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McAfee LiveSafe

$89.99
Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 12 votes out of 6 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    14.0.6120
  • Total Downloads:
    26,970
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 06, 2016
  • Price:
    Free to try; annual subscription (30-day trial); $89.99 to buy (Buy it now)

Editors' Review

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McAfee LiveSafe 2016 is Intel Security Group's most comprehensive antimalware suite, and it can now be used with an unlimited number of devices.

Pros

High-quality malware detection: AV-Test and AV-Comparatives score McAfee's virus-detection engine nearly as highly as the engines of Bitdefender, Kaspersky, and Avira. It's fast, smart, and light -- not the sluggish resource hog of old.

Unlimited device support: The license for your McAfee antimalware suite (AntiVirus Plus, Internet Security, Total Protection, and LiveSafe) can now be an used on an unlimited number of devices, including iOS and Android phones and tablets. Note, however, that the iOS version does not have the same feature set, due to parts of the OS being tightly locked down by Apple.

Nested, descriptive interface: The LiveSafe UI unfolds to give you levels of information about what it's doing and what tools it can provide, so it can appeal to users who prefer to set and forget, as well as people who like to dig in and tweak. Almost every setting is explained in plain English, and there's usually a link to a page on McAfee's website that gives supplementary details.

Modular installation: The LiveSafe tier offers a boatload of features, but you don't have to install all of them. This helps reduce conflicts with third-party software that you intend to keep using.

Cons

Interface could still use a few tweaks: While nested menus are an improvement, the Navigation button in the upper right of the management console lists some tools that are not reachable in the icon-based section of the UI. So some users may not realize of the full range of the suite's capabilities, such as the network traffic monitor.

No encrypted folder: It's not necessarily critical for an antimalware suite to provide a password-protected folder on your desktop, but its absence at the top tier of McAfee's product line is unexpected.

Bottom Line

In the past, McAfee security products received a lot of well-deserved criticism, but Intel's acquisition appears to have improved McAfee's offerings dramatically. And being able to install the suite on an unlimited number of devices at no additional cost is a big plus.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"Defends all my devices"

February 12, 2016  |  By samrat.chitta

2016-02-12 00:23:29  |  By samrat.chitta

 |  Version: McAfee LiveSafe 14.0.6120

Pros

Multi device support
unlimited licenses

Cons

takes little time to download on pc

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5 stars

"Smart Security Product"

February 10, 2016  |  By search_sharad

2016-02-10 20:14:33  |  By search_sharad

 |  Version: McAfee LiveSafe 14.0.6120

Pros

- smartly detecting malware.
- price is cheaper than other antivirus software.

Cons

user interface is not so eye-catching compare to other software.

Summary

This software is protecting my Laptop from last 1 year. I am really happy with this antivirus software. I feel it is worth buying product.

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5 stars

"Best AntiVirus SW"

February 10, 2016  |  By Kabali123

2016-02-10 18:59:33  |  By Kabali123

 |  Version: McAfee LiveSafe 14.0.6120

Pros

Protect all my devices.
100% efficient in scanning the documents and attachments,
Economical.

Cons

None that I saw so far.

Summary

Overall a best AV product, I would definitely recommend it to my peers and friends

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5 stars

"Best Security Product"

February 10, 2016  |  By ankurstarware

2016-02-10 10:26:45  |  By ankurstarware

 |  Version: McAfee LiveSafe 14.0.6120

Pros

Protects multiple devices
Faster Scanning and no performance impact.
Working awesome for my laptop and comes under my budget..

Cons

Not so user friendly...

Summary

Worth buying product, recommended for everyone...!!

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5 stars

"Over all a good product"

February 10, 2016  |  By Manoj G

2016-02-10 00:42:48  |  By Manoj G

 |  Version: McAfee LiveSafe 14.0.6120

Pros

1. Effective in keeping laptop free from viruses
2. Additional free software for password management

Cons

1. Slows down reboot
2. System becomes slow during it scans

Summary

So far so good.

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5 stars

"Great Product"

February 09, 2016  |  By Sahil Chhabra

2016-02-09 23:38:51  |  By Sahil Chhabra

 |  Version: McAfee LiveSafe 14.0.6120

Pros

gives protection to all my devices
scan faster
cost efficient

Cons

UI is not that promising

Summary

Overall great security product to spend your money

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 14.0.6120
McAfee LiveSafe 2016 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher McAfee
Publisher web site http://home.mcafee.com/
Release Date January 06, 2016
Date Added January 06, 2016
Version 14.0.6120
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Internet Security Software Suites
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7/8/10
Additional Requirements Mac OS X 10.8, Google Android smartphones and tablets 4.0, Apple iOS 8
Download Information
File Size 3.35MB
File Name mcafee_trial_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 26,970
Downloads Last Week 389
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $89.99

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