October 26, 2016

Developer Icon Sets: Collection of the best free to both personal & commercial use Icon sets

Maybe you’ve seen a lot of free Icons so far. But you know most of them are just free to personal use and if you’re making some commercial products like premium WordPress themes, most of the free icons you’ve seen are not free to commercial use.
I was setting up my toolkit for designing some premium commercial WordPress themes. so I decided to collect some free to commercial use icon sets under the license GPL, LGPL or Creative Commons.
Here I’m going to share the list with you.

P.s. If want to design your own Icon set, read my post about designing Icon tutorials

Bright & Milky Icon Set

1- Bright – “Bright! is a crisp, sharp and beautiful set of 148 hand-crafted icons in vector format, ideally for both web and print work. You can use Bright! for personal and commercial projects at free of charge.”


2- Milky Part 1 – “This icon set of Milky is designed in EPS 8 vector format, including 48×48 and 64×64 PNG image files.”


3- Milky Part 2


4- Milky Part 3


5- Milky Part 4


6- Milky Part 5


7- Milky Part 6


8- Milky Part 7


9- Milky Part 8


Smashing Magazine Icons

10- Smashing Royal Icon Set – “The set contains 6 “royal” icons which you can use for private and commercial projects, blogs and web-sites for free — without any restrictions whatsoever.”


11- Smashy The Alien Icon Set – “The set contains 8 icons (RSS, news, home, download, contact, calendar, blog and Smashing) with a nice modest alien who is just too shy to show his face completely. You can use the set for private and commercial projects, blogs and web-sites for free — without any restrictions whatsoever.”

12- Fresh, Free and Gorgeous RSS/Feed Icons – “The set contains 8 icons which you can use for private and commercial projects, blogs and web-sites for free.”


Tiny & Pixel Icon Set

13- MINI ICONS – famous mini icons by famfamfam.com including 144 Gif icons


14- SLIK ICONS – ““Silk” is a smooth, free icon set, containing over 700 16-by-16 pixel icons in strokably-soft PNG format.”


15- FLAG ICONS – ““Flags” are 247 icons — in GIF and PNG formats — representing most countries in the world as small pixel icons.”


16- Free e-commerce icons – “Presenting 32 free icons to use or remix in your eCommerce projects complete with master SVG file”


17- Fugue Icons – A great collection of small sleek icons for designers.


18- Titchy icons – 8×8 pixel monochrome icons


19- Tiny Little Icons – 21 tiny beautiful icons


20- Silk Companion 1 (more Silk icons) – More slik icons look like famfamfam.com’s by damieng.com but Original


21- Free Blog Icons – 30 More Free Blog Icons, Website Icons, Symbol Icons


22- Mini Icons #2 – 110 10×10 pixel grayscale icons in gif format


23 – Mini Icons #1 – “A pack of 19 10×10 pixel greyscale icons for use in web projects”


24- Mini Pixel Icon by N.design – Over 320 mini pixel icons! All Free!


Other Practical Icon Sets

25- Function Icon Set – Free Icons: Function Icon Set, 128 Completely Free Icons


26- Free Vector Icon Set – Containing 25 Icons


27- Knob Buttons Toolbar icons – “The icons composing this set are exclusively designed in 32 pixels for application’s toolbars and websites buttons / links, or whatever you’ll find a use for them.”


28- Free Web Application Icon 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.”


29- Blogging Icons Set for Personal and Commercial Projects


30- UserInterfaceIcons.com Icons – Over 584 Icons in different sizes


31- 20 Free Sunny Buttons


32- Social Bookmark Icon Set Part 1


33- Social Bookmark Iconset: Part II


34- Social Web Buttons


35- 56 Free Arrow Symbols & Icons


36- Facebook Application Icons in High Resolution


37- Feed Icons – Lots of RSS feed icons


and finally there are a lot of pretty icons here by fasticons.com that I think you must put a link back to their site for using their icons in your commercial projects.

If you know more beautiful and practical icon sets that are free for commercial use that I’ve missed here, let me know.