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AVG for Mac 22.2.3223   helps keep your Mac free of viruses and running smoothly. Through its intuitive interface, this app lets you manage your security settings and run scans at any time to ensure complete protection.

AVG AntiVirus has been available on Windows for quite some time now but it’s now available on Mac.

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AVG AntiVirus for Mac is a free comprehensive virus solution for Mac that protects and scans your files in realtime. Installation of AVG AntiVirus is simple and it performs an initial scan of your Mac 22.2.3223 instantly. An icon in your Menu Bar indicates when AVG AntiVirus is protecting your system. However, there are still very few security threats on Mac and AVG is best used as a precaution.

The big advantage of AVG AntiVirus Security Free over other antiviruses for Android is that it integrates with AVG Protection, a suite to stop threats to all of your devices. Through the AVG Zen panel you can control your Android devices remotely from a PC.

What Do You Need To Know About Free Software?

AVG AntiVirus for Mac is essential free security for protecting everything important on your Mac — without ever getting in your way. You get:
Triple Protection. Our award-winning detection technology scans for Mac, PC, and Android-specific threats.
Always-On Security. We run quietly in the background. Every file you open, copy, or save is automatically scanned so quickly, you’ll never know we’re there.
Online protection. Blocks malicious websites and downloads.
Automatic Updates. Virus database updates get pushed to you automatically, so your Mac is always up-to-date against the latest threats — without you needing to lift a finger.

Pricing and OS Support

Like Sophos and McAfee, AVG requires macOS 10.10 (Yosemite) or higher. Avira and Norton want 10.11 (El Capitan) or higher. If you’re a prudent user who always accepts operating system upgrades, this shouldn’t be a problem. However, if for some reason you’re stuck using an old macOS version, consider ClamXAV, ProtectWorks, or ESET Cyber Security (for Mac)($39.99/Year at ESET). These three can handle versions all the way back to 10.6 (Snow Leopard).

As noted, AVG is completely free. Sophos Home Free (for Mac), Avast, and Avira are among the other vendors offering free antivirus for macOS. However, like Avast, AVG is only free for noncommercial use. If you want to use AVG in a business setting, you must pony up for the business edition.

Interface

When you first start-up AVG Free for Mac you get a window with four tiles. Two of which are labeled Basic Protection and the other two are Full Protection. The latter are for paid subscribers only and include ransomware protection, phishing protection, and a Wi-Fi inspector for monitoring all the devices on your home network.

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Under the basic protection the two tiles are labeled Computer and Web & EmailComputer includes a file shield that automatically scans any new files added to your computer, and then the quarantine shows any detected malicious files. Web protection includes the ability to block web-based attacks and unsafe downloads, and then there’s the email shield for desktop email programs that scans for unsafe attachments.

The tiles interface isn’t really necessary for just the basic features. When you go into each section all you see are sliders that turn the aforementioned features on or off.

Features

The top of the main dashboard includes the typical green, yellow, and red warning system. When something’s wrong with your system or something needs your attention, you’ll see it easily here. If everything’s all good the dashboard reads “You have basic protection” lest you forget you haven’t yet upgraded to AVG’s premium features.

The lower part of the primary screen is reserved for scanning. The lower left indicates when your last scan happened, the lower right indicates if the virus definitions are up to date, and in the center is the Scan Mac button. There are also three dots, which shows the three types of scan you can do: Mac ScanDeep Scan, and File Scan. The Mac Scan is just another name for a quick scan and looks at the most common places where malware hides. The Deep Scan is just that, and File Scan lets you pick specific files or folders to scan. There’s no option to drag and drop a file or folder for scanning, though you can right-click any file and choose Scan with AVG from the context menu.

Within the Preferences window there isn’t much to tweak, but the Scanning tab is worth looking at. Here, you can set AVG to automatically scan external drives and shared folders, as well as automatically scan Time Machine backups.

For anyone who needs it Preferences > Exceptions tells AVG not to scan specific files or folders, which is handy if you deal with large media files that have little chance of being corrupted.

PROS

Scanning options: With AVG AntiVirus for Mac, you can either complete a full scan of your computer, or you can select a file or files to scan independently. This saves you time and lets you avoid repeating scans of the same items over and over again. There are also several options on the Preferences page that allow you to customize your scanning further, including the option to scan for Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) that you may have unintentionally downloaded.

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Real-time Protection: Real-time Protection detects and eliminates new threats in real time, so once you’ve cleaned off your machine, you won’t have to worry about new infections taking hold. This feature can be turned on and off as you see fit.

CONS

Slow scans: In testing, a full scan of our Macbook Air took over an hour and returned a result of no threats detected. This seemed long for a relatively small machine without any issues. But once you’ve completed a full scan once, you won’t need to repeat it often.

FULL SPECIFICATIONS

WHAT’S NEW IN VERSION 19.5

  • Secure personal folders with an extra layer of ransomware protection (Internet Security only)
  • Avoid fake websites for safer online shopping and banking (Internet Security only)
  • Stay better protected from even the newest phishing-scam websites (Internet Security only)
  • Create and schedule scans as unique as you are
  • Bug fixes to keep everything running smoothly

GENERAL

Publisher AVG Technologies
Publisher web site http://www.avg.com/
Release Date March 25, 2020
Date Added March 25, 2020
Version 19.5

CATEGORY

Category Security Software
Subcategory Internet Security Software Suites

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Operating Systems Mac
Additional Requirements
  • macOS Catalina
  • macOS Mojave
  • macOS High Sierra
  • macOS Sierra
  • OS X El Capitan
  • OS X Yosemite

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File Name avg_mac_security_online.dmg

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PRICING

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Price Free

AVG AntiVirus for Mac helps keep your Mac free of viruses and running smoothly. Through its intuitive interface, this app lets you manage your security settings and run scans at any time to ensure complete protection

BOTTOM LINE

AVG AntiVirus is a good free tool for protecting your computer from a wide range of external threats. The file scan option lets you choose exactly what you want to scan, and Real-time Protection safeguards against new threats.

Since Avast’s acquisition of AVG a couple years ago, this product and Avast Security (for Mac) are now, if not siblings, at least cousins. On the PC side, the two free antivirus products are extremely similar under the hood, and my company contacts assure me that the same is true of the Mac products. Note, though, that Avast offers Mac users a lot more than AVG does. In addition to basic antivirus protection, it includes site rating, active Do Not Track functionality, a network security scanner, and even a basic password manager.

AVG AntiVirus is a good free tool for protecting your computer from a wide range of external threats. The file scan option lets you choose exactly what you want to scan, and Real-time Protection safeguards against new threats.

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