Icon Finder provides high quality icons for web designers and developers in an easy and efficient way. The site launched in 2007 as the first search engine focused on icons.
The target audience is web designers and developers but the icons are also used to style desktop or in presentations and reports.
With millions of icons downloaded every month, Icon Finder is among one of the most popular icon sites on the net.
Icon Finder also offers icon collections that may be browsed in the event that multiple icons are needed for a website or application project. Icon Finder invites users to submit additional icons or collections that they have created and make them available to other users.
Finding attractive, high quality icons and graphics can be a difficult task when building a website, application or other tool. Most people prefer icons that suit the purpose and style of their overall project. Users may find professional looking icons that match their website or application quickly. Icon Finder also offers several popular social media website icons.
You can search to your heart’s content at Icon Finder. With over 155,000 icons and 812 icon sets, Icon Finder makes it a snap to find some graphic eye candy that will be sure to add flare to your next project.
At Icon Finder’s homepage, simply type in your search query into the search field and Icon Finder’s smart algorithm goes to work for you!
After you have entered your keyword or tag, simply click on the ‘Search button’ or choose from one of the instant predictions and results that appear while typing.
Icon Finder’s Search Results
Once you have found a suitable icon that you are looking for, be sure to check the licensing terms. Some Publishers require a link back to their website while others are non-commercial use. Selecting ‘Allowed for commercial use (No link required)’ will filter the results and only display the free for commercial use icons.
Licensing Filter Pull-Down Menu
You can find detailed information and the complete usage terms by clicking on the ‘INFO’ pull-down menu in the top right hand box available with each image.
Detailed Licensing Information
Icon Finder provides both free and paid icon search results so that users have many options while browsing. Users who do not find what they are looking for in the free icon search, may also check out collections of icons made available through ShutterStock. The ShutterStock icons must be purchased in order to be used.
There is no cost associated directly with Icon Finder. Anyone may perform an icon search without registering and the Icon Finder website does not charge a subscription fee or any other price for use. Also, there is no premium paid membership available but not everything is 100% free on Icon Finder. Users who decide to purchase icons through ShutterStock will have to pay the listed rate for the icons they choose. The cost will vary depending on the quantity and section of icons the user decides to purchase.
Signing up for Icon Finder is always free and will allow you to keep a download history and bookmarks.
The Signup and Login links are blue and can be located at the top right hand corner of any Icon Finder page.
The registration form’s layout is simple and only requires a first and last name, username, email address, password and confirmation that the user is human (by solving a very simple math problem).