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System Requirements - Design Space

Cricut Explore® and Cricut Maker™ (“machines”) have recommended minimum system requirements for use. Cricut Design Space™, the free design software or app used with the machines, utilizes the latest technology for optimal user experience. From time to time the recommended minimum system requirements for the machines and/or Cricut Design Space™ software and app may change to help improve software performance while complying with operating system updates. As updates are made to the software and/or app, some minimum system requirement updates will be mandatory.

 

Window® OS*

  • OS: Windows® 8 or later**
  • CPU: Intel™ Core series or equivalent AMD® processor
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Browsers: Latest version of Mozilla® Firefox®, Google Chrome™, Microsoft Edge™***
  • 50MB free disk space
  • Available USB port or Bluetooth® connection
  • Display: Minimum 1024px x 768px screen resolution

 

* Based on Microsoft OS support

** Windows systems running in S Mode are not supported at this time. Visit support.microsoft.com for more information.

*** Design Space is not compatible with Internet Explorer.

 

Mac® OS*

  • OS: Mac® OS X 10.12 or later
  • CPU 1.83 GHz
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Browsers: Latest version of Safari®, Mozilla® Firefox®, Google Chrome™
  • 50MB free disk space
  • Available USB port or Bluetooth® connection
  • Display: Minimum 1024px x 768px screen resolution

 

* Based on Apple OS support

 

Internet

  • Broadband connection

    • Minimum 2 – 3 Mbps Download
    • Minimum 1 – 2 Mbps Upload
  • Standard data rates may apply

 

iOS Devices

  • iOS 10 or later
  • iPhone
    • iPhone X
    • iPhone 8
    • iPhone 8 Plus
    • iPhone 7
    • iPhone 7 Plus
    • iPhone SE
    • iPhone 6s
    • iPhone 6s Plus
    • iPhone 6
    • iPhone 6 Plus
    • iPhone 5s
    • iPhone 5c
    • iPhone 5
  • iPad
    • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd generation)
    • iPad Pro 10.5-inch
    • iPad (5th generation)
    • iPad Pro 9.7-inch
    • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (1st generation)
    • iPad Air 2
    • iPad mini 4
    • iPad mini 3
    • iPad Air
    • iPad mini 2
    • iPad (4th generation)
    • iPad (3rd generation)
  • iPod
    • iPod touch (6th generation) 

 

*iPhone and iPad are trademarks of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. 

 

Android Devices

  • Android 6.0 or higher
  • Mobile devices and tablets only
  • Chromebooks not supported
  • Qualified devices
    • Samsung: Galaxy S, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Tab A, Galaxy Tab S series
    • Google: Pixel series
    • LG: G, K, or V series
    • Motorola: Droid G, Z, E, Turbo or Moto series
  • Performance varies by chip set, processor speed, and manufacturer

 

Offline

  • Only available for iOS devices
  • Memory needs will vary based on usage

 

Design features and functionality may vary between computers, tablets and smartphones. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

 

Cricut Design Space is not compatible with Chromebooks, or Unix/Linux Computers.