The core antivirus engine is a good one, which normally scores very well with the independent testing labs. It ranked 5th out of 22 in the September 2014 AV-Comparatives Real World Protection tests, for instance (equivalent to Bitdefender), with a very creditable detection rate of 99.2%.
- Antivirus Scanner
- Protection Cloud Technology
- Smart A.I.
- Email Protection
- Avira Intelligent Repair System
- Web Protection
- Network Protection
- Secure banking/shopping
- Anti-Botnet Technology
- Firewall Control
- PUA Shield
- No Ads
- Tech Support
- Remote Control
- Game Mode
- Browser Tracking Blocker*
- System Speedup
- System Optimizer
- Junk File and Registry Cleaner
- Startup Manager
- File Encryption
- Privacy Cleaner
- File Shredder
The program also provides capable browsing protection, though, detecting and blocking malicious websites before they can even load, and preventing drive-by downloads.
Integration with the Avira Protection Cloud improves performance, with unknown files classified in real time.
- Multi-Platform Security A single product secures all your devices and the content they share.
- Secure Backup Protect your files with 5 GB of safe and secure online backup.
- Free Support Support Assistance from Avira’s friendly and knowledgeable Support Technicians.
- Features – Standard Protection:
- NEW Advanced Real-Time Protection: With Avira Protection Cloud detection technology
- AntiAd/AntiSpyware: Blocks adware and online snoops
- Network Drives: Scans shared folders
- Browser Tracking Blocker*: Prevents browsing recording
- Website Safety Advisor*: Clear safety ratings for your search results
- Advanced Web Protection: Intercepts malicious websites before they load
- Mail Protection: Keeps infected mail from reaching your inbox
- Game Mode: Suspends unnecessary notifications during games and movies
- Available on the Avira Search free toolbar
- Secure Backup 5 GB of safe, secure online storage
- System Speedup Improve PC performance with PC tune-up tool
- Security for Android Call/SMS filtering, phone finder and privacy guard
- Free Support Assistance from Avira’s friendly and knowledgeable Support Technicians
- Operating Systems: Windows 10 (32-bit or 64-bit),Windows 8.1 (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
- Processor: AMD: starting with Athlon 64/Sempron (Paris core)/Opteron Centaur Technology: starting with VIA C7, Intel: starting with Pentium 4 (desktop) or Pentium M (laptop) Transmeta: starting with Efficeon
- Browser: Internet Explorer 8 or later
- Memory: Min. 1024 MB RAM
- Hard Disk: 800 MB available disk space (additional temporary and quarantine space needed)