How To Get Free Multi-Purpose Iconsets Easily

Looking for the right icons for your application? How about some vector icons? In this post we have gathered 20 multi-purpose icon sets that you can customize to your whim, then download and use for your next project.

Best of all, you can use them all for free. You will need to go to each of the different sources to download the icon set files though. All in all, there are hundreds of icons featured here, you’ll surely find what you need. (Source: hongkiat)

SVG Icons

Here are 10 icons set taken from free Dribbble shots. From e-commerce and social media to weather and tourism-related icons, you’ll find a wide variety. All icons are ready to use, just take the SVG code and embed it in your HTML then load the basic CSS files, too.


40 unique and colorful vector icons, all free for download. This iconset uses the 180px grid, but you can easily edit them on Illustrator or Sketch to suit your needs.


A site that provides you a huge database of free vector icons from around the world. You can search icons and pick one you like or browse through the icons by category or from icon packs — we’re talking about hundreds of free icon packs.


Another great site that provides hundreds of free icons and dozens more icon sets. You can customize icons in the site before download, such as changing the icon’s outline width and edge style, or changing color and size.

Endless Icons

Endless icons is a free icon library that carries hundreds of icon sets. You can browse from computer icons to office icon sets. The tags feature allows you to find icons with ease.

Flat Color Icons

If you are a big fan of flat design then you need to collect this flat colorful icon set. More than 300+ icons in SVG format are ready to be used on your project or application.

Icons from lavaboom

Here are 69 icons in SVG format that Lavaboom has made free for all. These are the icons they use for their secure email web app. The link sends you to their GitHub page, where their icons are located.

free multi-purpose iconsets


A site that provides big collections of line icon packs, featuring more than 700 icons for free. There are basic iconsets, as well as icon packs for e-Commerce, music, software, and other categories. The icons comes in font icon, PNG and on editable SVG format as well.

Essential Icons

Here are free essential iconsets for building the UI on your next project. This icon sets comes in two variants, regular and light stroke, and comes in SVG and fonts format.

Material Icons

Are you adopting the Google Material design? If you want icons to go with that design, Google has made beautiful and delightful icon sets for your project on a website, for Android or IOS with the typical stylings of Material Design.


A collection of 413 beautifully crafted pictogram icons. There are regular icons and bonus social extension icons for use in any project. All iconsn come in SVG format and are free for all.

Evil Icons

Don’t worry about the name, these icons are free and firendly for both designer and developer. You can download the icons in SVG, AI & Sketch format from the site. You can also get the icon through Ruby, a Node.js package or the Grunt/Gulp plugin.

Flag Icon

If your design needs a country symbol especially a flag, maybe you need this iconset. Flag Icon provides polymer web components for icons of flags covering countries, states, provinces and others. To use these icons for your site, just use for instance,<flag-icon key="canada"></flag-icon> for displaying the Canadian flag.

Thin Line UI Icons

Find 170 vector icons in this iconset, all free for both personal and commercial use. Files are available in EPS, PNG and SVG and the download is done via Dropbox download.

Happy learning!