Rising AntiVirus is a anti-virus security software from a Beijing, China based company of the same name, and is one of the most popular anti-virus solutions in China. Since April 2008, Rising has giving away Rising AntiVirus 2008 Simplified Chinese version with free license and subscription period of 6 months. Now, the giveaway offer is extended to the whole world in English, and valid for the lifetime of Rising AntiVirus 2008 product.

Rising Antivirus protects computers against all types of viruses, Trojans, Worms, Rootkits and other malicious programs. Easy to use, Active Defense technology, Patented Unknown Virus technology and Patented Scan and Clean Smartupdate technology make Rising Antivirus an install and forget product and, allowing user to focus on using the computer to perform jobs and tasks efficiently.

Features of Rising AntiVirus Free Edition

  • Proactive Defence Technology
  • Patented Scanning Technology for Unknown Viruses
  • Patented Fully Automatic SmartUpdate
  • Mail Protection (POP3/SMTP)
  • Smart Virtual Machine with Behaviour and Packing Pattern Recognition
  • Application Protection (RISING unique Account Safe function protects your online bank, online game, MSN, E-mail account, Yahoo Messenger and other private information.)
  • Self Protection
  • Application Access Control
  • Program Startup Control
  • Malicious Behavior Detection
  • Hidden Process Detection
  • Computer Security Check
  • Security Tool Integration Platform

Free Rising AntiVirus 2008

Rising Antivirus Free Edition is freeware download and can be used for free with unlimited virus signature update and free technical support for the life of Rising Antivirus 2008 (i.e. until the next major version is released). The free edition provides the same level of detection and protection capability as commercial Rising Antivirus 2008, which now comes with free firewall.

Most importantly, Rising AntiVirus now has a intuitive English user interface, which is the major issue for free 6-month Rising AntiVirus for China hosted at www.rising.com.cn. Unreliable English support is the major reason that hinders the popularity of Rising AV worldwide.

Rising AntiVirus Free Edition (current version 20.44) is made available via http://www.freerav.com/, and supports 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) Windows Vista, Server 2003, Server 2008, XP, 2000, 98, Me, NT.

Download Rising Anti-Virus Free Edition setup installer ravfree.exe from Download.com, Brothersoft.com or Tucows.com.

Update: Free Rising Anti-Virus Personal Edition 2010