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NameAvast
DeveloperAVAST Software s.r.o. (formerly ALWIL Software a.s. and AVAST Software a.s.)
TypeDesktop antivirus software, Mobile security application
LicenseFreemium
Number of employees300+
Industryantivirus
Websitehttp://www.avast.com

Avast (styled "avast!" before 10/2014) is an antivirus computer program available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Android and Linux users, with a user interface available in 45 languages. The name Avast came from "Anti-virus – Advanced Set," a program developed by the company's founders. Founded in 1991, the company was officially established under the newly free market of then-Czechoslovakia. The developer, AVAST Software s.r.o. (formerly known as ALWIL Software a.s. and AVAST Software a.s.), is headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic, with offices in Friedrichshafen, Munich - Germany, Austin, Texas, Redwood Shores - California, Hong Kong and Beijing - China AVAST Software s.r.o. currently produces security freeware and shareware programs for personal and commercial uses on PCs, Macs, and Android devices; as of 2013, more than 200 million devices worldwide used Avast products. In June 2012, Avast had 17.4% of the worldwide security vendor market share. The software has received a number of awards from Virus Bulletin for close to 100% detection of "in-the-wild" viruses and won the Secure Computing Readers' Trust Award. The central scanning engine has been certified by ICSA Labs and West Coast Labs' Checkmark process.

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Icon statusVisible
Icon settingHidden when inactive
Executable fileC:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast5\AvastUI.exe
Version5, 0, 0, 0
Parent processC:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
Can be uninstalledYes
EncryptedNo
Size on disk2.6 Mb
Minimum recorded memory usage7.3 Mb
Average recorded memory usage10.2 Mb
Maximum recorded memory usage11.2 Mb
Date when maximum memory usage occured2/11/2010 6:52:37 PM
Minimum recorded CPU usage0%
Average recorded CPU usage0%
Maximum recorded CPU usage71%
Date when maximum CPU usage occured2/11/2010 6:51:44 PM
Started at2/11/2010 6:50:29 PM
Total CPU time 8 seconds
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