This helps you avoid any malware that might cause harm to your devices.
You can read user reviews and comments before you download anything.
Today, technology truly works wonders.
It doesn't just find threats like malware and viruses, it also finds potentially unwanted programs that can slow you down.
Also it has a statistics section where you can see a count of all scanned files and those infected applications, files or urls that virustotal has detected through your uploaded.