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Avira Free Antivirus is a light yet powerful antivirus solution for home users that provides comprehensive protection against all types of online threats (including worms, viruses, Trojans, and spyware), secures your data, protects your privacy and ensures your PC remains virus-free while working silently in the background.

Avira Antivirus is more than just a virus scanner; it gives you real-time anti-malware protection plus access to advanced privacy/anonymity and optimization tools (e.g. Avira Phantom VPN, Avira System Speedup, and Avira Software Updater).

Avira Free Antivirus delivers swift and smooth system scans at the push of a button. With the industry’s leading detection rates, it provides: Advanced Real-Time Protection shields you in real time against 10s of millions of current and emerging malware threats daily. Anti-adware/AntiSpyware blocks unwanted adware programs and online snoops, such as ISPs and other networks that try to collect your data.

Website Safety Advisor and Browser Tracking Blocker show you safe search results, protects against harmful websites, blocks browser trackers for better internet privacy, and offers a price comparison tool for finding deals from trusted sites when you shop online (all included in the free web browser extension).

Furthermore, Avira Free Antivirus features an early warning system named “Protection Cloud”, which analyzes unknown files in the cloud – anonymously – from millions of users, to protect you from threats as they emerge in real time. Avira is an award-winning, industry-leading anti-virus software that is trusted by 100 million users.

Key Features:

  • Free protection for life
  • Detects 99.99% of malware
  • Lightweight and easy to use
  • AntiAd/AntiSpyware
  • Real-time cloud scanning
  • Browser tracking blocker

Last Update: November 17, 2021

Current Version:
15.0.2111.2126 (Windows) / 1.6.0 (Mac OS X)

License: Freeware

Languages: Multiple Languages

Supported Operating Systems:
Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 / 11 (32-Bit, 64-Bit)
Mac OS X 10.10 or later

Developer: Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG.

Homepage: Avira.com

  • Fixed AVIRA IPC Server Multiple Out-of-bounds Write Vulnerabilities.
  • Improved process protection for scanui.exe. (It was possible to kill scanui.exe with Process Protection option active).
  • Several New Scanner (shell extension scanner) fixes.
  • Fixed unresponsive system due to Real-Time Protection re-initialization.
  • Fixed possible hanging / frozen system on Windows 10 RS1 if Antivirus is installed.
  • Fixed Real-Time Protection crash on Windows 10 RS2.
  • Improved IPM handling in special circumstances.
Disclaimer: The direct download links we provided to you for this software are from the official author's website, therefore we can't guarantee safety, availability, or download speeds. We will look into all download options for your software: online installer, full offline installer (mostly exe or msi, and in rare cases - iso, or torrent), or portable edition (mostly zip, or rar). Moreover, we don't and we won't provide any pirated/illegal versions or tools. We recommend that you avoid using these methods as these methods can harm your device. If you like this software, buy it to support its developers.