Dr.Web Light 9.0.0

A user-oriented and handy anti-virus solution for your Mac that promises to help you keep away malware, viruses and all types of threats
Dr.Web Light
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Dr.Web Light is a straightforward Mac OS X application that relies on the latest technologies to protect your Mac against viruses and malware.

Simple, clean and very easy-to-use anti-virus for your Mac

Dr.Web Light comes with an intuitive interface and a built-in scanner that helps you scan your entire system in order to find, neutralize or remove all detected threats.

Moreover, Dr.Web Light’s heuristic scanner promises to keep away known, as well as unknown viruses.

Onto Dr.Web Light’s main window, you can easily drag and drop the files and folders you want to scan fro threats.

On top of that, you have the option to initiate an “Express” or “Full” scan of your system.

Manually check for updates or let Dr.Web Light perform updates on a regular basis

Dr.Web Light also makes it easy to check for new virus signature and keep the anti-virus updated. By accessing the Threats tab, you can view all detected and quarantined items, and decide if you want to cure, move to quarantine, ignore, delete or restore the infected file.

By accessing the Preferences window, you can enable or disable the sound notifications and configure Dr.Web Light to scan with administrator privileges and pause the scanning process when your MacBook is running on battery power.

Decide what is the best action based on the type of threat you encounter

The Actions tab offers you the possibility to customize and personalize Dr.Web Light’s behavior when it comes to infected items and threats. As follow, you can choose the desired action for different situations.

Furthermore, Dr.Web Light allows you to add files and folders to your whitelist and prevent the anti-virus from scanning them. You also have option to change the update interval and reset all settings to default parameters with ease.

Reviewed by , last updated on July 14th, 2014

file size:
146 MB
license type:
developed by:
Doctor Web
operating system(s):
Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later
binary format:
Intel only
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What's New in This Release:
  • The new version features convenient scanning of the Downloads folder. The scanning can be configured to start automatically. Users now do not need to start scanning of this folder manually as Dr.Web automatically checks all downloaded files. At that, scanning consumes system resources efficiently.
  • New drweb-se demon: increased stability of the operation, efficient consumption of system resources during scanning
  • New design of the Quarantine and Threats tabs
  • Added an option to select the type of the notifications to use: system or Dr.Web.
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Dr.Web Light is a reliable OS X anti-virus solution to protect your Mac from various types of computer threats using t...

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