Security vendor Avast released public beta of Avast 7 with new features and security improvements and other changes, you can install this version over current Avast 6.x  version on your Computer.

Avast 7 Beta

Avast 7 beta debuts cloud based FileRep service, we still unknown about this at the time of writing this article.

Avast 7 new features

  • New installer
  • UI facelift
  • FileRep service (cloud based)
  • Streaming updates
  • Sandbox & Autosandbox improvements
  • Browser protection improvements
  • Remote assistance feature to help your friends with computer troubles
  • Support tool
  • Export/Import settings
  • Screensaver facelift
  • runs on Win8 Developer Preview
  • and many, many security improvements

Avast 7 User interface

This beta now works on Windows 8 Developer Preview, we can expect it to work on Windows 8 “Consumer Preview”  which to release on Feb 29.

Download Avast 7 Beta

Source: Avast Forum