openantivirus Alternatives

    openantivirus is described as 'The Project' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 50 alternatives to openantivirus for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, Android Tablet and Linux. The best alternative is Avast Free Antivirus. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Clam AntiVirus or Avira Antivirus. Other great apps like openantivirus are Kaspersky AntiVirus (Freemium), ESET NOD32 Antivirus (Paid), ClamTk (Free, Open Source) and Bitdefender Antivirus (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Jan 9, 2021

    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.
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      It's not open source, which is the whole point of openantivirus
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    2. 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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    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.
    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.
    6. Bitdefender comes with real time scanning that is called Virus Shield and an auto-scan mode that checks your system when the computer is idle. Game mode is fully automated and will be enabled when it detects a full screen application running.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
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      [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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    7. AVG AntiVirus Free provides basic antivirus and antispyware protection for home users. Virus database updated every day. Includes innovative LinkScanner for web-protection.
    8. 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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