6 Free Tools for Making Your Icon Font

There comes a time when you want to generate your custom icon font although there are lots of icon font sets such as Iconic and Font Awesome that you can readily use when creating an e-commerce user interface. Generating icon fonts is quite simple.

Here is a list of icon font generators that let you create your icon fonts.


Fontello provides a simple platform that you can use to create your icon font. To make your icon font, just drag SVG files from your PC and drop them on the area situated below the “Custom Icons” headline. Also, you can include icons from the free icon collections by choosing them on Fontello.

 IcoMoon App

This App lets you import your icons and incorporate icons from the IcoMoon icon collection and other free icon collections. There are numerous icons available in the IcoMoon App.

Icon Vault

To make your sign font on Icon Vault, you initially have to download their prototype package. After downloading it, just follow the instructions incorporated in the template package. Once you are finished, upload your icons onto Icon Vault.

Pictonic Fontbuilder

Pictonic Fontbuilder lets you choose from its free and unfree icons to make your custom-made Pictonic sign font. It has more than 2,700 icons to select from, and over 300 icons are free. You need to create an account on Pictonic Fontbuilder to access it.


When you open Glyphter, on the left there is a character grid. The right side of the screen is called the icon shelf that contains the free icons and search bar. Just drag and drop the symbols you want to use from the icon shelf, into the boxes on the grid. You can also upload your SVG icon files by clicking on the boxes located on the grid. You have 88 icons in your icon font at no charge. However, you need to sign up for a premium account to access more icons.


To make your icon font with Fontastic, choose icons from the available free icon collections (such as Entypo and Streamline Icons) and upload your custom SVG icons. Then click publish, which will give you the option to upload your icon font on its Icon Cloud or transfer the icon font to your computer. You, however, need to sign-up to access Fontastic icon font.

There you go, if you are a web design company and need custom icon fonts, the above tools can help. They will make your web development approach unique and appealing to your clients. Finally approach a well rated SEO company to ensure that your website is fine tuned and highly visible on the Internet.