Creative Progress Bars: 50+ Examples And PSDs

Progress bars show a user the current progress through mutliple-step processes, as well as download statuses; creative progress bars do the same, while alleviating the pain of waiting. Dull and time-consuming procedures bore users, who swipe, click and tap through content as fast as the breaths they take. Getting the right progress bar design could help increase conversion rates.

In this post are inspiring examples of awesome progress bar designs. Further down you can even find free progress bar psds to download for your use. As you can see from examples of these excellent progress indicators, they not only inform users of the progression of steps and the status of the download, but can take a life of their own.

Hopefully these examples will inspire you to create your own progress tracker that will successfully guide your users through all necessary steps of loading.

1 2 3 Done by Eric Pastwa
Welcome Steps by Luke Beard
Checkout page for Madein33 by David Cadusseau
Steps by Nadine Haardt
Getting Started Wizard by Missy Titus
Progress Bar Icons by Joshua Sortino
Enter Card Details by James
Fire Flame, Flame, Fire Flame Loader! by Mike DelGuidice
Remake of first shot by Kamil Khadeyev
Glass UI by Ryan Putnam
Loading Bar by Andrea Cau
Loading by Evgeny Skidanov
Progress Bar by Bojan Janjanin
Bee progress bar by Andrew Ckor
Progress Bar by Jan Losert
Progress Bar by Nina Geometrieva
iOS Splash Screen by Kerem Suer
Pro-grass Bar by dom
Animated CSS Progress Bar by Sascha Michael Trinkaus
Progress bar by Denis Perepelenko
Yellow Uploading by Voyover
Space progress bar by Mladen Zivanovic
Loader Fly by Lumen Bigott
Brick UI by Ryan Putnam
Toxic progress bar 3D by Alex Patrascu
Thanks by Mathieu Oftadeh
Rusty progress bar by Voyover
Just loader by Balazs Szarka
Progress Bar by Béla Lajos
Loading by Bryan Sleiter
Progress Bar by Peter Gajdos
Progress bar by Jekaterina
Progress Bar by Roman Bulah
Amount of water by Romina Kavcic
Loading by Andre Felipe Ribeiro
Progress Wheel by Thuy Gia Nguyen
Round Loading by Sanja Veljanoska
Circular progress bar by Marcus Forsberg
Progression thing by Alberto Jeldez

Free Progress Bar PSD

There is no a certain technique for creating a perfect progress tracker, but your main task is to make it unusual. Also, it should fit properly the other elements of your interface.

Here are 20 great free progress bar designs below available for download.

Progress Bar Freebie by Greg Dlubacz
Dark UI – PSD Download by Jeff Broderick
Color Changing Download Progress Bar by Vin Thomas
Circular Progress Bar by Asif Aleem
Progress Bar by wpnature
Loading Rebound by George Leonardo
Mario Progress bar by Badhon Ebrahim
Round Progress Meter by Marco Moreno
Progress bar + retina ready by Jakub Spitzer
Progress Bar by Niels De Craecker
Progress by Corey Haggard
Step Badge by Takamasa Matsumoto
Status Bar by Kevin Eichhorn
Progress Bar by Jeff Broderick
Upload to Cloud by idraki
Sweet Little Progress Bar
Energetic Yellow Progress Bar by Deepak Jose
Progress bar free psd file