Icon fonts are useful in responsive designs because, among other things, they scale to the appropriate size. For those of you who love icons as much as I do, I’m excited to share this roundup of my favorite free icon fonts. This roundup features more than 3,600 icons!

Note: Before using any of the icon fonts below, you should read their license and terms of use.

1. Ionicons (441 icons)


Ionicons Download Page

2. Shock Icon Font (1121 icons)

Full disclosure: I’m the founder of the Shock family of websites and this free icon font was created by my company.

Shock icon font

Shock Icon Font Download Page

3. Dripicons (95 icons)


Dripicons Download Page

4. Entypo (250 icons)


Entypo Download Page

5. Sosa (160 icons)


Sosa Download Page

6. Foundation Icons (96 icons)

Foundation Icons

Foundation Icons Download Page

7. Typicons (308 icons)


Typicons Download Page

8. The Elegant Icon Font (310 icons)

The Elegant Icon Font

The Elegant Icon Font Download Page

9. Map Icons (175 icons)

Map Icons

Map Icons Download Page

10. Ligature Symbols (250 icons)

Ligature Symbols

Ligature Symbols Download Page

11. Heydings Icons (60 icons)

Heydings Icons

Heydings Icons Download Page

12. Fontawesome (369 icons)


Fontawesome Download Page

13. Signify (38 icons)


Signify Download Page

14. PulsarJS (73 icons)


PulsarJS Download Page

How to Use Icon Fonts

Learn how to use icon fonts by reading these tutorials: