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This is a list of notable antivirus software in the form of a comparison table.


Comparison Edit

Software  [1] Windows  [2] Mac OS X  [3] Linux  [4] FreeBSD  [5] Unix  [6] License  [7] On-demand scan  [8] On-access scan  [9] Boot-time scan  [10]
AOL Active Virus Shield (discontinued) Yes No No No No Freeware Yes Yes No
Avast! Home Edition Yes No Yes No No Freeware Yes Yes Yes
Avast! Professional Edition Yes Yes Yes No No Proprietary software Yes Yes Yes
AVG Anti-Virus Yes No Yes Yes No Proprietary software Yes Yes Yes (if set to do so)
AVG Anti-Virus Free Yes No Yes Yes No Nagware Yes Yes Yes (if set to do so)
Avira AntiVir Personal - Free Antivirus Yes No Yes Yes Yes Nagware Yes Yes No
Avira AntiVir Premium Yes No Yes Yes Yes Proprietary software Yes Yes No
AVZ Yes No No No No Freeware Yes No
BitDefender Yes Yes (beta) Yes Yes No Proprietary software Yes Yes No
BitDefender Free Edition Yes No No No No Nagware Yes Yes (with Winpooch) No
BullGuard Yes No No No No Proprietary software Yes Yes No
CA Anti-Virus Yes Yes Yes No Yes Proprietary software Yes
Clam AntiVirus Yes; see ClamWin Yes; see ClamXav Yes; see KlamAV and ClamTk Yes Yes GPL Yes Only on FreeBSD and Linux No
ClamWin Yes No No No No GPL Yes Yes (with Winpooch) No
Comodo AntiVirus Yes No No No No Freeware Yes Yes Yes
Dr. Web Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Proprietary software Yes Yes
Dr. Web CureIt Yes No Yes No No Freeware Yes No No
F-Prot Yes No Yes Yes Yes Proprietary software/Freeware(Linux, BSD, Solaris) Yes Yes No
F-Secure Yes No Yes No No Proprietary software Yes Yes No
FortinetFortiClient End Point Security Yes No No No No Proprietary software Yes Yes No
G DATA Software Yes No No No No Proprietary software Yes Yes No
Graugon AntiVirus Yes No No No No GPL Yes Yes ?
Kaspersky Anti-Virus Yes Yes (beta) Yes (SMB and ENT) Yes (SMB and ENT) Yes Proprietary software Yes Yes No
McAfee VirusScan Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Proprietary software Yes Yes No
Microsoft Security Essentials Yes No No No No Freeware Yes Yes No
ESET NOD32 Yes No Yes Yes Yes Proprietary software Yes Yes No
Norman Yes No Yes No No Proprietary software Yes Yes No
Panda Antivirus Yes No Yes No No Proprietary software Yes Yes No
Panda Cloud Antivirus (Beta) Yes No Yes No No Freeware Yes Yes No
PC Tools AntiVirus Yes Yes No No No Proprietary software Yes Yes No
PC Tools AntiVirus Free Edition Yes Yes No No No Freeware Yes Yes No
Sophos Anti-Virus Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Proprietary software Yes Yes No
Symantec Norton AntiVirus/Norton 360 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Proprietary software Yes Yes
Trend Micro Internet Security Yes Yes No No No Proprietary software Yes Yes Yes
Vba32Antivirus Yes No Yes Yes No Proprietary software Yes Only on Windows No
Sunbelt SoftwareVIPRE Antivirus + Antispyware Yes No No No No Proprietary software Yes Yes
VirusBuster Yes No Yes Yes Yes Proprietary software Yes Yes No
ZoneAlarm Antivirus Yes No No No No Proprietary software Yes Yes


List Edit

This is a list of notable antivirus software, which has not yet made it into the comparison table.

Proprietary software Edit

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Open source Edit

Online Edit

This is a list of anti-virus software that is only available as online detection.

See also Edit

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