Software Publisher Profile
AVAST Software leads the security software industry - protecting nearly 150 million active users around the globe - by distributing FREE antivirus software that makes no compromises in terms of protection. Dependable and fast, with a small resource footprint, it often outperforms competitors' paid-for antivirus suites.
Referrals from our avast! user community help maximize the "free" user base, while some users opt to purchase avast! Pro Antivirus, avast! Internet Security, or the avast! Business Protection line. Nearly two-thirds of avast! users come to us via referrals.
Anchored by the CommunityIQ network of sensors and supported by multiple protective shields, avast! software has received many awards over the last 20 years, with performance certified by, among others, VB100, ICSA Labs, and West Coast Labs.