Checking if you have the latest version of Trend Micro Security for Mac

  • Solution ID:1057561
  • Last Updated:Jul. 05, 2018 3:02 AM (PST)
  • Applies to:Antivirus for Mac - 2015, Antivirus for Mac - 2016, Antivirus for Mac - 2017, Antivirus for Mac - 2018;Trend Micro Smart Surfing for Mac - All;
  • Check if Latest Version | Antivirus for Mac

This article shows you how to check if your Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac is in the latest version.

This article will also help you learn how to check the component version of your Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac.

Antivirus for Mac includes several major components that need updates to protect you from new kinds of malicious software and unsafe websites.


Antivirus for Mac contains many systems that protect against computer viruses, spyware, unsafe websites, and so forth.
A list keeps track of when each major component last received an update needed to recognize new security threats.
If you ever need technical support, this information may help with troubleshooting a problem.

To check your program version and its component versions, do the following:

  1. Open your Trend Micro program from the Menu Bar.

    Open the Main Console

    To update all of the Antivirus for Mac components, select Update Now....
    If you have already opened Antivirus for Mac, click Update Now on the Overview window.

  2. Go to Trend Micro Antivirus > About Trend Micro Antivirus.

    Click About Trend Micro Antivirus

  3. The window that opens will list when each software component was last updated, as well as the version number of each one.
    Check if your program's version is 8.0.

    If your program version is not 8.0, upgrade your Trend Micro Security to the latest version. Refer to this Knowledge Base article for instructions:
    Upgrading Trend Micro Security for Mac to the latest version.