AVG AntiVirus Alternatives

    AVG AntiVirus is described as 'Free provides basic antivirus and antispyware protection for home users. Virus database updated every day. Includes innovative LinkScanner for web-protection' and is a well-known app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 50 alternatives to AVG AntiVirus for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, Android Tablet and iPhone. The best alternative is Lookout Mobile Security, which is free. Other great apps like AVG AntiVirus are Avast Free Antivirus (Free Personal), Microsoft Defender (Free), Clam AntiVirus (Free, Open Source) and Avira Antivirus (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Mar 30, 2021

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Lookout combines enterprise grade security with end user simplicity, protecting your device and data from a variety of threats facing mobile devices including: loss, theft, viruses, malware, and hackers.
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      Most users think Lookout Mobile Security is a great alternative to AVG AntiVirus.
    1. Avast Free Antivirus a the free for non-commercial and home usage antivirus solution from AVAST Software. The program features intuitive, advanced and customizable scanning methods along with other modules dedicated to computer safety.
      Avast Free Antivirus vs AVG AntiVirus opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Avast Free Antivirus is a great alternative to AVG AntiVirus.
      SriramaKumar The best free antivirus for a beginner.
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

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    2. Microsoft Defender is built into Windows to help guard your PC against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software in real time.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Clam AntiVirus is an open source (GPL) anti-virus toolkit for UNIX, designed especially for e-mail scanning on mail gateways.
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      Clam AntiVirus vs AVG AntiVirus opinions
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      SriramaKumar The best open source antivirus. Still has some problems.
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

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    3. Avira Free Antivirus offers basic protection for your computer against dangerous viruses, worms, spy-ware, trojans and costly dialers. Premium version includes MailGuard (POP3 and SMTP) and WebGuard for safe surfing.
      Avira Antivirus vs AVG AntiVirus opinions
      Most users think Avira Antivirus is a great alternative to AVG AntiVirus.
      SriramaKumar Antivirus with the best detection rate.
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

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    4. Kaspersky AntiVirus offers protection from a range of IT threats and provides the basic tools needed to keep your PC secure. Premium features include: Parental Control, Online Payment Protection and Secure Connection (VPN).
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    5. ESET NOD32 Antivirus is an innovative host-based intrusion prevention system that offers a comprehensive scanning solution. Most importantly, it will not slow down your PC, it's easy to use, and easy to install.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      ClamTk is a graphical front-end for ClamAV, an open source antivirus engine for detecting trojans, viruses, malware & other malicious threats. It is designed to be an easy-to-use, lightweight, on-demand antivirus scanner for Linux systems.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      [Please note that ClamWin Free Antivirus does not include an on-access real-time scanner. You need to manually scan a file in order to detect a virus or spyware.] ClamWin Free Antivirus comes with an easy installer and open source code.
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    6. Comodo Internet Security is a free, very voluminous and multi-layered security application that keeps hackers out and personal information in. If you prefer a smaller solution with Antivirus Protection only see COMODO Antivirus.

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      The app installs other components by default such as Dragon Web Browser. You must click "Options" during install to deselect those components.

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      Comodo Internet Security vs AVG AntiVirus opinions
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      simply the best, better than any paid for product i have used, many features many people do not use but have comodo on their systems - are the fully virtual system, that when used causes no harm to pc - regarding malware - the safe shopping system, and the ability to run a browser in a safe contained environment too!
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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      SriramaKumar The best free Internet security suite. It has many paid features for free! Probably the best free Internet security.
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

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