We have seen enough samples of the countdown features in most site like RapidShare, MegaUpload etc that allows you to download files but make you wait specified number of seconds before giving you the download link. We have probably also seen sites that are not online yet using a countdown to tell visitors to come back in a very dynamic manner. A countdown script has a lot of useful cases and the good news is that there are some really good jQuery scripts you can use for your site.
Check out our list of 10 Awesome jQuery Count Down Scripts below. Enjoy!
Update 03/01/2012: Another good one: jQuery Counter Plugin.
Update 29/09/2013: Added jQuery later.js Plugin
2. littlewebthings CountDown
3. jQuery Countdown plugin that doesn’t suck!
This countdown has a great animation.
5. jQuery Countdown
This is a jQuery plugin that sets a div or span to show a countdown to a given time. There are tons of options available and everything is supported by good examples and code snippets.
jQuery later.js Plugin
Later works in both the browser (IE7+, FireFox, Chrome, Safari) and Node.js environments. Simply include the library to get access to the Later namespace and all functionality.