ClamXav 2

Available in English, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Taiwanese, and Turkish.

If you previously downloaded ClamXav from the Mac App Store, please understand that it is no longer available in the App Store, so it's not possible to update automatically to the new ClamXav. Please drag your existing to the trash, and download from here using the links on the left.

Installation Instructions

Find "" in your downloads folder and double click it to expand it into "" (your web browser may have already performed this step for you).

Drag to your Applications folder and then double click it from there to complete the installation process.

Click the "Free Trial" button to try ClamXav completely free for 30 days. Alternatively, if you have already purchased a licence for ClamXav, click the link in your registration email to enter your registration key automatically - if you have misplaced the email with your registration details, we can resend it to you via the Retrieve Lost Registration Key item in the Support menu at the top of this page.

Enter your admin name and password when prompted to install the helper tool - this is the name and password that you use to log into your computer, it is not something specific to ClamXav.

Follow any prompts to install the scanning engine and download the latest virus definitions.

You can find more detailed instructions in the QuickStart Guide.

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To uninstall ClamXav completely, just drag to the trash and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the removal. Alternatively, to remove an older version of ClamXav, download and run this file:
ClamXav Uninstaller.pkg (requires OS X 10.6.8 or newer).