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How do I find the free images that came with my Explore machine?

Once you have completed the "New Machine Setup" from Cricut Design Space (via PC/Mac/iOS), the free images that came with your machine will automatically be added to your account. Also, a free trial for Cricut Access will be activated. To locate the free content that came with your Cricut Explore machine, please follow these steps:

 

Design Space (PC/Mac):

  1. Sign in to Design Space (design.cricut.com).
  2. Click on New Project.
  3. Free Images:
    • Click Images on the design panel to the left of the canvas.
    • Click on Filter in the top-right near the search field.
    • Click on the “Free” filter. This will display all the images that came with your machine.
  4. Free Fonts:
    • ​​​Click Text on the design panel to the left of the canvas.
    • The Text Edit bar will appear at the top of the screen.
    • Click on the Font drop down menu.
    • The fonts that you own or that are free will not have a price under them.
    • You can also select Filter in the top right of the Font drop-down menu and select the "My Fonts" filter to view all that you own or that you have permissions to cut. 
  5. Free Patterns:
    • Insert an image or text.
    • Change the Line Type to Print and click Patterns.
    • Apply the Free filter from the bottom of the Layer Attributes panel when in the pattern view. 

 

Free Images:

Finding Free Images

 

You can also click on the Cartridges index and apply the "Free" filter to see the full cartridges or image sets that came with your machine. Click on additional filters to narrow down the search, and click “Clear Filters” to clear all filters.

 

Free Fonts:

Fonts

 

Free Patterns:

Free Patterns

 

 

The images, fonts, and patterns that are included with the Cricut Access trial will be flagged with the green Cricut Access "a" and can be used for free until the trial expires.

 

Design Space (iOS):

  1. Launch the Design Space App.
  2. Click New Project.
  3. Free Images:
    • Click Image from the bottom of the screen.
    • Select the filter icon (funnel) in the top-right.
    • Click Free under Ownership.
  4. Free Fonts:
    • Click Text from the bottom of the screen.
    • The Font menu will appear. 
    • Fonts that are free or that you already own will not have a price next to them. 
    • You can also select the filter icon next to the search box and select "My Fonts" under Ownership to display all fonts that you own, are subscribed to, or that are free. 

Free Images and Fonts iOS

 

The images and fonts that are included with the Cricut Access trial will have a green "a" next to them, and can be used for free until the trial expires.

 

Cricut Basics (iOS):

  1. Launch the Cricut Basics App.
  2. Free Images:
    • Click Images and then All Images.
    • Apply the filter from the right side to show Free images.
  3. Free Fonts:
    • Click Text from the bottom.
    • The free fonts in the list will not have a price next to them.

 

Basics

 

As of now, the New Machine Setup cannot be done through the Cricut Basics iOS App. Also, patterns are not available in the Design Space iOS App and Cricut Basics App.