Hand Picked CSS Loaders

Collection of hand-picked awesome Loaders developed using CSS, html, JavaScript, jQuery, etc. Listed tutorials well played with 3d, gradients, Animation etc. some of the CSS Loaders are having beautiful animation effects using transitions. Demo and download available on each tutorial. CSS Loaders can be used directly without any changes and could be small changes based on your needs.

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Loader that signs user that something is loading but the user feels "Im still free"

Author:
Sebestyén Dániel
Created:
December 28, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS, Javascript
Demo Image: Polite loader
Animation, loader, loaders, css loaders, loading

A simple loader using cubic-bezier animation

Author:
Robin Selmer
Created:
June 23, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Neon Bar Loader
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Google Crome Cast Loader

Author:
Robin Brons
Created:
October 18, 2013
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Chrome Cast Loader
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Dotted loading image design usign css and html

Author:
Rıza Selçuk Saydam
Created:
October 27, 2013
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Dotted loading design with animation usign css and html
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window icon like loader

Author:
Alexandr Izumenko
Created:
August 29, 2017
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: window icon like loader
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Pure SVG infinite loader

Author:
Lenka
Created:
March 27, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Hourglass loader
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Cocktail loader using CSS and minimal jQuery.

Author:
Marc Malignan
Created:
June 28, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Cocktail Loader
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Spinning Loaders

Author:
Timothy M. LeBlanc
Created:
September 02, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS, Javascript
Demo Image: CSS Spinning Loaders
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GOO LOADER

Author:
Elior Tabeka
Created:
July 16, 2017
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Goo CSS and HTML Loader
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Another pure CSS loader

Author:
Vadzim Tsupryk
Created:
February 26, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Another pure CSS loader
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quick concept of a loader

Author:
Robin Delaporte
Created:
March 06, 2018
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Percentage Loader concept
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An animated loader of Newton's cradle.

Author:
Matt Smith
Created:
November 27, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Newtons Cradle Loader
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Infinite Loader made with css3 and html.

Author:
Jonathan Silva
Created:
July 09, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Infinite Loader made with css3 and html
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This pen shows a set of white bars—who represent dominos—that fall to the right; like dominos

Author:
Zoë
Created:
March 03, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Infinite domino loader
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A css loader based on a gif

Author:
Glen Cheney
Created:
March 08, 2013
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: CSS loader based on a gif
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Loader make with css animation loop

Author:
Mattia Bericchia
Created:
December 12, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Loader CSS Animation loop
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4 Pure CSS Loaders

Author:
Peter Butcher
Created:
January 18, 2016
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: 4 Pure CSS Loaders
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The most impatient loader ever

Author:
Steve Gardner
Created:
June 07, 2018
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Tappy finger loader
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Circular Loader

Author:
Fabrizio Bianchi
Created:
August 22, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS,Javascript
Demo Image: Circular loader using single element
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Fun with CSS3 Keyframes

Author:
Siddharth Parmar
Created:
November 25, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: CSS3 Loaders using Keyframes
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Using only one div and sass to create single element loaders

Author:
Arthur Camara
Created:
September 19, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Single element loaders
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A nice little loader with some icons.

Author:
Alex Rutherford
Created:
December 19, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Nice little loader with some icons
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CSS only stairs loader

Author:
Irko Palenius
Created:
February 11, 2016
Made with:
HTML, CSS, Javascript
Demo Image: CSS Stairs Loader
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Making pancake' loader

Author:
Pawel
Created:
December 09, 2016
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Making pancake loader
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Multi CSS Loaders

Author:
Ivan
Created:
September 22, 2016
Made with:
HTML, CSS, Javascript
Demo Image: Multi CSS Loaders
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COLLECTION OF LOADERS USING CSS 2D AND 3D TRANSFORMS

Author:
Ashley Nolan
Created:
January 01, 1970
Made with:
HTML, CSS.Javascript
Demo Image: 2D and 3D Block Loaders
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A minimal loader with rotating square

Author:
Tashfeen Ahmad
Created:
January 01, 1970
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Square Loader
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A canvas loader that sparks light from red to green

Author:
  Jack Rugile
Created:
July 13, 2012
Made with:
HTML, CSS, Javascript
Demo Image: Light Loader
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CSS only loaders

Author:
Alberto Jerez
Created:
March 06, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: CSS Loaders
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Less CSS3 Loaders

Author:
Jesús Gracia
Created:
October 07, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Less CSS3 Loaders
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loader css3 with compass

Author:
Vallée Antoine
Created:
December 18, 2013
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Loader css3 with compass
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Evil loader

Author:
Yehuda malka
Created:
July 02, 2013
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Evil Loader
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Bracket Loader Animation. Angle bracket spinning with ball translation animation.

Author:
Mark Miscavage
Created:
February 01, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Bracket Loader Animation
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Some simple CSS loaders

Author:
Aaron Iker
Created:
JANUARY 21, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Simple shape CSS loaders
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Just CSS loaders

Author:
Victor Darras
Created:
APRIL 25, 2014
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Simple loader with only one div
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Authentic Loading animation for Weather

Author:
Tim Holman
Created:
AUGUST 12, 2013
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Authentic Weather Loader
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A minimalistic loader, inspired by the ferry.

Author:
Anders Schmidt Hansen
Created:
APRIL 04, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Little Ferry Loader
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SVG filters to some practical use - two experimental gooey loaders.

Author:
Katrine-Marie Burmeister
Created:
MAY 11, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Gooey Loaders
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Weird hypnotic loader

Author:
Max
Created:
SEPTEMBER 08, 2013
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Hypnotic CSS Loader
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a loader when into the game in overwatch and only using css.

Author:
CCG
Created:
AUGUST 10, 2016
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Overwatch Loader only by css3
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Create a simple and elegant loader effect with a colored ring

Author:
Christiaan Laarman
Created:
MAY 15, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Colored loader ring
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The login-loader for Skype with CSS only.

Author:
Robert Bue
Created:
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Skype loader CSS
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Converted gsap properties into css keyframes. SVG markup copypasted as is. Original gsap version have better transition effect on end of animation. Not supported in ie.

Author:
Nikolay Talanov
Created:
MARCH 26, 2015
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: CSS Only SVG Infinity Loader
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Infinity symbol SVG path animation loader.

Author:
Ryan Mulligan
Created:
NOVEMBER 02, 2018
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Toggle Infinite Loader
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Lego Loader: Primary Colors

Author:
William A. | Keyon
Created:
JANUARY 18, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Lego Loader: Primary Colors
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A loading screen of a drifting car.

Author:
Nikita Hlopov
Created:
JANUARY 17, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Drifting car loader
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3 different Preloaders - Pure css

Author:
Ivan Grozdic
Created:
JANUARY 15, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Preloaders - Pure css
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Cube loader using CSS

Author:
leusrox
Created:
JANUARY 13, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Cube loader using CSS
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Fairly new to greensock and animation in general, just a little pen to test out the basics of making a loading animation.

Author:
Adam Quinlan
Created:
JANUARY 14, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS and JavaScript
Demo Image: Drama Loader
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Infinite loader UX exploration. Made with pure CSS.

Author:
Oleg Frolov
Created:
JANUARY 14, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Infinite loader using pure CSS
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Progress bar with changeable skins showing page load percentage

Author:
Derek Hill
Created:
NOVEMBER 01, 2013
Made with:
HTML, CSS and JavaScript
Demo Image: Image Preloader Progress Bar
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Shuffle Queue dotted Loader

Author:
Chris Gannon
Created:
JANUARY 13, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS and JavaScript
Demo Image: ShuffleQueue Loader
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QueueBox Loader

Author:
Chris Gannon
Created:
JANUARY 11, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS and JavaScript
Demo Image: QueueBox Loader
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Firefox won't animate background-position here and that breaks the demo.

Author:
Ana Tudor
Created:
JANUARY 11, 2019
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: One element pure CSS 3D loader
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The code is a mess, no doubt, but it's about the outer values.

Author:
Tobias Glaus
Created:
DECEMBER 20, 2018
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Only (S)CSS loading animation
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Newton loading style using css

Author:
Andreas Storm
Created:
OCTOBER 04, 2018
Made with:
HTML, CSS
Demo Image: Newton Loader
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