Compare Bitdefender vs. McAfee Anti-Virus Software

What’s the difference between Bitdefender Anti-Virus Software and McAfee 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
McAfee Anti-Virus Software
8.5 / 10 - Exellent
#4 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
  • 30 day Money Back Guarantee
  • Two way firewall
  • McAfee Shredder
  • McAfee Quick Clean
  • Vulnerability Scanner
  • Network Intrusion Security
  • Social network 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
8.5 / 10 - Exellent
10/10
Features
10/10
Price
7/10
Performance Test
8/10
System Compatibility
8/10
Help and Support
Final Verdict

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