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40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

40besticonsfrom2012 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

Its becoming very rare these days to do any sort of digital design project, and not use any sort of icon within that project, whether it’s a web site design or a mobile app icons are always used. This post is another great roundup, which we have produced it includes 40 of the best icon sets created in 2012.

I hope you enjoy the blog post, and would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below, as well as what’s your favourite icon set featured in the round-up.

 

1. Calender Icon

calendericon 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

The icon comes as a full vector shape layerd PSD file. The download file also includes 4 icons on a transparent PNG background in popular sizes of 512×512, 256×256, 128×128 and 64×64 pixels. Download the icon and let me know your thoughts.

2. Beautiful Free Letter Pressed Social Media Iconsletterpressedicons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

This was an enjoyable process creating this icon set. This is a beautiful set of  high quality icons, which I’m more than certain you will like. The icons are free to use, so download and import into your design projects.

3. Professional E-Commerce Icons Setecommerceicons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

This e-commerce icons set comes with 12 commonly used icons, such as Shopping Bag, Credit Cards, Secure Payment, Discount Tag, Sales Tag, Gift, Shop, Contact, Wallet, Calculator and others, in 4 different sizes (64×64, 128×128, 256×256, 512×512).

4. 20 pixel-perfect glyph iconsglyphicons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

The download file also contains icons isolated on transparent PNG background, so there are 60 icons in total. You can use them in your personal and commercial works. Comments are appreciated. You may also like to download these free mono icons.

5. Pencil iconpencilicon 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

The icon is designed in vector shape layers to help you easily modify and resize the graphic without losing quality. The download zip file also includes transparent PNG version of the icon in standard sizes of 512×512, 256×256, 128×128 and 64×64 pixels. You may also like to download similar icons: Excellent settings icon (PNG & PSD) and Marker pen highlighter icon (PSD).

6. Cold Fusion HD Icon Packcoldfusionicon 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

A great HD fusion icon pack set.

7. Recycle bin iconrecylebin 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

A realistic recycle bin icon in PSD format. You can use the icon in your software and web apps, on desktops, and websites.

8. Free High Quality Vector Icons for Social Mediahighqualityfreevectoricons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

This icon set contains 15 icons that cover all of the major social media services such as: facebook, twitter, deviantart, dribbble, youtube, myspace, vimeo, digg, delicious, technorati, stumbleupon, linkedin, flickr and google plus. The package includes 15 48×48 web icons in both PNG and vector format that you can use however you like.

9. A Free Leather Social Media Icon Setleathericons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

This icon set was a pleasure  to create, and i really liked the end outcome of how the icon set turned out.  The icon set in total includes 12 icons from 12 of the most popular social media websites. The icon set is available to download for free, and can be used in commercial non commercial design projects as you please.

10. Free Metal Social Media Icon Set with PSDmetalsocialmediaicons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

A high quality, polished social media icon set with PSD file. There are 24 scalable vector metal icons included in the set.  As usual, the icon set is free to use for personal and commercial projects. You will find the PSD and PNG file in the zipped folder at the end of the post.

10. Free Metal Social Media Icon Set with PSDmetalsocialmediaicons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

A high quality, polished social media icon set with PSD file. There are 24 scalable vector metal icons included in the set.  As usual, the icon set is free to use for personal and commercial projects. You will find the PSD and PNG file in the zipped folder at the end of the post.

11. Alarm clock iconalarmicon 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

The icon download comes with a PSD file with all editable layers. The download also includes the icon in transparent PNG background in 512, 256, and 128 pixel sizes. Hope the icon is useful to represent deadline / time symbol.

12. Television Social Media Icons Settvicons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

This Television Social Media Icon set comes with 20 popular icons (Google, Facebook, RSS, Yahoo, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube, Stumbleupon, Delicious, Linkedin, Blogger, Digg and more) in 4 different sizes (64×64, 128×128, 256×256, 512×512).

13. A Clean Mini Social Media Icon Setcleanminiicons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

his is a great collection of clean icons from 12 of the most popular social media websites, which can be used within your design projects. The icon set size is 32 pixels by 32 pixels small but  great icons.

14. Vintage Social Media Stamps: Icon Packvintagesocialmediaicons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

This free icon set, by PSDDude, consists of 14 icons for major social media networks, as well as common content-sharing icons like an RSS feed icon and an email icon. Because these icons look good on a light or dark background, you can integrate them easily with your website. You can also create your own stamps by using the provided PSD template.

15. Push button iconsbuttonicons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

You can use the push button icons to represent various subjects. Like always, the icons are created in shape layers and smart objects for purpose of quality and resizing. The icons are isolated on transparent PNG background in popular icon sizes in pixels. Go ahead and download the icons and let me know your thoughts in the comment box.

16. New Social Media Icon Setbadgevectoricons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

This social media icon set was created in Illustrator CS5 and contains 25 scalable vectors complete with semi-transparent shadows for use on various types of backgrounds. The download contains a .zip file with the original .ai file and an .eps version as well. Icons are available for use in personal and commercial projects.

17. 20 Hotel and restaurant glyph iconsgylphhotelicons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

The icons are created in full vector shapes, so you can easily resize them to your desired size. The download includes 2 PSD files with the icons in black, and grey embossed effect, along with transparent PNG files of the icons in 32×32 pixels.

18. Elementary Iconselementryicons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

A great set of icons certainly worth downloading.

19. Ecology Icon Setecoiconset 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

Without any doubt colorful and high quality vector icons are one of the most desirable resources in field of design. Even though the World Ecology Day is far ahead of us awareness still needs to be raised around the world. The freebie collection contains 20 vector icons designed in this theme

20. Camping Icon Setcampingiconset 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

This set of vector icons contains 16 outdoor related images.

21. 15 free social media iconscircularsocialmediaicons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

Both PSD file and transparent PNGs of the icons. The PNG icons come on a 72×72 pixels background. All available for FREE!!

22. Slick Grid Style Free Social Media Icon Setslickgridicons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

The icon set includes 12 icons in total, for what i believe to be 12 of the most popular social media websites. Each icon set included within the set is 64px by 64px, the perfect size for web projects.

23. Books iconbookicon 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

You can use the icons for your web purpose. The books icon is created in Photoshop using shape layers, and you can easily change the size of the graphic without losing quality. Also, I have isolated the stack of books icons and individual icons in popular sizes of 512×512, 256×256, and 128×128 pixels.

24. Realistic cardboard box iconboxicon 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

The download is a high resolution pixel perfect cardboard box created in full shape layers in PSD format.  The box is isolated as icon in transparent PNG format in sizes 512×512, 256×256, 128×128, and 64×64 pixels for web design purpose. Download the PSD file and icons and let me know your thoughts. You may also like to download similar cardboard box PSD & icon.

25. Social Icons Pack for Designers and Developerssocialicons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

This release is a set of 30 social media icons designed exclusively for Onextrapixel by Stéphanie Walter, a talented French web designer. Those icons were created with designers and developers in mind and they bring together a set of social services they might use.

26. Social Network Icons – 2012socialnetworkicons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

All icons come in 3 different sizes 300×300, 128×128 and 64×64.

27. Mobile App icon templatesmobileappicons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

The download also includes icons isolated on transparent PNG background in sizes of 512×512, 256×256, 128×128 pixels, just so you can use them as a quick template. You can also edit the layered PSD file as the icons are created using shape and object layers. You may also like to download similar iPhone app icon templates (PSD).

28. A Free 3D Silver Social Media Icon Set3dsilvericons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

The icon set includes large silver 3D  icons which each have a subtle noise effect added to each icon. The icon set includes 12 icons from some of most popular social media platforms.  I hope you enjoy. I would love to hear your thoughts and feedback in the comments  below.

29. Free Stained and Faded Social Media Icons Vol 3watercoloricons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

This icon set includes 20 more stained social media icons for use in your grungy site designs. This set includes the new stumbleupon logo, google+, and Pinterest.

30. Traffic cone icontrafficconeicon 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

As always, the icon download comes in a zip file containing layered PSD file of the traffic cone graphic.  Also, for the purpose of web use, I have resized the graphic in 512×512, 256×256, 128×128 and 64×64 pixels on transparent PNG background.  Hope this graphic is useful to you. Don’t forget to submit your comments.

31. Free Chart Iconsfreecharticons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012 

This small pack of chart icons is available in size 48×48 pixels only and delivered in vector SVG. The icons are free for commercial and personal use, but we require linking to our web page.

32. Folder iconfoldericon 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

The free PSD file download includes the folder icon in full shape layers for easy customization as needed.  The zip file also contains PNG icons in popular sizes of 512×512, 256×256, 128×128 and 64×64 on transparent background.

33. Black & White 3D Social Icons3dicons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012 

Well, today we are providing you with additional ammunition for your design arsenal. It’s a set of Black and White 3D social icons.

34. 210 free vector iconswireframeicons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012 

210 free vector icons FOR WEB DESIGN & WIREFRAMES.

35. Metallic HD – Icon Packmetalicicon 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012 

An awesome looking free metallic icon set.

36. Academia Icon Setacademiciconset 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012 

The icons are available as transparent PNGs as well as Photoshop PSDs in a size of 128×128 pixels. The icons are released under a Creative Commons Attribution license.

37. Tick mark approved clipboard Icon (PSD)clipboardicon 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

The icon comes in full raw shape layers and smart objects to help you resize the graphic. I have also made the transparent PNGs of the icon in popular sizes and included in the zip file.

38. Black & White Minimal Social Icons Packminmialiconset 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012 

We are eager to release a set of social icons for our esteemed readers. This release is a set of minimal design social media icons in black and white, which consist of the most popular social icons including Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and more.

39. Free Dark Social Media Iconsdarkicons 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012 

This free resource contains 12 black, sleek and stylish social media icons.

40. Fresh Subtle Social Media Icon Setsubltleboiseiconset 40 Best Free Icon Sets Released 2012

A great free social media icon set, with a subtle noise texture added to the icons The icon set includes 11 different social media icons. Each icon included within the set is 125 x 125 pixels, which makes the icons perfect size to be used within any of your web design projects.

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