Download Avira Free Antivirus 12 (Avira 2012)
In this October 2012, Avira also released the newest version Avira Free Antivirus 12. This version is 2012 version of this free antivirus. The unique on this release, Avira skipped version 11 of their software. After released Avira AntiVir Personal 10 in the spring of 2010, now Avira released the Avira Free Antivirus 12. The answer why Avira skipped version 11 can be found in PCMag.com.
Like other free antivirus program, Avira Avira Free Antivirus 12 only provides basic protection for PC. There are no advanced features in the free version such as AntiPhishing, ProActive, mail protection, etc. If you need benefit of the advanced features, you may need to upgrade it to Avira paid version or you can obtain the free license for 90 days here: license key Avira premium security suite
Avira is one the most downloaded free antivirus software. What I like about the Avira software is Avira not using too much resource on the computer so it make still running fast.
You can download the Download Avira Free Antivirus 12 (Avira 2012) from Avira website. but if you download the software from official website, it will give you download link in download.com. You can download the offline installer Avira Free Antivirus 12 here: avira_free_antivirus_en.exe (79.05MB)
Verdict: Avira Free Antivirus 12 is best choice if need only basic protection for your PC without slowing down them.