Straightforward and user-friendly utility designed to protect your Mac from viruses, spyware, adware, hack-tools, paid dialers and jokers targeting
Dr.Web is a straightforward antivirus that promises to defend your computer against malicious apps for Mac OS X as well as other operating systems.

Keep your Mac clean and prevent infection with malware

Dr.Web comes with a simple and clean user interface that enables you to quickly scan files and folders, enable the SpIDer Guard, update the virus database and view the number of detected threats. Moreover, you can initiate an Express or Full scan with just a click of a mouse button.

What is more, from Dr.Web’s status bar menu, you can disable or enable SpIDer Guard, open the app  and update the antivirus. Thanks to the asynchronous scanning you can quickly and effortlessly scan your entire system while you work, without slowing down your Mac.

Scan your Mac at your own convenience

During the scanning process, you can view the number of scanned items along with the number of skipped files and detected threats. Moreover, you can pause or stop the scan at any time and resume it when you want to.

Once a threat is detected, Dr.Web is capable to neutralize viruses, Trojans and other malware. However, if the file cannot be cleaned, you can configure Dr.Web to move it to quarantine, delete or provide a provide a sequence of actions in case the first choice cannot be performed.

Customize Dr.Web based on your needs and schedule

Furthermore, constantly monitors all mounted removable media, emails, files and folders, including archives and packaged data. The advanced non-signature detection technology along with the intelligent heuristic analyzer provide protection against known, as well as unknown threats.

Dr.Web also helps you provide file or folder exceptions and adjust the size of the quarantine storage time. For additional information about the detected viruses, you can check the antivirus log that contains the time of each event, name of the scanned item and the action performed to protect your Mac.

Reviewed by on May 26th, 2014

last updated on:
October 16th, 2014, 8:17 GMT
file size:
275.2 MB
developed by:
Doctor Web
license type:
operating system(s):
Mac OS X 10.7 or later
binary format:
Intel only
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download hub:
Virus Scanner ( + 4 others )

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What's New in version
  • The product includes a new component: the HTTP monitor Dr.Web SpIDer Gate which is designed to scan HTTP traffic and control Internet access. Several upgrades have also been made.
  • The SpIDer Gate HTTP monitor included in Dr.Web for Mac OS X scans traffic on all ports in real time, protects against phishing sites and other dangerous web resources, and intercepts all HTTP connections. It provides additional protection when users download malware onto their Macs. In addition, SpIDer Gate can restrict Internet access according to a black list of non-recommended sites.
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Application description

Dr.Web for Mac OS X protects computers from viruses, spyware, adware, hack-tools, paid dialers and jokers targeting Ma...

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