Cricut Design Space 4+

Cricut, Inc.

    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Enjoy total creative freedom over your next DIY project with Cricut Design Space™. Design, cut, or draw by connecting to Cricut Explore™ or Cricut Maker™ machines.

Start your project from scratch or browse thousands of images, ready-to-make projects, and unique fonts in the Cricut Image Library.

Create from anywhere, any time inspiration sparks with cloud-based syncing across devices.

Make the most of every last scrap with the SnapMat™ feature.

Connect to your compatible Cricut cutting machine with a Bluetooth® connection.

Experience brand-new features like kerning, spell check, right-to-left text & more by upgrading your device to iOS 14 or above.

New to Cricut? Welcome! To use this companion Design Space app, first activate your new machine at

Existing members with Cricut Joy™ machines? For fun or functional projects in 15 minutes or less, use the companion Cricut Joy™ app.


• Over 50,000 FREE images, fonts & projects
• Upload & edit your own compatible image files (jpg, .bmp, .png, .gif, .svg, and .dxf)
• Browse Cricut fonts or use your own system fonts
• Cut predesigned Make It Now projects quickly & easily
• Make cards, invitations, 3D models & more
• Design home & party decor, jewelry, and fashion accessories
• Get perfect cut settings for your material type
• Visualize & position artwork on scrap material with SnapMat™ feature
• Access images & projects and make purchases on or Design Space with Cricut ID.
• Setup & activate machine right from app
• Bluetooth® capability (Bluetooth adapter may be required, sold separately)
• Easily position, resize & rotate text
• Kerning for fonts
• Follow step-by-step project instructions
• Ready-to-make mug designs
• Auto-save projects

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What’s New

Version 5.63.0

• This update contains bug fixes and performance enhancements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
647.7K Ratings

647.7K Ratings

MixedMedia88 ,

To all of those who are overwhelmed! You got this!

It is so common to see users leave negative reviews, or frowny Facebook statuses in my Cricut groups, on how they purchased this expensive machine, and have just left it in their closets FOR MONTHS to collect dust because they are too intimidated. I’m sorry, but I honestly wish I had the money to just throw at a hobby I have never done research on, and just let it sit there. Then to complain that Cricut isn’t there to hold their hand in the process. I do my research before I make a purchase and at least watch or read a few tutorials so I know what is going on. Even though my Cricut purchase was done fairly quickly, with only a couple days to study what it was, I had enough knowledge to get it going same day, right after I got home with it. I am so glad I did because it is probably one of my favorite hobbies that I have. There are so many tutorials on the Internet, and even Cricut has their own guides if you take the time to do the research online. Sure the machine only comes with a basic blade and some sample vinyl, but what else did you expect? I don’t ever expect my other hobbies (3D printing or Laser Engraving) to come with a “Let me hold your hand guide” with steps on how to do EVERYTHING it can handle. It’s up to you to succeed and learn the product that you have invested hundreds of dollars into! If I can make multi-layer projects 2 hours after opening the box, so can you! The information is out there!

wxyz1245 ,

Cricut review

I’m very upset that my machine costed me close to $400 it’s been sitting in the box for 6 months because it came with nothing at all that tells you how to use the machine. I’ve paid for membership for 6 months and still haven’t used I for anything other than collecting dust. I’m very upset! You should include a book with step by step instructions on a product that cost so much money it’s not right I feel I’ve been taking advantage of! I wish I had of taken it back now I’m stuck with it and having to try and watch videos on how to figure out how to use it! I just wonder how many others are to scared to give a true review like myself. I’ve bought several things off of the internet that was just a waste of my money as well. I can’t believe you have gotten by with taking advantage of so many people. I’m on a very low income and thought I could make extra money from buying your machine and so far the only thing it has done is cost me money! Your company should be ashamed of yourselves! A product that cost so much money should come with complete instructions on how to use it from s decal, an iron on, labels, or whatever everything I’ve tried to do with my cricut maker had costed me more money on top of the money I’ve already spent on your machine. I even build a she shed to have a place to craft at!

Developer Response ,

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this honest feedback. We really appreciate you sharing your experience with us! We are heartbroken to hear about this situation. We want our Members experience to be amazing and would love to help make this right! You can check out our awesome User Manuals online here: We would also love to speak with you in real time to see how we can assist and make this right for you! Reach out to our Member Care team with reference: 4009353 Thank you so much!

51210girls ,

I love my machine and app.

A couple months ago my mother found a Cricut expression at a yard sale. She bought it for $30 and it came with 12 cartridges and no power cord or blade. She knew that this would be something right up my alley. We didn’t do our research and didn’t realize that the machine was basically obsolete as far as buying blades and equipment. We made due with what we could get and I was having a blast. I had so many ideas which I quickly realized were going to be hard for me to execute with what I had. We managed to pull together the money for an explore air 2. I have already made quite a few projects and I’m working on a more intricate one for my husband.

I love using the cricut design space on my iPad. So far I prefer to work from my iPad than the computer. I have only come across two issues. One- when I am uploaded an image from my photos and pre editing it, my image will go completely white. The first 5-6 times it happened I got really angry closed out and started over. Then I realized my undo button was still there and it fixed it. Two- This one is more human error than anything. I have lost two projects because I was a dummy and did not save my projects at frequent enough (or at all) intervals, then my app would glitch I would have to restart the app and come back to my project selections and it was gone.

Either way I am so happy to have bought this machine and can’t wait to see what my crafting future holds. 😀😀😀

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