You all must have seen the loading icon in websites, or preloaders which are used to express that the web page may take few seconds to load. For example, a flash page or when a video buffers, etc. A small icon which shows that the webpage is in loading process is called the preloader. So, if you’re building a website or any piece of software, then using the loading animation gif image is important to make it clear to any user and installer there is a software download or installation in progress.
Where to find these loading icon animation or loading icon with transparent background. There are few loading icon generator websites that produces loading icon animated gif. You can use the loading icon creators to create one for you. As a web designer, if you want to show some creativeness in your projects, then you can try these cool animated loading icons and impress your clients.
Cool Flash Animated Preloaders
Ajax Loader Icon : This website is best known for its easy transparent animated loading icon gif images. You can select from the list of loading icons and set the foreground and background colors. Also make the transparent gif image and preview it easily. Once done, you can download it to your PC and add in your projects.
Chimply : Chimply is a website to easily generate loading image indicators, buttons and badges. It has Generator and Editor. You can generate your image and edit them including crop and resizing if you want. Unlike Ajaxload, this website has lot of loading icons. For example, if you’re loading a music related thing, you can have equalizer as your loading icon. The final output image can be download both in GIF and SWF format.
Load Info : Load info has around 50 loading icons on a single page. All you need to do is, just select one of the icons on the home page and adjust the color settings and size. Download them as a transparent image in various size formats.
Preloaders : If you’re not in a hurry, you can try this online service that offers a wide variety of preloader and other goodies animated gif. It has preloaders classified into categories such as 3D, planets, circular, horizontal, letters, people, religion, science, simleys, social bookmarks, weather conditions, zodiac signs etc.
CSS Loaders : Select your CSS animation template, then select 2 colors of your pre-loaders, select the preloader size and choose your animation speed finally. This is completely a CSS generated spinners and loaders for Ajax and jQuery.
Pretty Loaded : Finally my favorite website to get your preloaders. It has some amazing and cool preloaders. Check out yourself.
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