Free Icons and Buttons

It may sound a bit strange, but visual elements on your page can be extremely beneficial for your site. They are indispensable, if you want to draw readers’ attention towards something, or want to motivate them to some particular actions, whatsoever. Besides, well-designed icons and buttons make your site threefold appealing. Here’s a hand-picked selection of high-quality icons and buttons that can be placed on your site. Note, that not all of them can be used for commercial purposes.

WordPress Themes – a fine compilation of appealing, elegant, and stylish WP themes under one roof.

WordPress Themes provides an excellent collection of Free WordPress Themes that is updated regularly.

WordPress Themes – only new and fresh WordPress Themes available for free download.

Icon Sets
– More than 300.000 professional icons for web and software

XP iCandy 3.1: 17 icons. Free for personal use.

XP iCandy

Vista Control Panel icons

Vista Control Panel

iMac Icons from


Folder Icons Pack by deleket: 50 icons for PC and MAC.

folder icon pack

Boxes vista-like : OS by TPDKCasimir: icons are based on the new packaging for Windows Vista. 26 icons for various OS (13 icons in two categories : box with disc and without disc). Free for non-commercial use.

box vista like

Toolbar Icons by Matt Ball: can be used by Mac OS X developers at no charge.

Matt Ball

Crystal Clear icon set by Everaldo Coelho. The icons are licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL). All images’ real size is 128px.

crystal clear

Notes Icons


VistaICO Toolbar Icon Pack contains 50 high quality (256×256 pixels) icons; PNG and ICO formats. This package includes: Copy icon, Cut icon, Edit icon, Find icon, Rename icon, Save icon, Help icon, Arrow icons, Zoom icons, Symbol icons, Alarm icon, Alert icon, Anouncement icon, Calendar icon, Login/Logout icon and more.

vistaico toolbar

OpenPhone Pack contains 12 high quality (256×256, 128×128, 16×16, 32×32, 48×48 pixels) icons; PNG and ICO formats. This package includes icons inspired on the new iPhone. Pack Size: 1.38MB.


Mac OS Boxes: 6  realistic looking white boxes (Mac OS only). Free for personal use. Size: 150.10 KB


Flag Button Development Kit: sometimes you have to provide different options or features for different nationalities. Here is a development kit to create such buttons.

flag button devkit

Social Bookmark Iconset

Social Bookmark Iconset

iPhone Icon Pack contains 5 high quality (256×256 pixels) icons; PNG and ICO formats. This package includes: iPhone Clown Fishes icon, iPhone Off icon, iPhone Wallpaper Mod icon, iPhone Apple icon and iPhone OS Interface icon.


Adobe CS 3 Icon Pack: 9 256×256 PNG icons based on the design of Adobe CS3’s applications’ boxes.

adobe creative suite 3 icons

website icons

Macromedia Icons Pack


mAqua ChronoSync: free for personal use only.


Dashboard Collection: 12 icons for the Mac OS X Dashboard, inspired by real car dashboards. Size: 250.71 KB.


Danish Royalty Free Icons by Jonas Rask: is an icon set of 32×32 pixel toolbar icons. You can use them in your apps, in your toolbar, on your website. A credit would be appreciated greatly, but it’s not obligatory at all. Package includes ICNS,PNG, TIFF, Mac Icons and Pixadex iContainer versions.


Feedicons is an iconset from Zeus Box Studio. You may use them to give your “subscribe to RSS-feed”-button a fresh look.


104 standard PC keyboard key icons: feel free to to copy, distribute, display, and perform the work entitled “104 Standard PC Keyboard Key’s Icon Set” for both non-commercial and commercial purposes. You are also free to make derivative works.


Globe Icons


Office Stuff Icon Set

office stuff

Office Icons pack contains 8 office tools icons (carries pencil, cutter, hole punch, mail, paperclip, pen, scissors and stapler ).


Aqua Neue (Graphite): is a brand new set of system replacement icons in Aqua style. Meant to be an improvement to Aqua’s default, users will have no problem switching over to them. 86 icons. Size: 1746.91 KB.


Metal Trash: 2 trash icons for the dock or the desk ( Metal trash empty and full ).

metal trash

Shopping Chart Icons

shopping chart

Iconshock’s Icon Sets offers 7 icon sets including Consoles Vista icons, Red Hot Chili Icons, Elm Nightmare Street Icons, NBA Web Icons, Disk Jockey Icons, Filming Vista icons and more.

iconshock2 iconshock

Yoritsuki icons by HYBRIDWORKS: contains 35 icons that are associated with hot springs in Japan. Elaborate, detailed, unique icons drawn in 128×128-pixel format will make your desktop delightful.


Mouse Category Season 02 by denghao: all  png files are 128×128 with transparent shadow.

mouse category season

Pixel Press Icons (.dmg, Mac only)

pixel press

Autumn Breeze Icons: icons for Linux and Windows.


300: 4 icons from the blockbuster film, 300. Size: 105.44 KB.


Pirates of the Caribbean: 4 icons inspired by the Pirates of the Caribbean. Size: 115.47 KB.


Harry Potter and Windows XP Icons

Harry Potter

Harry Potter and the Bitten Apple

Harry Potter and the Bitten Apple




Smiley Development Kit: a development kit to create excellent smilies.

smily devkit

Friendly Fire pack contains 25 high quality (256×256 pixels) icons; PNG and ICO formats. This package includes: Girl smiley icon, Cocktail smiley icon, Cool smiley icon, Googles smiley icon and more.

friendly fire

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38 Responses to “Free Icons and Buttons”

  1. I wish i could make these work on my mac. But no where to turn to get help. But in all these are wonderful icons love em!

  2. This is awesome list! Thanks a lot! Very useful!

  3. Ted Slack what can’t you make work on you mac? Using them as icons for applications?

  4. Thanks for the list!
    Check the Ganato free icons, they are really great! and all in psd format

  5. Incredible list! Never seen anything like this before, I will surely use some of them…thanks!

  6. wish i could make these work on my mac. But no where to turn to get help. But in all these are wonderful icons love em!

  7. I was searching the web for some icons and i had no sucess until i found this wonderful page!!

  8. Great Icons!

    Another resource for great icons:


  9. Thank you, I really love the icon 🙂

  10. wow..great source of icons..thanks a lot..:)

  11. Nice Collection and it is worth your effort that the user of these icons, in the least, should say Thanks!

    Cool keep it up!

  12. cool collections to make your folders icon different
    from other s i was bored with that common icons

  13. Great free icons resources, More free icons you can found here:

    Free Icon Download Offers Over 230 High Quality Royalty Free icons Set.


  14. thanks a lot
    the best icons ever seen
    and free freee free

  15. Thanks 🙂

  16. if you ever want to rip/download the whole content from a website (like all the icons/gif/jpeg) and copy them on your hard disk, I recommend DownloadStudio . com

  17. I have some icons, how to submit them?

  18. Thanks a lot ! 🙂

  19. I find this blog very interesting, i will be here everyday till now. Greetings

  20. you have really butifull icons thank you so much!

  21. Great resource for icon lovers.

  22. I’m a programmer, however I know nothing about graphic design. I wonder if some one can tell me how to make my own icons. Can I to download some software to make graphics for free?

  23. thank you very much
    i hope you can continue and give us more

  24. I’m looking at attracting a community of designers to my new website (url provided). Was wondering if you had any good advice?

  25. Excellent resource, thank you!!

  26. Such a great collection. Thank you. vitalia x

  27. thanx a million!!
    this really helped me to finish my home work

  28. thanks for some really brilliant icons – most of all free with no pop up banners or leading you off to websites elsewhere = rare indeed lol – thanks again

  29. Its Wondrful 🙂 . A good collection…………….

  30. The free resources are very helpfull, thanks you made a good work.

  31. will it was god but if the icons were indevidual the it hod have been good

  32. Thanks for the icon, we’re just setting up a shop (no products yet!) and we’ve used it in the header. Thanks.

  33. Hi guys,

    Does anyone know where I can get “baby” .jpg icons for buttons etc. for a nursery website?

  34. Impressive icons. Cheers a lot for make available them.

  35. Impressive, that’s new and so marvelous! That’s problematic to get the icons like that I guess. My thanks to you really for posting these smashing materials!

  36. the button images above are all nice!!.. hope that many viewers will explore this web in order to help them get some idea about the diff. types of button icon
    i very appreciate this web..

  37. Weell done, that is impressive compilation of Icons. Thanks for this collection

  38. Cool. Thanks for the buttons.