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.

Materials

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.

Foil Transfer Tool and Foil Transfer Sheet in motion

FoilingAdd shine to your projects.

Elevate your craft with stunning foil effects. Foil Transfer Tool makes it easy to embellish invitations, gift boxes, cards & more with polished, professional results that add amazing glimmer and gleam.

Cricut Explore Air 2 in 7 colors

Creative happiness in every hue.

Creativity comes in many colors. But no matter which hue says you, Cricut Explore machines feature a big dial for selecting materials, convenient cubbies for storing your gear, and cutting performance that will blow your socks off.

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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Cricut Explore Air 2
Cricut Explore Air® 2

Our most popular machine

Cricut Maker
Cricut Maker®

The ultimate smart
cutting machine

Perfect for

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

Max material width

5.5 in
12 in
12 in

Max material length

20 ft
2 ft
2 ft

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

NO
NO
YES

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

YES
NO
NO

Works with Card Mat for quick custom cards

YES
NO
NO

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

NO
YES
YES

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

YES
YES
YES

Connectivity

Bluetooth®
Bluetooth®, USB
Bluetooth®, USB

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