Free Antivirus for Mac

Best Mac antivirus with free VPN and password manager included

  • Award-winning antivirus – blocks and removes all malware
  • Real-Time-Protection – safely shop, browse, and download
  • Private – protects your data with encrypted VPN
Scroll for more

Downloaded by millions.

And awarded by leading testing institutes for its security, performance, and usability.

Scored a perfect 18/18 on usability, protection and performance
Received a perfect 100% detection rate

"Such a great security tool, it’s amazing
to find that it is free of charge."

"Excellent security, and protection from viruses
and the worst kinds of malware."

"Avira strikes a nice balance between ease of use
and quick access to advanced utilities." 

Macs also need protection

With an ever increasing number of threats detected on macOS, it's time you equipped yourself with proper defenses.  

Avira Free Security protects you from millions of threats, including ransomware, spyware, and adware.

Graph about antivirus engine sizes in MB

Fast and light

Avira Free Security doesn’t slow you down nor drain your system’s resources.

Avira's engine is one of the fastest and most efficient in the industry - and as Free Security is newly built on native Mac technology, it's fully optimised and runs smoothly on macOS.

Powerful one-click protection

Avira Free Security’s smart scan detects security, privacy and performance issues on your Mac all at once – with just one click.

So much more than antivirus

Avira Free Security also includes a range of privacy and performance tools, including a free VPN (500 MB/month for free), a Password Manager, and a junk file cleaner.

Take our product tour

Click on the features to discover Avira Free Security for Mac.

Product features

REAL-TIME PROTECTION

Analyze all files you click on or use for potential threats before they can harm you.

CONFIGURATOR

Configure your antivirus easily, optimizing it for your needs.

QUARANTINE MANAGEMENT

Manage suspicious files that have been quarantined for your safety.

VIRUS SCANS

Scan your Mac for malware with a quick or full system scan.

PROTECTION CLOUD

Automatically send suspicious files to be analysed in the cloud.

SMART SCAN

Check for security, privacy and performance issues with one click.

NEW TECHNOLOGY STACK

Benefit from an app built on the latest technologies released for Mac.

PasswordS

Automatically generate secure passwords you don't need to remember.

Free VPN

Encrypt your web browsing with VPN - 500 MB limit per month.

Junk Remover

Free up space on your Mac by deleting unwanted junk files.

Private by design: We don't sell your data.

Unlike most security vendors, Avira doesn't sell your data and never will. Nor do we share your data with 3rd parties such as government, Big Tech or advertising networks.

Laptop, smartphone or tablet?

Secure all your devices with Avira

LOOKING FOR PREMIUM ANTIVIRUS?

Discover Antivirus Profor Mac and Windows

System requirements

Your device is compatible
MacOS 10.15 Catalina or higher

Download Free Antivirus for Mac

Important: Your current Windows version is outdated and no longer supported.
For your security, we recommend switching to Windows 10 before downloading Avira software.
Update your Windows version here.
Wichtig: Ihre Windows-Version ist veraltet und wird nicht mehr unterstützt.
Zu Ihrer Sicherheit empfehlen wir Ihnen den Wechsel zu Windows 10 vor dem Download unserer Software.
Hier können Sie Ihr Windows aktualisieren.
Important: Votre version actuelle de Windows est obsolète et n’est plus prise en charge.
Pour votre sécurité, nous vous conseillons de passer à Windows 10 avant de télécharger le logiciel Avira.
Mettez à jour votre version de Windows ici.
Importante: Tu versión actual de Windows está desactualizada y ya no es compatible.
Por tu seguridad, te recomendamos que instales Windows 10 antes de descargar la solución de Avira.
Actualiza aquí tu versión de Windows.
Importante: La tua attuale versione di Windows è obsoleta e non è più supportata.
Per la tua sicurezza, ti consigliamo di passare a Windows 10 prima di scaricare i software Avira.
Aggiorna la tua versione di Windows qui.
Importante: Sua versão atual do Windows está desatualizada e não tem mais suporte.
Para sua segurança, recomendamos que troque para o Windows 10 antes de baixar o software da Avira.
Atualize sua versão do Windows aqui.
Важно: ваша версия Windows устарела и больше не поддерживается.
Из соображений безопасности перед загрузкой ПО Avira мы рекомендуем перейти на Windows 10.
Обновить Windows вы можете здесь.
Belangrijk: Uw huidige versie van Windows is verouderd en wordt niet meer ondersteund.
Voor uw veiligheid adviseren wij u om over te stappen op Windows 10 voordat u de Avira-software downloadt.
Update uw Windows-versie hier.
Önemli: Kullanmakta olduğunuz Windows sürümü eski ve artık desteklenmiyor.
Güvenliğiniz için Avira yazılımını indirmeden önce Windows 10 sürümüne yükseltmenizi öneririz.
Windows sürümünü buradan güncelleyin.
重要 : 現在お使いの Windows バージョンは古いため、サポートされなくなりました。
安全のため、Avira ソフトウェアをダウンロードする前に Windows 10 に切り替えることをお勧めします。
こちらより Windows バージョンをアップデートしてください
重要信息 : 您当前的 Windows 版本已过时,并且不再受支持。
为了安全起见,我们建议您在下载 Avira 软件之前切换到 Windows 10。
在此升级您的 Windows 版本
重要資訊 : 您當前的 Windows 版本已過時,並且不再受支援。
為了安全起見,我們建議您在下載 Avira 軟體之前切換到 Windows 10。
在此升級您的 Windows 版本