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Nobody likes waiting for a page, slider or any other type of content to load. However, there are ways you can make the loading process more appealing to the user, and animated spinners and loaders play an important role in this.
Today, we selected 20 free animated spinners and loaders created with either CSS3 and HTML5 or jQuery. These are indicators that will help the user visualize the loading process and thus, improve the overall user experience of a website or app.
You can use animated spinners and loaders for loading galleries, slider images, blog posts, pages, and more.
Check them out!
Here are some elegant CSS spinners that can be easily become a part of any kind of dynamic web projects by simply inserting a piece of code.
Here is a properly-executed CSS rainbow loader with a sleek design and vibrant colors. Perfect for fun, energetic websites!
This spinner is ideal for grid style websites and was created with the help of HTML and CSS.
This sleek loader achieves its effect through a combination of HTML and CSS. Looks great and can be added on any type of websites.
This loader will add a dynamic touch to your website. It is made of rectangular tiles set in motion by a rotating ball.
This is a great loader that can be integrated with a logo, website title or catchy slogan. It can become a strong branding element for your website.
This awesome CSS loader is appropriate for various high-end projects as well as app designs.
Check out this Reddit-inspired loader. It has only two colors and a very hi-tech appearance.
This loader design is ideal for dynamic projects with stylish designs. It can be easily added to any website.
This simple and minimalist, cube CSS loader can be used for any kinds of web and app designs with a futuristic, clean and blocky/grid design.
Check out this simple but eye-catching preloading animation. It was made with CSS and HTML.
If you’re looking for loaders similar to the ones on Tumblr, check these out! These Tumblr-style cog loading animations are made with CSS and SVG icons.
Check out these awesome, circular and interactive CSS3 loaders. Hover over individual borders for some fun!
These are some pastel-colored circular loaders. They look great on feminine website designs.
Check out these single element pure CSS spinners & loaders. This kit comes with multiple types of spinners and loaders for you to choose from.
This is a simple loader with rectangle shapes that rotate. It’s easy to implement on any website.
Check out these delightful, performance-focused pure CSS loading animations. There are many loaders for you to choose from.
This is a cool circles loader that turns into a triangle and then comes back as a dotted line.
This is another loader collection with CSS loaders, all circle-shaped, with different kinds of animations.
This is a CSS loading text animation that can be applied on any kind of text or even logo.