Top 5 Free Antivirus for Mac :Reviews

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Although Mac computers are the latest and trendiest computers nowadays with cool interface and features, they are is still vulnerable to a number of malware and other computer errors. For that reason, it is important to avail free antivirus for mac to get rid of these unwanted items on a Mac computer.

Yet, in order to determine the exact program to employ in cleaning Mac, certain reviews on a number of antivirus software were solicited to help Mac user in deciding which among them to install.

The following are the current reviews done on Free Antivirus for Mac:

1. MacKeeper for Mac

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This software can handle with ease the routine tasks and keep Mac computer clean, secured, fast, attended and reliable. It has a simple and powerful application for both beginners and experts alike. It is equipped with clean-up utilities, cache cleaner, duplicates finder, logs cleaner, language cutter, old files finder, backup and data encryptor, default applications, login items, disk usage, shredder, wise uninstaller and online services Anti-Theft and Geek on Demand.

So MacKeeper is an essential tool for your Mac. It’s an easy way to manage routine tasks and keep your Mac secured, clean and running fast!

2. iAntivirus Free Edition

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This software protects a Mac against cyber-threats trying to get entry into the Mac and steal personal information. It has a database which is designed to sense and delete Mac specific threats. This facilitates a high level of defense while keeping memory footprint and resource usage at a minimum.

The best thing about this antivirus is it automatically checks for threats and only scans when you’re idle and keeps you safe when you surf the web by blocking malicious websites

3. Avast Antivirus for Mac

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This software offers a shield against the latest malware, virus, Trojan horse, and spyware risks. Its virus definition and scanning abilities is always updated several times a day to make sure that Mac is protected at all times. It has a native execution of virus database on Intel platform Macs with fast emulation on PowerPC of assembler-level parts, upgrades definition database while performing background scanning, multi-threaded scanning daemon and fail-safe updating architecture.

It also has an incremental updating system that minimizes the size of update files, automatic regular scan, better customized scanning and no pop ups.

4. Sophos Antivirus for Mac Home Edition

This software is easy to install and simple to use. It keeps computer safe from viruses and other malware because of its full-feature antivirus. Once installed, it runs quietly at the background while working and makes custom scan to check which files should remain and which should be removed.

5. ClamXav for Mac

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This software updates virus definitions, shows logging results to a file, locates infected files into quarantine, monitors folder for the changes in their contents and uses a finder contextual menu item.

Do you guys know more Free Antivirus for Mac? Share them with us via comments below.

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Vishal Gaikar

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