33 Killer Web Icon Sets for Free

Everybody loves free. This is especially true for something of value and the icons we’ve listed below have just that. If you’re a designer or developer, you can’t go wrong with adding some spice to your design or application using any of these icons.

Click the images to visit the source. And please remember to read the specific licenses for each set and use accordingly. Enjoy!

Social Media

Social Network Icon Pack

Created by Rogie King, this has to be one of the nicest sets of icons for social media, both in depth and quality. Each icon looks smashing and with over 40 social applications included, you should be covered.

Social Media Pack by Rogie - Dark

Feedicons

Over the past couple of years, there has been a glut of free RSS based icons made available. Many were large and glossy and somewhat garish. Not these — this set contains 69 icons that are very tastefully done.

RSS Feedicons

Social Bookmark Iconset

There are two packs here, containing icons for most bookmarking or link-sharing web applications.

Social bookmarks

Social Web Buttons

In the same vein, this set contains button icons for bookmarking services.

Social web buttons

Handycons 2

This unique set is hand drawn and consists of 20 icons for social web applications.

Handyicons

Polaroid

Another great looking group of social web application icons, all made to represent a polaroid photo.

Polaroid

Free Glossy Social Icons

From the same source, here’s another set based on these web services. This pack resembles iPhone application buttons.

Glossy Solcial

Applications

WYSIWYG Sapphire

A nice set of application icons, perfect for an online editor.

WYSIWYG Sapphire

Free Vector Set from monofactor

This a simple and clean set of 25 icons, all in vector format.

monofactor

WebAppers

This is a more cartoonish set for use in an application.

webApper

WebInjection

Here’s a great set of detailed icons that could be used in an application or a new web design.

Web Injection

Danish Royalty Free

This is an exquisite set of all purpose icons that would nicely adorn a web application.

Danish Royalty Free

iPhone

OpenPhone

A gorgeous set of icons for mimicking the app buttons on the iPhone interface.

Openphone

iPhone Template and Material

This site provides a lot of backgrounds and icon examples for working with the iPhone. They could also be used in other implementations as well.

iPhone Template

GLYPHISH

This is a widely used set of icons that, as the creator describes, can be used for “Designed and carefully optimized for use on toolbars and tab bars in iPhone apps, they’re also perfect for Android apps, websites, t-shirts, tattoos and more.”

Well said.

Glyphish

General Web Design

ROUNDer

An interesting set of 43 icons that cover a lot of different web and desktop tools.

ROUNDer

Gmail from iconaholic

A nice set of icons for everyone’s favourite web mail application.

Gmail from iconaholic

Iconshack

Check out the full list of icons from this designer. Plenty to choose from, but here’s our favourites.

Banking Icons

Iconshack - Banking

Mac Web Icons

Iconshack - Mac Web

Office Icons

Iconshack - Office

Construction Icons

Iconshack - Construction

Shutterbug

A nice set of photography related icons.

Shutterbug

iconeden

This site has a number of great free offerings that work well for web design.

Bright

Here’s a good all around set perfect for print or web design.

Iconeden - Bright

Fresh

This one is a great set of financial related icons.

Iconeden - fresh

Milky

Another professional set that covers multiple themes.

Iconeden - Milky

Birdies

And lastly, here’s a nice set based on Twitter.

Iconeden - Birdies

Ruby on Rails

This small batch of icons are perfect for any Rails-related projects.

Ruby on Rails Pack

Office Space

Yes, I’m a sucker for icons of cups of coffee …

Office Space

The City Icons

A funky batch of mixed icons in png and ico format.

City Icons

Bagg and Boxes

Another interesting set, this one includes a lot of laptop and camera related icons.

Bagg and Boxes

Wheat Icons

This group of icons were intended for the Menu bar in OS X, but they actually work well in other situations.

Wheat

Sidebar Replacements

Another set intended for use in OS X, there are PNG files included that would nicely spruce up a web design.

Sidebar Replacement

Token

Consisting of 128 icons in dark and light, this beautiful set could be used in various forms of media.

Token

The End

The web can be wonderful place, especially when talented individuals share their hard work. I hope you enjoy putting some of the icons to good use!


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  • A great icons collection from a great website.
    Thx.

  • Simply awesome!! These icons are so neat and crisp

  • Great sets! It would be nice to see a article with commercial free licenses.

    • iconpot.com :)

  • great post! very useful

  • I’ve seen all of them in the past – does it mean I’m now officially a geek? 😛

  • An impressive collection indeed. Thanks.

  • Awesome Icons! Bookmarked, Thanks 😉

  • Nice post! I would suggest “Blogging Icons Set” too. 😀

    http://www.blogperfume.com/free-glossy-blogging-icons-set-for-bloggers/

  • This is absolutely AWE-SOME-AND-SOME!!! 😀

    • yeh totally awesome buttons and icons, love the twitter one looks great on my site.

  • Great list!
    Thanks

  • Nice post. Thank you.

  • are there no nice common MIME-type icons anywhere on the web? i.e. doc/pdf/jpg/xls/ etc?

  • Cool. My ignorance – What software do you create these icons with? Thx

  • Usually I really don’t like roundups and list posts (even when there are free stuff), but this post is really really cool.

    There are a lot of nice icons that I would have never found otherwise (because I don’t search for icons).

    I especially liked the Rails folder icons, they’re really awesome!

    Thanks a lot for this post ! :)

  • Other great social bookmark icons: (3 sets)

    http://www.profimagazin.cz/ikony

  • Wow, great list. I will use some of the icons for my next project. Thanx for sharing!

  • Superb list! Very useful.

  • Great list!

    Here’s 231 icon sets more: http://www.iconfinder.net/browse

  • Bookmarked for my future reference. Thanks.

  • Cool…thanks for this…..will bookmarked nyumy….:)

  • Really good selections. Thanks.

  • Awesome set of icons!!!

  • Excellent work, thanks for sharing

  • Thanks for this great compilation.

  • Thanks for this amazing collection. I just need some icons.

  • Great sets here, will certainly come in handy for a few training applications I am in the process of creating.

  • Nice collections, good varaity.

  • Great collection, very nice!

  • Thanks heaps, this will be very usefull

  • nice :) supper post :)

  • Awesome, great, wonderfull! Thank you so much for this awesome compilation!

  • yeh….been looking around and this is a good collection! Great stuff!

  • we have over 500 totally free icons sets – something for everyone, and all high resolution / high quality!

    Get them here: http://www.JuicyIcons.com

    thanks,
    Jamie.

  • Thanks. Really nice icons. I use it at my developments

  • Thanks for icon sets. Very nice archives.

  • Thanks for this set. True is that when u need something i cant find it so – u r add to favourite!

  • You have very nice set with icons to use. There is a lot of website, blogs that giving us web icon sets. But here you gave us the best from them (that’s my opinion) who wants agree with me?

    thanks man, a please keep up and share with us things like this

  • I really like these icons i will use them in my own site

  • Those are great icons !

  • It’s always fun to discover collections of fresh, high quality web design elements, themes, fonts, and photos. Especially when you can really use something that’s included. These collections can even be regularly scheduled posts to keep your readership up with the latest. Thanks for the golden nuggets.

  • awesome… just what i needed… im designing a social media site so this collection is a perfect resource for several projects… cheers

  • That’s such a great collection. Really like the WYSIWYG Sapphire icons.

  • Great. Thank you. Very helpful for my next project.