Antivirus Free Edition

Powerful antivirus protection, the light way

Award-winning protection against existing or new e-threats.
Quick to install and light on computer resources. The only free antivirus that you’ll ever need.


Lightning-fast free antivirus

Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition is blazing fast, free to use, and loaded only with the bare-bones protection features that every computer needs.

  • Installs in seconds, runs at max speed without slowing down your PC
  • Good for gaming, image and video editing, and resource-intensive applications
  • Powerful protection packed into a light solution
Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition
The labs have already made it very clear that Bitdefender is a winner. PC MAG, December 2016

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Real-time Threat Detection

Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition uses behavioral detection to closely monitor your active apps. When it detects anything suspicious, it takes instant action.

Virus Scanning and Malware Removal

Powerful scan engines ensure detection and removal of all malware, from viruses, worms and Trojans, to ransomware, zero-day exploits, rootkits and spyware.

A strong, silent guardian
for your PC

Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition is an antivirus to rely on. It uses a minimalistic approach to make sure of the one thing that matters: whether you’re a rookie or a techie, your PC will be defended against intruders.

  • On-demand & on-access scanning that runs in the background
  • Essential protection without the extra stuff
  • No time-consuming scans, no sudden lag, no ads out of the blue
Bitdefender Antivirus

Free protection against
Internet fraud


How can you keep your passwords safe and still browse freely? It’s easy: Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition sniffs and blocks by default phishing websites that pretend to be trustworthy in order to steal your data.


If you ever land on scam websites, our advanced filtering system detects suspicious web page behavior and prevents your sensitive financial data from falling into the wrong hands.

  • Best in Class
    Cross-Platform Security

    Compare our award-winning products and get the best real-world protection, so you can keep doing the things that matter while
    we handle security.

    Windows Protection
    Antivirus Free Edition
    Windows Protection
    Antivirus Plus 2019
    Buy now 1 device / 1 year
    Windows, macOS,
    and Android protection
    Bitdefender Total Security 2019
    Buy now 5 devices / 1 year
  • Windows Protection

    Top-notch protection and uncompromising speed for Windows.

  • Mac OS Protection

    Absolute protection, designed for your Mac.

  • Android Protection

    Award-winning security for your Android phone or tablet.

  • iOS Protection

    Protect your data and keep your iPhone or iPad safe.

  • Automatic Updates

    Every Bitdefender product is designed to update automatically, and protect you against the most advanced cyber threats on the planet. Upgrades to the latest version are included as part of your subscription. This way, you’ll never miss out on new and improved features, even if you’re halfway through your subscription period.

    Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition
    Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2019
    Buy now 1 device / 1 year
    Bitdefender Total Security 2019
    Buy now 5 devices / 1 year

Install free antivirus on your Mac,
Android phone, or tablet

Easy to install, maintenance-free

System Requirements

In order to keep Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition running smoothly, you’ll need a PC
with Windows 10, 8.1, 8, or 7 SP1, 1.5 GB RAM, at least 800 MB of hard disk space
(but we recommend 2 GB), and an Intel CORE Duo (2 GHz) or equivalent processor.
Software requirements: Internet Explorer 10 or higher.

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