Avast Free Antivirus for Mac offers three shields,on-demand scanning and WebRep clients which are automatically (optionally) installed to Safari, Chrome and Firefox browsers. Our Web Shield and Mail Shield combine to check the vast majority of incoming data from the Internet, while File Shield scans all programs stored and executed from your hard drive. Everything is packed in a brand new GUI.
What's new in this version:
- Compatible with OS X 10.9.x (Mavericks)
- New program/VPS update mechanism.
- Support for silent program updates: Smaller program updates not obtrusive anymore.
- New install and uninstall:
- Clean install is now performed by *.pkg, and not on the 1st run of the avast! GUI application.
- Uninstall can be triggered from GUI as before, or directly from a standalone utility, present on the distribution along with the installer. (can also unin... See all new features »