Trend Micro Vs VIPRE | Which One is Better? (2019)

Are you looking for a better option among the two? Trend Micro Vs VIPRE is a comparison made on 5 core features of both the Antiviruses which are:

  • Virus Detection & Performance
  • Software Usability
  • Features
  • Value for Money | Pricing
  • Customer Support

I compared each aspect one by one in this in-depth review “Trend Micro Vs VIPRE”.

Short Answer: It is true to say that every antivirus has its own importance in the market. Every antivirus has its own perks, advantages, and disadvantages. Even, every antivirus comes with an aim in the market to target its target audiences. But after competing between Trend Micro and VIPRE, the point to be noted that the Trend Micro did very well in Virus Detection & Performance, Customer Support and Features while VIPRE did its best in Pricing. Both are equal it software usability. Hence, it is important to announce that Trend Micro is the winner of this competition. However, both are important to their target audiences.

Trend Micro Vs VIPRE: Virus Detection & Performance

If we talk about scanning of viruses, malware, spyware, random threats, and ransomware then Trend Micro undoubtedly does its best. It scans real-time antiviruses. It performs registry startup scan, scheduled scan, manual virus and auto virus scanning. It is just a great sword against viruses and works like anti-spam, anti-rootkit, anti-Trojan, anti-worm, anti-spyware and anti-phishing. It provides email and chat protection. It also does adware prevention. Overall, it’s a great antivirus that must be adopted by those users who wish to see their PCs absolutely safe from viruses. Although, it does not provide USB virus scanning as Vipre does. Its threat detection power is quite strong and never disappoints its clients.

Trend Micro gets 6.0 out of 6.0 points in the protection test conducted by AV Comparatives.

Trend Micro Vs VIPRE

Vipre is just phenomenal in nature. It is a great choice for malware detection issues. It does real time virus scanning. It also does manual scanning. It scans USB viruses as well. It performs registry setup scan, auto virus scanning, and scheduled scan. Overall, it is a better choice than Trend Micro as it provides USB viruses scanning as well. It works as anti-Trojan, anti-worm, anti-spyware, anti-spam, anti-rootkit, and anti-phishing. Vipre is just an outstanding virus detection antivirus which should be selected first if it is compared with Trend Micro due to USB virus scanning feature. Undoubtedly, this scanning is also important as the majority of the viruses give unpredictable damages to the documents present in the PC.

In a recent AV Test conducted, VIPRE secures 5.5 out of 6.0 points in the protection.

Trend Micro Vs VIPRE

Winner: Trend Micro

Trend Micro Vs VIPRE: Software Usability

When it comes to the software usability then Trend Micro is quite user-friendly and PC friendly. It helps both the system and user to run it easily. It is compatible with all windows versions, Android, iOS, etc. It has a mute mode that allows you to disable notifications whenever you want like watching movies, playing games, etc. It comes with proper settings options, reports, summaries, etc. Its user interface is quite simple and unique and helps users easy to understand it. It takes very limited system resources to run on your PC. It never slows down a computer or gives any damage to a PC due to its running. Overall, it is a very fine and cooperative antivirus.

Impact of the Trend Micro security software on the usability of the whole computer (lower values indicate better results).

VIPRE Vs Trend Micro
Source: av-test.org

Vipre is another user-friendly antivirus that works beautifully on your PCs. It also takes very limited system resources and works perfectly. It provides automatic updates and does not want you to stop your work, pause it or damage it. It works without providing any damage to your PC. It is quite user-friendly and comes with a reliable user interface that is quite understandable by the users. It provides overall statistics and reports about the viruses, threats and all kinds of attacks that are stopped by the antivirus. It also works like Trend Micro and provides best results. In this stage, both Vipre and Trend Micro work better in a similar way and better way. Vipre uses Edge browser but it has also extensions for Firefox and Chrome.

Impact of the VIPRE security software on the usability of the whole computer (lower values indicate better results).

Trend Micro Vs VIPRE
Source: av-test.org

Winner: Tie

Trend Micro Vs VIPRE: Features

If we compete for the features between Trend Micro and Vipre the absolutely Trend Micro is the best. It has a gamer mode. With the help of gamer mode, you can stop its running and easily play your games on your PC. You do not need to suffer while playing. It comes with smartphone optimizer, safe browser, device tune-up, VPN service, etc. It has a personal firewall which is a thick layer that helps to save your PC and its every single document from spyware, ransomware, threat, malware, viruses, and other attacks. It has a very important feature that only some good antiviruses do have generally and that is parental controls. This is a very reliable and helpful feature for the parents who wish to secure the wall of its child’s Facebook account, secure its webcam activities and everything on the internet. It also helps to keep children away from unusual and corrupt websites.

If we take a look at the features of the Vipre then we will be really shocked as it provides a strong protective firewall only that helps a PC and its documents from ransomware, malware, spyware, threats and other kinds of viruses. It lacks many features that Trend Micro does not lack like gamer mode, VPN service, device tune-up, smartphone optimizer, safe browser, etc. Most importantly, it does not come with parental controls and provide security to children as well as the comfort of mind to parents. So, it must be said that Trend Micro is better than Vipre in this stage.

Winner: Trend Micro

Trend Micro Vs VIPRE: Pricing

Trend Micro comes with 2 packages. One is named as Worry-Free Services Advanced which is of $59.87 per user. It is valid for a one-year subscription. The second one is named as Worry-Free Services which is of $37.75 per user. Its subscription is also valid for 1 year only. However, we do not find any free trials or discount coupons on their website. These are the final prices.

Vipre has divided its services into home and business. First, let’s take a look at home. It has 3 packages. One is named as Vipre Identity Shield, which is of $23.99 after 20% off.  It comes with a free trial. The second one is known as Vipre Advanced security, which is of $43.99 after 20% off. It also comes with a free trial for its users. The third one is Vipre Security Bundle, which is of $55.24 after 20% off. It does not come with the trial version. For business products, you need to fill a form and send it to them. They will quote you according to your requirements.

Winner: VIPRE

Trend Micro Vs VIPRE: Customer Support

Trend Micro is an all-rounder as it provides the best kind of support to its users. It provides proper live chat to the users where users can easily find their answers online. They also provide email support and phone support. Phone support is undoubtedly a good help for users. You can also ask your questions by going for the ticket support system. It is just perfect in providing all kinds of customer support.

Trend Micro Customer Support

Moving on to the Vipre, it provides phone call support, email support and ticket support system as well. What it does not provide is live chat help which is undoubtedly a great help. It saves time and gives the answers on the spot to the users. It is not helpful for those users who are out of the country and cannot bear phone call expenses or wait long for the emails.

VIPRE Customer Support

Winner: Trend Micro

Conclusion

It is true to say that every antivirus has its own importance in the market. Every antivirus has its own perks, advantages, and disadvantages. Even, every antivirus comes with an aim in the market to target its target audiences. But after competing between Trend Micro and VIPRE, the point to be noted that the Trend Micro did very well in Virus Detection & Performance, Customer Support and Features while VIPRE did its best in Pricing. Both are equal it software usability. Hence, it is important to announce that Trend Micro is the winner of this competition. However, both are important to their target audiences.

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