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Avast Free Antivirus for Mac

Average User Rating:
4.6
out of 1635 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.0
  • Total Downloads:
    3,724,171
  • Date Added:
    May 15, 2012
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    8.85MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    24,611
  • Platform:
    Mac
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  • Current Version

    4.3

    out of 37 votes

    • 5 star 23
    • 4 star 8
    • 3 star 2
    • 2 star 2
    • 1 star 2
  • All Versions

    4.6

    out of 1635 votes

    • 5 star 1211
    • 4 star 270
    • 3 star 68
    • 2 star 26
    • 1 star 60
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5 stars

"Free now and looks toward the future of OSX"

May 22, 2012  |  By marshallbaker

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 7.0

Pros

Running Mountain Lion -- Since you fixed some cliches seems to be working ok; Mac fine but caught Windows 7 worms!

Cons

None to date.

Summary

Excellent

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4 stars

"great product"

July 18, 2012  |  By serge_j101

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 7.0

Pros

light and does not affect the performance of the device

Cons

none till now

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5 stars

"Excellent antivirus software"

June 07, 2012  |  By QuillandPen

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 7.0

Pros

Easy install
Numerous automatic updates
Works in the background
Easy to run antivirus checks that include easy to read reports

Cons

None. The software works flawlessly.

Summary

Excellent program that is free. Thank you!

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4 stars

"Provides pretty complete protection for Mac"

May 24, 2012  |  By nonsenquitur

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 7.0

Pros

Pretty slick interface, and I like the real-time protection and link scanning capability.
I did not notice any performance degradation due to use of Avast.

Cons

Too much of in-your-face. If you don't like constant popup, you should stay away.

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5 stars

"OUtstanding product!"

May 24, 2012  |  By pepperkin44

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 7.0

Pros

Specific for Mac. Free. Easy to use and to update.

Cons

I have had no prolblems with this program

Summary

great program!

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4 stars

"It blocks my html LaCie Networkdrive homepage!"

May 24, 2012  |  By McTes

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 7.0

Pros

easy in use, always up to date

Cons

It blocks my access to my homepage of my LaCie network Drive.(10 TB)
So I need to block the webshield option (it is pity)
I already signales this to the Dutch distributor of Avast. Maybe this time they will look at it.

Summary

It remains a good took!

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5 stars

"Excellent!"

May 24, 2012  |  By George6604

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 7.0

Pros

Fast and precise.

Cons

Rarely, it slows down the booting time, but it is not a big deal as I am FULLY protected.

Summary

It is worth installing it

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5 stars

"It's free. It's updated daily. It works mostly unseen."

May 24, 2012  |  By EMinot

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 7.0

Pros

Once installed, it works well in the background. Growl reports daily file updates, but otherwise it's mostly unobtrusive. Even updates to the programme itself require minimum user intervention, just permission to install -- and this time a request to rate on CNET. In three months, I've had one warning and relative peace of mind. Avast has achieved their objective, favourable brand recognition for their other products. I'd even be willing to make a small contribution for this product.

Cons

Not that I've noticed.

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5 stars

"Excellent!"

May 23, 2012  |  By damado

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 7.0

Pros

super fast and easy to use

Cons

couldnt find any cons

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5 stars

"Avast protection on my wife's PC is excellent."

May 23, 2012  |  By WooseyOne

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 7.0

Pros

I am very happy to get a version for Macs. Thanks.

Cons

I have no cons to list. I will advise if I have any problems.

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5 stars

"Excellent, easy to update, right price!"

May 23, 2012  |  By Gamester2k

 |  Version: Avast Free Antivirus 7.0

Pros

Works in the background. Well behaved, it plays well with other software.

Cons

Could use a manual explaining the metering activity. Was slow to pick up Flashback malware, but they finally found it.

Summary

Great program great protection.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 7.0
Bug fixes.
General
Publisher AVAST Software
Publisher web site https://www.avast.com
Release Date May 15, 2012
Date Added May 15, 2012
Version 7.0
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Antivirus Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.5/Intel, Mac OS X 10.6/10.7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 8.85MB
File Name avast_free_mac_security_online.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,724,171
Downloads Last Week 24,611
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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