Cricut announced in a new blog post that the automatic cutting and printing machine next year will no longer require a subscription for unlimited upload. The company took a step back when it announced it would postpone the change until 2022. But now, Ashric Arora, CEO of Cricut, completely reverses the company’s plans and guarantees that Cricut machines will work as they do. always worked.
‘We have made the decision to reverse our previously shared plans. At this time, each member can upload an unlimited number of images and patterns for free in Design Space, and we do not intend to change this policy. It is true whether you are now a current member of Cricut or you want to think about joining the Cricut family before or after 31 December 2021, ‘writes Arora.
Uploading restrictions to Cricut’s required Design Space app was a controversial issue for ordinary Cricut craftsmen. While Design Space can work as a separate creation software, many users prefer to create their art in other applications and bring it into Design Space to finalize it, before Cricut cuts it out of paper, fabric and other materials.
In Cricut’s controversial plan, the company offered 20 Design Space uploads a month for free and locked up unlimited uploads behind a paid Cricut Access subscription. The move did not go well with users, who not only had free unlimited uploads, but also wanted to avoid additional costs, or to be forced to use Design Space for the entire project.
Cricut’s original response apparently satisfied many of its customers, but now the company has gone a step further and made its subscriber plan what it started as a supplement, rather than a requirement for normal use.