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F-Secure Anti-Virus for Mac

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Key Details of F-Secure Anti-Virus for Mac

  • Advanced protection for your Mac against viruses and spyware.
  • Last updated on 2/29/2024
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)

The Download Now link will direct you to a form on the developer's site that you must fill out before download.

Editors' Review

Download.com staff

F-Secure Anti-Virus for Mac is a virus solution designed especially to address the concerns of Mac owners.


Good malware detection: F-Secure's scan found and removed several malware problems. It also didn't flag and block programs that we knew were clean, a few of which often get caught up in the sweep a new anti-virus program executes.

Easy to operate: F-Secure Anti-Virus is an easy to operate program once you have it installed. It should not present any difficulty, even for a first-time computer owner to use F-Secure to protect a computer against viruses.


Focus on selling: When installing the software, it becomes clear that F-Secure is focused first and foremost on selling you software. The button that allows you to sign up for a trial is hidden well below the fold, with all the options to purchase presented first. You also have to provide a lot of information before you're even allowed to download the trial.

Complicated installation: The F-Secure website says that it will email you a confirmation email with instruction on installing the trial after you provide your information. However, you have to first confirm your email address, and then eventually a link to a download will be sent, although this was delayed during testing. When it finally shows up, you get a long, overly complex email instead of a customary download link. This could all be greatly streamlined.

Bottom Line

If you can jump through all of the hoops that you need to in order to get the software installed, it is a perfectly serviceable virus protection suite. It works well and effectively finds and eliminates threats within OS X.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of F-Secure Anti-Virus for Mac 2014.

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Full Specifications

August 13, 2014
Latest update
February 29, 2024
Operating System
Mac OS X, OS X 10.9, OS X 10.8, Mac OS X 10.6, Mac OS X 10.7
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Developer's Description

Advanced protection for your Mac against viruses and spyware.

To make sure that you are protected against modern and complex threats, you need advanced detection and protection technologies. F-Secure Anti-Virus for Mac provides enhanced protection against viruses, spyware, infected e-mail attachments and other malware.

Easy to install, simple to use and does not disturb you or slow down your Mac. F-Secure Anti-Virus for Mac will protect you.