Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2019 Review


People these days are finding nefarious ways to get into your PC with intent to steal your data or causing trouble in your life. Some sneaky malwares are so sophisticated that they will somehow find a way to get into your PC even when you have an active antivirus suite. You might think that you are careful all the time by visiting reputed sites and downloading from the official websites, yet you cannot be truly protected if you are browsing online unguarded.

Virus and Malwares are real, and you need powerful and robust antivirus software to incapacitate all kind of e-threats. Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2019 is one of the best antivirus software one can have to safeguard the personal data. The antivirus suite offers many essential security features along with some extra perks. It offers ransomware remediation, webcam protection, parental controls, spam filter, firewall and many more in very competitive pricing. It is also one of the best trojan removers. The software is available for 30-days free trial allowing the user to try all its unique features before making a purchase.

Pros and cons


  1. A lot of security features to counter all kind of e-threats.
  2. Simple and easy to use interface.
  3. Precise malware blocking.
  4. Robust multi-layer ransomware protection.
  5. Fast scanning speed.


  1. Requires a few more steps to download the software which include setting up the online account prior to downloading.


The software offers many different tools that most of the basic antivirus programs do not offer. These tools include password manager which shields your username and passwords when you log in from your account. It also shields VPN which will make you invisible allowing your log in details and browsing history untraceable. The feature is similar to the one offered by Bitdefender Premium VPN.

The software works efficiently in countering all the possible e-threats including viruses, malware, Trojans, ransomware and spyware. Bitdefender Antivirus plus offers you multi-layered ransomware protection, complete real-time Data protection, web attack prevention, advanced threat defense, and many more security features.

  1. Dashboard – The dashboard has a simple interface and houses some key options including quick scan, a VPN, an option to install the software in other device and Safepay. The top of the dashboard has an autopilot feature which acts as a personal security advisor giving you intelligent recommendations on how to keep your PC safe. It gives you suggestions according to your system’s requirements and usage pattern. If you miss any of the Autopilot suggestions, you can find them in the Autopilot section of the Dashboard.
  2. Protection section – Protection section includes different types of scans and real-time protection features. Its online threat prevention looks for the brute force entry attempts, botnet attacks, and any threat to your private information. Under the protection section of the software, there is an option of ransomware remediation which attempts to revert the files encrypted by ransomware.
  3. Privacy section – Privacy section offers all the features related to protecting your privacy. There is a password manager, file encryption, parental controls, and file shredder.  Password manager helps the user to organize his personal information including logins, credit card info, license keys etc. Safepay is another useful element of the software which is designed in order to secure the sensitive and financial exchanges.

File shredder is one of the unique features of the software. Now you can easily delete the chosen document, and no one can ever recover them back. There is a webcam protection feature also which offers certain restriction to webcam usage.

  • Utilities section – In this section, you will find various tools including Oneclick optimizer to clean the junk files on your PC, the startup optimizer which helps in stopping the unnecessary programs at the boot time, disk cleanup to clear more files and Anti-theft.
  • Setting section – Setting section has some of the very useful options which allow you to make the software work as you like. There is a movie profile through which you can enhance your video player and also background programs while watching a movie. It also allows you to postpone the windows update so that you can enjoy your videos without any interruption. Similarly, there is a game profile which allows you to enhance the gaming experience.

Pricing and conclusion

Bitdefender Total Security 2019 purchase will cost you Rs 2799 and will offer its protection to three devices for one year. Currently, the software comes with a special discount offer, and you will have to pay Rs. 979.69 less on the regular price.

Bitdefender is one of the most sophisticated antivirus suites which is competent enough to eliminate all types of threats to your PC. Features like Autopilot, ransomware remediation and VPN are some of the very powerful and impressive features. This simple to use antivirus suite offers strong protection along with covering all the major necessities like real-time system behaviour monitoring, multi-layered ransom protection, malicious website blocking, password protection and file shredder.  To conclude, Bitdefender is an antivirus suite which is suitable for novice and power users equally. It has simple and easy to use interface along with some of the very powerful and advanced security tools.