AVG antivirus comes with a modern minimalist interface that is user-friendly. After launching, it displays an overview of your device’s security status. The information is clear and will tell you if the software’s virus definitions are up to date and if the security software is active. AVG also examines for malware and other threats to external storage and performs the performance tuneup to speed up the performance of your system by removing unwanted data and improving the life of your battery.
Premium AVG plans include more powerful features that offer a better security experience. For instance, the paid plan includes anti-ransomware to ensure that your data and files are protected from hackers who can extort money by hijacking your device. In addition, AVG Ultimate includes web and email security to protect you from attacks of phishing and spam. A file shredder can be found, as are safer banking and webcam protection.
The free features available to AVG users are a photo vault that stores photos in a protected format, and a cleaner that optimizes Android devices by removing junk files. Most of the other features of AVG are only available to paid subscribers. It includes an identity protection feature which monitors password leaks, and the ability to remotely locate a lost phone and more sophisticated antitheft devices like camera traps that secretly captures photos of anyone who attempts to steal the device.
AVG’s powerful protection against malware is supported by a strong record in the monthly tests of AV-Test. This includes a perfect result during the test that was that was conducted between March and April this year.