We know that as a designer it is necessary to use visual resources to help us create striking graphics, although we also recognize that sometimes it is impossible for us to acquire a subscription to image banks, this especially when starting or working independently, for example. Here are five sites to download icons for free and legally, you only need (in some cases) to register your data and comply with the license (usually it is creative commons).
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On this site you must register to download your icons, and I say “your” because it has the amazing tool that you can customize them in fill color, outline and background. You can search for any theme and choose the type of vector you need (flat, 3D, feutre, duo, etc.).
This site is amazing because it allows you to download animated icons, perfect to install on your website to make Call to Action buttons more attractive or whatever comes to your mind. A compressed file is downloaded that includes Adobe AE & Lottie formats.
This page is derived from freepik.com. so most of the downloads you will have to attribute them to the author through the corresponding credits, the advantage is that you can search by themes and download a complete package.
The search engine on this site is incredible, it allows you to explore different categories such as food, beauty, games, arrows, and so on; But to make your inquiry more precise, you can choose by styles such as the device, outline, size, color and layout.
Like the previous one, it allows you to choose between styles such as: 3D, badge, cheo outline, plan, glyph, hand drawn, shading, sketch or photorealistic. It is widely used because it gives you the option to choose the size and format in which you want to download them.