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I am developing a GIS software and I want to build a pretty GUI for it.
Where can I found some pretty icons for my GUI?
I mean for example, icons for adding a vector or raster.
I mean icons like QGIS icons.
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I searched the web and found Maki icons. But it was not helpful.
Any help will be appreciated.

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The icons may (should) be in with the QGIS source code which can be freely downloaded... so long as you don't intend to make profit from your application you shouldn't be breaking any license agreement. –  Michael Miles-Stimson Aug 18 at 3:55
    
Codefoster has a general collection of Icons here: codefoster.com/media he suggested on IconFinder and choosing free to find good scalable Icons on MVA course. So you could search for map or layers... –  MathiasWestin Nov 30 at 11:26

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These are the icons used in the latest QGIS (by default I think) and GRASS GIS:

http://robert.szczepanek.pl/gis-icons-0.1/

They are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License which means you can use, alter and share them as long as you attribute the original creator and share your icons under the same or similar license.

Other commonly in web-based GIS application used icons are the GeoSilk icons by OpenGeo:

http://projects.opengeo.org/geosilk

This icon set is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License which let you edit and share the icons as long as you attribute the original creator.

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All the icons that we use on QGIS can be found here: github.com/qgis/QGIS/tree/master/images/themes/default –  Nathan W Aug 18 at 4:25

There are the GeoSilk icons that are used in GeoServer and I think UDig. They are released under a CC-by license.

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