Top 10 sites to find animated stock icons and images

As the say goes, “A picture worth a thousand words”, than a simple long plain text. We all are readers, and to make reading interesting it becomes necessary to add some images, animations and icons.

But when it comes to designing a presentation or website, it becomes to difficult to find a perfect one, that will suit the mood of the reader. Also, it can be quite frustrating when you have to design a new icon or image every time. Today at DigitalGyan, we will be talking about the Top 10 sites, where you can find the best-animated stock icons and images.

If you are new to designing, or don’t have much experienced before in this field, do give it a try. It will be very useful in future, while using icons and images. This Top 10 list is based on the reviews that user’s have given previously.

1) Icon8


Icon8 is one of the best and my favourite place for any icons or photos. This website consist of vast great designed icons and many photos. It very user friendly and you can use it for free. There is no copyright or attribution required on many of them. Hence, it’s one of the best place for daily use.

The Icon8 consist of excellent icons and images that just suits your topic. You can even edit icon or picture, this is something that is not present in other website. This give you real-time vector editing, unlike the complex and heavy software that run on computer and consume space.

This website is extremely fast and downloading is very smooth. It also provide you with adding Overlays, Recolor and even custom effects and animation to you image. Click here to visit this website.

2) Flaticon


Over the past few year, the users have really liked this website. The important thing is that all the good icons are free for anyone to use. You can also become an author at Faticon and earn money for premium rolyalities. But it requires, to link back to original author. If you don’t want this, then you can purchase a premium license at a discounted price.

Another immensing thing about Faticon, is about the special visualizing icons which are truly good in animation and visual appearance. You can use this accordingly for any purpose. Various formats are available to use like BASE64, EPS,SVG, PNG and PSD.

3) Iconfinder


If you are looking for some free attractive and elegant icons then go for Iconfinder. In this website, you can download thousands of free icons with any copyright issues. This website runs on CC 3.0 license. You can also use these icon for commercial purpose with the need for paying. Some may require attribution.

If you want a premium icons, then you can go with just $9 a month, and can access the best contents ever.

4) Unsplash


Unsplash is the best place to find some unique and beautiful images for your design. With over 180,000 of photographers, there is no doubt that you can’t go without demanding the best picture from this.

The Unsplash uses 3rd party apps and website ofr API connecting services, hence easy to use features are available. It also consist of wide variety of texture and patterns.

5) Canva


If you want customization in you image, or looking for some niche or idea with some photo. Then Canva is the best place for images. You can also design your icons on this website at free of cost. And also millions of premium picture for free, with some attribution only.

Canva is very user-friendly and easy to navigate for best images.

5) Pexels


Pexels is the most used website by people, for free stock-images. It consist of wide variety of images. Not only images and customization, you can also get free stock videos.  

7) Pixabay


Pixabay is the second best place after Pexels, where the user have most rated. It is in the top list of free stock images, but the quality compared with the others are not as great. You can find the suitable images, which is also suitable for plugins and apps.

8) Font Awesome

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After it’s release in 2012, the number of users till now have exceeded more than tens of millions of user. The icons are even used to React and Angular projects, hence, big corporations even use this icon.

You can find your favourite icon in this website, and also you can customize design, dimension and format for free. With API handing feature in it, you can also grab directly to your website without downloading it.

9) StockSnap


With good-quality images and decent search functionality, StockSnap is one of the another best website. You can also find some unique images on this website with elegant look. You can check for size and dimension of images before downloading. It also consist of High Resolution images.

10) Shutterstock


If you are looking for some best picture, with some premium theme and design, then Shutterstock is the best place. You can get best picture at even $0.25 of an image.  The Shutterstock is a place with more that 300 million High Quality images. It also consist of some cheap subscription package that you can buy. You can also find some regular promotion for free images.

Additional Website

Material Design By Google

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No doubt Google has the best and awesome designed icons, with more than 900+ icons with a wide variety of customization in each category. There is no copyright issue and no attribution is required, so you can use it freely. It’s API is very easy to integrate into the application or browser

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