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ESET NOD32 Antivirus: First Line of Defense in Cybersecurity

 

 

ESET NOD32
Antivirus

ESET NOD32
Antivirus

Fast and light antivirus for Windows and macOS.

Best for basic browsing and email activities.

 
  • 24/7 real-time protection against malware, ransomware and viruses Our multilayered security provides proactive protection against all types of malware—trojans, viruses, spyware and much more. 
  • Fast scans without interruptions Enjoy the full power of your computer without slowdowns. Stay unplugged longer with Battery-saving mode, and enjoy gaming without distracting pop-ups with Gamer mode. 
  • Anti-phishing Protect your data against attempts by fraudulent websites to acquire sensitive information, such as usernames, passwords or banking details.
  • Smartphone protection Add one more device to your plan to protect your Android smartphone or tablet, each for just an additional $5 per year.
  • Non-stop Safe Banking Enjoy automatic protection for online banking and transactions thanks to encrypted browser communication.
  • Safe browsing with search results safety check & Browser Cleanup for optimized speed and privacy Prevent online fraud with Secure Browser Mode and  Browser Privacy Extention - including Browser Cleanup and flagging of unsafe search results.
  • WiFi protected with Firewall Block unauthorized access to your device and webcam with Firewall.
  • Anti-Theft protection in case of device loss Protect your device in case of loss or theft. Easily lock, track and locate devices, preventing unwanted access to your data and safeguarding your privacy.
  • Secure logins with Password Manager Safely store and share passwords across devices with just one master password.
  • Encryption of sensitive data and photos Encrypt files and USBs for secure data sharing and collaboration.
  • Block new threats as they emerge with ESET LiveGuard An extra layer of protection, personalized to you and designed to proactively discover and stop never-before-seen types of threats.

+ Smartphone & Payments protection

ESSENTIAL

All-in-one solution protecting also your browsing, payments and WiFi.

Best for online shoppers, the digital generation.

 
  • 24/7 real-time protection against malware, ransomware and viruses Our multilayered security provides proactive protection against all types of malware—trojans, viruses, spyware and much more. 
  • Fast scans without interruptions Enjoy the full power of your computer without slowdowns. Stay unplugged longer with Battery-saving mode, and enjoy gaming without distracting pop-ups with Gamer mode. 
  • Anti-phishing Protect your data against attempts by fraudulent websites to acquire sensitive information, such as usernames, passwords or banking details.
  • Smartphone protection Add one more device to your plan to protect your Android smartphone or tablet, each for just an additional $5 per year.
  • Non-stop Safe Banking Enjoy automatic protection for online banking and transactions thanks to encrypted browser communication.
  • Safe browsing with search results safety check & Browser Cleanup for optimized speed and privacy Prevent online fraud with Secure Browser Mode and  Browser Privacy Extention - including Browser Cleanup and flagging of unsafe search results.
  • WiFi protected with Firewall Block unauthorized access to your device and webcam with Firewall.
  • Anti-Theft protection in case of device loss Protect your device in case of loss or theft. Easily lock, track and locate devices, preventing unwanted access to your data and safeguarding your privacy.
  • Secure logins with Password Manager Safely store and share passwords across devices with just one master password.
  • Encryption of sensitive data and photos Encrypt files and USBs for secure data sharing and collaboration.
  • Block new threats as they emerge with ESET LiveGuard An extra layer of protection, personalized to you and designed to proactively discover and stop never-before-seen types of threats.

+ Password Manager & Encryption

PREMIUM

Enhance your privacy with secure storage for passwords and sensitive files.

Best for privacy-focused, advanced internet users.

 
  • 24/7 real-time protection against malware, ransomware and viruses Our multilayered security provides proactive protection against all types of malware—trojans, viruses, spyware and much more. 
  • Fast scans without interruptions Enjoy the full power of your computer without slowdowns. Stay unplugged longer with Battery-saving mode, and enjoy gaming without distracting pop-ups with Gamer mode. 
  • Anti-phishing Protect your data against attempts by fraudulent websites to acquire sensitive information, such as usernames, passwords or banking details.
  • Smartphone protection Add one more device to your plan to protect your Android smartphone or tablet, each for just an additional $5 per year.
  • Non-stop Safe Banking Enjoy automatic protection for online banking and transactions thanks to encrypted browser communication.
  • Safe browsing with search results safety check & Browser Cleanup for optimized speed and privacy Prevent online fraud with Secure Browser Mode and  Browser Privacy Extention - including Browser Cleanup and flagging of unsafe search results.
  • WiFi protected with Firewall Block unauthorized access to your device and webcam with Firewall.
  • Anti-Theft protection in case of device loss Protect your device in case of loss or theft. Easily lock, track and locate devices, preventing unwanted access to your data and safeguarding your privacy.
  • Secure logins with Password Manager Safely store and share passwords across devices with just one master password.
  • Encryption of sensitive data and photos Encrypt files and USBs for secure data sharing and collaboration.
  • Block new threats as they emerge with ESET LiveGuard An extra layer of protection, personalized to you and designed to proactively discover and stop never-before-seen types of threats.

Price valid for the first term only. The price displayed is valid for the first term. If a savings amount is shown, it describes the difference between the first term’s price and the official list price. While price is subject to change, we will always send you a notification email in advance.

Price valid for the first term only. The price displayed is valid for the first term. If a savings amount is shown, it describes the difference between the first term’s price and the official list price. While price is subject to change, we will always send you a notification email in advance.

See what you get with NOD32 Antivirus:

Anti-phishing

No slowdowns

Multilayered proactive protection

Secure your data and money against digital fraud. Protect your privacy and assets against attempts by fraudulent websites to acquire sensitive information, such as usernames, passwords or banking details, or to feed you fake news from seemingly trustworthy sources.

Enjoy the full power of your computer without interruptions. Play, work and browse the internet without affecting your computer’s performance. Stay unplugged and online longer with battery-saving mode, and enjoy gaming without distracting pop-ups.

Explore the great online, safe from all types of malware threats. Detects and neutralizes all digital threats, including viruses, ransomware, rootkits, worms and spyware. Also protects against techniques that seek to evade detection, and blocks targeted attacks and exploits.

Recognized quality by independent tests and customers

95%

Satisfaction score Rated in Customer satisfaction survey

8 000+ responses

Paying via internet banking

PSPeter S., Slovakia

"Sense of security when paying via internet banking, potentially unsafe sites get blocked."

Intuitive

WSWilhelm S., Switzerland

"Excellent scanner that works inconspicuously and conserves resources. intuitive user interface and operation."

Reliably protected

RFRenate F., Germany

"You are reliably protected without even noticing that the virus protection is active."

1bn+
protected users worldwide
70+
prestigious VB100 awards
1+
years of cutting-edge IT security
1
global R&D centers

What's inside ESET NOD32 Antivirus?

Windows

Security

  • Antivirus & Antispyware
  • Ransomware Shield
  • Intel Threat Detection Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • ESET SysInspector

Features marked as not included are available in our ESET HOME Security plans.

  • Brute Force Attack Protection essential
  • Firewall essential
  • ESET LiveGuard premium

Privacy & Identity

  • Anti-phishing

Features marked as not included are available in our ESET HOME Security plans.

  • Safe Banking essential
  • Safe Browsing essential
  • Secure Data (Encryption) premium
  • Password Manager premium
  • Metadata Cleanup ultimate
  • Website Settings Review ultimate
  • Unlimited VPN ultimate

Smart home protection

  • ESET HOME Security Management
  • Gamer Mode

Features marked as not included are available in our ESET HOME Security plans.

  • Parental Control essential
  • Network Inspector essential
  • Webcam Protection essential
  • Anti-Theft essential

Windows ARM

Security

  • Antivirus & Antispyware
  • Ransomware Shield
  • ESET SysInspector

Features marked as not included are available in our ESET HOME Security plans.

  • Brute Force Attack Protection essential
  • Firewall essential
  • ESET LiveGuard premium

Privacy & Identity

  • Anti-phishing

Features marked as not included are available in our ESET HOME Security plans.

  • Secure Data (Encryption) premium
  • Password Manager premium
  • Metadata Cleanup ultimate
  • Website Settings Review ultimate
  • Unlimited VPN ultimate

Smart home protection

  • ESET HOME Security Management
  • Gamer Mode

Features marked as not included are available in our ESET HOME Security plans.

  • Parental Control essential
  • Network Inspector essential
  • Webcam Protection essential
  • Anti-Theft essential

macOS

Security

  • Antivirus & Antispyware
  • Web and Email Scanning
  • Removable Media Control
  • Personal Firewall
  • Small System Footprint

Privacy & Identity

  • Anti-phishing

Features marked as not included are available in our ESET HOME Security plans.

  • Password Manager premium
  • Unlimited VPN ultimate

Smart home protection

  • ESET HOME Security Management

System requirements & documentation

System requirements

WINDOWS
Microsoft Windows® 11, 10 and higher operating systems

Please note that on Microsoft® Windows® on ARM, some features and functionalities are not supported. Read more

macOS
macOS 14 (Sonoma), macOS 13 (Ventura), macOS 12 (Monterey), macOS 11 (Big Sur)

Does ESET protect iOS devices?
Currently, ESET does not provide a security solution for iOS. Read more about how to protect your iPhone and iPad.

Documentation

Frequently Asked Questions

What is ESET NOD32 Antivirus?

ESET NOD32 Antivirus is an award-winning software renowned for its robust protection against a wide array of digital threats, including malware, viruses, worms, ransomware, spyware, and phishing attacks. Its standout feature is its lightweight design, ensuring fast performance with minimal impact on system resources, making it ideal for users seeking efficient security solutions. The antivirus boasts a cutting-edge detection engine that employs signature-based and heuristic analysis techniques to swiftly identify both known and emerging threats, ensuring comprehensive real-time protection. With frequent software updates and a user-friendly interface, NOD32 caters to both beginners and tech-savvy users in need of top-tier, efficient antivirus protection.

Which devices and operating systems are compatible with NOD32 antivirus?

ESET NOD32 Antivirus can secure desktop and notebook computers running Windows or macOS. To protect your smartphone as well, select one of our all-in-one subscription plans.

How do I download/install ESET NOD32 Antivirus after purchase?

You can install ESET by following these simple steps:

  1. Uninstall any previously installed antivirus software on your system.
  2. Click on the “GET STARTED” button on this page and create or login to your ESET HOME.
  3. Install ESET on your devices by clicking on "Protect device" button. In case you need to add your subscription first, use the “Add subscription” button.
  4. Choose “Protect this device” option and Download the installer to your browser.
  5. Install by following on-screen instructions.

For additional details regarding product installation and activation access comprehensive installation guidance on our support page.

Can NOD32 antivirus run alongside other security software?

ESET NOD32 Antivirus can run alongside other security software, provided you disable overlapping features to avoid conflicts. For the best performance and security, we strongly advise removing any other antivirus programs before installing ESET NOD32 because running multiple antivirus solutions simultaneously can significantly slow down your computer.

If you choose to use additional security tools, we recommend setting NOD32 as your primary real-time protection and configuring the other tools for different security tasks.

How does NOD32 antivirus impact system performance?

ESET NOD32 Antivirus is designed to minimize its impact on system performance, ensuring your computer runs smoothly. It operates efficiently in the background, using advanced optimization techniques to provide robust protection without slowing down your system. NOD32's lightweight design means it requires less memory and CPU power, allowing you to enjoy uninterrupted work, gaming, or browsing. Users typically notice minimal performance impact while benefiting from high-level security.

"Works perfectly and has done for years. Extremely efficient and with minimal impact on the functionality of the machine it’s installed on."

See full reviews and more on our Trustpilot profile.

Can I try ESET NOD32 before buying?

Yes, you can download a free 30-day trial of ESET NOD32 Antivirus by clicking on the white Try before you buy button on this page.

What’s the difference between ESET NOD32 Antivirus and ESET HOME Security plans?

ESET NOD32 Antivirus provides antivirus and anti-malware protection and is ideal for users who want basic protection without extra privacy features.

ESET HOME all-in-one subscription plans offer all the features of NOD32 Antivirus, along with additional layers of security such as online banking protection, password management, browser privacy & security extension, identity protection, and unlimited VPN.

How do I renew or add more devices to my ESET NOD32 subscription?

You can renew, enlarge or upgrade your subscription at any time.

  1. Start by logging into your account using your activation key (XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX).
  2. To renew your subscription, select the “Extend” option and adjust the period or number of devices you’d like to cover.
  3. If you want to add additional devices keeping the original expiration date, select “Enlarge” and adjust number of devices you’d like to cover. We’ll match the expiry date and calculate the pro-rated price for your extra devices.

If these options are not present in your account, it’s likely that your subscription has already expired. If this is the case, we recommend purchasing a new subscription plan.

System requirements

System requirements

WINDOWS
Microsoft Windows® 11, 10 and higher operating systems

Please note that on Microsoft® Windows® on ARM, some features and functionalities are not supported. Read more

macOS
macOS 14 (Sonoma), macOS 13 (Ventura), macOS 12 (Monterey), macOS 11 (Big Sur)

Does ESET protect iOS devices?
Currently, ESET does not provide a security solution for iOS. Read more about how to protect your iPhone and iPad.

Documentation