Cricut Explore Air

Last updated: February 21, 2019

Cricut Explore Air

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Product Details

In our analysis of 40 expert reviews, the Cricut Explore Air placed 0th when we looked at the top 13 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Say goodbye to unnecessary cords and create more space to work on your projects. With the Cricut Design Space software system, send your projects wirelessly to the Cricut Explore Air machine for cutting.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

Easy setup. Integrated Bluetooth and iPad app give it complete wireless control. Orange grid lines keep designs centered.
One feature that adds greatly to portability is its Bluetooth capabilities.
At its low price point, it’s clear that the Cricut Explore Air is an entry-level craft cutter, perfect for beginners and hobbyists just starting out.
You can send designs wirelessly from your mobile device to the Cricut Explore Air. It is much more convenient to design comfortably from your sofa instead of having to sit at the computer.

What reviewers didn't like

Mac app doesn't work well. Doesn't work as well on foam, and fails to maximize wasted space.
Cricut Explore Air lacks a handle and you have to learn new software. The companion app is not compatible with Android devices.
Unfortunately there’s no ‘offline mode’ available for you to access or edit your saved designs, although we live in hope that this is an upgrade they might consider in the future
While this machine cuts many materials, it will only cut fabric that is bonded or has backing. If you want to cut a lot of fabrics with your machine, you may wish to buy the Cricut Maker instead.
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