It is essential to consider the user experience when selecting the best anti-virus software. It is crucial to have a clear and easy-to-use interface that allows users to navigate through features quickly and with minimal impact on performance of the system. Kaspersky's interface is simple and open-frame with a clean, minimalistic design. The dashboard web is clearly displayed with a green tickmark that indicates that the computer is safe and an attractive button to run a smart scan. From the main page you can quickly access Updates and Tools.
Both Kaspersky & Avast provide a range of privacy-focused options, such as password protection, secure browsing and parental control. However, Kaspersky wins this category due to its superior VPN offering and more advanced privacy features, including the Data Leak Checker and Password Manager.
Avast offers a password manager too however, it's not as strong as Kaspersky's. Its password feature is helpful for ensuring that your passwords are strong, and it checks whether they've been exposed in breaches. In addition, Avast has a Cleanup Premium feature that helps to increase system performance and get rid of junk files.
Both companies offer 24/7 customer service via live chat and email. Both websites also have a wealth of FAQs and guides. Both offer a variety devices protections, including antivirus, WiFi security and SecureLine VPN. Kaspersky however, has more security features for mobile devices than Avast. For instance, it offers a separate app for its Security Cloud service that can detect malware and other security features.