Avira and Bitdefender are top of the line security suites, with incredibly high malware detection rates, efficient real-time protection and reliable defense. They also offer a range of additional features, including an VPN as well as a file shredder, additional privacy protection as well as one-click optimization. Both programs boast impressive test results and are simple to use. They are both available with a 30-day free trial on most of the programs.
Both programs are well-known for their lightweight system requirements. According to independent tests performed by AV Test, they have a minimal effect on the performance of computers. The results show that the scans of bitdefender are more demanding on the system than avira.
Both products are easy-to-use and come with a variety of additional security and utilities. Both offer excellent rate of detection of malware and real-time security, but bitdefender's tiers of security offer more advanced features than avira's. Both suites provide excellent performance and are highly customizable.
BitDefender has modern, sleek interface that is characterized by grey and white colors. It shows your system status across the top and provides hyperlinks to different sections of the program in the left rail. Its one-click optimizer works similarly to that of avira, which will identify junk files, registry problems and unwanted browser data that need to be deleted.
Both programs provide a choice of support options like phone, email and live chat for paid users. Both programs include a complete Knowledge Base, including articles and videos in several languages. Avira has a community forum where you can ask questions and get answers.