Last modified on 25 July 2014, at 02:54

Comparison of icon sets

This page is for a visual overview of various open source icon sets. See also Category:Icons by subject.

Name License File format Originally designed for Download as bundle
Bluesphere SVG BSD SVG KDE, GNOME http://svgicons.sourceforge.net/
Crystal Clear LGPL PNG KDE http://www.everaldo.com/crystal/
Edge GPL PNG GNOME  ?
Exquisite GPL PNG KDE  ?
FairytaleWorld LGPL PNG KDE http://kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=18397
Gartoon GPL PNG GNOME (default theme on Edubuntu)  ?
Giøn GPL SVG GNOME http://www.silvestre.com.ar/
Mini "free use" GIF general http://www.famfamfam.com/lab/icons/mini/
Noia LGPL PNG KDE http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=3883
Nuvola LGPL PNG/SVG KDE http://icon-king.com/?p=15
Silk CC-BY 2.5 PNG general http://www.famfamfam.com/lab/icons/silk/
Tango Public Domain SVG GNOME, KDE http://tango.freedesktop.org/
GNOME GPL 2 SVG GNOME, KDE
Human CC-BY-SA 2.5 SVG GNOME, KDE
Torchlight LGPL PNG KDE http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=26378

Other places freely licensed icon sets are available:

ArrowsEdit

Description of icon Bluesphere Crystal Clear Edge Exquisite Fairytale Gartoon Gion Mini Noia Nuvola Silk Tango GNOME Human Torchlight
Up (N) 1uparrow.svg 2uparrow.svg 3uparrow.svg Bluesphere Arrow-up.svg Arrow-up-dash-2.0.svg Arrow-up-dash.svg Arrow-up-dash-small.svg Crystal Clear action 1uparrow.png Crystal Clear action 2uparrow.png Crystal Clear action up.png Edge-gtk-go-up.svg Fairytale up blue.png Fairytale up.png Fairytale up red.png Go-up Gion.svg Icons-mini-arrow up.gif Go-up.svg Go-top.svg Media-eject.svg Gnome-go-up.svg Gnome-go-top.svg Gnome-media-eject.svg Human-go-up.svg Human-go-top.svg
Down (S) 1downarrow.svg 2downarrow.svg 3downarrow.svg Arrow-down-2.0.svg Arrow-down-dash-2.0.svg Arrow-down-dash.svg Arrow-down-dash-small.svg Arrow-down-small.svg Down-2.0.svg Down-small.svg Bottom.svg Bottom-light.svg Crystal Clear action 1downarrow.png Crystal Clear action 2downarrow.png Crystal Clear action 2downarrow.png Crystal Clear action build.png Crystal Clear action down.png Edge-gtk-go-down.svg Fairytale down blue.png Fairytale down.png Fairytale down red.png Go-down Gion.svg Icons-mini-arrow down.gif Go-down.svg Go-bottom.svg Go-jump.svg Gnome-go-down.svg Gnome-go-bottom.svg Gnome-go-jump.svg Human-go-down.svg Human-go-bottom.svg
Left (W) 1leftarrow.svg 2leftarrow.svg 3leftarrow.svg Arrow-complex-left.svg Arrow-left-2.0.svg Arrow-left.svg Arrow-left-narrow-2.0.svg Arrow-left-narrow.svg Arrow-left-narrow-small.svg Back-2.0.svg Arrow-left.svg Back-dash-2.0.svg Back-dash.svg Back-dash-small.svg Back-small.svg Backward-2.0.svg Backward.svg Backward-small.svg Crystal Clear app restart.png Crystal Clear action 1leftarrow.png Crystal Clear action 2leftarrow.png Crystal Clear action back.png Edge-gtk-go-left.svg Fairytale left blue.png Fairytale left.png Fairytale left red.png Fairytale key enter.png Fairytale player rev.png Fairytale undo.png Go-previous Gion.svg Icons-mini-action back.gif Icons-mini-arrow left.gif Go-previous.svg Go-first.svg Edit-undo.svg Media-seek-backward.svg Media-skip-backward.svg Gnome-go-previous.svg Gnome-go-first.svg Gnome-edit-undo.svg Gnome-media-seek-backward.svg Gnome-media-skip-backward.svg Human-go-previous.svg Human-go-first.svg Human-edit-undo.svg
Right (E) 1rightarrow.svg 2rightarrow.svg 3rightarrow.svg Arrow-complex-right.svg Arrow-right-2.0.svg Arrow-right.svg Arrow-right-narrow-2.0.svg Arrow-right-narrow.svg Arrow-right-narrow-small.svg Arrow-right-small.svg Artsbuilderexecute.svg Finish.svg Finish-light.svg Crystal Clear action 2rightarrow.png Crystal Clear action forward.png Crystal Clear action loopnone.png Crystal Clear action player end.png Crystal Clear action player play.png Edge-gtk-go-right.svg Fairytale right blue.png Fairytale right.png Fairytale right red.png Fairytale key enter-2.png Fairytale player fwd.png Fairytale player play.png Fairytale redo.png Go-next Gion.svg Icons-mini-action go.gif Icons-mini-arrow right.gif Go-next.svg Go-last.svg Edit-redo.svg Edit-undo.svg Media-seek-forward.svg Media-skip-forward.svg Media-playback-start.svg Gnome-go-next.svg Gnome-go-last.svg Gnome-edit-redo.svg Gnome-edit-undo.svg Gnome-media-seek-forward.svg Gnome-media-skip-forward.svg Gnome-media-playback-start.svg Human-go-next.svg Human-go-last.svg Human-edit-redo.svg
Top-right (NE) Arrow-rightup-2.0.svg Arrow-rightup.svg Arrow-rightup-small.svg Fairytale link.png Noia 64 filesystems link.png
Bottom-right (SE)
Top-left (NW) Arrow-leftup-2.0.svg Arrow-leftup.svg Arrow-leftup-small.svg Crystal Clear app desktop enhancements.png Crystal Clear action reload.png
Bottom-left (SW)
Misc Crystal Clear app randr.png View-refresh Gion.svg Icons-mini-action refresh blue.gif Icons-mini-action refresh.gif View-refresh.svg Gnome-view-refresh.svg Human-gnome-session-reboot.svg