Avira Free Antivirus

Another way German engineering makes a difference

Free Download
Security made in Germany Label

Security that runs silently
in the background

Easy to install and even easier to use, Avira delivers swift and smooth system scans at the push of a button. And being resource light, it doesn’t slow down your PC.

Complete malware protection

Avira’s industry-leading antivirus blocks all types of malware, including viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware, adware, rootkits and ransomware. With Avira, your personal data is secured and your privacy protected.

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Real-time cloud scanning

Our Protection Cloud is our early warning system, which analyzes unknown files in the cloud – anonymously – from millions of users, to protect you from zero-day threats as they emerge in real time.

1
A suspicious file is detected
2
The file's digital fingerprint is sent to the cloud
3
The file is checked in real-time against our database
4
The file is identified as either safe or infected
5
The information is returned to the device

Learn more about Avira Free Antivirus’ features and specifications.

Pay a little bit and
get even more

Check out the superior Avira Antivirus Pro if you:

  1. 1. Shop or bank online
  2. 2. Stream videos or download music
  3. 3. Share folders with friends and family
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Open the installer and follow
the on-screen instructions