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Avast Free Antivirus for Mac User Reviews

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Very good antivirus program"

    April 8, 2014  |   By avrenim50

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 8.0.40795

    Pros

    Free and regularly updated

    Cons

    No cons yet

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Terrific application"

    April 8, 2014  |   By garwol1

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 8.0.40795

    Pros

    Easy to use, free

    Cons

    Can't think of any

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Simple, free, updated"

    April 7, 2014  |   By rbrianj

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 8.0.40795

    Pros

    A simple ,free antivirus program, better than the garbage Norton sells. Updated regularly.

    Cons

    i have seen none so far.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "best antivirus for mac."

    April 3, 2014  |   By nahed-hasan

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 8.0.40795

    Pros

    easy to use.Long scan time, but the results remain accurate.

    Cons

    little bit slow

    Summary

    one of the best antivirus for mac.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Must get if your a Mac user"

    April 3, 2014  |   By bennyboy0495

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 8.0.40795

    Pros

    Free, Professional, Secure, Easy to use

    Cons

    I can't really think of any

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  • 5.0 stars

    "very good!"

    April 2, 2014  |   By quintusj

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 8.0.40795

    Pros

    Have been using this for 6 months so can give a decent overview. I'm always wary that free software isn't always the right or best thing to install but this is one of those exceptions. I used Norton/Symantec previously and always had problems renewing my subscription! It seemed to slow my Mac too.

    Read more: Avast Free Antivirus for Mac - Free download and software reviews - CNET Download.com http://download.cnet.com/Avast-Free-Antivirus/3000-2239_4-75451160.html#ixzz2xmraLJOs

    Cons

    Have been using this for 6 months so can give a decent overview. I'm always wary that free software isn't always the right or best thing to install but this is one of those exceptions. I used Norton/Symantec previously and always had problems renewing my subscription! It seemed to slow my Mac too.

    Read more: Avast Free Antivirus for Mac - Free download and software reviews - CNET Download.com http://download.cnet.com/Avast-Free-Antivirus/3000-2239_4-75451160.html#ixzz2xmraLJOs

    Summary

    It seemed to slow my Mac too.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great (if you need one)"

    April 2, 2014  |   By barryyoung2002

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 8.0.40795

    Pros

    Automatic and trouble free

    Cons

    can slow your system down a little

    Summary

    well worth the piece of mind

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Avast Antivirus for Mac - Absolutely no issues, Awesome"

    April 1, 2014  |   By Paul3105

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 8.0.40795

    Pros

    Easy to Install
    Works in the background
    My 15" Macbook Pro doesn't even know Avast is running no performance drag.
    Easy to configure, most of it is done during the installation
    Auto updates
    Notifications easy to check and not that obtrusive.

    Cons

    Haven't found any yet

    Summary

    I had heard all the talk over the last 6 months about Mac's don't need antivirus / malware protection but after researching and now knowing Mac's are getting targeted I had to install something.

    I would be happy to pay for Avast Free Antivirus but the fact it is free is a no brainer, no performance or conflict issues whatsoever, it simply performs antivirus and malware protection for your web browsing and email, no interference with any other operating apps or software.

    Absolutely Awesome - a must have!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "It did locate some infections from web sites"

    March 30, 2014  |   By Lanzarote16

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 8.0.40795

    Pros

    As I mentioned in the summary the infected files was simple to remove so easy to use the interface and the joy of it all it,s free

    Cons

    None that I could see

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Free and easy to use"

    March 30, 2014  |   By ChromeMagnolia

    Version: Avast Free Antivirus 8.0.40795

    Pros

    It's free and it works! It's also simple and straightforward - everything you want to know is all in front of you.
    Avast doesn't pop-up asking about updates all the time, either, which I really appreciate - it updates itself.

    Cons

    No cons yet.

    Summary

    Avast is free - always great - and so far for me it's done its job without taxing my system or bugging me about updates.

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