“A Superlative Mac Protector”PC Mag December 2021
“Best Mac Antivirus”PCMag January 2023
The highest overall score, 18 points. The overall score includes Protection (max. 6 pts), Performance (max. 6 pts) and Usability (max 6 pts) categories.
Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac gives you absolute protection with no impact on speed or performance. This powerful solution includes free VPN, anti-ransomware and adware removal features.
Bitdefender`s unbeatable protection keeps your macOS devices safe from all new and existing threats.
With Bitdefender Safe Files, you can prevent unauthorized changes to your most important files. Simply add folders to the watch list, and Bitdefender guards the files stored in them against ransomware and other malware. Only applications you explicitly trust can access your Safe Files.
Time Machine Protection
If you use Time Machine to back up your files, you’ll want this extra security layer to stay safe from sophisticated ransomware attacks. Ransomware, an extremely dangerous type of malware, acts by encrypting precious files such as pictures, videos and other documents, rendering them unusable. With this complex feature, Mac users can restore their files without having to pay ransom. Time Machine Protection gives you the edge against any malware that tries to encrypt or destroy your backups.
Unsolicited ads popping up in your browser are unpleasant, and even Macs can pick up these intrusive adware infections that divert your focus and slow you down. Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac detects and removes adware, malicious hijacker programs, unwanted toolbars and other annoying browser add-ons, so you can enjoy your Mac to the max.
Cross-Platform Malware Detection
Your Mac may be safe from malicious content designed for Windows, but you’ll want to make sure you don’t pick it up and pass it on to PC users. Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac detects and removes both malware targeting macOS and threats made for Windows, so you know the files you send to others are not compromised.
Traffic Light (browser extension)
Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac ensures protection for all your browsing, including your online shopping and banking, and can filter out inappropriate content. With automatic protection on, our artificial intelligence system scans all links before you even click on them, so you never unknowingly open harmful web pages.
Online scams are on the rise, but our advanced anti-phishing protection keeps you far from danger. Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac sniffs and blocks websites that masquerade as trustworthy in order to steal financial data such as passwords or credit card numbers.
Handles all your security needs so you don’t need to bother with the nitty-gritty. Once switched on, it combines a series of innovative proprietary technologies to automatically detect and remove any threat, with no negative impact on your Mac’s speed and performance. Turn it on and forget about it.
Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac reacts instantly to online threats without compromising your system’s performance.
Bitdefender Autopilot is designed to act as a Security Advisor and to give you deeper insights into your security posture. Its smart capabilities mean that it can recommend security actions in the context of your system needs and usage patterns.
Ironclad protection is great, but it’s even better when it comes with unrivaled speed and performance. Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac combines accuracy and speed so you get ultra-fast scans and the best detection rate in the industry.
24/7 Cloud-Based Guard Duty
Through permanent updates, Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac is always aware of zero-day attacks. We use amazingly powerful Cloud-based technologies to detect and eliminate e-threats, wherever they come from, to give you instant protection anywhere in the world. As the heavy lifting is done in the Cloud, there’s no drag on your Mac’s resources, and your personal information remains safely stored on your computer.
Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac takes care of your online privacy and personal information.
With Bitdefender VPN, you can stop worrying about privacy on the web. It protects your online presence by encrypting all Internet traffic. Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac includes up to 200 MB per day of encrypted traffic for macOS devices.
The Anti-tracker extension blocks trackers that collect your data and allows you to view and manage this information on each website you visit. Keeps your browsing data private and enhances performance by loading webpages faster.
Operating System: macOS X Yosemite (10.10) or later
Available free hard disk space: 1 GB free space
Browsers Supported: Safari, Firefox, Google Chrome
*You may install Bitdefender VPN only on devices with macOS Sierra(10.12 or later)
Chrome 56 and later
Firefox 52 and later
Safari 10.0 and later
Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac is a powerful antivirus, which can block, detect and remove all kinds of malicious software ("malware"), including:
Easy to install and use, Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac reacts instantly to viruses and other e-threats with no compromise to your system’s performance. It detects and removes not only Mac malware, but also Windows malicious content, thus preventing you from accidentally sending infected files to your family, friends and colleagues using PCs.
Ransomware is malicious software designed to block access to the personal files on your computer until a sum of money is paid to the attacker.
Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac offers unbeatable ransomware protection that keeps your documents, pictures and videos safe from all known and emerging cyber threats.
This antivirus solution can identify even the latest ransomware families through the use of multiple layers of protection designed to detect malware during various stages of the attack.
With the rapid evolution of malware, Macs have become increasingly vulnerable. This is why it is always recommended to leave security in the hands of specialists. Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac makes sure your Mac is protected from all new and existing cyber-threats.
Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac is a product designed especially for macOS devices.
Need security for all operating systems? Bitdefender Total Security offers cross-platform protection that covers Windows PCs, Macs, Smartphones and Tablets running Android or iOS for up to 10 devices.
Need more devices? Bitdefender Family Pack includes Bitdefender Total Security for up to 15 devices.
Need unlimited VPN traffic? Bitdefender Premium Security includes Bitdefender Total Security, Bitdefender Premium VPN for Unlimited Traffic & Premium Support.
Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac comes with a basic version of Bitdefender VPN that includes a generous amount of traffic (200 MB/ day, a total of 6GB/ month), free of charge.
If you need unlimited traffic, add Bitdefender Premium VPN to your Bitdefender subscription.
You can always try before you buy. Download your free 30-day full trial version of Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac and test the complete package, no credit card required.
Just go to your email after your purchase and follow the steps to create a Bitdefender Central Account and activate your subscription. Once your subscription is active in your Bitdefender Account, you can start installing & protecting your devices.
Log in to your Bitdefender Central account, go to My Devices and start installing Bitdefender on your new device. If the old computer is no longer in use, you will not need an additional slot on your subscription.
To help you stay protected, Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac can be purchased as a subscription that will automatically renew if you enrolled at the time of purchase.
You can check and modify the status any time in your Central Account (My Subscriptions -> My Payments) if you activated the subscription on the same email address used for purchase.
If you purchased Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac, you can choose to renew early or purchase for another year (or upgrade) close to the expiration date, depending on the time left on your subscription.
In any case, starting 30 days before your expiration date, you will receive emails informing you that your subscription is about to expire and describing the next steps.
Confirmation emails are typically received shortly after an order is placed. Make sure you also check your Promotions and Spam folders if your email client categorizes emails automatically. For more information, check this Support article.
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