Whether you’re a web designer, app developer or just a designer, vector icons are the very important stuff you will need. Who cares about designing our own icons when the below websites are distributing thousands of icons for free, in different formats, such as SVG, PSD, PNG, and EPS format. Thanks to the all icon designers who contribute to the internet and make their content free for both personal and commercial use.
As a web designer/developer, and a very interested in mobile app development, I always try to find the best vector icons possible for my projects. I used a few selected sites to download free icons, but for this list, I’m going to list all best sites to download free icons.
Flaticon.com is the best website on the web to find and download high-quality vector icons in different formats. You can explore icons on the website by categories, download icon packs or use the search bar to go through 400,000+ vector icons. Flaticon.com offers icons under freemium business model, that means users should read and see the attribution icon before using any graphic for commercial use.
Freepik.com is one of the largest communities in the world for graphic designers. Both Freepik.com and Flaticon.com are the same company, and both are known as the largest search engine of vector icons. You can explore and download across millions of free graphics available on the website. Don’t forget about attribution, Freepik offer icons under the freemium business model.
IconArchive.com is a database of more than 500,000 free icons licensed under commercial and non-commercial usage. You can browse and download icons by categories, or download set of icons easily. Use the search bar to search acrossh thousands of icons and icon sets. Please read the license information on the icon page in order to use any content for commercial use.
With over 1,700,000 million icons (free and paid) and thousands of icon sets, Iconfinder.com is the largest community of icons on the internet. Users can browse and download icons by categories, or use the search bar to search on the largest search engine for icons.
Dribbble.com is one of the largest communities for designers where designers can share their work for self-promotion. Use the search bar to find icons and icon sets, and check the description to find out the download link of the content. Dribbble didn’t host designers icons on their servers.
Icons8.com is a place on the web of more than 50,000+ icons, available under free and paid license. The website also provides a client software for Windows and MacOS computers lets users can browse, drag & drop and use all of their icons without using the internet.
Vecteezy.com offer vector art, graphics, illustration, backgrounds and icons under free and premium license. With more than 10,000+ vector icons, the website is considered as a large community of free and paid icons.
Findicons.com is an another best icon search engine with more than 300,000+ icons and so many icon sets. Users can browse icons by categories and download in different formats and sizes.
Pixabay.com is the best website on the internet to download free images/photos. But it also provides vector graphics/icons which make him one of the trusted place on the web to download free icons.
Icongal.com is an icon search engine with over 400,00+ icons and so many icon sets.