If you are looking for a premium protection, check out our Internet Security suites comparison including Avast, AVG, Avira, eset and Norton (Symantec).
If you are looking for more advanced comparison of antivirus protection, the best resources are the independent test labs.We dont want to recommend only one of them, instead we would like to encourage you to try both, and see if Avast or Avira will suit you better.The whole Avast interface is quite large (1010 x 674 pixels) and will not work on 800 x 600 pixel screens.Installer Size 5 MB 5 MB, price, free (0.00) Free (0.00) The only feature which has Avira on top of Avast is the Firewall management.Avast offers great protection and lots of extra features on top.Avira Market Share Report June 2017 by opswat.Home Network and Router Security, unwanted Browser Plugins Cleanup, outdated Software Scanner.I will therefore review the level of protection first and then look at the other features of each program.Protection, the independent security institute AV-Test publish regular tests of antivirus software.Avast is leading on Facebook with.1 million fans.MSE does not include a safe surf add-on.For this reason I rate Avast and AVG as top dogs, followed by Avira, leaving MSE trailing in fourth place.Impact on the System Resources Which Product is Lighter?There is only one main action leading to Smart Scan, which runs all seven Avast scans: compatibility, viruses, outdated software, browser add-ons, router issues, performance and weak passwords.Specifically, people want to know how the top four compare to each other.
This can be almost as problematic as not detecting malware if legitimate files are blocked or quarantined, genuine programs may not install/run correctly.
Both tests were performed on a Windows 7 Professional x64 computer with CPU Intel Core i7 @.70GHz and 8 GB RAM.
Avira is definitely more straightforward product with simple features but better level of protection.Last publicly available number was 230 million users before the AVG acquisition.The only way to up-sell within the interface is the green Upgrade Now button.Tip: although not as popular, the latest.Avast languages (46) : Arabic, Belorussian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (simplified Chinese (traditional Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (United States/United Kingdom Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Pirate talk, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil/Portugal Romanian, Russian, Serbian.Downloads: avast Free Antivirus 7 website or direct download from Filehippo AVG Free Antivirus 2013 website or full installation file at Filehippo here (32bit) or here (64bit) avira Free Antivirus 2013 website or direct download microsoft Security Essentials.1 website or direct download Avast.I dont think they are as good as WOT but you could use both for maximum protection.Gaming/Silent Mode A silent mode offers the ability to stop all notifications and messages from the antivirus program typically used when you are gaming or in full screen mode to prevent interruptions from updates and pop-up messages.AVG doesnt either but they do offer a free download of their System Rescue Disk here for CD or USB drive booting from this provides similar functionality for removing infections via a boot-time scan.Avast user interface is really nice and clear.
The default performance without any antivirus installed was 2,156 points.