A small but often overlooked aspect of most ecommerce sites designs are the flat and bland payment options icons (Visa, Mastercard, Paypal…). From a usability standpoint the icons do need to be instantly recognized by the user, and you can understand why designers opt to use standard icon designs rather than being a little bit more adventurous.
Part of the problem is finding a uniform collection of payment icons that are both the same size and style and that are equally suited to your sites design. You will tend to have a mixture of icons that grouped together look strangely out of place. This is what this post aims to address, by helping you find a uniform collection of icons.
Below, you will find a collection of beautifully designed free payment options icon-sets that dare to be unique and adventurous, while at the same time they clearly cover all usability bases and issues. They are all perfect for any ecommerce site, as well as for offline projects, such as custom GUIs, print media, and much more.
This set contains 20 icons for popular payment methods such as MasterCard, PayPal, Visa, American Express, Diner’s Club and much more… All of the icons are in .png format and come in three different sizes: 130×80px, 80×49px and 50×31px.
This icon set has been licensed under the Creative Commons license and can be used for personal and/or commercial purposes.
20 Free Payment Option Icons »
Credit Cards is a collection of 20 icons most online payments options and services. The icons are all in .gif format and available in the following sizes: 50×30px and 30×30px.
This icon set are subject to Creative Commons license: Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales. This means you are free to use them for both personal and commercial work, as long as you do not sell them.
Credit Cards Icons for Free »
The Speckyboy Payment Method icon set is a collection of popular payment icons, that include: Mastercard, Visa, Paypal, Google Checkout, Check Payment and even icons for Wire-Transfers.
This icon sets download package contains the six icons, and include a choice of eight different sizes: 12px, 16px, 24px, 32px, 64px, 128px, 256px and 512px.
The icons are entirely free for personal or commercial use.
Speckyboy Payment Method Icon Set »
These icons are available in .png, .ico and .icns format. They are free to use for both personal and commercial projects, including websites, templates & software.
Weby Icon Set »
This collection of popular credit card, debit card and payment icons comes packaged with two versions (curved edge and straight edge), in three different sizes (32, 64 and 128px) and all are in .png format.
These icons are released free of charge and can be used without credit.
Free PNG Credit Card, Debit Card and Payment Icons »
This unique 3d Credit Card Icons Collection comes packaged with .jpg, .gif, .icn, .png, .bmp and ico formats, and in two sizes: 48×48px and 72×72px. The set includes icons for Visa MasterCard, Discover, Amex, e-Check and Paypal.
Credit Card Icons – 3D Icons for Applications Development »
This completely original and custom payment option set comes with icons for Mastercard, Visa, AMEX, and Paypal. They are all 32×32px and the .psd file is included in the download, allowing you to create your own payment option icon.
Credit Card Web Icons »
This ecommerce payment icon pack includes 15 icons of credit card and popular payment gateway symbols. They are all in .png format and come packaged with the following sizes: 16×16px, 24×24px and 32×32px.
The Ecommerce Payment Icon Pack by The Colour Mill is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License.
Ecommerce Payment Mini Pixel Icon Pack »
There are 12 icons in this set, all in .gif format and all sized at 60×32px. Icons are free to use.
Payment Type Icons and Buttons »
These highly detailed icons, from Titan Icons, are perfect for a wide variety of on and offline projects, such as spreadsheet use, web design, custom graphical user interfaces [GUI], print media, and much more.
The download package includes the following sizes: 512×512px, 128×128px, 48×48px, 32×32px and 16×16px. And the following formats: .psd, .png, .jpeg, .gif and .ico.
Titan Icons – Free Ecommerce Icons »
Chalkwork Payments is a free set of online payments icons, featuring 21 original icons and 105 variations, these graphical representations of common payment services and payment-related imagery are a completely free icon set available for personal and commercial projects alike.
Chalkwork Payments is available in three (16×16px, 24×24px and 32×32px) sizes and 6 file formats: transparent PNG, TIF, GIF, BMP, Windows ICO, and Mac ICNS.
Chalkwork Payments Royalty-Free Icons »
To display the Visa Master Card logos or credit card logos on your site, you will need to copy and paste the html code available to the right of each logo on this page. All you have to do is simply paste the code anywhere on your website, and thats it.
Credit Card Logos & Images »
Just in case you might have been searching around for the right image to use on your E-Commerce web page or shopping cart, here are some images that might help. Just right click on the image and save it to your hard drive and you are ready to upload it to your server. There are also test credit card numbers below for testing transactions.
InfoMerchant – Credit Card Images »
This beautiful icon set is not free, but when it only costs €1 ($1.40), its well worth it. There are fifteen perfectly crafted icons in the set for all major payment option services. Great resource.
Creditcard Pack »
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