Bitdefender Antivirus 2018 Review
System requirements: Microsoft Windows: 7 (SP1), 8, 8.1, 10
Version: Bitdefender Antivirus 2018 Plus
Price: Free. $39.98 per year
Trial: 30 days.
Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2018 is the next generation of Windows and smartphone protection software. Bitdefender Antivirus software engages additional layers and features to boost safety and ensure unhindered online activity for its users. Robustly developed for home users, individuals with active social online life, gamers, the kind of people who surf the web, and shop online. The software employs parenting settings which makes it family friendly, as well as monitor children while they use the device safely. The upgraded versions provide the protection software for small and medium business offices.
– Autopilot mode runs the scan and protection in the background.
– Straightforward menu and interface.
– Multi-layer protection.
– A wide range of bonus features and widgets.
– Medium weight on computer resources.
– Password Manager.
– Customizable profile features.
– Multiple devices protection.
– No offline installer.
– The parental controls are provided in more exclusive version.
– Occasional spam omission.
– Login requires Internet Explorer only.
Bitdefender Antivirus has a wide range of protection from online threats. Many of the users can find at least one feature highly useful for their personal needs. The online shoppers will appreciate the safety measures of Bitdefender’s SafePay “browser” while purchasing online for holidays. The family computer can safely be used with Parental Advisor. And gamers as well movie lovers will find the Profile accounts very tempting according to their needs. The users concerned about their privacy and their data can find easily ready privacy options as well as camera blocker in the software’s interface. Bitdefender Antivirus is a family and business safety platform protecting the device from any possible form of threat.
More Information on Bitdefender Antivirus 2018
The Antivirus and protection engines are developed to protect the user’s device from malware such as Trojans, Viruses, Spyware, Ransomware, and Exploits.
The user is greeted with a straightforward interface and menu along the left side of the screen. The menu is divided into two major security tabs: protection and privacy.
On the protection tab of the menu is autopilot mode, which lets the user sit back and let the software run active monitoring of the web browser, provide antivirus protection, and launch automatic updates.
Each of the active protection activities is running in the background and does not hinder with computer performance. Bitdefender Antivirus 2018 automatically scans emails, keyloggers’, new and changed files, boot sectors, applications, network shares, and archives.
Added feature to the antivirus program is scanning web traffic, detect ransomware, monitoring emails and flagging spam. Bitdefender Antivirus 2018 supports Microsoft Outlook and Mozilla Thunderbird mail clients. Occasional problems may occur when software fails to flag spam message, which can be solved manually.
Privacy tab includes features that provide safe browsing and shopping online. Each feature is supported with the password manager. Which helps in creating strong 8 characters’ password for “Wallet” option, a feature that together with SafePay provides safe shopping online. The only flaw is that for the creation of the Wallet it requires Internet Explorer exclusively.
The general settings tab provides the options of customizing the software according to user’s specific needs. Therefore, the gamers may enjoy boosting computer performance, movie lovers can appreciate eliminating interruptions, and work related profile can boost email protection.
Upgraded license and additional features: Users with upgraded licenses can also choose firewall settings, as well as parental advisor, public Wi-Fi profile, and webcam protection.