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11 of the Best Sites to Get Free Icons

Icons are everywhere. They are an extremely useful and visual way of helping people understand your content. Creating icons can be very time consuming, as can looking for the exact one that you want. We have compiled a list of some 11 of the best websites to get free icons to help reduce your searching time and get on with writing and creating.

Our favourite site for quick, easy and customisable icons. The maximum pixel size for PNG's are limited to 240x240 pixels, but you will always find a good selection of basic icons here.

Licensing: Free vector icons for commercial use or personal use with credit.

FlatIcon is also top on the list for reasons that it is extremely easy to use, it will almost always have what we are looking for! The vector icons are also customisable. 

Licensing: Free vector icons for commercial use or personal use with credit.

DryIcons covers a broad range of themes so there's a lot of choice but you can easily narrow it down to the style and theme you need.

Licensing: Remember to check whether the icons fall under a free, regular or extended licensing agreement.

Plenty of standard and unique icon sets to download for free. Easy to navigate around the website for ease of use.

Licensing: Mr.Icons can host different licensing agreements for each vector, or vector set, so please check before using.

For anything and everything! Graphic Burger will often have some quirky icon sets available to have a look through and download.

Licensing: Free vector icons for any number of personal and commercial projects.

Pixeden Premium comes at a price of $6 a month but they do have a page full of downloadable, Royalty free icons. Each free icon set comes in PNG format of up to 512x512 pixels.

Licensing: Free vector icons for commercial use or personal use.

A vast database of icon and icon sets. IconFinder has a handy filter tool which will save you heaps of time. You can filter by icon format, price (free), license type and size.

Licensing: Free vector icons for commercial use or personal use (if filtered correctly), but always remember to check each icon or icon set.

Black and white icon sets available to download for free. Great if you are looking for something a little more unique and informal for your project.

Licensing: Free vector icons for commercial use or personal use.

22+ free icon sets organised into useful themes with no attribution required.

Licensing: Free vector icons for commercial use or personal use.

A good selection of free icon sets to look through, along with a whole bunch of freebies for designers. From fonts, mockups, app designs and numerous other templates in different file types.

Licensing: Royalty free icons for personal use. Contact author for full commercial licenses.

A design blog, offering plenty of freebies from their friends, inspiration and even design tutorials.

Licensing: Designbeep offers freebies from external sources but remember to read each post carefully, some might only offer a free trial.

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