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Installing AVG AntiVirus on Mac

Applies to


  • AVG AntiVirus 19.x for Mac

Operating systems:

  • Apple macOS 10.14.x (Mojave)
  • Apple macOS 10.13.x (High Sierra)
  • Apple macOS 10.12.x (Sierra)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.11.x (El Capitan)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.10.x (Yosemite)

Before you begin the installation, ensure that all other programs and internet browsers are closed, and any previous antivirus software is uninstalled.


  • Apple macOS 10.14.x (Mojave), Apple macOS 10.13.x (High Sierra), Apple macOS 10.12.x (Sierra), Apple Mac OS X 10.11.x (El Capitan), Apple Mac OS 10.10.x (Yosemite).
  • Intel based Mac computer with 64-bit processor.
  • 512 MB RAM or above (1 GB RAM or higher preferred).
  • 256 MB minimum hard disk free space.
  • Internet connection (to download and register the product, for automatic updates of the program and antivirus database).
  • Optimally standard screen resolution not less than 1024 x 768 pixels.

Install AVG AntiVirus

  1. Download the AVG AntiVirus for Mac setup file by clicking the button below.
    Download AVG AntiVirus for Mac
  2. Double-click the downloaded file avg_mac_security_online.dmg (saved to your downloads folder by default).
  3. Double-click the Install AVG AntiVirus icon in the dialog that appears.
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  4. Click Continue to determine if AVG AntiVirus can be installed.
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  5. Click Continue on the Introduction screen.
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  6. Click Continue to confirm that you have read the AVG End User License Agreement.
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  7. Click Agree to confirm that you accept the terms.
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  8. Click Install.
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  9. If prompted, use your Touch ID to grant permission for the installation, or click Use Password... then enter your password and click Install Software.
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  10. Click Close.
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  11. Click Move to Trash to remove the installer file.
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AVG AntiVirus for Mac is installed and the program opens automatically. For instructions on how to use AVG AntiVirus for Mac, refer to the following article:

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