Top 50 Free Icon Fonts for Web Design

Way back in 2012 we published our first Icon Font round-up, which included both premium and free sets, in this post we have collected 50 of the best free icon fonts that have been released since then. Here they are:

Although very popular, Icon fonts do also have their pitfalls. Ian Feather has discussed his reasons for switching from an icon font to SVG, and CSS Tricks have outlined some considerations when choosing between an icon font system or SVG. Both clearly favouring SVG. As a counter-argument, Pictonic have said that icon fonts are 10% faster than SVG. These are just things you should consider before you do use icon fonts.

To ensure that your icons always load properly and have reliable fallbacks for browsers that don’t support @fontface, you should take a look at the guidelines set-out by the Filament Group, Bulletproof Accessible Icon Fonts.

Note: This post was completely rewritten on the 31st of May 2015.

Dashicons – The Official WordPress Admin Icon Font (197 Icons)

Dashicons is The Official WordPress Admin free icon fonts with 197 Icons

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Linea Iconset (730+ Icons)

Mobile Icon Sets Linea Iconset 730+ icons SVG PNG Webfont formats free

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Themify Icons (320+ Icons)

Themify Icons 320+ icons SVG Webfont formats free

Themify Icons Download Page →

GitHub's Octicons (178 Icons)

GitHub's Octicons 178 icons Webfont freebie

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iOS7 Vector Icons (100 Icons)

iOS7 Vector Icons 100 icons Photoshop Custom Shape PNG Webfont formats freebie

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Genericons (120 Icons)

Genericons 120 icons Webfont format free

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Stroke 7 Icon Font (170 Icons)

Stroke 7 Icon Font 170 icons Webfont format free

Stroke 7 Icon Font Download Page →

Stroke Icons (80 Icons)

Stroke Icons 80 icons PSD AI Webfont formats freebie

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Icon-Works (134 Icons)

Icon-Works font free icon

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Devicons – An Iconic Font For Developers (123 Icons)

Devicons- An Iconic Font For Developers

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Solid Icons (210 Icons)

210 Solid Icons

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77 Essential Icons (77 Icons)

77 Essential Icons

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Tonicons Outline Icons (200 Icons)

Tonicons Outline Icons

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Stroke 7 – An iOS7 Inspired Thin Stroke Icon Font (170 Icons)

Stroke 7 is An iOS7 Inspired Thin Stroke Icon Font with 170 Icons

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The Elegant Icon Font (360 Icons)

The Elegant Icon Font with 360 Icons

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Dripicons – A Completely Free, Vector Line-Icon Font (95 Icons)

Dripicons is A Completely Free, Vector Line-Icon Font with 95 Icons

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Iconia – An Icon Font With Three Styles: Regular, Circle and Cut (113 Icons)

Iconia is An free icon fonts With Three Styles: Regular, Circle and Cut with 113 Icons

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Metrize Icons – A Metro-Style Icon Font (300 Icons)

Metrize Icons is A Metro-Style free icon fonts with 300 Icons

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Icon Pack – A Line-Styled Icon Font from Petras Nargela (40 Icons)

Icon Pack is A Line-Styled Icon Font from Petras Nargela with 40 Icons

Line-Styled Icon Pack Download Page →

Ionicons – The Huge Icon Font for the Ionic Framework (528 Icons)

Ionicons is The Huge Icon Font for the Ionic Framework with 528 Icons

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Batch Icons (300+ Icons)

web font free Batch Icons

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IcoMoon Free Pack (450 Icons)

icon free font IcoMoon Free Pack

IcoMoon Free Pack Download Page →

MFG Labs Web Icon Set (120 icons)

free icon font MFG Labs Web Icon Set

MFG Labs Web Icon Set Download Page →

Font Awesome Free Icon Font (500+ Icons)

icon free Font Awesome

Font Awesome Download Page →

Foundation Icons (140 Icons)

icon font free Foundation

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Ligature Symbols (250+ Icons)

icon free font Ligature Symbols

Ligature Symbols Download Page →

OpenWeb Free Icon Font (54 Icons)

icon font free OpenWeb Icons

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Sosa Free Icon Font (120 Icons)

icon free font Sosa Icon Font

Sosa Icon Font Download Page →

One Div (91 Icons)

icon font free One Div

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PW Drawn Icon Font (80+ Icons)

web free PW Drawn Icon Font

PW Drawn Icon Font Download Page →

Premium Pixels Mini Icons (80 Icons)

web font free Premium Pixels Mini Icons

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Fontelico Font (30 Icons)

icon web free Fontelico Font

Fontelico Font Download Page →

Typicons (88 Icons)

icon font free Typicons

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Icons V.3 – A Free icon Font from by Hüseyin Yilmaz (24 Icons)

Icons V.3 is A Free icon Font from by Hüseyin Yilmaz with 24 Icons

Icons V.3 Download Page →

Genericons – An Icon Font from WordPress (123 Icons)

Genericons is An Icon Font from WordPress with 123 Icons

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Open Iconic – A Highly Legible Icon Font (218 Icons)

Open Iconic is A Highly Legible Icon Font with 218 Icons

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Linecons Free – A Free Line-Styled Icon Font (48 Icons)

Linecons Free is A Free Line-Styled Icon Font with 48 Icons

Linecons Free Download Page →

Outlined Icons by Dario Ferrando (150 Icons)

Outlined Icons by Dario Ferrando with 150 Icons

Outlined Icons Download Page →

Feather Icon Set – A Beautifully Simple Icon Font (130 Icons)

Feather Icon Set is A Beautifully Simple Icon Font with 130 Icons

Feather Icon Set Download Page →

Minimal – A Minimally Designed Icon Font (48 Icons)

Minimal is A Minimally Designed Icon Font with 48 Icons

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The Icony Icon Font (100 Icons)

The Icony Icon Font with 100 Icons

Icony Download Page →

Goodies Icon Font (25 Icons)

Goodies Icon Font with 25 Icons

Goodies Download Page →

Stackicons Social Icon Font (75 Icons)

Stackicons Social Icon Font with 75 Icons

Stackicons Social Download Page →

Socialicious – A Social Media Icon Library (58 Icons)

Socialicious is A Social Media Icon Library with 58 Icons

Socialicious Download Page →

Mono Social – An Icon Font Based on the Mono Social Icon Set (100 Icons)

Mono Social is An Icon Font Based on the Mono Social Icon Set with 100 Icons

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Social Media Icons (74 Icons)

font free Social Media Icons

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Rondo – Social Icon Font (40 Icons)

font free Rondo Social Icon Font

Rondo – Social Icon Font Download Page →

JustVector Social Icons Font (30 Icons)

icon font free JustVector Social @fontface font

JustVector Social Icons Font Download Page →

Social Media Glyph Set (30 Icons)

icon font free Social Media Glyph Set

Social Media Glyph Set Download Page →

Infinity Space Icon Font (230 Icons)

Infinity Space Icon Font with 230 Icons

Infinity Space Download Page →

Map Icons – An Icon Font for Use with Google Maps (150+ Icons)

Map Icons is An Icon Font for Use with Google Maps with 150+ Icons

Map Icons Download Page →

Weather Icon Font – A Weather Themed Icon Font (92 Icons)

Weather Icon Font is A Weather Themed Icon Font with 92 Icons

Weather Icon Font Download Page →

Meteocons (40 Icons)

icon font free web Meteocons

Meteocons Download Page →

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