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icon_avira-antivirus Avira Antivirus for Mac

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Version 3.10.1

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General Information
Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.10.1.17 has been released on July 9th, 2018.



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Improvements

  • Implemented a landscape user interface.
  • Scheduler, Quarantine, and Activity Stream were moved from the main screen into the navigation bar.
  • The Scan Screen has now a "Drag & Drop" area.
  • The orange Get Pro button is visible for free customers.
  • Logged in customers can directly trigger and purchase from here.
  • To enter a “key file” you now have to go to the menu bar: Help → Enter License or (Command + L).
  • We improved the error message if a user tries to log in and has two-factor authentication enabled.


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Bugfixes

  • Fixed a rare circumstance that prevented scanning.
  • Fixed a situation in which some Avira processes would crash after an operating system update.


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Version 3.9.7

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Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.9.7.86 has been released on May 25th, 2018.



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Improvements

  • All users will get a message in the main user interface so that they are able to review our new privacy policy.
  • We improved the privacy of all our users.
  • You can access our general privacy via the about dialogue.
  • In Avira Connect you will not see an installed antivirus anymore after you uninstalled the product.
  • In Avira Connect you will now correctly see if you have mac antivirus installed.
  • Improved the Spanish localization.
  • Improved error messages if a license activation would fail.


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Bugfixes

  • You can now see a correct status when you log in and get a license applied to your product.
  • Some Apple notification had the wrong icon attached to them.
  • In some rare situations, the product would ask you to enable loading of its next module, even though it was already loaded.
  • Fixed an issue that would not allow opening the browser when a user clicked on 'Get Pro'.


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Version 3.9.6

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Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.9.6.66 has been released on April 17th, 2018.



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Improvements

  • Default Scan Job is now scheduled 5 minutes after installation.
  • All existing customers get their Default Scan Job rescheduled to 5 minutes after the first installation.
  • A customer that is logged in will now get his license automatically deployed if he purchases via "Get Pro".
  • A notification will now be shown to a customer which logs into an account that is prime enabled.
  • Improved the localization of the beta settings in the general configuration.


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Bugfixes

  • The installation helper, which should only be shown after the first installation, was also shown on reinstallation.
  • Fixed some localization issues in Spanish.
  • Reduced the logging of the product in some special situations.


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Version 3.9.5

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Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.9.5.83 has been released on March 22th, 2018.



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Improvements

  • USB scan feature now logs into the Avira system log as well.
  • If a user tries to log in and there is no Internet connectivity, we will show an explicit error message.


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Bugfixes

  • Evaluation licenses are now correctly handled as a Pro product version.
  • In some rare cases the status of the configuration in the user interface was false.
  • Fixed an issue where the application took the focus on rare occasions.
  • The license expiration date was not shown in all situations where it should have been displayed.


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Version 3.9.4

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Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.9.4.55 has been released on February 13th, 2018.



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Improvements

  • FPC Enabled.
  • Improved Security.
  • Removed thread categories from the configuration - if cloud protection is enabled.
  • Product versions are now shown correctly in the about dialogue.


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Bugfixes

  • Fixed some localization issues.
  • Fixed a rare case in which the status menu icon could disappear for a small period of time.
  • Fixed large file size issue with enabled Cloud Protection.


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Version 3.9.3

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Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.9.3.34 has been released on December 21th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • If a user has a subscription we:
    • Show his next billing date, if it is less than 5 days in the future.
    • Show him the license expiration date, if he canceled his subscription.


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Bugfixes

  • Fixed some localization issues.


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Version 3.9.2

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Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.9.2.146 has been released on December 13th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • You now have the possibility to go back in our installation helper on Mac OS 10.13.
  • Made performance tweaks for Mac OS 10.13.
  • Added translations for the finder service.
  • New language added: Indonesian.
  • Account Page: You can now login into your existing Avira account.
  • Account Page: You can activate your license when logged in.
  • Information on the product version can now solely be found in the about dialogue.
  • The product is now able to make use of the Avira Protection Cloud. This functionality can be enable and disabled on the protection page.


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Bugfixes

  • Fixed a possible crash while trying to open the about dialogue.
  • Fixed some minor translation issues.
  • Fixed a rare situation in which a user would encounter a performance degradation.
  • Fixed an issue in which the user interface would randomly close.


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Version 3.9.1

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Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.9.1.29 has been released on September 19th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • This update does not contain improvements.


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Bugfixes

  • Fixed an issue where the setup helper for macOS 10.13 was shown to all macOS versions.


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Version 3.9.0

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Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.9.0.49 has been released on September 12th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • MacOS High Sierra (10.13) support. New installs are assisted on activation with our Setup helper.
  • New about Dialog, which contains the product, VDF and engine version.
  • Scans are automatically resumed when the power plug is plugged back in.
  • Improved stability of the Scan services.
  • Some new products were added to the "Free Solutions" page.


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Bugfixes

  • Fixed an issue that showed a wrong date for the last successful update.

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Version 3.8.4

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Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.8.4.74 has been released on August 23th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • If a pro customer has a license that is about to expire, our product will now bring this to the attention of the user.
  • Improved on the French localization.
  • You can now correctly resume, pause or abort a scan when you work on battery power.
  • The activity stream has now a maximum number of entries that will be shown.
  • New Scan profile: Custom scan available that let the user choose which file or folder he wants to scan.
  • When you start a new scan from the main page, a short animation will now draw your attention that you have to click the button a second time.


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Bugfixes

  • We fixed an issue that would give unintended focus to the Avira status menu bar extras icon.
  • Fixed an exception in the updater.

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Version 3.8.3

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Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.8.3.56 has been released on July 12th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • Social Media Updater has improved performance footprint.
  • Installer: Welcome texts are available in all languages.
  • Cross Marketing page has Avira Safe Shopping entry.


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Bugfixes

  • Fixed an issue where some area of a toggle button in the settings page was not clickable.
  • Style fixes on language picker.

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Version 3.8.2

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Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.8.2.35 has been released on June 13th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • The following languages have been added to the product:
    • Italian
    • Spanish
    • Japanese
    • Dutch
    • Polish
    • Portoguese
    • Russian
    • Turkish
    • Chinese (Traditional)
    • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Installing our product is now up to 3 times faster.
  • Some duplicate entries in the Activity Stream are now hidden.
  • We improved the in product tour for the Real-Time Protection settings.
  • The in product help will now instantly change its' language when the language configuration changes.
  • Changed the margin in the language configuration for better visibility of other existing languages.


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Bugfixes

  • Fixed an error which prevented a scan or update from being executed.

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Version 3.8.1

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Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.8.1.39 has been released on May 30th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • French localization.


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Bugfixes

  • Scheduled updates no longer block the main user interface.

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Version 3.8.0

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Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.8.0.15 has been released on May 17th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • A new "Activity Stream" feature has been integrated, allowing customers to read the product activity.
    • The feature can be accessed via "Home Screen" → Activity.
    • The old logging is not accessible via "Activity Stream".
  • Adware threat category is enabled by default.
  • Prime customers can manage their subscriptions within the personal page.


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Bugfixes

  • Fixed a rare case, which might be preventing the Real-Time Protection to be enabled.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented customers to upgrade to Pro version.
  • Fixed a rare case, where the firewall switch was not displayed.

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Version 3.7.2 (Hotfix)

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Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.7.2.17 has been released on April 29th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • This update does not contain improvements.


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Bugfixes

  • Fixed an issue which caused an abnormal high amount of backend calls.
  • Updated the in product help for restoring items in the quarantine.

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Version 3.7.2

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Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.7.2.53 has been released on April 18th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • Full Avira Prime integration.
  • Avira Prime subscriber can register the product within Avira Connect.
  • Auto renewal for Prime subscriber when logged in.
  • Sign in prompt for Prime subscriber when not logged in.
  • Improved configuration dialog:

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    Version 3.7.1 (Hotfix)

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    Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.7.1.9 has been released on March 16th, 2017.



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    Version 3.7.0

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    Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.7.0.22 has been released on March 8th, 2017.



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    Version 3.5.3

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    Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.5.3.27 has been released on February 13th, 2017.



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    Version 3.5.2

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    Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.5.2.61 has been released on February 01th, 2017.



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    Version 3.5.1

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    Avira Antivirus for Mac, version 3.5.1.73 has been released on January 03th, 2017.



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    • Introduced a modal window when Real-Time Protection settings are written/restored.
    • Improved click-ability of the lock view, Threat Scan and Real-Time Protection.
      • Several minor Bugfixes.
      • This update does not contain improvements.
      • Fixed an issue which prevented Avira services from starting.
      • Avira Prime has been enabled.
      • New Configuration dialog:
        • It is possible to hide the Avira umbrella in the status menu.
        • The update notifications can be enabled and disabled.
        • Language selection.
      • Activating the Firewall requires you to input your password.
      • USB scanner detects external hard disk drives.
      • The product Help was reworked completely. Whenever you need help you can now trigger it via the application menu under Avira → Help or by clicking the shortcut CMD + ? (New with 3.7)
      • We now support subscriptions.
      • This update does not contain bugfixes.
      • This update does not contain improvements.
      • The installer does not open the user interface after being closed.
      • The rescan window is now attached to the main window.
      • The restart application message will not be displayed any longer after an update.
      • We fixed an issue that prevented to obtain the scan results after a scan.
      • Last product update is displayed in the status bar.
      • Uninstaller can be opened via help menu.
      • An on demand scan ends with a feedback request.
      • New Avira Icons have been implemented.
      • Product updates are performed more reliably.
      • Whitelisting is now working with the new Apple File System (APFS).
      • Fixed a malformed log database that could lead to a product crash.


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