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AVG Antivirus for Mac (Free) review

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Key features
  • Free
  • Mac
Reviewed

There are plenty of choices when it comes to free Mac antivirus software, and popular Czech brand AVG is in on the act with its Antivirus for Mac product. There’s no requirement to pay for it, and with all the basics for safe browsing and downloading included, there’s every chance it will do everything you need it to. We’ve run it through our rigorous lab test and pitted it against hundreds of viruses to see how it fares.

Included in our expert review
  • Pros and cons
  • Note: Avast Jumpshot controversy
  • What is it?
  • How well will I be protected?
  • What’s it like to use?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Should I install it?
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We have tested 32 antivirus software packages and found that there are 0 Don't Buys and 8 Best Buys.
Range of Antivirus software package scores
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    Lowest score
  2. 73%
    Average score
  3. 84%
    Highest score
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