Avast! is a software program intended to protect against viruses and spyware. You can download a free version or pay for a more comprehensive copy. One of the most notable features of Avast! is that it offers an enormous range of language choices, appealing to an international customer base. The latest version, Avast! 5.0.594, includes 30 languages from which the user can choose.
Avast! makes it easy for users from around the world to interface with the program in their own language. Most recently, Avast! added the language pack called "Pirate Talk" to the available options. Language packs are developed collaboratively, with hired translators incorporating user input and volunteer work. Avast! continues to incorporate more languages with each version. Seven new languages were included in the most recent version.
The following languages are available in Avast!: English, Russian, German, French, Spanish, Vietnamese, Polish, traditional Chinese, simple, Chinese, Slovenian, English, Portuguese, Turkish, Japanese, Dutch, Finnish, Bulgarian, Norwegian, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Korean, Slovak and Ukrainian.
Download Avast! in Your Language
To download Avast! in your language, visit avast.com and select the version you would like to use. The free version is the most basic, ensuring only basic protection from spyware. Avast! Pro costs money, but it provides protection from spyware as well as dangerous websites. The most costly version is Avast! Internet Protection, which blocks spyware, dangerous websites and spam. It also allows you to shop securely and protects up to three computers with one account. Regardless of the version that you pick, you will be given the option of selecting a language. Once you do, save the file to your computer. After it is finished saving, click on the file to run the install process.
Change the Avast! Language
You can change the language of Avast! at any time by going to "Settings" and switching to the "Language" page. Click the link on the bottom of the page that reads, "To install additional languages, click here." Select the languages you want to install and follow the prompts that you are given on the screen. After this, you should be able to return to the "Language" page and switch to any of the languages you have downloaded. After selecting a new language, the computer will have to be restarted for the changes to take effect.
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