CLIP STUDIO PAINT: Software/app for Manga, Comics, Drawing and Painting
The Artist's Complete Tool for Drawing & Painting - World-class graphic software from Japan -

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for Manga for Illustration for Animation $49.99 / $219
Windows & macOS

#15 CLIP STUDIO PAINT illustration contest Theme: Prince & Princess
The winners of the 15th CLIP STUDIO PAINT illustration contest have been decided. Congratulations to the winners.
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World Renowned Digital Art Software

over 3,000,000 copies

Clip Studio Paint has sold over 3,000,000 copies worldwide.*1

over 2,500,000 copies

Latest version of MangaStudio (ComicStudio).

Largest share of the graphics software market

Top seller for 3 years running in the same category as Adobe and Corel in Japan.*2

Most popular software*3 among users of the world's largest social media service which has over 30 million users.(pixiv)

All-in-One Digital Art Software

Check out the detailed features.

for Illustration

for Animation


$49.99 / $219
Windows & macOS

iPad app 6 months free

Over 10,000 Free Downloadable Content and Brushes

Over 10,000 Free Downloadable Content

Clip Studio Assets allows you to access a vast library of free Downloadable content such as brushes, tones, 3D models and more. With new content being added daily, there is always something new to experience.
You can now share your original materials with the world.


The CLIP STUDIO PAINT iPad app is also available.
Create full-scale manga and illustrations, as well as commercial level animation with the iPad alone.

iPad app 6 months free

Artist Testimonials

Clip Studio Paint is the trusted software of professional digital artists the world over.

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Used in Top Universities, Art Schools and Professional Studios

Clip Studio Paint (formerly known as Manga Studio) is taught as the industry standard digital painting tool by educators the world over.


Aichi Zokei Design College/Bunkyo University/Kyoto Seika University/Nagoya University/Nagoya Zokei University/Okayama Shoka University/Osaka University of Arts Character Creative Arts Department/Seian University of Arts and Design/Takaraduka University/Tokyo Polytechnic University/Your Institute of Community Education

Art Schools

Aichi Modeling Design College High School/Anabuki Design & Beauty College/Aso Business Computer College/Collage of Digital Arts Tokyo (Digital Arts Tokyo School)/Hokkaido College of Art & Design/Human Academy/Human Academy Yokohama Campus/International Animation College/International Design Academy/Kyoto Computer Gakuin/Kyoto University of Art and Design / Kyoto Institute of Design /Kyushu Adachi Gakuen (Kyushu Designer Gakuen)/Kyushu Designer Gakuin/Manga Geijutsu Gakuin/Nihon Business College (Nihon-Chuo Institution)/Nihon Engineering College of Hachioji Campus/Nihon Engineering College of Hokkaido/Nihon Engineering College of Kamata Campus/Niigata Sogo Gakuin Japan Animation & Manga College/Nippon Design college/Nippon Designer Geijutsu Gakuin/Nippon Designers school/O-hara Gakuen/Osaka Communication Arts College/Osaka Designers' College /Sapporo Manga Anime Gakuin College/Sapporo Manga Anime Gakuin College/School of Utsunomiya Art & Sports/Sendai Communication Arts College/Toho Gakuen Film Techniques Training College/Tokyo Design Technology Center/Tokyo Designer Gakuin College/Tokyo school of Anime/Ueda Gakuen (Osaka Sogo College of Design)/Vantan Game Academy /Yokohama System Engineering College/Yoyogi Animation Gakuin

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Used in many universities and other specialist schools.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT EX Volume License (Windows / macOS)

Volume licenses are available to companies and educational institutions, allowing the use of one serial number for multiple terminals, that may be used by different users. The application starts with a minimum of 10 licenses.
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Customer Support

We are open 365 days a year

Our support center is open everyday to assist with any technical difficulties you may be having with the software.


CLIP STUDIO ASK is a useful service that allows the users to consult with each other as well as answer each other's questions.

For Digital Drawing & Painting


For Comic, Manga & Animation


The professional edition equipped with all the features needed for digital drawing and painting.

The flagship edition has all the features required for manga, comic and professional animation production.

An illustration or comic & manga of a single page

An illustration or comic & manga of multiple pages

Moving illustrations and short animation
*Up to 24 frames long

Moving illustrations and professional animation

Customizable pens and brushes that feel natural

Drawing in vector format

Access over 10,000 Free Downloadable Content and Brushes

Utilizing 3D model and 3D drawing figures

Easily works with Photoshop and other softwares

RGB and CMYK compatible

For macOS and Windows


Printing and exporting a book of multiple pages


Convert 3D model and 2D image data into very manga-like expressions with outline and posterization of tone

Free Technical Support

European comic schools contest CLIP STUDIO PAINT is holding a comic and illustration contest for students of manga-related schools. The winners will be awarded goods and cash prizes, and may possibly have their work published in Japanese media. Until May 10th, 2018 (Thu). Click here for details

*1 Survey by CELSYS

*2 BCN ranking calculated from sales numbers through Amazon and retailers

*3 Calculated by CELSYS from figures announced on pixiv (2017/1-2017/12)

*4 (C)Saki Nakagawa, Hazime Isayama, Kodansha / ”Attack on titan : junior high school ” Production Committee