How to open and cut SVG files with Cricut Design Space

Here are some tips and tricks for Cricut Design Space Users.

Don’t double click on a SVG file because it will most likely open in your web browser or a program that you don’t intend to use. 

Please follow these steps instead:


Launch Design Space in your internet browser. Click on “New Project”.

How to open and cut SVG files with Cricut Design Space

Next, click on the “Upload” icon on the left hand side.

How to open and cut SVG files with Cricut Design Space

Click on “Upload Image”.

How to open and cut SVG files with Cricut Design Space

Browse for your file. Make sure you select the SVG file. Keep in mind that SVG files can be displayed as html files (Google Chrome, Explorer etc.), don’t let this throw you off. Click “Open” and then “Safe” the file.

How to open and cut SVG files with Cricut Design Space
How to open and cut SVG files with Cricut Design Space

The file should appear in your “Recently uploaded images” section as the first file. Select the file and click on “Insert Images”.

How to open and cut SVG files with Cricut Design Space

Single color designs
Select
 the design and click on “Attach” on the right hand side. Your file is now ready to be cut (Click on “Make it”)

How to open and cut SVG files with Cricut Design Space

Multi color/layered files
Select the design and “UnGroup” it.

How to open and cut SVG files with Cricut Design Space

Now you can select a color layer and “Attach” it. You should “Attach” each color layer separately. Your file is now ready to be cut (Click on “Make it”)

How to open and cut SVG files with Cricut Design Space

2 thoughts on “How to open and cut SVG files with Cricut Design Space

  1. Teri Kelley says:

    I have purchased two different files. They both were to be SVG files. I was able to down load. When i went to cut the design they were not SVG.

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