May 19 2011

50 Free and High-Quality Icon Sets

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A beautiful and elegant icon set is an asset to any good web design. Creative use of an icon set can help make or break the overall look of the design. Freebie design components, especially beautiful icon sets can be found in nearly every designer’s toolbox, or if not already among their tools, then certainly on their wishlists. Which is what brings us here today…adding to that tool kit!

In this post, we are presenting an awe-inspiring collection of 50 magnificently designed, free and professional high-quality icon sets. All of the icon sets featured are free. Nevertheless, please be sure to read the license agreements carefully before using all icons since this can change from time to time. Enjoy!

Free and High-Quality Icon Sets

Symbolicons: Transportation
A free set of stylish transportation icons from the full Symbolicons set.

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Multimedia Icon Set
The set is called the ‘Multimedia Icon Set’ and, as the name suggests, contains 14 multimedia icons in PNG format. You will also find included in the download the AI source files. You are free to use this icon set for both personal and commercial projects.

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Exclusive Free Icons: “Appliance Icons”
The set includes 10 super cute looking icons of all types of household appliances.

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A Set of 15 TV Icons
A fresh set of 15 TV icons of varied designs, available in 256 x 256 pixels.

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App Icons
It includes 28 icons for various applications, available in both png and ico format, from 128 to 16px.

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iPad 2 Icons
The set includes 18 beautifully rendered icons of the iPad 2 with varying colored covers.

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Cute Twitter Icons ~ Chrome
A new range of twitter icons in 256 x 256 pixels. Liven up your website with one of these little cuties.

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Leather briefcase PSD & icon
A set of briefcase icons available in 512×512, 256×256, and 128×128 pixels.

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Style Guides: A Free Icon Set for Writers
This high-quality icon set features 5 icons, all in PNG format, ranging from 32×32 px to 512×512 px.

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Follow Me Icons
4 png icons for your blog design projects which include Twitter, Facebook, Feed and Favorite.

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RSS Icons
A choice of 16 chic RSS icons to liven up any site.

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Brand New Social Icons ~ Teacups
A cup of tea, anyone? 6 social icons that look simply delicious!

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Minimalistica Icon Set
This simple two-toned collection is available in PNG: 16×16, 24×24, 32×32, 48×48, 64×64, 128×128

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Awesome book icon
Awesome icon of a set of books, viewed from the spines as though they were on a shelf. 512px, 256px, 128px and 64px versions of the icons available in one archive.

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Button-style Social Icons
A simple and clean set of social media based icons in 256 x 256 pixels.

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Shopping Icons ~ Brand new set!
A set of beautiful icons for any web based shop or retail needs.

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Purse icon
Beautiful leather purse, filled with large bills. Open it, take it

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65 Classic Cocktails
A cool and stylish range of icons that one might find quite refreshing.

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48 pixels web iconset
Includes a total of 226 icons related to websites, design, e-commerce.

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Credit Card icons
A gorgeous set of 31 credit card icons.

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Dreadhead Creatures
10 cute and coiffed original vector creature icons.

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Things Icon
A random set of six .png’s ranging from 512px to 16px.

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Comic Icons
A set of outstanding comically illustrated Icons.

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Junior Icons
The sharp set includes 146 beautiful icons.

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Rabbit Icons
An intriguing special Easter Bunny icon set which comes in 4 sizes as transparent PNG files available: 64x64px, 128x128px, 256x256px

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Kraftwerk
This collection contains 13 icons with large resources for Windows & Mac OS X.

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Classic Cars Icons
The set includes 6 beautiful icons of some classic cars.

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HYDROPRO ICON PACK
HydroPRO Icon Pack contains 50 high quality (256×256 pixels) icons; PNG and ICO formats. This package includes: HDD Icon, My Computer Icon, Keyboard Icon, Mouse Icon and more…

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Smooth Metal Software Pack
A set of 50 wonderfully illustrated icons for apps.

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GPS navigation icons Part-2
This set includes GPS navigation icons in 4 colors and each icon comes in a 128×128 pixels fully layered PSD file.

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Farm Fresh Icons
A set of beautiful and clean icons that contains an astounding 2000 application and mini icons.

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Social Media Icons by Iconshock
This set includes 12 fantastically designed Social Media Icons.

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PSD Shopping Bag Set
This set containes 9 beautifully crafted shopping bag icons.

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Free credit card Icons
The most complete credit card icon set ever, 457 payment and credit card icons packed in this fantastic collection, it includes 9 sizes, pixel perfect icons for smaller sizes and vector for larger sizes.

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Home icons
A set of home icons available in 512×512, 256×256 and 128×128 pixels with psd files.

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High detail social icons
A set of visually stunning social media icons.

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User icons
This set include 55 awesome user icons.

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3D Download Icon
This set containes 4 transparent PNG files (64px; 128px; 256px; 512px) to help meet your project download needs.

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Blue Icons by Shek
A set of 5 beautiful icons in a blue hue.

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PSD Thank You Bubble Set
A wonderful set of 9 attractive bubbles that can be used for any purpose.

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Free Briefcase Icon
A highly detailed briefcase icon presented in 3 different dimensions.

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iPhone & iPad PSD templates & icons
A beautiful set of PNG icons in sizes 256×256, 128×128 and 64×64 pixels for use in your web projects.

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Twitter Icons
A well designed set of Twitter Icons in vector format.

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World globe PSD & icons
A set of different world globe icons with fully layered Photoshop files. Icons in various standard sizes such as 512×512, 256×256, 128×128, 64×64 and 32×32 pixels.

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Ice candy PSD & icons
A set of tasty looking frozen dessert treat icons available in 512×512 and 256×256 pixels.

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Free iMac Icon
Free iMac icon that will perfectly suit your creative headers, presentations, business cards, portfolio websites and print works. This quality illustration has been resized in three different dimensions to be useful for various needs.

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GPS navigation icons Part-1
Each icon comes in a 128×128 pixels fully layered PSD file and isolated on a transparent background for the use in web projects as icons.

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Html5 icons
A set of beautiful icons inspired by the html5 icon.

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Battery Icons
This set includes PNG icons in sizes 512×512 and 256×256 pixels complete with psd.

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Monochromatic Iconset
A simple, yet classic, set of monochromatic icons with an available PSD file.

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Leaf Mimes Icons
A unique set of icons that can add a bit of style to your project.

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About the Author

Aquil Akhter is a web graphic designer and has been working in this field for 8 years. He also runs the blog webdesigncore.com, which focuses on free web resources and inspiration for designers and developers.

Comments and Discussions
  • Nitin PR, 19 May 2011

    I wish there were more social icons. Nonetheless, a fantastic collection.

  • inspirationfeed, 19 May 2011

    Wonderful collection, thank you so much for this great resource!

  • nahid, 19 May 2011

    Fantastic noupe. Keep it going.!

  • muhammed awais, 19 May 2011

    Your post shows your hard work to collect very good icons and i like the social media 3d icons out of all your collection. Thanks for sharing.

  • TheKoolDOts, 19 May 2011

    Nice collection, again!

    You can get enough of these, there’s always something in these sets that will help easy your design efforts in this regards.

    Thanks

  • Peachi, 19 May 2011

    Wonderful icons sets!

  • prisha, 19 May 2011

    helpful sets of icon

  • S.K. (Insfired), 19 May 2011

    Picked some of those, thanks!

  • Ray, 20 May 2011

    You can find some quality free icons here too!

    http://www.webiconset.com/category/free-icons/

  • Luis Guevara, 20 May 2011

    Una impresionanate colecciòn, versatil y bien trabajada…buena

  • Sagar Ranpise, 20 May 2011

    Thanks a lot for this huge collection!

  • Frank, 20 May 2011

    Thank you for sharing.
    It is always a delight to feel what I believe – that
    information is inspiration

  • Hellonemo, 22 May 2011

    Thank you so much, that icons inspired me to make another design.
    Nice and awesome icons :)

  • MindEpic, 23 May 2011

    Some very nice gems in there – thanks for the post!

  • Some great icon sets here – thanks!

  • Sidd, 30 May 2011

    Thank you very much for putting together this great collection.

  • yusi4ka, 02 June 2011

    very nice icons, thanks

  • Rebwar, 29 June 2011

    Thank you! You just saved me hours of work!

  • lastenvaatteet, 18 October 2011

    Thanks guys this is a fantastic collection.

  • Ben Lacey, 16 January 2012

    Nice set of web icons, I might use these in one of my designs! Thanks for sharing :)

  • JohnS, 16 February 2012

    Beautiful icons, thanks for sharing. Another website where I found free high-quality icons and a lot of free web-elements.Enjoy!

  • GLace, 28 October 2012

    Thank you so much. :)

  • Nattachai, 28 October 2012

    Thank you! for this huge collection!. You just saved me hours of work!

  • akeanant, 28 October 2012

    Nice set of web icons :)

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