What do I need to install Avira Secure Backup?

You simply need to download and install the product. After the installation Avira Secure Backup will make a backup from computers with Windows Vista/7/8/8.1 as well as your Mac computer, iPhone or Android device.

Administrator rights, an Internet connection and a web browser are required during installation.

The files protected and saved with Avira Secure Backup are also accessible from any other device.
For further information see following article: Access to the Avira Secure Backup data

System requirements


  • Windows Vista (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Windows 8.1 (32-bit or 64-bit)

Processor: Pentium or later, 1Ghz minimum
Memory: Min. 1024 MB RAM (Windows 7)


  • Mac OSX 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
  • Mac OSX 10.7 (Lion)
  • Mac OSX 10.8 (Mountain Lion)

Processor: 64-bit Intel Core 2 Duo
Memory: 2GB RAM
Hard Disk: 200 MB available disk space



  • Android 2.2 (Froyo)
  • Android 2.3.7 (Gingerbread)
  • Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
  • Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean)
  • Android 4.4 (KitKat)


iOS 5.0 or later

Memory: At least 14.1 MB of free memory space
Compatible Devices: iPad / iPod Touch

Affected products

  • Avira Free Antivirus [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Pro [Windows]
  • Avira Secure Backup [Windows]
  • Avira Internet Security Suite [Windows]
  • Avira Ultimate Protection Suite [Windows]
  • Created : Friday, March 8, 2013
  • Last updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014
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