Cricut Explore Air 2

DIY made oh-so-satisfying.

Meet the Cricut Explore family.

Big value, WOW-worthy results. With the flexibility to cut a wide range of craft materials and the precision to deliver exactly what you need, the best-selling Cricut Explore line of smart cutting machines make DIY easy, fun, and – dare we say – amazing.


So many materials.
Even more possibilities.

Cricut Explore machines cut a hundred different materials – everything from the most popular craft materials like cardstock, vinyl, and iron-on to specialty materials like glittery paper, polished foils, and bonded fabric.

Fine Point Blade

CuttingCut the most intricate shapes to perfection.

Versatile fine-point blades enable Cricut machines to cut light- to medium-weight materials quickly and accurately, down to details smaller than a nail decal. And with Cut Smart technology, you’ll get the same results cut after cut.

Flower Projects made with Scoring Wheel

ScoringMake your paper
projects pop.

Make a beautiful, handcrafted card with a complementary envelope in minutes. Scoring Stylus1 makes easy-to-fold creases in the most popular paper materials with Cricut machines.

Pen with calligraphy

WritingAdd a note.
Make a statement.

Cricut machines handle pens like your very own calligrapher, embellishing projects with beautiful text and delicately drawn shapes. With a variety of styles and thicknesses, Cricut pens simply make your projects stand out.

Feature summaryThe perfect entry point to the world of precision crafting.

  • Easy enough for anyone to learn
  • Up to 2X faster cutting and writing2
  • Bluetooth® wireless technology
  • Double tool holder3
  • Design Space software for iOS, Android, Windows®, and Mac®
  • Upload your own images and fonts for free
  • Compatible with Cricut cartridges4

1 Sold separately.
2 Fast Mode available on Cricut Explore Air 2. Use with popular crafting materials including vinyl, iron-on, and cardstock.
3 Available on Cricut Explore Air/Air 2 models.
4 For users of classic Cricut machines who own cartridges.

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Perfect for

Quick, everyday, fun projects
A wide range of DIY hobbies
Pro-level DIY performance & versatility

Max material width

13.9 cm
30.5 cm
30.5 cm

Max material length

6 m
61 cm
61 cm

Material compatibility

50+ materials
100+ materials
300+ materials

Tools / Capabilities

2 (for cutting & writing)
4 (for cutting, writing, scoring)
11+ (for cutting, writing, scoring, debossing, engraving & more)

Commercial-grade performance


Works with Smart Materials for long, continuous cuts without a cutting mat


Works with Card Mat for quick custom cards


Works with home printer to print, then cut out printed image perfectly


Free design app for iOS, Android Windows®, and Mac®



Bluetooth®, USB
Bluetooth®, USB

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