a lot of RAM
  7. Quick Heal AntiVirus Pro

    22.00
    • 3.8
    • (308 votes)

    Virus protection for home users

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Lots of features, Comes with a simple firewall, Runs on anything from Windows 2000 and up, Supports simultaneous scanning
    CONS: Cluttered, unituitive interface, Slow scanning, Sub-par protection, Weak customer support
  8. Kaspersky Total Security

    21.3.10.391
    • 4
    • (488 votes)

    An all-round antivirus for discerning users

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Real-time protection, Impressive parental controls, Built-in password manager, Back-up and tune-up functions, Folder encryption options
    CONS: Very resource-hungry, Browser optimization limited to Internet Explorer, Anti-virus notifications are a little cryptic
  9. AVG AntiVirus Free

    20.10.3157
    • 3.9
    • (23653 votes)

    Computer Protection with AVG AntiVirus Free

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Good user interface, Deep scans and Computer Scans to weed out viruses, Alerts on harmful spyware and websites
    CONS: Slow downloads, Lesser features in the free version
  10. Microsoft Security Essentials

    4.10.0209.0
    • 3.8
    • (3309 votes)

    Lightweight malware protection

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Free, Lightweight, Fast
    CONS: Discontinued from newer systems, No more signature updates after 2023, No longer available for first-time download
  11. Smadav Antivirus 2016

    11.0
    • 4.2
    • (181 votes)

    A Free And Paid Virus Checker From Indonesia

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    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
  12. Panda Free Antivirus

    20.1
    • 4.2
    • (6997 votes)

    A free and basic security solution

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Offers real-time protection, Has a clean interface, Comes with a USB cleaner, Allows daily VPN access
    CONS: Limited security and features
  13. McAfee Total Protection

    433.0207.3919
    • 3.8
    • (904 votes)

    An all-in-one security tool for Windows

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Has a beginner-friendly interface, Offers unlimited VPN access, Lets users encrypt sensitive files, Boasts a range of useful features
    CONS: Doesn’t provide a detailed status report
  14. Avira Free Antivirus

    15.0.2004.1825
    • 4
    • (16533 votes)

    A free anti-virus, anti-malware and anti-ransomware program

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: The free VPN service alone is enough reason to sign up, Its user interface keeps things very simple, It is very lightweight and will not slow your computer down
    CONS: The paid version offers the best tools, It is a the free version doesn’t block infected websites
  15. McAfee® LiveSafe™

    16.0.23
    • 3.9
    • (332 votes)

    Effective cross-device antivirus software

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: McAfee is one of the most trusted names in antivirus software, Different pricing options are available, Antivirus protection for all devices in your household, Offers 1GB of encrypted cloud storage, VPN and password manager included
    CONS: Relatively expensive to protect multiple devices, Can be difficult to uninstall, Parental control not as effective as it could be, Not all features are available across all devices and operating systems
  16. K7 Antivirus Plus

    15.1.0292
    • 3.7
    • (41 votes)

    Advanced Virus Detection And Prevention

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Real-time scanning, Email scanning, Spyware Protection
    CONS: May not be compatible with the latest operating system, Cannot guarantee perfect scanning, Limited Quick Scan
  17. Baidu Antivirus

    5.4.3.148966
    • 3.9
    • (1823 votes)

    A simple yet useful antivirus program

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Comes with a simple interface, Offers real-time protection, Ensures quick scans, Features a detailed feedback menu
    CONS: Doesn’t support pop-up alerts
  18. Bitdefender Antivirus Free

    26.0.18.71
    • 3.5
    • (527 votes)

    Effective protection against viruses

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Not resource intensive, Nothing to configure, Powerful scanner, Modern user interface, Good for inexperienced PC users
    CONS: Lacking in advanced options, Not ideal for advanced users
  19. Kaspersky Security Cloud Free

    20.0.14.1085
    • 4.1
    • (322 votes)

    Free antivirus protection program

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Developed by a reliable company, Free full-featured antivirus scanner and cleaner tool, Speeds up computer's performance, Receive free and automatic updates
    CONS: Suite features are limited in capabilities, No tech support provided
  20. eScan Anti-virus

    11.x
    • 3.6
    • (518 votes)

    Complete antivirus solution for your computer

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    windows
    PROS: Comprehensive protection, Almost everything is automated, Integration with TeamViewer
    CONS: Can be very slow and heavy on resources

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