Download Virus Scanner

Download Virus Scanner

Auto scan all the download files against well-known anti-viruses using VirusTotal API.

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What is Download Virus Scanner?

'Download Virus Scanner' is a Chrome extension that enables you to scan your downloads against potential threats. It interfaces with the VirusTotal API, scanning your files with over 20+ prominent anti-viruses like Avast, AVG, BitDefender, McAfee, TrendMicro and Symantec. This service, accessible by acquiring a simple API key from VirusTotal, provides users with an efficient, reliable and free tool to ensure their files are safe from viruses.

Rating: 2.44 (9)
Version: 3.0.0 (Last updated: 2022-08-30)
Creation date: 2020-06-29
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • storage
  • tabs
  • downloads
  • notifications
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Size: 291.84K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
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Want to check if a file you downloaded is a virus? Just install our software extension today and you can use 20+ antivirus softwares to scan the suspected file. Steps to check your file for viruses Install our extension Get an API key from Virustotal Upload your file and let over 20+ antivirus software scan the file This would allow you to have a good idea on whether the file is a virus or not. The service is 100% free and takes a few minutes to scan your file.

The file you upload will be scanned by reputable antivirus software such as

  • Avast
  • AVG
  • BitDefender
  • Mcafee
  • TrendMicro
  • Symantec and many more antivirus brands. Try it out today
User reviews
fail no working
by Qaisar Adnan Qaisar Adnan, 2023-10-08

I don't understand why such a low rating, everything works fine, who doesn't work, you should register on VirusTotal site and get your api key in your profile and enter it into the extension in the settings.
by Fein Fein, 2023-08-03

Honestly I do not like it as, if you havent finshed what ever the sign in thing is then it will keep opeing the tab every time you start up your pc
by p A p A, 2022-10-09
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Risk impact

Download Virus Scanner may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Download Virus Scanner has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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