avast! Free Antivirus for Mac

Protect yourself from Mac-specific malware
with our light, fast, award-winning antivirus

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avast! Free Antivirus for Mac protects you from Mac-targeting
viruses and other malware attacks.

Certified antivirus and anti-spyware engine Our scanning engine's unique technologies protect against viruses, spyware, and other malicious agents.

WebRep™ plugin to help protect against phishing scams WebRep™ browser plugins provide greater protection against phishing sites, including heuristic detection of new phishing sites.

Three types of real-time malware scans Run real time malware scans on your file system, email tools, and web-browsing activities (web pages, downloads, and java scripts).

avast! offers the most Mac OS security features for FREE.


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Price per year

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(3 units)
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(2 units)

File System Protection

Yes
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Yes

Protection of email

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Apple
mail only

Protection against infected websties

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

Web reputation system

Yes
Yes

IM Checker

Yes

Drag and drop file scanning

Yes
Yes
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Yes

System requirements

Operating Systems Supported

  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard)
  • Mac OS X 10.7.x (Lion)
  • Mac OS X 10.8.x (Mountain Lion)
  • Mac OS X 10.9.x (Mavericks)

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • Intel-based Mac

Please note that avast! will not run properly if you have other antivirus software installed.

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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.