Avast Mac Security 2015: Inserting the license for Avast Pro Mac Security

Activating Avast Pro Mac Security

When installation is completed for Avast Pro Mac Security, a notification informs you that you still need to insert your license.

Avast Pro Mac Security is licensed for commercial use by business customers while Avast Free Mac Security is licensed only for personal and non-commercial use. Avast Pro Mac Security requires a paid license purchased through Avast Resellers only.

If you are looking for Avast Free Mac Security please read the following article:

  1. Open the e-mail containing your license file and save the attached file License.avastlic on your computer.
  2. Access the Avast user interface via the Avast Menu bar icon in the top-right of the screen.
  3. Click Insert license file. >Locate the license file License.avastlic where you saved it in step 1., and click Open.
  4. Enter your administrator Name with Password and click OK to confirm activation.
  5. When installation is successfully completed, a confirmation appears briefly.

Please follow the steps below to activate your paid license for Avast Pro Mac Security:

  1. Open the e-mail containing your license file License.avastlic, ...and save it in a familiar location.
    The method varies depending on your mail client software, e.g. right-click on the file and select Save as, or select the option Download attachments, etc.
  2. Access the Avast user interface via the Avast Menu bar icon in the top-right of the screen, ...or the orange shortcut icon within the Applications.
  3. Click Insert license file.
  4. Locate the license file License.avastlic where you saved it in step 1., and click Open.
  5. Enter your administrator Name with Password and click OK to confirm activation.
  6. When installation is successfully completed, a confirmation appears briefly in the top-right corner of the screen.
    To view this information again, click the Avast Menu bar icon in the top-right of the screen, and select License information.

Avast Pro Mac Security is then activated for the remaining duration of the license period.

  • Avast Pro Mac Security 2015
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.10.x (Yosemite, Intel-based)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.9.x (Mavericks, Intel-based)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.8.x (Mountain Lion, Intel-based)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.7.x (Lion, Intel-based)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard, Intel-based)

We are sorry, unfortunately this article is not available in the selected language. Would you like to continue reading the article in the current language or go to our home page in the language you have just selected?

Continue reading Go to Home page

Free 24x7 Phone Support

US 1-866-951-7679

If you have a billing inquiry, please submit a ticket.

Free telephone support for installation, configuration, and trouble-shooting is now available for your Avast product. Call toll-free from the US. More details >>

We provide Free telephone support for the following issues with your Avast software* :

  • Fresh installation
  • Errors during install/uninstall
  • Configuration-related issues
  • Update-related issues

*includes only Avast Free Antivirus, Avast Internet Security, Avast Pro Antivirus and Avast Premier

Already used our phone support?
Give us your feedback now!