30 days Free License

Try all the features for 30 days for free!

  1. -You can try both EX (full features) and PRO (standard).
  2. -A free CLIP STUDIO account is required to complete the registration.

Ver.1.9.4 approx. 300MB (09/26/2019)

Ver.1.9.4 approx. 300MB (09/26/2019)

Also available for iPad
First six months free!

Installation to Start-up

1. Run the installer and follow the instructions to install the software.

▼ Google Chrome
▼ Internet Explorer
Windows : CSP_1XXw_setup.exe macOS : CSP_1XXm_app.pkg


Windows :

Click the “CLIP STUDIO” icon on the desktop.

macOS :

Open the “Applications” folder > “CLIP STUDIO 1.5” and click on the “CLIP STUDIO” icon.

3. Click “PAINT” to launch CLIP STUDIO PAINT.

4. Get started in Clip Studio Paint with our official tips and tutorials.

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Official Tips & Tutorials

5. You can use all the features of the software.

Once you register a CLIP STUDIO account and the trial version, you will be able to save your data and use all features for free for 30 days.

Select to register for a trial version

Useful Resources

  • Installation and Uninstallation Guide : PDF
  • Startup Guides : HTML / PDF
  • Instruction Manual : HTML / PDF
  • Tool Settings Guide : HTML / PDF

Sample files


  • FAQ's
    Frequently asked questions.
  • Default Sub Tool Package
    Download this package if you delete any sub tool settings by mistake. You do not need to install this data when you are installing the application for the first time.

Limitations of the trial version

If you complete the trial registration for the trial version, you can use the full-featured version for 30 days without any limitations. If you do not complete the trial registration for the trial version or if the trial period expires, the limitations below will be applied.

  1. “Save” and “Save as” and "Save Duplicate" are disabled.
  2. The export function is disabled.
  3. The “Batch import” function is disabled.
  4. “Scan”, “Continuous scan” and “Select Scan Device” are disabled. [EX]
  5. “Print” and “Print settings” are disabled.
  6. “Copy”, “Cut” and “Paste” are disabled.
  7. “Material registration”, “Register a sub tool as material”, “Register color set as material”, “Register (Auto actions) set as material”, and “Register a workspace as material” are disabled. [EX/PRO]
  8. “Material Property” is disabled.
  9. “Replace page”, “Add Page”, “Add Page (Detail)”, “Import Page”, “Duplicate Page”, “Delete Page”, “Combine Pages”, “Split Pages”, “Change basic page settings”, “Change basic work settings”, “Batch Process” are disabled. [EX]
  10. Some file object functions cannot be used such as "Convert layer to file object" and "Paste as file object".
  11. “Open” ComicStudio story file (.cst) or CLIP STUDIO storyboard file (.csnf) are disabled. [EX]
  12. Filter plugins that users create will be disabled.
  13. It is not possible to output files for OpenToonz scenes. [EX]