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The Best Free Web Icons for Different Purposes

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When we are designing a website, or even a web application, we always need some pretty icons in order to complete the design. There are over hundred thousands of icons available on the internet. However, how many of them are nicely designed and suitable to you? I am sure you will find “The Best Free Web Icons for Different Purposes” useful to you.

We have selected the following top quality web icons, e.g Blogging Icons, Application Icons, Social Media Icons, Emotion Icons, Browser Icons, Mini Icons, Weather Icons, Flag Icons and Mobile Icons, which can be used for different purposes. Come back here if you ever designing a website again, I am sure you can find the web icons you need here.

Cute Blogging Icons

You can use these icons on your blog. Cute Blogging Icon Set inclides Design, Download, Freelance, Part-time, Hire Me, Not Available, About Me, Services, My Blog, Contact.

Blogging Icons Set

There are total 12 shiny and modern icons for your blogs including Author, Article, BlogRoll, Comment, Email, RSS, Theme icon and etc… It comes with 3 sizes, 24×24, 36×36 and 48×48 in png format.

Icon-King Nuvola Cartoon Style Icons

David Vignoni from Icon-King spent more than 1 year to create Nuvola version 1, the more professional, consistent and complete Nuvola theme ever released, it is one of the KDE themes. These icons look very cute and web 2.0 because of the glossy effect on each icon.

The WooFunction Icon Set

It includes 178 amazing web-related icons in a sophisticated and glossy design style. All 178 icons are available as 32×32 pixel PNG files and they are indeed pixel-perfect.

New Circular Social Media Icons

It includes AIM, Bebo, eBay, Hi5, Last.fm, LinkedIn, Windows Live, Ning, Orkut and Yahoo Messenger. They includes 3 sizes for 17 icons: 128×128, 64×64 and 32×32. There is also an icon template PSD file included!

Refined Social Networking Icons

The Social Network Icon Pack consists of 40+ 16 pixel x 16 pixel icons and 40+ 32 pixel by 32 pixel icons all in 32-bit PNG format. Social Network Icon Pack is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

Beautiful Project Icons

It contains 18 beautiful icons related to project management. The set includes the icons address card, bar graph, calendar, clock / time, conference device, contact, documents, draft, mail, marker, milestone, notes, portfolio, project plan / gant chart, search / find, sitemap / flowchart, todo and user / resource.

Web Injection Icon Pack

The set includes 26 stylish icons, each icon is a .png at 48×48px. It is free for use in your personal and commercial projects, and can be used without attribution.

Emoticons Icons

We have selected the best 5 sets of emoticons we have found on the internet. You can use them on your blog, forums and even web applications for free.

Glossy Modern Web Browsers Icons

J.max from Morcha has designed 9 glossy modern browsers icons including, Internet Explorer, TheWorld, Opera, Safari, Firefox, Netscape, Tencent Traveler, Maxthon and Google Chrome. All of them are in the size of 256×256px in Ico and Png format.

Turqua 3D Isometric Vector Icons

Onur Oztaskiran of Monofactor released the full set of 30 3d isometric vector icons called Turqua. The icons are in both editable Illustrator 8 EPS (also viewable with late version of freehand and corel draw) and SVG formats.

Fugue Mini Icons

There are 2,374 icons are included in PNG format. The icons can be used free for any personal or commercial projects.

Function Icon Set

It is a set of 128 glossy Icons Included some of the main Social Media Icons such as: Design Float, Digg, Delicious, Furl, Technorati, Flickr, Stumble Upon, Twitter and etc. They are only available in 48×48px.

Weather Icons Set

Do you need to represent weather conditions with some really nice images? Do you need some really nice weather icons for your web applications? If yes, you should bookmark this article for future use. We have found 2 sets of stunning weather icons, both of them are free for non-commercial projects.

Monofactor Vector Icons

They look really stunning. And the loveliest part is, they are in scalable vector format. You can open the .ai file with any version of Illustrator above 8.0. With earlier versions, you might loose some of the effects on the icons.

Web Application Icons Set

There are 20 icons designed specially for web applications (e.g. Charts, Profile, Search, Add, Delete, Email, Print, Warning and etc…). Icons come in 3 sizes; 48×48 px, 32×32 px, and 24×24 px. All of them are in PNG format with transparent background.

Application Icon Set

Application Icon Set includes Register, Settings, Users, Database, Login, Chat, Add, Delete, Edit, invoice. They are in PNG format with 128, 64, 48, 32px sizes. You can use these icons on any desktop and web applications.

Jonas Rask Design Free Icons

You can use them in your applications, in your toolbar, on your website. It’s entirely up to you. A credit or backlink is not required but appreciated. Package includes ICNS,PNG, TIFF, Mac Icons and Pixadex iContainer versions.

220+ Flag Icons

Icon Drawer produced more then 220 flag icons representing countries and unions all over the world in PNG format. Sizes : 16×16, 24×24, 32×32, 48×48. They look so pretty.

Bartelme Design Flag Button Devkit

Here is a Flag Button Developement Kit created by Bartelme Design. We can create different flag buttons for different country easily.

Android Icons for Developers

The package includes 30 PNG menu icons plus the additional source files for further customization. All icons are distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike license. Feel free to use them in any form in your projects or even remix them.

iPhone UI Icons

iPhone UI icons are 24-bit PNG images used as a mask to generate selected and unselected button states. Dimensions should be about 30×30 pixels for tab bar icons and about 20×20 pixels for toolbar and navigation icons. You can find Glyphish icons in AI and PSD formats. So that you can easily resize and customize them.

GNOME Icons

GNOME 2.18 Icons are in PNG ( Transparent background which can easily integrate into any web site) and SVG format ( Scalable which means you can increase the size of the icons without losing quality. There are over 600 icons altogether.

Famfamfam Silk Icons

Famfamfam offers us a set of wonderful and most pupular icons on the internet named “Silk” which contains over 700 16-by-16 pixel icons in strokably-soft PNG format.

Tango Top Quality Vector Icons

Tango Icon Library provides developers a set of professional high quality icons. They are in PNG ( Transparent background which can easily integrate into any web site) and SVG format.

30 Comments
  • http://louishan.com/ Louis Han

    I like some of the icons. Thanks!

  • http://www.eatechs.net Eric Barb

    Nice set of icons here, thanks!

  • http://seolinkwheelers.com Andrew

    This is a great collection, thanks for taking the time to post it.

    My personal favorites:

    WooFunction
    Function
    FAMFAMFAM Silky

  • http://iconpot.com iconPot

    Great list! Thanks!
    iconPot has collected the links of thousands of free icons which are free for commercial and personal use (no attribution required). You might be interested.

  • http://www.electronews.fr/house house

    great ! great ! great ! many thanks for this ressource of icons.

  • Maxime

    Very useful for webdesigners, thanks.

  • http://jeremy.am Jeremy Anticouni

    Check out the Find Me On Social Media Icon Pack, 9 sizes (256px, 192px, 128px, 96px, 64px, 48px, 32px, 24px, 16px) and 4 different gloss styles for nearly 110 different sites/networks. http://jeremy.am/wordpress-plugins/social-media-icon-pack-2/

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  • http://www.brightmix.com Dusty

    Also some great icons available in the BrightMix Icon Set: http://www.brightmix.com/blog/more-icons-in-the-brightmix-icon-set-free-for-all/

  • http://www.designfollow.com designfollow

    great list, thank you very much.

  • http://wordtaps.com mupet

    wow, great list, nice icons in one places

  • http://www.bloggerden.com/ Blogger Den

    Gah! So many icons, I don’t know what to do!

  • http://www.aliyildiz.co.uk Ali

    social icons looks lovely, well done and thanks for sharing, wonderfull.

  • www.phpfarmer.com phpfarmer

    Great icon collection…. Thanks

  • Thomas
  • http://www.hotscripts.com Ahmad

    Thanks Ray; pretty nice collection. There are 2 popular directories that indexes those icons packs and make searching easier: http://www.hotscripts.com/blog/icons-for-web-developers/

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  • http://www.kegelklub-zugvoegel.de Zugvogel

    Wow, what a cool collection of icon sets. Thanks for putting this collection together.

  • http://www.jennamolby.com Jenna Molby

    Great collection, thank you!

  • http://elearning-20.blogspot.com Piotr

    amazing collection I will surely use it in one of my courses :)

  • http://www.angelvicen.com angel

    Muy buena colección para webmasters
    Thanks. great collection

  • http://helpwithyourwebsite.com Tammy

    I really like all of these wonderful icons.
    Thanks for sharing them with us.

  • http://www.sightdesign.de/ Christine

    Very nice collection, thanks!

  • http://avtoshkola-aviant.kiev.ua/ Vitaliy

    Cute Blogging Icons – is realy cute :D

  • CodePlus

    Thanks. great collection

  • http://a-1-computers.com Aleta Adorno

    Thank you for the really informative site

  • http://www.rd.com RD

    This is the best place for a web designer. Live Long Web Appers …. Cheers.

  • Maresline

    Great collections……….. pretty gud…….:) thanks

  • jonathan

    thanks for those icons!

  • http://www.oscommerceboost.com NK Smith

    Best list of icons I’ve seen so far. Thanks!

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