Frequently Asked Questions

Do you use a Silhouette machine?  To use svg files with a Silhouette machine you must have the designer version of the software.
How to get your file(s) after purchase:
There are two ways to access your file(s) for download after purchase.  
      1.  Once you have completed the checkout process, a download link will be available.  Click on the link and choose where to save the file to your computer.
      2.  If you included an email address during checkout, 2 emails will be sent within 24 hours.  The download link will also be available in the second email.  Please check all spam and junk folders for the email.
Files must be downloaded on to a computer not a mobile device!!  Your download will appear as an internet file.  Open the cutting software and import/open the file into the software.
How to import .svg files to Cricut Design Space do the following:
  1. In your web browser go to Cricut Design Space and sign in.
  2. Click on Create New Project.
  3. In the left menu, click on Upload Image.
  4. Click Upload image.
  5. Browse to where you have stored your svg files.
  6. Locate the specific file you want and click Open.
  7. The file name will come in with the file.  You can type in tags to help you find a specific file later.
  8. Click on Save Image.
  9. Your image has been uploaded now.  It, and any other files you have uploaded will appear in your Design Space.  Select your image and click on Insert Images.

 Problems downloading/opening the file:

      1.  download the svg file and save it in an easy to find folder on your computer

      2.  open your cutting software (ex. cricut design space or silhoutte designer addition)

      3.  upload or import the file into your software

Svg files are not meant to be opened by clicking on them.  Most home computers do not have software that supports these files.  You must open the file in your cutting software for it to work.

Tracing a file:

You bought a file to use with a program that requires tracing.  (ex. Brother's scan and cut or Silhouette standard)  Tracing a file changes the form of the file and the quality.  Please note that you are doing this at your own risk.

How to use a svg file with Cricut Design Space:

1.  Download the file and save it to your computer.  The file will usually save as an internet explore file.  This is normal.  Do not try and open the file by clicking on it.

2.  Open Cricut Design Space and open a new project

3.  Click on upload in the lower left corner

4.  Click upload image

5.  Click browse and choose the file you saved.  Most downloaded files can be found in the download folder unless you choose to save it elsewhere.

6.  At this point you can edit the image name and add tags.  Click save.

7.  Click on the image you just uploaded and then click insert images.

8.  These are large files and can take several minutes to open depending on your internet speed.