BitDefender Antivirus for Mac and PC

What is BitDefender Antivirus for Mac and PC?

Many users run MacOS on a PC or run both MacOS and Windows on a single machine. BitDefender's Antivirus for Mac and PC protects such users against malware. A one year subscription for three users cost $49.95. 1

BitDefender Antivirus for Mac and PC protects your computer from viruses, malware, and spyware. This software can be used with the following operating systems: Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X Tiger (10.4.6 or later)/ Leopard (10.5 or later)/Snow Leopard (10.6 or later). 2 Browser options include: Internet Explorer 6 or higher, and Firefox 3.x. 3


AntiVirus for Mac & PC 2011 includes the following features: 4

  • Virus and Spyware protection
  • Scheduled Scans
  • Mac Interface
  • Tech support for the duration of your software license
  • Current Updates to protect against new online threats
  • Phishing Protection
  • Quarantine Documents: "Move infected or suspected files to a special 'safe zone', before forwarding them to the BitDefender Antivirus Lab for further investigation." 5
  • Windows Only Features:
    • Warns of risky websites on your Google or Yahoo search results
    • Set to silent, game, or laptop mode to avoid interruptions
    • Quick scans (in-the-cloud technology)
    • Chat encryption for Yahoo! and MSN Messenger