What software can I use with Cricut Expression?

The Cricut Expression was designed as a standalone machine that uses Cricut cartridges instead of CAD software. It used to be compatible with Cricut’s Craft Room software but it’s being discontinued in June 2018.

Can I cut my own designs on Cricut Expression?

Well, the answer is YES! You can upload your own images, designs, and graphics to Cricut Design Space, then cut them out with your machine. You can even upload photos and use the Print & Cut feature to make projects using your very own photos!

Can you still use a Cricut Expression?

Cricut no longer produces these machines. Legacy machines include Cricut Personal, Create, Expression, Expression 2, Mini, Cake, Cake Mini, and Imagine.

Is Cricut Expression compatible with computer?

At one time, Cricut did manufacture a wireless adapter for the Expression 2 machine so that you could connect it to your computer wirelessly when using the Cricut Craft Room software. However, this item was discontinued due to low demand, and the Cricut Craft Room software was shut down on July 16, 2018.

Can Cricut Expression be used without cartridge?

Cricut cutting machines work well for making many craft projects, but the cartridges can be expensive. The Cricut machine works without a cartridge if it is attached to a computer with the correct software. as of November 2010, one software program makes the Cricut cartridge free.

How do I use my Cricut Expression without a computer?

Cricut Design Space is available in the Google Play Store for Android Devices. The Cricut Design Space App can be downloaded onto a tablet, and this allows you to use a Cricut Explore Air or Cricut Maker without a computer.

Is the Cricut Expression obsolete?

Being an older model, the Expression has been discontinued from the official Cricut store and there are only limited stocks available on Amazon. From our experience, the best place to pick up the machine in 2021 is on eBay where it can be snapped up for under $100.

Can you use pens with Cricut Expression?

Cricut Inks: Cricut Inks pens were formatted to be used in place of the blade housing. No special housing is needed to use these pens with your Expression or other machines. Simply replace the blade housing with the Cricut Inks pen and your images will be drawn instead of cut.

How do I connect my Cricut Expression to my laptop?

Connect the machine to your computer with the USB cord or pair it via Bluetooth. Go to design.cricut.com/setup in your browser. Download and install Design Space for Desktop (help article). Follow the on-screen instructions to sign in or create your Cricut ID, and set up your new machine.