It uses the tried, tested and very popular ClamAV open source antivirus engine as a back end.


  • Clean, simple-to-use interface
  • Clearly lists infected files
  • Free virus definitions (usually updated daily)
  • Save your favourite scan locations for easy access
  • Customise the toolbar - or hide it entirely
  • Send selected files to quarantine or trash with one click
  • Specify files to exclude using plain text* or by using drag & drop from the Finder
  • Specify schedules to update virus definitions and perform scans
  • Use ClamXav Sentry to monitor your hard drive and scan new files as they arrive
  • Use the bundled ClamAV engine or bring your own installation
  • Compatible with 10.4, 10.5 and 10.6 Snow Leopard