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40 (NEW) High-quality and Free Icon Sets

May 17th, 2009

Icons are everywhere on the web. In most modern designs it is used to not only complete our design but also to attract the user’s eye. Designers use Icons to create breath-taking designs and decorate their desktop as well. Today we’re going to take a look at 40 most beautiful icon sets that were freshly created.

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Kung Fu Panda

Fresh and Trendy Icons

4 icons of funny creatures.

Hello Kitty

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Super-cute icons based the mega hit from Japan. This collection contains 9 individual icons with large resources for Vista & Leopard.

Star Trek

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Official icons for the new Star Trek film from J.J. Abrams. This collection contains 15 individual icons with large resources for Vista & Leopard.

15 Free Origami Icons

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Origami Free Set is a set of 15 icons. The icons are available in 5 different sizes (16px, 32px, 48px, 128px, and 256px) and come as Windows ICO and 32-bit transparent PNG files.

Function App Icon Set

Fresh and Trendy Icons

A beautiful free set of social media icons by WeFunction.

Coquette Part 4 Icons

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This playful free icon set contains curvy and colorful free icons made with one goal, to get all the affection and playfulness to your projects. “Coquette” free icon set contains 50 high quality, free icons in these sizes: 16x16px, 32x32px, 48x48px, 64x64px and 128x128px and 32-bit transparency PNG file format.

20 Free Blockie Icons

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Here is a set of 80 icons (available in four different colors). The icons can be used for Windows desktop softwares and general web applications such as blog themes, forums, and eCommerce sites.

Grungy Aesthetica Icons

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Designed to fit into your grungy-styled websites, blogs, applications, etc. “Grungy Aesthetica” icon set contains 181 high quality web icons in 32-bit transparency in PNG file format. They come in 32x32px; 48 x 48px; 64x64px and 128 x 128px size.

Grace Icons

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The soft shades of black and white selection of colors makes this icon set graceful, unique and extremely stylish. The icon structure consists of snow white leaves, flowers and swirls. This free icon set contains 80 high quality, free icons in these sizes: 48x48px, 64x64px, 128x128px and 256x256px and 32-bit transparency PNG file format.

Block Creatures

Fresh and Trendy Icons

4 icons of funny creatures.

Canon 400D + Lens 17-85

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Flavours Icon Set And Cute Tweeters Icon Set

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Social Media Icons Pack

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Social Media Icons Pack could come in handy when integrating social media sites to your blog.

Leopard iPhone Icons

Fresh and Trendy Icons

18 replacement icons of Mac OS X Leopard Folders in iPhone Icons Style.

Baggy Icon Set

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Baggy Icon Set contains 5 high quality icns. Having 3 different formats (.ico, .icns and .png) and 6 sizes: 512px-16px (except .png).

Project Icon Set

Fresh and Trendy Icons

This icon set, 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.

Hand-drawn vector arrows

Fresh and Trendy Icons

This pack includes 120+ hand-drawn arrows and other elements.

Construction Sigma Style

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Revolution for IconTweaker

Fresh and Trendy Icons

WP WooThemes Ultimate Icon Set

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Social Bookmark Sketchy Icons

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Realty Icons

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Onebit

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Onebit free icon set of 50 icons. These icons are free to use in any kind of project unlimited times.

Web Injection

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Web Injection is an Icon Pack for webmasters and web developers. The set includes 26 stylish icons.

Free icon set from CSSGlobe

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Exclusive vector icons available in AI, EPS, PDF, XAR file formats.

Pole Stack

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Exclusive vector icons available in AI, EPS, PDF, XAR file formats.

Islamic Icon

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Office Space

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Animals

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Metal Chrome

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Web Blog Icon Pack

Fresh and Trendy Icons

48 icons for use on the front and back-end of the site.

GP iCons

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Cute Critters Free Icon Pack

Fresh and Trendy Icons

The Cute Critters Icon Pack is a free Icon set with 13 painfully cute critters.

Handycons

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Handycons is a free, hand drawn social media icon set that contains 20 icons. Package contains Facebook, Blinklist, Feedburner, Flickr, FriendFeed, Furl, Gmail, Google, Heart icon, Last FM, Linked IN, Magnolia, Newsvine, PayPal, Skype, Sphinn, Twitter, Vimeo, Yahoo and You Tube icons. All icons come in four sizes: 16×16, 32×32, 64×64 and 12x128px.

Frankicon

Fresh and Trendy Icons

Elephinder

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127 comments for „40 (NEW) High-quality and Free Icon Sets
  1. Bartek on May 17th, 2009 at 2:24 pm

    Incredible collection! Thank you

    • Hercules on May 18th, 2009 at 10:40 am

      I agree, this just a great collection!

    • Bronson on May 20th, 2009 at 4:56 am

      This is a really sweet collection of icons – those Block Creatures are my fav, but the level of detail in most of these sets is insane.

    • Honey Singh on November 17th, 2009 at 7:05 am

      I visited few icons on various sites like wefunction but having 40 different at same page saves lots of my time.
      I just need to repeat “Incredible collection”.
      Thanks

  2. Brandon Cox on May 17th, 2009 at 2:28 pm

    Do you not care at all about my raging icon addiction? Awesome collection.

    • Noupe on May 17th, 2009 at 2:39 pm

      Brandon, Of course i care :) What do you think?

      • ali on June 16th, 2009 at 4:44 pm

        test

  3. Serkan on May 17th, 2009 at 2:29 pm

    thank you great collections.

  4. Janko on May 17th, 2009 at 2:32 pm

    What a roundup, I must admit there are some I haven’t seen before. Great work.

    Thanks for including Handycons2!

    • Noupe on May 17th, 2009 at 2:40 pm

      Thanks Janko for your handycons2 collection. Couldn’t miss it!

      • tetra on May 19th, 2009 at 2:22 am

        agree ;D quite awful icons!

  5. ENSA on May 17th, 2009 at 2:35 pm

    Great Set Thanks

  6. Brian Cray on May 17th, 2009 at 2:45 pm

    What a diverse selection of Icons! Thanks so much for bringing them together :D

  7. Gonzalo on May 17th, 2009 at 2:58 pm

    Excelente, yo también hice una recopilación de iconos, pero de café.

    http://areaphotoshop.com/recopilacion-de-coffee-icons/

    Saludos!

  8. Husien Adel on May 17th, 2009 at 3:05 pm

    Great Collection, Really cool I like The Islamic Icon :) very nice thanks for sharing

  9. Tyler on May 17th, 2009 at 3:30 pm

    Loved this round up. Thanks for the going through the work of finding all these!

    +1 suscriber

  10. art2code on May 17th, 2009 at 3:34 pm

    Awesome collection! thx

  11. lau on May 17th, 2009 at 4:19 pm

    Awesome!

  12. lee on May 17th, 2009 at 4:50 pm

    fantastic – thanks so much!

    have you seen http://www.iconpot.com ? it also has a very nice collection of free icons – for personal and commercial use & no backlinks required.

  13. SOS Media Web Design on May 17th, 2009 at 5:03 pm

    Great collection. Thanks!

  14. bali4all on May 17th, 2009 at 5:05 pm

    great…icons… will collect them all soooonnnn…..

  15. Mr. CRAPIC on May 17th, 2009 at 5:20 pm

    This post is a bowl full of awesome with a little bit of rad sprinkled on top. Thanks for putting this together!

  16. Supun Sudaraka on May 17th, 2009 at 5:33 pm

    WOW! what a huge collection! thanks…

  17. doabarrelroll on May 17th, 2009 at 5:39 pm

    Not to nitpick, but “icons is everywhere on the web”? Haha. And also some of these are reasonably old.

    Don’t mean to be too critical, icon posts are always appreciated and enjoyed. Thanks!

  18. Jake on May 17th, 2009 at 5:49 pm

    Awesome collection, I like the little animals. You never know when they can add a personal touch to a web project :)

  19. Ryan Glover on May 17th, 2009 at 5:58 pm

    Great collection. Definitely can use some of these. Thanks!

  20. Laura on May 17th, 2009 at 5:59 pm

    Stay away from the kitty ones, Sanrio bites anyone who dares to have kitty in their sites

  21. burnz on May 17th, 2009 at 6:41 pm

    Nice collection of the icons to add into my own collection.. :)

    Thanks.

  22. Thatcher Michelsen - RichAgent.com on May 17th, 2009 at 6:54 pm

    Fantastic collection thanks for doing this! I saw this post on Twitter and retweeted. Great job. You have a new blog fan.

  23. Abrishca Digital Media on May 17th, 2009 at 7:19 pm

    These lists are getting longer and longer! Well done Noupe.

  24. John on May 17th, 2009 at 7:45 pm

    Great list as usual!

  25. PepperOrient on May 17th, 2009 at 7:54 pm

    Hello Kitty ones are cute. I am using them :)

  26. Marcus on May 17th, 2009 at 7:59 pm

    Awesome collection, absolute spectacular. Simply the best collection EVER! Really fabulous! Keep up the fantasic work.

  27. Sujhon on May 17th, 2009 at 8:38 pm

    Very nice round up!

  28. Chaitanya VRK on May 17th, 2009 at 8:44 pm

    Thank you for the nice and useful collection.

  29. taylan on May 17th, 2009 at 9:02 pm

    Thanks a lot… Great collection, bookmark it.

  30. Neeraj Kumar on May 17th, 2009 at 9:23 pm

    Sexy……

    Thanks!!

  31. Garcya on May 17th, 2009 at 10:06 pm

    Thank you very much Noupe.

  32. bagstage on May 18th, 2009 at 12:04 am

    very cool, lots of new icons never seen before – thanx a lot!

  33. Danh ba web 2.0 on May 18th, 2009 at 1:27 am

    Very wonderful. Thanks a lot !
    See more icons in my blog: http://www.danhbaweb20.com/?p=188

  34. tekkie on May 18th, 2009 at 1:48 am

    Absolutely fantastic set of icons! Many thanks to all the artists for the hard work and endless hours of vector work.

  35. Evan on May 18th, 2009 at 2:20 am

    wow awesome set, keep up the good work m8.

  36. Andrei on May 18th, 2009 at 2:45 am

    Very nice stuff in here! There’s a very high quality set for the final cut & adobe suit i would recommend: http://sendal.deviantart.com/art/OSX-Application-Icons-1-dark-100629805

  37. stelt on May 18th, 2009 at 2:56 am

    Really nice.
    /me hopes to find SVG versions

  38. Alex Vorn on May 18th, 2009 at 4:18 am

    Very nice, but not all are so new.

  39. BeyondRandom on May 18th, 2009 at 4:58 am

    Very nice! I have been looking for some new social icons. thanks for sharing

  40. ibdreamy on May 18th, 2009 at 5:06 am

    Awesome post. Thank you for collecting and sharing.

  41. Nagy on May 18th, 2009 at 6:08 am

    M@@@@@@@@@@@h pretty

  42. Sarah on May 18th, 2009 at 6:29 am

    Thank you very much Noupe…

  43. J0hn on May 18th, 2009 at 7:04 am

    Nice variety of icons. Thanks

  44. Ra on May 18th, 2009 at 7:22 am

    very nice icons. Keep up the good work and thank you for sharing!

  45. Catherine on May 18th, 2009 at 7:27 am

    Amazing, awesome timesaving collection! THANK YOU!

  46. Matthew Heidenreich on May 18th, 2009 at 8:13 am

    great collection! Thanks

  47. Damien on May 18th, 2009 at 8:44 am

    Very nice collection. Thanks for sharing!

  48. Tim Wright on May 18th, 2009 at 8:54 am

    nice collection… the baggage icons are a little weird… but good collection over all

  49. bitlimakina on May 18th, 2009 at 9:15 am

    thanks. great collections.

  50. AJ on May 18th, 2009 at 9:56 am

    Great Collection !! Thanks

  51. Lookaloop on May 18th, 2009 at 9:58 am

    Sorry but can some1 explain how i can make these icons work on my desktop?

  52. Tobbi on May 18th, 2009 at 10:12 am

    Great collection, thank you.

  53. tabiji on May 18th, 2009 at 10:35 am

    The Hello Kitty icons aren’t high quality.

  54. Neil on May 18th, 2009 at 10:45 am

    Realty Icons are not free nor available for download.

  55. Dan Hill on May 18th, 2009 at 11:57 am

    Amazing collection! Some really great icons.

  56. Martin Gonzalez on May 18th, 2009 at 12:31 pm

    great icon

  57. Kerwin on May 18th, 2009 at 3:46 pm

    Very nice! thanks a lot for sharing this one.. i like the animals and the critters as well just what i need.

  58. Orchida on May 18th, 2009 at 11:48 pm

    Thanks so much for including DryIcons’ icon sets to this list.

    Best regards!

  59. Peter Fabricius on May 19th, 2009 at 5:08 am

    Great set, thanks

  60. Sanchit Thakur on May 19th, 2009 at 8:11 am

    Nice icons.. Many of them usable. Thanks for sharing.

  61. Blue Blots on May 19th, 2009 at 9:42 am

    Nice icons. :) thanks for sharing

  62. Stan Rozenraukh on May 19th, 2009 at 10:49 am

    Thanks for these. They’ll definitely come in handy.

  63. Rahul on May 19th, 2009 at 11:38 am

    Thanks for the links shared. Really cool.

  64. sean steezy on May 19th, 2009 at 1:13 pm

    Realty Icons is a really nice looking set of icons, props to who did that set! super detailed

  65. ForgetMeNotz on May 19th, 2009 at 2:00 pm

    What’s the point of realty icons when you can’t use them on a commercial site?

  66. divyasharad on May 19th, 2009 at 11:54 pm

    Aaaaaaaaaaah! so many varieties. Awesome.

  67. Jamie Allsop on May 20th, 2009 at 12:45 am

    What a fantastic collection of icons. I really like using icons in my designs as they can add so much detail to your designs and you can use them to make important information stand out.

    • Avangelist on May 20th, 2009 at 6:08 am

      Some seriously good scouting going on there to find all that stuff.

      Cheers

  68. Berbagi iLmu on May 20th, 2009 at 2:28 am

    Wooow…
    Aaaaaawesooooomeee…!

    Thanks !!!

  69. David Baldaro on May 20th, 2009 at 6:09 am

    Excellent collection – neah, fantastic. Nope awesome! Will keep these handy.

  70. Maxim Sites designer on May 20th, 2009 at 8:48 am

    Excellent selection. Very good work. Thank you!

  71. nufzam on May 21st, 2009 at 1:33 am

    awesome icons collections… thanks…

  72. Webhome on May 21st, 2009 at 10:55 am

    I’ve seen these icons before. But they still good!

  73. Dennison Uy on May 22nd, 2009 at 2:43 am

    The realty icons are very high quality unfortunately it is not free.

  74. vitalevel on May 22nd, 2009 at 1:16 pm

    Ma shaa2 Allah

    u r the best

  75. Matthew Anderson on May 22nd, 2009 at 7:45 pm

    I love these icons, especially the social media ones/

  76. Haitham Ali on May 26th, 2009 at 3:48 am

    The Islamic Icons are great! Thanks from Saudi Arabia!

  77. srinivas on May 26th, 2009 at 10:38 pm

    Wow really a good one. nice job

  78. Alex on May 27th, 2009 at 6:30 am

    Really nice sets. Great variety for future webdesign-projects.

  79. Shobhit on June 1st, 2009 at 2:48 am

    nice set of icons …..

  80. Pavel on June 5th, 2009 at 3:34 am

    Yes! Really cool stuff…. I can use them for many designs… Very Very THANK YOU!!!

  81. Antschemer on June 6th, 2009 at 11:42 am

    Thanks for sharing so many icons , can i put them on our chinese web sites.

  82. Sebastian on June 14th, 2009 at 5:25 pm

    Thanks to the authors of the collection who share this valuable collection of pictures.

  83. Paw hellegaard on June 26th, 2009 at 7:15 pm

    Thanks for sharing this collection, it rocks! damn it is so wild!

  84. Eddie Gear on June 27th, 2009 at 3:21 pm

    Hi there,

    A good collection on Icon set indeed. This would prove a good resource for web designers. Thanks for sharing.

    Cheers,
    Eddie Gear

  85. Rana on July 5th, 2009 at 12:12 am

    AWESOME

  86. vivian p on October 14th, 2009 at 4:58 pm

    Really amazing collection.great work by creator as well by collector.

  87. Cara Dixon on October 20th, 2009 at 7:06 am

    This is a great collection of high quality icons! I love the ‘Twitter’ ones! Will come in handy in the future! Thanks for sharing!

  88. Ahmet ERTEM on October 30th, 2009 at 2:57 am

    Thanks for sharing… i hope, i’ll use this icons.

  89. SWP on November 1st, 2009 at 1:56 pm

    The Star Trek ones rock!!!!

  90. shawnp4h on November 5th, 2009 at 10:46 am

    Very Helpful.

    definitely I will use for my website designs…

  91. Maninder Pal Singh on November 6th, 2009 at 4:06 pm

    Awesome collection!!! Thanks.

  92. Web Design Manchester on November 9th, 2009 at 3:59 pm

    Great icon sets here that will be used in the future for sure. Thanks for posting

  93. Travis on November 17th, 2009 at 11:08 am

    Thanks for putting together such a great compilation. Some of those look like a lot of time was spent in making them.

  94. Ali on November 21st, 2009 at 8:29 pm

    l like this bec very good and love reality pack. well done

  95. Sam Smith on November 23rd, 2009 at 3:55 am

    These are great list , Bcoz great creativity

  96. graphic design classes on January 16th, 2010 at 3:49 pm

    I think those block creates are my favorite icons in this set. They are so detailed very amazing illustration work.

  97. sunil on January 31st, 2010 at 7:37 pm

    Hey one of my friend referred this site http://www.icongab.com to download free high quality icons i checked it really amazing set of collection. Just go grab those icons…… Cheers…………….

    • max on March 5th, 2010 at 1:01 pm

      Thanks dude.

  98. A.D.K. on February 16th, 2010 at 4:02 am

    awesome, what else :D

  99. Design Dazzling on February 22nd, 2010 at 3:25 am

    cool stuff … thanks

  100. Warner Carter on February 28th, 2010 at 8:56 pm

    Awesome Stuff. Thanks a bunch.

  101. Jenny on March 11th, 2010 at 11:14 am

    ooo I love the hello kitty ones :D

  102. john on March 12th, 2010 at 11:12 am

    how to use this icons??? pls help me

  103. chandan dutta on March 15th, 2010 at 11:48 pm

    web designer
    Thanks……..for great collection.

  104. Eilonvi on April 25th, 2010 at 7:06 am

    cute! thank you!

  105. jim on May 9th, 2010 at 9:34 pm

    Very nice, cheers!

  106. diseño web on August 28th, 2010 at 11:33 am

    Many thanks for a beautiful thing

  107. janes on October 8th, 2010 at 10:34 am

    superb icons……..

  108. themisfit on December 4th, 2010 at 10:24 pm

    There are some really nice icons in the list. I love the Star Trek ones.

  109. papiertüten on December 8th, 2010 at 11:08 am

    this collection is so good, love it, thanx so much

  110. Resim on January 16th, 2011 at 6:15 pm

    very nice icon.. kung fu pandaaa !

  111. vibe- web design on February 11th, 2011 at 6:54 am

    how to use this icons??? pls help me

  112. Buck Nuber on February 17th, 2011 at 10:22 am

    Hey I appreciate your efforts in this post. Cheers!

  113. egeshi on July 6th, 2011 at 9:25 am

    Nice collection. Thanks for sharing!

  114. Rashid younus on August 24th, 2011 at 8:10 am

    Very Very Nice!!!

  115. Varinder Pal Singh on December 18th, 2011 at 9:33 am

    Awesome Collection Of Icons……………..!!

  116. darren on March 12th, 2012 at 3:51 am

    what a great collection of icons. Thanks for sharing.

  117. Dexter on March 19th, 2012 at 10:33 am

    Superb Collection ..!! :)

  118. Nisha Advani on October 16th, 2012 at 9:20 pm

    The baggy icon set is so damn professional !! wowsome collection !!