Source Code

The latest stable release is 0.98.4

Before Downloading

  • We recommend running the ClamAV Stable Version on production systems.
  • Be sure that both the engine and ClamAV Virus Database (CVD) are up to date to ensure ClamAV is working properly. (Freshclam should perform updates automatically)
  • Before submitting a bug report, always check it against the latest development code. Report a bug
  • Sign up for notifications regarding newest stable releases and betas, by subscribing to the clamav-announce mailing list.
  • Be sure to read the Upgrade Instructions prior to updating ClamAV.

Previous Stable Releases

All stable releases are available on the ClamAV Sourceforge page.

Refer to the Upgrade Instructions for reference.

Development Releases

The ChangeLog lists all recent fixes and improvements.

You can clone the Git repository under UNIX in these ways:

Smart-HTTP Protocol (Git 1.7+)

$ git clone

Git Native Prococol (Git < 1.7)

$ git clone git://

Git on Windows

Windows users may want to install Git on Windows

Bytecode Compiler

The ClamAV bytecode compiler is now available. You can browse the online repository on github. Please read the Clam-BC Manual before using the bytecode compiler. You can get it using one of two commands.

Git 1.7+

$ git clone git://

Git < 1.7

$ git clone

Alternate Versions of ClamAV

Various third parties have developed versions of ClamAV to work on a variety of operating systems. Several of these are listed here.

ClamAV for Linux


ClamAV for Mac OS X


ClamAV for BSD


ClamAV for Windows

Third Party ClamAV Tools

The software listed in this section is authored by third parties and not by the ClamAV Team. Compatibility may vary.

Generic Mail Transfer Agents







Post Office Protocol Tools


Web & FTP Tools


Filesystem & On-Access Scanning


Mail User Agents


ClamAV Bindings


Miscellaneous Tools


Submit ClamAV Tools

If you have written software that can make use of ClamAV, please notify the Community Manager. Be sure to include the name of the program, a short description, the URL of home site, and the author's email address. Please note that we will only review software that is released under an OSI license.