YouTube Style Video Play Button Photoshop Layer PSD File For Video Placeholder Images

Another useful PSD file that every web designer should have in their arsenal is this YouTube style Video Play button layer that you can place over any image to make a video placeholder image. I’ve noticed that I had to create these from scratch a lot lately so I made one that I can reuse and so sharing it with my readers too.

Click here to Download the PSD file

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  1. Lyra Designs says:

    I have far too many uses for this. Thanks.

  2. Hey thanks! Much appreciate your sharing. Think I should start doing the very same. I’ve needed a video play button layer a time or two myself, so have downloaded your PSD file to use from now on. WOW! And thank YOU for the idea of sharing Photoshop files. Nice touch!


  3. Michelle says:

    I was just looking for something like this yesterday, and then stumbled on it here on your site, looking for entirely unrelated information! Thanks so much for sharing this!

  4. web designer says:

    Nice play button thanks!

  5. Chris says:

    Thanks so much for posting this!!! Exactly what I was searching for!

  6. Linda says:

    Just wanted to say how much I appreciate your sharing this.

  7. valiik says:

    Thank you Linda! I am glad you found it useful.

  8. Thank you Valiik! I’ve got a cool promo video for my site and I’m using your PSD to create the image link to launch the video on our homepage.

  9. Erin says:

    You are awesome. Thank you!

  10. Erin says:

    You are awesome, thank you!

  11. Andrew says:

    Do you have any idea how I can code it so that one of these image screenshots is in the space and then when you click it, the YouTube video starts? that would be a really useful tutorial as I’m trying to do that on my website now and I’m using a LightBox instead as a temporary fix.


  12. Very good. Quick find via google, quick and qualitative use. I spent more time to write this comment than using this file. Thanks a lot!

  13. valiik says:

    Andrew, thanks for your comment. I will actually write up a tutorial on this today or tomorrow. Please check back in a day or so.

  14. temple says:

    Thanks for the button.

  15. Barbara says:

    Hello! Thank you for the video play button!

    Does anyone know where I can get some free backgrounds to use – sometimes for print but often just for monitor use. Thank you! ~ Barbara

  16. valiik says:

    Barbara, just google “walpapers”.

  17. Cheryl Hanna says:

    Thank you for the button!

  18. Justine says:

    Thanks for the button! This was exactly what I was looking for and failed on my on attempt to make!

  19. Mary Ann says:

    Just needed this as a placeholder to show my website guys, but it sure came in handy. THANKS!

  20. Brian says:

    Great play button, thanks for making this freely available!

  21. Kaukaa says:

    Can I use this in commercial use? I make videos for a university for living.

  22. Matt says:

    Exactly what I was looking for. Thanks!

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