Avira has released its 2014 line of products including Avira Antivirus Free 2014. If you are using Avira Antivirus Free 2013 or any other product of Avira, you may like to download and install the latest version to keep yourself protected from latest threats and enjoy the new features offered in the new version.
The latest version of Avira Antivirus Free 2014 has removed the notifier ads that used to bug the users while running the free antivirus. If you have used Avira Free antivirus 2013, you must have noticed a large ad popup which insisted the user should buy the paid edition of Avira security product to get more features and get rid of ads.
Here’s what Avira says on their own blog:
We also never liked it. We used it because we wanted to finance the Free Antivirus so that we continue to be able to offer free good quality security to the millions of users that are counting on it. But, soon we realized that despite the fact that it paid for a small percentage of the costs, it pushed away exactly the users for which we were striving to make the updates more frequent.
Here are some features of Avira Free Antivirus 2014:
Advanced real-time protection
Browser Tracking Blocker
Website Safety Advisor
For using the browser tracking blocker, you will need to install Avira Search Free Toolbar.
System requirements for Avira Free Antivirus 2014 are:
Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP (Both 32-bit and 64-bit systems are supported)