ClamXav 2.11 – Virus checker based on ClamAV.

ClamXav 2.11
ClamXav is a popular virus checker for OS X.

I have been working on ClamXav for more than 10 years now, and over those years, I have invested a huge amount of my own time and energy into bringing ClamXav to where it is today — one of the most trusted and recommended anti-virus solutions for the Mac. In the past, other priorities got in the way and I wasn’t able to focus on development as much as I would have liked, but that stops now. ClamXav is now a commercial product. It’s being sold through a new company (Canimaan Software Ltd) but don’t let that fool you — I’m still the owner and lead developer.

What’s New

Version 2.11:

  • Faster engine installation
  • Improved speed of virus definition updates
  • Improved feedback during virus definition updates
  • Fixed issue where ClamXav was sometimes unable to remove Firefox extensions
  • Fixed issue that caused confusion when an infected item shows up twice in the Infection List
  • Fixed some more memory leaks
  • Improved appearance of today widget on macOS 10.12
  • Improved support for users who have moved their home directory to a different volume
  • Plugged some memory leaks in the privileged helper
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes


OS X 10.6.8 or later


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