Avast Free Antivirus specifications

What's new in version 7.0

  • New file system shield scans files upon their execution and write. It's possible to set a list of files and/or directories which won't be scanned by the file system shield.
  • New web shield transparently scans all traffic related to browsing web pages (port 80). It even supports IPv6 connections.
  • The mail shield transparently scans all emails sent and received by email client applications. If a mailbox is accessed using a secure connection (SSL), it's necessary to configure your email client and the mail shield to support this kind of connection (the mail shield serves as a proxy email server).
  • Scan the full file system or choose to scan a folder or a removable device.
  • avast! Free Antivirus 7.0 for Mac contains the same engine as its Windows counterpart.
  • WebRep clients are automatically (optionally) installed to Safari, Chrome and Firefox browsers.
  • Previous version doesn't update program files automatically avast! Free Antivirus 7.0 for Mac program files and virus definitions are updated automatically.


  • Publisher AVAST Software
  • Publisher web site http://www.avast.com
  • Release date April 25, 2012
  • Date added April 25, 2012
  • Version 7.0


System requirements

  • Operating systems Mac OS X 10.7, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Mac OS X 10.6, Mac OS X 10.5
  • Additional requirements Not available

Download information

  • File size 53.19MB
  • File name avast_free_antivirus_mac_setup.dmg


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  • License model Free
  • Limitations Not available
  • Price Not available