Installing this software will also cause the following to be installed:

Installation to Start-up (Windows/macOS)

Installing Clip Studio Paint for the first time

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

Google Chrome
Microsoft Edge
Windows: CSP_2XXw_setup.exe macOS: CSP_2XXm_app.pkg



Tap the CLIP STUDIO icon on your desktop.


Open the Applications folder > CLIP STUDIO 1.5 and tap the CLIP STUDIO icon.

3. Tap PAINT to launch Clip Studio Paint.

4. Register your license.

Tap [I already have a license / I have signed up for a free offer].

5. Log in with your Clip Studio account.

6. Launch Clip Studio Paint.

Tap [Activate] if it displays.

7. Check out the basic operations.

Find out more about how to make illustrations, comics, and animation works in the app and watch beginner tutorial videos and more.

I have Ver. 1/I have a perpetual one-time purchase license for Ver. 2.0

If you have signed up for the update plan after installing the latest version of Clip Studio Paint and cannot start the app, please see below.