ClamXav

Licence: Freeware
Version 2.6.1 (304) | Release Date: 2013-10-07 | Download

-Minimum requirements now OS X 10.6+ and an Intel processor
-ClamAV engine updated 0.98 *
-ClamAV engine now 32/64 bit
-ClamXav and Sentry now 32/64 bit
-ClamXav (not Sentry yet) uses Notification Centre on 10.8+
-Implemented select-all/copy for Exclude and Sentry preference panels
-Added timestamp to logs of scheduled scans
-Fixed issue where ClamXav always reported "defs updated"
-Fixed issue where ClamXav would warn about a quarantine folder unnecessarily
-Fixed positioning of OK/Cancel buttons in Preferences (French)
-Updated Italian localisation
-Change folder name for Czech localisation so it works again on OS X 10.8+
-Removed plugin (and instructions) from Disk Image as not required for 10.6+

Version 2.1 | Release Date: 2011-01-08 | Download
  • Full release from Beta phase.
  • Fixed bug preventing the use of a custom ClamAV installation path.
  • Improved stability.
  • Updated the included version of Sparkle to fix various issues.
Version 2.0.8e0.96.2 | Release Date: 2010-10-31 | Download
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Version 2.0.7e0.96.2 | Release Date: 2010-09-10 | Download
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Version 2.0.6e0.96.1 | Release Date: 2010-06-10 | Download
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Version 2.0.5e0.95.3 | Release Date: 2009-12-19 | Download
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Version 2.0.4e0.95.3 | Release Date: 2009-11-08 | Download
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Version 2.0.3e0.95.2 | Release Date: 2009-09-16 | Download
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Version 1.1.1e952 | Release Date: 2009-08-09 | Download
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Version 1.1.1e951 | Release Date: 2009-05-14 | Download
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Version 1.1.1e950 | Release Date: 2009-04-04 | Download

ClamXav 1.1.1 with ClamAV 0.95 backend

Version 1.1.1e942 | Release Date: 2008-12-01 | Download
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Version 1.1.1 | Release Date: 2008-08-29 | Download

Version 1.1.1 - 30th August 2008
ClamAV 0.93.3 included

ClamXav specific changes:
Includes engine 0.93.3
Main window and preferences windows remember their positions between launches
Fixed the "there was an error saving preferences" warning
Fixed the dreaded "Where is ClamXav Sentry" bug
Fixed bug which prevented Sentry from starting clamd
Added "NotifyClamd" to freshclam.conf
Under 10.5, the number of infected files found now appears as a badge on the Dock icon
Removed the "Archive Max Ratio" setting in preferences as the ClamAV engine no longer supports it
Increased stability
New Polish localisation
Update to Japanese localisation

Sentry specific changes:
Increased stability
The "move to trash" button now operates correctly, moving files to the volume-specific trash folder
Still uses Growl on 10.4 and 10.5 but doesn't offer to install it if a user doesn't already have it
No longer using as many processor cores as ClamAV can grab
Fixed a bug causing lots of threads to start up and consume lots of CPU
Fixed the dreaded "Sentry can't communicate via /tmp/clamd" error
Recognising if clamd dies and restarting it as required
Fixed a crash when writing to the scan log
Fixed the "too many arguments" crash
Fixed a memory leak

Version 1.1.0 | Release Date: 2008-01-22 | Download
  • ClamAV 0.92 included
  • New 512×512px icons which look great in coverflow in Leopard
  • ClamXav and ClamXav Sentry are now both using ~ in place of the path to the user's home directory to facilitate having a default settings file for all users
  • Better support for diacritics and international characters in ClamXav display
  • ClamXav now reports its own version and the engine's version number along with definition update date at end of each scan
  • Main window's report text may be copied and pasted into other applications
  • New menu item to check for ClamXav updates in the Application menu
  • "Launch ClamXav Sentry" menu item moved from the File menu to the Application menu
  • Preferences and other extraneous dialogs and windows have shed their sheets and brushed metal look
  • Fixed "no user named 'xc'" bug in OS X 10.5 Leopard
  • Fixed issue where "Scan removable volumes" preference wouldn't stick
  • Admin password no longer required to modify schedules - means all users can set one for themselves (blame Apple if you think this is a security risk)
  • Addressed a bug where attempting to write a schedule would fail without warning
  • Re-reading schedule settings now resets the 'day' checkboxes properly
  • Configuration files for freshclam and clamd are being read in their entirety so as not to overwrite any user defined settings
  • All new ClamXav Sentry built from the ground up
  • Can optionally monitor all subdirectories of whichever folders you tell it to watch (requires 10.4 or greater)
  • Scans are now logged with the time
  • Support for Growl
  • "Save Sentry Preferences" button in ClamXav preferences panel now tells Sentry to restart watching
  • Sentry menu now waits for all watched folders to become ready before changing the icon to show that it's watching
Version 1.0.8e912 | Release Date: 2007-08-23 | Download

-ClamAV 0.91.2 included

Version 1.0.8 | Release Date: 2007-06-07 | Download

-ClamAV 0.90.3 included
-Fixed an issue causing long delays at startup if using a newer engine than the one bundled with ClamXav

Version 1.0.8 | Release Date: 2007-06-07 | Download
  • ClamAV 0.90.3 included
  • Fixed an issue causing long delays at startup if using a newer engine than the one bundled with ClamXav
Version 1.0.7 | Release Date: 2007-02-18 | Download

-Added support for ClamAV 0.90
-Fixed issue where ClamXav would ask repeatedly for the engine to be installed if the virus definition files had been deleted.
-Updates to Danish, Japanese and Taiwanese localisations.

Version 2.0.8 | Release Date: 2007-01-01 | Download

* Java is no more. ClamXav is now written entirely in Objective-C
* Launch time has reduced considerably
* The interface is now much simpler to use and more inkeeping with other OS X applications
* You can save your favourite scan locations for easy access
* Toolbar buttons can be rearranged to your heart's content, or hidden entirely
* Infected files are listed more clearly
* You can send selected files to quarantine or trash with one click
* Specifying exclusion settings is now a much simpler task
* Setting a schedule is now more straight-forward
* Specifying the location of your own ClamAV installation is now easier
* Updates are taken care of directly within the application, automatically quitting and relaunching Sentry if necessary
* Sentry can be told to monitor sub-folders on a per folder basis
* Sentry no longer requires Spotlight to do the monitoring
* Sentry launches and starts monitoring much more quickly
* Sentry requires far less memory to run
* If a disk or folder is not available when Sentry launches, this isn't a problem any more; monitoring will continue when the folder reappears
* Added compatibility for 10.6 Snow Leopard

Known bugs:

* I still need to finish writing the online documentation - it's almost done.

Version 1.0.5 | Release Date: 2006-11-21 | Download

+ ClamAV 0.88.6 included
+ ClamXav and Sentry both now run under OS X Server, using OS X Server's builtin ClamAV installation
+ No file extensions are excluded from the scan by default any more
+ ClamXav no longer hangs whilst checking for new versions if no internet connection exists
+ Fixed a bug where items wouldn't be scanned if dropped onto the application icon when ClamXav was not already running

Version 1.0.4 | Release Date: 2006-09-04 | Download

- ClamAV 0.88.4 included
- ClamXav and Sentry both now run under OS X Server, using OS X Server's builtin ClamAV installation
- No file extensions are excluded from the scan by default any more
- ClamXav no longer hangs whilst checking for new versions if no internet connection exists
- Fixed a bug where items wouldn't be scanned if dropped onto the application icon when ClamXav was not already running

Version 1.0.3h | Release Date: 2006-07-10 | Download

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