Our award-winning antivirus/anti-spyware engine has been modified to protect the ever-growing threat against Macs. The engine's innovative scanning capabilities protect against viruses, spyware, and other malicious agents targeting your Mac OS X.
Our shields scan in real time for malware and viruses hiding in incoming and outgoing emails, hijacked web pages, downloaded files, and java scripts. It protects all this while having little to no effect to your system's performance.
Our global community works together – anonymously – to provide fast samples of new viruses and malware via our CommunityIQ technology. This allows us to provide real-time virus-database updates to prevent the spread of infection.
Our avast! Free Antivirus for Windows is compatible with Macs running Windows XP or higher.Download Windows Version
1. On 8 April 2014, Microsoft stops support for Internet Explorer browsers running on Windows XP. This will put your computer and data, such as credit card and online banking details, at greater risk to hackers and malware.
2. Several browser alternatives exist, but we at AVAST use and recommend Chrome, as we find it to be the most-secure option available.