Avira Antivirus
2018 Edition

Think beyond antivirus

Imagine: everything you do online is secure, fast, and
private. Now discover the suites that make it so.

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Essential protection

Protect me now

Stand alone, free
antivirus for PC

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Free & Flexible

Protect me now

A rich suite of free tools:
antivirus, VPN, & more

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Premium & Flexible

Subscribe now $9.99/month

30-day money-back guarantee

Exclusive and unlimited access to all our premium services


Your life. Your needs.
Your Avira.


Premium version


Protects you from viruses, ransomware, and other threats in real time

+Premium benefits on top:

  • Secure shopping/ banking
  • Firewall manager
  • USB protection
  • Tech support
  • No ads!

Browser safety


Blocks infected sites, prevents you from being tracked, includes an ad blocker, and finds cheaper prices on items you’re shopping for.

Phantom VPN

Premium version



  • 500 MB of free data/month
  • Encrypts your traffic
  • Anonymizes your surfing
  • Unblocks websites

+ Premium benefits on top:

  • Unlimited data
  • Kill switch
  • Automatically secures unknown networks

System Speedup

Premium version



  • Accelerates your starts*
  • Removes junk files*
  • Cleans your registry*
  • Wipes online traces*
  • Prolongs your battery*
  • Shreds files permanently*

*Limited use

+ Premium benefits on top:

  • Unlimited use
  • 1-click Defragmenter
  • File encryption
  • Game Booster

Software updater

Premium version



  • Covers updates for all common software
  • Tracks outdated software
  • Finds the right updates for you

+ Premium benefits on top:

  • Automatically keeps all software up to date

Password manager



Our Password Manager generates strong, unique passwords for all your accounts, securely stores them, and automatically logs you in.

SafeSearch Plus



Does your search engine know too much? Our service respects your privacy and pinpoints infected sites in your search results – all with a quality search experience.

Premium mobile apps

Premium version




Our premium service gives you access to multiple premium mobile apps for both Android and iOS. See the list here>

Download Avira Free Antivirus:

Essential online and local protection

Download for free


Browser safety

Easy to install, effortless to use

Just a few clicks and you’re protected from online threats – for life.

Protection powered by you

Our cloud-light antivirus detects emerging threats, protecting all Avira users in real time.

No place for ransomware

Whether it’s WannaCry or Golden Eye, we keep you covered and give ransomware the boot.

Better than most paid antiviruses

It’s true. We’re known for our award-winning protection (see them below).

Download Avira Free Security Suite:

All the essential tools for the online experience

Download for free


Password manager

Tune up tools



Software updater

Be productive. Easily.

Your programs load quicker, your software runs smoother, and you have more free space on your PC.

Be safe. Always.

Block over 30 million threats every month, including ransomware, and get unhackable passwords for all your accounts.

Be future-proof. Really

Be the first to get new security components and services – for free – as soon as they launch.

Be anonymous. Try it.

Our VPN and browser combo prevents advertisers, Internet Service Providers, or snoops from monitoring you.

Get it all with Avira Prime

Have a secure, private, and high-performing digital life
with unlimited access to all our premium services.


Antivirus Pro + Firewall Manager

Browser Safety

Phantom VPN Pro

System Speedup Pro

Software Updater Pro

Password Manager

SafeSearch Plus

Premium mobile apps

Be fully protected

Securely shop online, block harmful websites, and optimize your firewall settings with one click.

Enjoy unlimited VPN use

Unblock access to your favorite content (sports, series, social networks …) for hours of streaming fun.

Experience-sustained performance gains

Optimize your PC and get the latest software/driver enhancements by automating your updates.

All our future innovations, for no extra charge

Every new solution we make will be yours, for no extra charge and no obligation, as soon as it’s released.

Subscribe with no obligation

Invest just a small amount monthly, with no long-term commitment, for the services you need – now and in the future.

Get our premium mobile apps as well.

Avira Prime gives you access to all our mobile apps as well.

You deserve the best protection and performance possible. And that's what we offer. But don't take our word for it.

  • Best repair capabilities. We’ll fix your corrupt files.
  • Top malware removal. If it’s there, we’ll get rid of it.
  • Best overall speed. We don’t slow you down.
  • Top product award. We’re proud of it.
  • Outstanding file detection. We’re known for it.
  • Best security product of the year. You’ll love it.

System Requirements


Windows 7
and later

macOS 10.10
and later

Android 4.0.3
and later

iOS 8
and later
Free Antivirus
Antivirus Pro
System Speedup Pro
Phantom VPN Pro
Firewall Manager
Software Updater Pro
Password Manager
All our software is available in the following languages: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Russian.