Software Update: Avira Free Antivirus

Avira has released version of Avira Free Antivirus. This free anti-virus can protect a Windows computer well, but shows a pop-up every now and then. Avira also has several paid solutions for Windows, macOS and Android that do not and often have additional options, such as a firewall or a VPN. There is also Avira Prime, which is offered via a subscription structure. The release notes for this version can be found below.


  • Quick System Scan runs invisible in the background and informs the user only by malware detection.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed Updater flow on server operating systems.
  • Fixed advertisement issue to not be shown every two hours.
  • Fixed Real-Time Protection crashes in special circumstances when loading the engine.

Version number
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website Avira
File sizes

4.58MB – 229.00MB

License type Freeware