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Cricut Explore FAQ

Software Download for Cricut Explore

Go to on your desktop or laptop computer and sign in with your Cricut ID.  You will be prompted to download the Cricut Design Space plugin and guided through the installation process.


What are the differences between the different Cricut Explore machines?

The Cricut Explore, Explore Airand Explore Air 2 each have a double tool holder so that you can cut & write (or cut & score) in 1 step. The Explore One has a single tool holder, so it can cut & write (or cut & score) in 2 steps.

The Explore Air and Explore Air 2 have built-in Bluetooth, but for Explore One and Explore, you will need a Cricut Wireless Bluetooth Adapter in order to use it with your iOS or Android mobile device or to cut wirelessly from your computer.  

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What are the dimensions and weight of the Explore?

The Explore One machine dimensions and weight are as follows: 

  • Height: 151.59mm (5.97")
  • Length: 563.3mm (22.17")
  • Width: 177.57mm (6.99")
  • Weight: approximately 21 lbs (9.5 kg)