Stability and reliability
Price performance ratio
Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac 2019 is a compact, effective antivirus specifically for Apple Mac systems. This is a well performing bundle for the implementation of basic tasks. However, useful additional features are lacking. What kind of internet security may you expect for your Apple Mac?
- Excellent performance! Great antivirus for the Mac
- Continuous Scan-function, quick and efficient, also scans on Windows malware
- Great protection against phishing, extra security on the web
- Low system load
Protection for the Mac
Although most malware focuses on Windows, the Apple Mac-systems are certainly vulnerable. Meanwhile, numerous Mac users have become victims of the various types of cyber-crime. Where internet security is concerned, Bitdefender has a solid reputation to keep up. The focus of Bitdefender antivirus is mainly on Windows platforms. Now, Bitdefender is also applying its powerful and fast security to the Mac.
The user interface is compact and has a clear structure. The panel at the top of the interface will show at a glance whether or not your Mac is secured. The buttons below can be used to start specific scans. The interface matches the look without exaggerated design.
Protect your back-ups with Time Machine Protection
Time Machine Protection is a new addition to the antivirus package. It prevents malware, for instance “ransomware”, from encrypting or destroying your backups.
When compared with the competitor, Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac is among the best internet security systems, specifically for the Apple operating system. This is partly because of the properly functioning Continuous Scan function. This component scans every new or modified file for malware. The result is an efficient protection with low system impact.
Also independent tests prove that the Continuous Scan is useful. Bitdefender effortlessly detects malware and places it in quarantine. This does not only apply to malware specifically written for MacOS, but also the most common threats for Windows are identified and neutralised.
Excellent performance, high prices
Especially because of the excellent performance of the Bitdefender, we are somewhat disappointed that they are so thrifty with regard to extra features. For instance, the parental supervision function is lacking, while also the bundle does not have its own firewall. This is something that was in fact added to some of the competing packages. Bitdefender Internet Security for Mac 2019 is quite expensive unfortunately.
- Excellent performance
- Fine anti-phishing and web security
- Pleasantly functioning integration with MacOS
- Low system load
- No parental supervision function
- Makes use of standard firewall
Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac offers excellent protection against any form of malware. The powerful antivirus runs noiselessly and has few bells & whistles. A must have for Mac-users.