Compare Bitdefender vs. Kaspersky Anti-Virus Software

What’s the difference between Bitdefender Anti-Virus Software and Kaspersky Anti-Virus Software? See how our editors compare the two companies below.
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Bitdefender
8.6 / 10 - Exellent
#3 in Anti-Virus Software
Kaspersky
8.7 / 10 - Exellent
#2 in Anti-Virus Software
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Key Facts
  • 30 day free trial
  • Highly scalable solution
  • Two-way firewall
  • Parental control
  • Low computer performance impact
  • Password management feature
  • More secure online banking
  • Auto pilot
  • Starts at $39.95 (Essential)
  • Two-way firewall
  • Security for Public Wi-Fi
  • URL advisor
  • Digital asset protection
  • Virtual keyboard
  • Identity and financial protection
ConsumersAdvocate.org Ratings
8.6 / 10 - Exellent
9/10
Features
10/10
Price
8/10
Performance Test
8/10
System Compatibility
8/10
Help and Support
8.7 / 10 - Exellent
9/10
Features
8/10
Price
10/10
Performance Test
8/10
System Compatibility
8/10
Help and Support
Final Verdict

Kaspersky Anti-Virus Software and Bitdefender Anti-Virus Software are very close in quality and have the same overall rating. That said, Kaspersky scores better than Bitdefender across: Performance Test. Whereas, Bitdefender scores better on Features, and Price. Both companies score similarly on System Compatibility, and Help and Support.