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AVG antivirus features a contemporary, simple interface that is simple to use. When it is launched, it displays an overview of your device’s protection status with clear messages that let you know if the virus definitions are current and up to date and if the security program is currently in use. AVG scans external storage for malware and other threats. It also performs optimization of performance to speed up your system by deleting junk files, and improve battery life.

Premium plans from AVG offer more robust features that offer a better overall security experience. The paid plan, for example provides anti-ransomware protection to protect your data and files from hackers who steal money through stealing your device. Furthermore, AVG Ultimate includes web and email security to protect you from attacks like phishing and spam. A file shredder is included along with more secure banking and webcam security.

The free features available to AVG users is the photo vault, which stores photos in a protected format and an optimizer that helps Android devices by removing unnecessary files. Most of the other features of AVG are available only to paid subscribers. It includes an identity protection feature that monitors password leaks and allows users to remotely locate lost phones and more sophisticated security tools, such as a camera trap which secretly takes a picture of anyone trying to steal the device.

AVG’s solid digital data room software malware protection is backed up by a stellar record in the monthly tests of AV-Test. This includes a perfect score on the last test conducted in March and April of this year.