There are two ways to obtain and install ClamXav.
- Via the Mac App Store or
- From this website.
If you get it from the App Store, you can jump straight to the overview. if you want to download it from here, see the following instructions.
- Download the ClamXav disk image.
- Drag ClamXav.app from the disk image into your Applications folder
- Eject the ClamXav disk image
- Double click ClamXav.app
At this point, you may or may not be prompted to install or update the ClamAV scanning engine (See Building Your Own Engine if you want to build ClamAV yourself). If you are, click "Install" and follow the onscreen instructions. Once the installer has finished, double click ClamXav.app again.
If you get ClamXav from the App Store, you should use the App Store to stay up-to-date.
If you downloaded ClamXav through this website, launch it and go to the ClamXav menu, then select "Check for ClamXav Updates…" and follow the prompts.