Hello designers! Again I’m here with some free resource destinations. Today I’ll tell you about 7 free sources to download vector icons. I know, you use icons frequently, and I hope this post will help you discover some nice icon sets and use them without spending a penny.


1. Flaticon

This site brands itself about “the largest database” of free vector icons. You will find a huge collection of vector icons on the site. You can download free icons in custom colors without registering to the website. Some of the icons may require you to credit the author while using them in your projects. Also there is a free font-face generator that supports .ttf, .svg, .eot, .woff or .otf file types. 


2. Iconfinder

Iconfinder hosts around 682,924 icons in 12,806 icon sets and counting. You can search and find a desired icon easily from this site. There are both free and premium icons so users have options. Iconfinder doesn’t force the visitor to register in order to download a free item. But remember checking the license information before using an icon found on the website. 


3. All Free Download

Well, you may have already heard about this site. All Free Download is a popular website to get lots of free contents like photos, icons, wallpapers, PSDs etc. The site lets you download its free icons even if you don’t have any account with them- very fast and simple procedure. Enjoy all of the free pieces, but don’t forget to follow license terms.


4. Vecteezy

Vecteezy is another popular site to download free vector icons and arts. You will find premium collections as well. Resources can be discovered by searching through the site or browsing by categories. You wouldn’t need to sign-up with Vecteezy to use their free icons. Just follow the license terms. That’s it.


5. Pixeden

Pixeden offers a variety of web resources. There are website themes, logos, photos, icon fonts, icon packs, vectors and more. The site offers both free and premium titles. Users are not required to sign-up to the site for downloading free resources. Again, remember to follow licensing guidelines while using those contents. 


6. Icons8

This site offers 18,200 free flat icons with customizable colors and sizes. Icons8 also has dedicated apps for Android, iOS and Windows. So, you can browse and download its collection using native apps beside the web interface. Icons8 requires you to register with them before downloading icons from the site. It’s always necessary to check content permissions before using them. Icons8 is not an exception. So check their license terms too.


7. Vector Open Stock

Vector Open Stock offers lots of graphic resources both free and premium. You will find some interesting categories of contents on the site. The free items can be downloaded without any registration. If you want to use free contents for commercial purpose, you may need to purchase license for that. Some free items can be used commercially by giving proper attribution though.


And this was my collection for this post. If you want to suggest more sites, please share via comments.