12 free Icon Fonts for your next web project
From the technical point of view, icon fonts have many advantages which regular icons cannot offer. We have put together 12 useful icon fonts which you can use for free.
Icon fonts are great because as the name suggests, this gives them a number of advantages over traditional icons. For example, you can change the color of the icon fonts in the CSS. While with regular icons you have to try an image editing program. The scalability or adding effects are very limited on icon images. Where font icons are invincible.
So you can start right away, we have put together twelve useful and free icon fonts for you:
MFG-Lab is an icon set that was originally developed for an internal project.Â The set is Retina Ready is constantly expanded and used its own set of Unicode codes to overlap with other characters, other fonts to be avoided.Â On theÂ official side from MFGÂ Â Labs Icon Set and learn more.
Entypo is a set of more than 250 icons in OpenType, TrueType for desktop use and @ font-face usable formats.Â On theÂ website of EntypoÂ You can find out more about the under Creative Commons LicenseÂ fontÂ .
Ligature is a free icon font under the SIL Open Font License of the designer Kazuyuki Motoyama.Â The set contains over 240Â iconsÂ and is available on the official website of LigatureÂ Â available for download.
Linecons Free is a set of 48 vector icons in outline style for the creation of web and mobile interfaces.Â The set is available for free – even for commercial purposes – in different fonts and graphic formatsÂ in DesignmodoÂ Â available for download.
The Elusive-Icons-Webfont was created out of necessity to find a non-loaded with licenses font for use in web projects.Â The result is a 283 small icons that you can insert into almost any design well.Â More about the font you are experiencing in the officialÂ GitHub repository Elusive IconsÂ ,
Brandico is incurred by crowdsourcing Font of known logos as various social networks, messengers and much more.Â The font is licensed under the Creative Commons license and theÂ GitHub repository BrandicoÂ Â available for download.
Modes pictogram Pro is an extension of the formerly free icon sets of fonts Modern pictogram.Â The font has been completely revised and expanded to include 130 additional icons.Â On the officialÂ website of ModernpictogramsÂ Â is the font for $ 25 to buy.
Type Icons contains over 300 icons for almost every situation.Â The set was supplemented recently by 220 new icons and available for free on theÂ official site to downloadÂ Â available.
Iconic Icon Set
Iconic is a free open source icon font with over 170 minimalist icons that are built strictly according to its own design grid.Â The icon font as PNG, SVG, TTF, EOT and other formats can be found at theÂ official site of IconicÂ ,
Octicons is an icon font from the creators of GitHub.Â In preparing the document, the design team was unconventional way: Instead of designing the icons directly in vector program, the team began the layout in Photoshop.Â So it could be ensured from the outset that the icons in the space used by GitHub sizes (16 and 32 pixels) work perfectly.Â Of course, the font has been vectorized in the end anyway, so it works well in other sizes.Â The nearly 180-strong mark icon font can be found on the officialÂ GitHub page of OcticonsÂ ,
Font Awesome is specially designed for bootstrap.Â The font consists of around 360 icons, goes well with screen reader software works in Internet Explorer 7 and is free on theÂ project page of Font AwesomeÂ Â available.