Antivirus software. We all know we should have it, right? But there’s a mind-boggling choice available and it’s hard to know what features you really need. So we’ve put together our Top 5 award-wining antivirus to help you pick the right one for you. There’s a mix of free and paid solutions in our list – and if you want to download these, or any of our other great antivirus titles, just click here. Got your own favourite? We’d love to know. Just leave a comment at the bottom of the page!

Avira Antivirus Pro

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As well as top-notch protection, one of the things we love about Avira Antivirus Pro is that it’s kind on your computer’s processing power, so it’s quick to install and fast to run. Covering all bases, you can secure your identity, finances, and other private data with a multi-platform license, which works on both Windows and Mac OS. What’s not to like? And it’s not just us who rates it. Avira Antivirus Pro was awarded “Product of the Year” by independent testing authority AV-Comparatives and won the testing laboratory’s top Advanced+ score in all seven specialised tests conducted throughout 2016. It doesn’t get much better than that.