Avast released beta version of it's Avast 8 free antivirus last month with a new user interface and more options than ever before! Today, the final version of Avast 8 has been released. Here are the new features in the free version of the antivirus:
- Software Health module
- Browser Cleanup tool
- New User Interface
- Improved Autosandbox/Sandbox technlogy
- Improved General AV performance and stability
The premium version comes with two new features Data Shredder and AccessAnywhere.
Download Avast 8 Free
You don't have to uninstall the old version. You can install Avast 8 on top of Avast 7 installation. All settings should be preserved. Or you can use the built-in updater of Avast 7 to upgrade to Avast 8.