Award-winning Free Security

All-in-one: Antivirus, VPN, Password Manager & more

  • Protects you from malware, scammers, hackers, and trackers
  • No annoying ads, and no credit card or email required
  • Feature-rich, includes free privacy and performance tools


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For Windows

So much more than just another antivirus

"A great security software that will protect you from major threats with little use of system resources. It also has many more features than some of its competitors: besides being a reliable antivirus it protects your privacy thanks to its free VPN and has a tool that helps you keep your PC clean of unnecessary files. If you're looking for an all-in-one solution that offers you protection, privacy and smoother computer use, Avira Free Security is an excellent choice."

Rated 5/5 by the editor

"Avira free security is the latest evolution of the modern antivirus solution. In its basic form, it brings forth one of the best antivirus engines, a VPN, and a lot of other efficient goodies that will have a big impact on protecting your privacy and even ensure that your computer is running as it should." 


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"Avira aims to protect the online world by providing security expertise and advanced antivirus software to more than 500 million customers. The company’s people-first philosophy is built on a foundation of credibility and transparency, ensuring that ethics guide all decision-making."

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What's included?

 Everything you need for a secure, private, and fast digital life.



Blocks all online threats, including malicious websites, ransomware, and spyware

Free VPN

Secures and anonymizes your online activities (browsing, chats, emails, etc.). 500 MB/month limit

Speed Booster

Improves your PC's performance, speeds you up and accelerates your system starts

Identity Protection

Our Password Manager secures your online accounts with strong, unique passwords you don't need to remember

Anti-Scam protection

Protects you from phishing attacks on social networks and in your inbox, including  COVID-19 scams


Walls off sensitive access points to your device, keeping hackers at bay

Software Updates

Helps you patch vulnerabilities by updating apps and drivers - delivering better security and performance

PC cleaner

Wipes your digital traces from browsers and apps - and helps prevent Windows from tracking you

Award-winning tech relied on by 500 million users and Fortune 500 companies.

Avira Free Security

All-in-one security, privacy and performance

Avira Free Security includes everything you need to establish a secure and private home environment. From blocking threats to securing your communications and speeding up your devices, it's a comprehensive solution - powered by a single smart scan.

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Protection from financial loss

Free Security safeguards you, your data, and devices from all types of threats, including ransomware, fake and infected websites, and phishing attacks.

So you can bank, shop, game, and browse with complete confidence.


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Protection from identity theft

Surveillance has become a part of everyday life so it’s time to take back control of your data. Every trace you leave online, what you buy, where you are, what you search for, which passwords you use—you’re being tracked by third parties. 

Avira keeps it private and for your eyes only.


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Peak device performance

A fast performance is a must in enabling you to get your work - and play - done efficienctly. That’s why Avira Free Security comes with built-in performance optimizers that speed up slow devices and get rid of junk that hold you back.

The result? A clean, fast device with more space for all the things you love.


Avira keeps you safe online, including from COVID-19 scams

108 million

malware attacks blocked on average each month

320 thousand

phishing attacks blocked on average each month

17 million

ransomware attempts thwarted each year on computers and smartphones

We place privacy over profit

Avira has been protecting people for over 30 years. We offer free solutions because we believe privacy is a right, not a privilege. We don't sell your data, nor do we share it with 3rd parties such as government, Big Tech or advertising networks. We create software to keep you safe online - and protect your privacy against those who would monetize it.

All powered by one smart scan

Avira Free Security scans your entire system with one click for malware, weak passwords, outdated apps, and vulnerable networks.

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System requirements

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