Today, Avast officially released its 2017 product line involving Avast Free Antivirus 2017, Avast Pro Antivirus 2017, Avast Internet Security 2017 and Avast Premier 2017.
It’s been a while since users have the options to test new Avast in its beta versions and a lot of things from beta version were implemented also in a public version.
The most downloaded product from Avast line Avast Free Antivirus 2017 have these features:
- Antivirus & anti-malware
- Real-time analysis of unknown files
- (NEW) Game mode
- Password manager
Moreover all products went through a major update of user interface. New Avast 2017 is looking really clean and compare to its previous version, the user interface color stays same no matter if you are using free version or paid version.
What’s new in Avast 2017?
Menu in Avast 2017 moved from horizontal top position back to left panel and it is divided into four main sections.
The Home section displays the basic protection status of your PC and gives you an option to run Smart-scan directly from this page.
From the second tab called protection users can run full-scan, access files in virus-chest, see the scan history or enable/disable Avast shields. On this tab there are also other options such as Wi-Fi inspector (previously Home Network Security), Software Defender (previously Software Updater) and Rescue disk.
The third tab is dedicated to privacy which involves Secure VPN protection and a password manager. This is not really a new features as it was already implemented in previous Avast version as Avast Secureline. The purpose of this feature stays the same – to encrypt your connection when you are connecting to public Wi-Fi or unknown networks. Avast Passwords is a password manager which allows you to create strong passwords without need to remember them.
Last tab called performance gives access to Avast Cleanup and an option to enable Avast Game Mode which is a new feature. This feature mute all Avast notifications so you can play games uninterrupted.
Free download of Avast 2017
Avast 2017 is available for download from official Avast website. If you want to download offline installer of Avast 2017 you can do it here.
Other Avast products from 2017 product line are available on links below
- Avast Pro Antivirus 2017 – Online installer | Offline installer
- Avast Internet Security 2017 – Online installer | Offline installer
- Avast Premier 2017 – Online installer | Offline installer
Video preview of Avast Free Antivirus 2017
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