Download the most feature-rich VPN for free

Avira Free Security offers a range of privacy, security, and performance features including:

  • A truly free VPN (500 MB/month)
  • Award-winning antivirus protection
  • PC speed and cleanup tools
  • And much more
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Rating: 5 stars

Rated 5/5 by the Editor

Recommended by the industry

"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." "

"The overall performance was extremely smooth, we did not experience any dropouts, and we are happy to say that we did not detect any IP or DNS leaks"


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What's included?

Comprehensive industrial grade cyber security - free for home use



Free VPN

Secures and anonymises your online activities (browsing, chats, emails, etc.)*


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

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

Speed Booster

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


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

* Our VPN offers 500 MB/month of free, encrypted web traffic

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 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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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, and browse with complete confidence.


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Peak device performance

A fast performance is a must to work - and play – efficiently. 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.

Avira Headquarters, Tettnang, Germany

Avira Free Security

Free really does mean Free

  • No credit card, contract, or email required

  • No product ads

  • We don't sell your data

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