Avira Review

Avira offers protection to people across all devices. They are committed to securing the online experience of their global spread of clients with their topnotch antivirus protection.

$44.99 Per year
9.4 Total Score
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Intro

Their 30 years of experience in the industry has enhanced their security software expertise. They now detect around 30 million threats each day. They employ over 500 people to make their services ahead of the curve. Their over 100 million customers are a solid proof that they are indeed an industry leader.

They have also received multiple awards and recognition. In 2015, they’re a recipient of the #2 award for real-world protection given by the AV- Comparatives. They’re one of only 5 companies who received a top Advanced+ certificate.  It also got the editor’s pick award for multiple review platforms. These are all because of its threat detection capacity that always breathes quality.

Popular Features

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Highest file detection rate in the antivirus industry
  • Better performance in the antivirus industry

POPULAR FEATURES

  • Real-time Protection #1 in detection of malware and PUA.
  • Identity protection Secures your banking and shopping transaction.
  • Longer battery life Disables unnecessary services to save power.
  • Faster PC Accelerates startups and reduces time lags with System Speedup.
  • Email Protection Protects your unsecured, non-encrypted email traffic.
  • Network Protection Proactively scans network traffic on all your PC’s ports to block malicious threats.
  • Anti-Botnet Technology Prevents hackers from secretly controlling your PC (via botnet hijacking).
  • Game Mode Suspends unnecessary notifications during games and movies.

Detection rates

Avira got a nearly perfect score of 99.9% in the file detection tests, enabling it to receive a top Advanced+ certificate from the AV Comparatives. Its Antivirus Security for Android also had a stellar performance in terms of protection and usability, making it garner the AV Test’s March certificate.

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Customer Support

Users who use the Free Antivirus software or Avira can get help from the Avira user community forums, but only those who have actually opted in can use the email and phone support of the company. They, however, have a comprehensive FAQ page where the top questions and answers are posted.

Pricing

Avira’s packages are categorized into three: for home, for business, and for mobile.
For home use, users can choose among the three main plans: Antivirus Pro, Internet Security Suite, and Total Security Suite.

For HomeAntivirus ProInternet Security SuiteTotal Security Suite
Antivirus ProtectionYesYesYes
PC Speed & Tune-up toolsNoYesYes
Virtual Private NetworkNoNoYes
PriceUS$44.99US$57.99US$109.99

Their Antivirus Protection gives customers top detection of PUA and malware, blocks infected and phishing sites, secures online shopping and banking, beats botnets and hackers, and provides excellent A.I, self-defense, and repair.

The PC Speed & Tune-up tools reduce time lags and accelerate startups, deep-cleans your PC, optimizes processes, frees up live memory, removes junk files, cleans your browser data, shreds files for good, and deactivates unnecessary services to extend battery life.

Their VPN feature runs on android and windows, secures communications, masks users’ IP address, protects clients on public hotspots, and bypasses geo-restricted sites.

Avira also has stand-alone security solutions for Android, Windows, and iOS; namely, the Avira Antivirus Pro for Android, ($6.99) Avira System Speedup ($22.99), and Avira Phantom VPN Pro ($54.99).

For business packages, we have the Avira Antivirus Pro, Avira Antivirus for Endpoint, and Avira Antivirus for Small Businesses.

For BusinessAntivirus ProEndpointSmall Business
Real-time antivirusYesYesYes
Complete web protectionYesYesYes
Powerful network protectionYesYesYes
Online management consoleYesYesYes
Anti-phishing and web protectionYesYesYes
Premium supportYesYesYes
File server protectionNoYesYes
Whitelisting and blacklistingNoYesYes
Resource-light server securityNoYesYes
Protection for Exchange ServersNoNoYes
Network protectionNoNoYes
Flexible managementNoNoYes
PriceUS$114.51US$142.00US$208.00

The bundles above also have individual solutions. They are the following :

Individual Business SolutionsPrice
Avira Antivirus ServerUS $589.80
Avira Exchange SecurityUS $108.40
Avira Managed Email SecurityNeed Quote

For mobile, they also have plans for both Android and iOS.

For AndroidPrice
Avira Antivirus SecurityUS $9.99
Avira AppLock+Free
Avira Phantom VPNUS $9.99
Avira OptimizerFree
For iOS
Price
Avira Phantom VPNUS $9.99
Avira VaultFree
Avira Mobile SecurityFree

Conclusion

AVIRA provides top-shelf malware protection, and they have a bunch of freebies that people really find attractive. With its great awards, great pricing, and great performance, it sure is one of the best options for an ultimate antivirus software solution.