Your friend recommends the world's most trusted
security software: Avast Free Antivirus 2016

Why choose Avast Free Antivirus

  • We protect more than 400 million people all around the world. Including your friends, of course!
  • We've been in the industry for over a quarter century, and our experience corresponds to that.
  • Certified and often awarded by all major IT security testing labs
  • We provide more features than leading paid-for antivirus products – and we do it for FREE

Avast Free Antivirus is more than just minimum protection,
that's why it provides more than just minimum features.

Award-winning antivirus engine

Our award-winning scanning engine protects against viruses and spyware, with lowest impact on your computer's performance.

Software Updater maintenance tool

Shows you an overview of all your outdated software applications, and prompts you to update your security vulnerabilities.

Streaming virus database updates

Keeps your protection up to date in real-time through more than 200 daily virus updates from the Avast Virus Lab cloud.

Browser Cleanup, for tidy web surfing

This new tool serves as a maintenance center where you can delete annoying toolbars and plug-ins from your browser.

New user-friendly interface

The Avast UI has been redesigned to keep up with modern navigation styles. Geeks, don't worry, it's still customizable.

Enhanced touch screen navigation

Our new user interface, with large easy-to-push buttons, simplifies using Avast on your touch-based Windows 8 devices.

Boot-time malware scanning

Scans your computer for infections before it starts and before any viruses hidden beneath it are activated.

Intelligent scanner for faster scans

Reduces the number of required file scans by using a white list of safe files. These files are only scanned if changed.