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