Avira Free Antivirus 2015 is the free –for personal use– version of Avira Antivir Premium. There are some advanced features unavailable, anyway it’s one of the best solutions for having your PC protected agains virus and another kind of malware.
Avira Free Antivirus protects your PC against viruses, worms, trojans, spyware and rootkits while preserving your safety in real time. Together with the Avira Searchfree Toolbar, it not only keeps your PC clean, it also enhances your privacy and empowers you to safely surf the web.
This security suite features real-time cloud scanning, so you can scan your system even when your security software installed has been infected, because the scan is made from the cloud. Another advantage of this system is that it can protect you from zero-day threats as they emerge in real time.
Among the new features of Avira Free Antivirus 2015 are two new integrated services. One is SocialShield, a parental control service to help parents monitor their children’s activities on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, informing parents of any potential safety risks. The other is Avira Free Android Security, an app which protects your Android phone or tablet. The antivirus offers a good degree of configurability with several advanced options for more advanced users. The default configuration, however, is perfect for those who are less experienced.
The Firewall menu gives an overview on the current configuration of the Windows Firewall (meaning it doesn’t have its own firewall) and allows you to change the settings if necessary.
Avira Free Antivirus 2015 includes a Game Mode, a function that’s useful for optimizing resource consumption during a gaming session. There are certain features, like the email scanner and web protection, that are visible in the interface but unfortunately are only available in the paid version.
- Real-Time Protection
Keeps your PC clean by blocking viruses, worms, Trojans, rootkits and more.
Blocks all attempts to spy on you and rids you of annoying adware.
- Browser Tracking Blocker*
Absolute privacy from companies trying to track your web activities. Included in the Avira Toolbar.
- Website Safety Advisor*
Rates the Security of websites in your search results. Included in the Avira Toolbar.
OS: Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000
Size: 4,5 MB