Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition

Powerful protection, the light way

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Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition

We make the Internet safe for you

We got your back. You can be sure all threats are taken care of when you browse the web.
We use advanced technologies such as machine learning to protect you from phishing and other types
of fraudulent content.

Live your digital life at full speed

We know speed and performance are vital, so we engineered our free antivirus solution
to be light on system resources. Our product learns how you use your
computer so it avoids slowdowns when scanning files for malware.

Enjoy all the benefits of Bitdefender’s award-winning security on Windows 10

We're honored to be named “Best Protection” and “Best Performance”

Bitdefender outranks other antiviruses by using a mix of proprietary technologies that detect new or unknown threats, without impacting computer speed.

Editors' Choice for security mega-suite October 2015 / PC MAG /
Bitdefender Antivirus Plus / Internet
Security / Total Security / Mobile
a highly-secure product Maik Morgenstern, CTO
AV-TEST January 2016

Full Features List

  • Virus Scanning and Removal

    On-demand & on-access scanning - powerful scan engines ensure detection and removal of all viruses..

  • Ultra-fast Scanning

    With SmartScan, Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition 2016 learns how you use your computer so it avoids slowing you down when scanning files for malware.

  • Improve the performance of your device

    The innovative Photon technology optimizes scanning processes in relation to your PC configuration so speed and performance remain unaffected.

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System Requirements

  • - Operating system: Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
  • - Hard disk space: 2 GB available free hard disk space (at least 800 MB on the system drive)
  • - Intel CORE Duo (2 GHz) or equivalent processor
  • - Software requirements: Internet Explorer 10 or higher

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