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July 8th, 2011

avast! Antivirus speaks 38 languages!

This week we released program update version 6.0.1203 for avast! antivirus. Among several great improvements, two new languages were added:

  • Serbian
  • Thai

This means that avast! antivirus is now available in 38 official languages, listed here in alphabetical order:

  • Arabic
  • Belarusian
  • Bulgarian
  • Catalan
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Chinese (Traditional)
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Estonian
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazilian)
  • Portuguese (European)
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Serbian
  • Slovak
  • Slovenian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese


For those who remember our April 2010 blog post in which we announced 7 more language packs, to total 27 official languages, the above list is a huge linguistic feat – we’ve added 11 more languages in fewer than 18 months!

avast! is the most localized of all antivirus programs. And thanks to our free version it’s also the most available protection in the world! It wouldn’t be possible without huge support from our community, as many of our program languages were translated by volunteers.

Kudos to all the avast! translators who have both contributed in the past and are working on current versions. A list of their names and their pictures can be found on our avast! community page.


  • Cahya

    Well, I hope there would be audio support too for each language, but would it make the installation size becomes lagger?

  • Tech

    I’m glad to be there since from the early beginning.
    I think I was the third or fourth translator.
    Now we are a lot of one.
    I envy the French translators… Very good team work. I would have some difficult to share this work with a team. But they seem to have done very well.

  • Shivam gupta

    This Antivirus is very best my system.

    thanq………….for avast..

  • Gary M. Mugford

    Sorry for hijacking this …

    The most recent update to Avast! Free included SafeZone it appears. There is no way to turn it off that I have found. I looked at the video, which shows an option below Site Blocking to administer this new feature. I don’t have that option in my menu. And I want to turn off this feature. It is blocking bitly links and now it’s stopping me from seeing, which is … well, wrong. That this angers me goes without saying. I tried to register to do a support ticket, but even though I completed the process AND have checked the KB, I still can’t start a ticket. If you could pass along the bug to your programmers that the free version now enforces SafeZone without opportunity to turn it off, I would appreciate it very much.

    Thank you. GM

  • mirtha sarni

    Tengo avasti free versión 6.0.1125 me sale aviso de actulizar y tanto para el
    programa como para base de datos me aparece este mensaje:
    “se ha intentado cargar un programa con un formato incorrecto”

    no hablo ingles, agradezco ayuda

  • mary.humberto

    quiero saber como me registro

  • http://yjh100 yjh

    Why not speak Chinese AVAST’s blog?

  • Julia Szymanska

    Hello, thank you all for your posts!

    @ Cahya, we keep adding more audio packs into a program, no worries, it will not slow down avast! Antivirus
    @ Tech, you are with AVAST Software almost from the very beginning. Thanks for all your hard work and helping others of Forum!
    @ Gary, please contact our tech department, You can submit ticket via:
    @ yjh When we opened our blog, we posted only in English. Slowly we are adding other languages corners, when our native speakers submit an interesting content. Who knows maybe our Chinese colleague will become a next avast! blogger? :)

  • Philip


    The flat panel interface on avast, 6.0.2103 on Windows 7 64-bit is a little confusing. For example I am trying to set the rules to block Internet explorer but i accidentally set the rules to block the Opera web browser because i could not tell which was which. They are too close together and the drop down menu does not separate enough.

    I accidentally blocked the Opera web browser so I reset the rules to allow. It took no notice of my allow rules it just permanently blocked the Opera web browser.

    The rule based firewall was simply taking no notice of my options. it only excepted the first would not undo them.

    I tried to use a program called Dragon NaturallySpeaking version 10 which is a speech recognition program. it has a program in it that is called “agent” which without your permission sends data of your corrections to the company “Dragon NaturallySpeaking.” In old-fashioned terms it is spyware by definition.

    I selected the firewall rules to set it to ask. It didn’t ask it simply blocked it. If the program Dragon NaturallySpeaking wants to spy on you it will not function any more if you block it you must fool the program into believing it can have Internet access and you then block the program and the program then functions. the program must get to the ask stage before you block it that way the program will function. But an immediate block will stop the program from even loading.

    Programs which claim to upgrade themselves on a regular basis are often just collecting data “to improve the quality of the program” a U.S. modern term for spyware.

    Is there no way you can make this firewall interface easier on the eyes that flat panel all bundled up together is a bit much. And it would be nice if you can make the firewall do as the user wants ask for ask block for block allow for allow. I registered for 2 years so I’m going to have to get used to this.

    Debian user now with Windows 64-bit and your program for the period of 2 years work-related.
    Thank you.

    The flat panel interface on avast, 6.0.2103 on Windows 7 64-bit

  • nina

    oh!! i real trust in avast’s the best definetly!!

  • gilberto

    nãoconsigo fazer a copia p um cd do internet securyt que comprei, como devo prosceder

  • Kianoosh Safapour

    Hi, I’m a user of your products for a year now. but in any of your products isn’t Persian(Farsi) language. There are a lot of excellent Iranian programmers that would be happy to translate it to our language. Farsi is even more common than Serbian or Ukranian or even Urdu because a lot of countries like Iran, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan or even some people in Pakistan are speak Farsi (even without counting the people that speak Persian in other countries.) So if you translate it to Persian (it would be better that A Persian do it that it. won’t be like some programs that the translation make it worse and the sentences wouldn’t even make sens.) a lot of people would thank you.

  • Julia Szymanska

    Hello Kianoosh,

    and thank you for your post and offer.

    As far as I’m concerned translation to Farsi language is in progress. However, if you are interested and willing to help, please visit our forum at:
    My colleague Trevor, who is in charge of localisations will provide you with up-to date information about Farsi translation.

    Best regards

  • Persis

    I hope that someday the “” and its toolbar will be considered a kind of virus. It installs on the computer without our consent and does not come with the option to uninstall, and not even uninstall Windows programs can find it to delete. Please create the option to block this “”.
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  • jitendra

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