Clip Studio Paint Ver.1.10.6 Update Now Available

December 23, 2020

Clip Studio Paint EX/PRO/Debut version 1.10.6 (Windows/macOS/iPad/iPhone/Galaxy/Android/Chromebook) has been released on December 23, 2020.

Note: The iPad, iPhone, Galaxy, Android, and Chromebook versions will be available in their respective stores, the AppStore, the Galaxy Store, and Google Play, as soon as their reviews are complete.

Updates in Version 1.10.6

Feature Changes

The following features have been changed.

All Grades

When [Color mixing] in the [Sub Tool Detail] palette of a brush-type tool is enabled and, [Apply by each plot] and [Outline] in [Texture mode] are disabled, drawing will be done without displaying the texture, as in versions prior to Ver. 1.10.3.

Bug Fixes

The following bugs have been fixed.

All Grades
  • In Ver. 1.10.5 and later, when using image materials for [Brush tip shape], depending on the [Angle] setting, the [Angle] of the [Brush tip shape] does not display correctly when the canvas is flipped horizontally or vertically.

Updates in Version 1.10.5 (released December 10, 2020)

Support for Android & Chromebooks

With all the features of Clip Studio Paint, you can now create full-scale works of art on all major devices. One hour free per day for smartphones, and up to three months free on your first plan with your other devices. Galaxy users can enjoy six months of free use.

Added Timelapse features to record and export your work production process

These will allow you to record the creation process of your work on a canvas and export it as a timelapse video. You can export in formats compatible for posting on different social media platforms, allowing you to easily share videos of how your work is created.

Additional brush settings have been added, and you can now import Photoshop brush files (.abr).

  • Imported brushes can be freely adjusted in the Tool Properties palette and the Sub Tool Detail palette. EX/PRO

Note: Results may differ from Photoshop when using imported Photoshop brushes. We are continuously working on improving brush functionality, including support for dual brushes.

The following settings have been added to the Sub Tool Detail palette to further expand the expressive range of your brushes.

  • Color Jitter
    Added Change brush tip color, which allows you to vary the hue, saturation, and brightness as you draw, and Randomize per stroke, which randomizes the color of each stroke as you draw. These function according to how Color Dynamics are set, such as to Pen pressure or Random. The existing Blend with sub color has been added as an item to Change brush tip color.
  • Flip brush tips horizontally & vertically
    Flip Horizontal and Flip Vertical allow the brush tip's angle to be set to flip horizontally or vertically.
  • Texture settings Brightness & Contrast
    You can now adjust the Brightness and Contrast of a texture before applying it.
  • Texture modes
    Overlay, Color dodge, Color burn, Hard Mix, and Height have been added to Texture Mode. These apply to a brush’s texture to offer a variety of texture options.

Useful features for webtoon production have been added (EX/PRO)

The following features have been added to make webtoon creation easier.

  • New dialog box
    Webtoon has been added to Use of work. This creates a canvas for webtoons. (EX/PRO)
    Selecting Webtoon under Use of Work allows webtoon works to be split into multiple files. (EX)
  • File menu
    Export webtoon has been added, allowing webtoons to be divided and exported into specified sizes. The exported size can also be adjusted.
  • Story menu
    A webtoon item, Change basic work settings, has been added. (EX)
    View has been added to the Create story folder dialog box that appears when using Add Page, etc. (EX)
    View has been added, and you can choose to view the Story window in Page-by-page or Webtoon format. (EX)
    Webtoon reading direction has been added, and you can choose to view the Story window in Page-by-page or Webtoon format. (EX)
  • View menu
    On-screen area (webtoon) has been added. This provides an on-screen area that shows the area viewable on a smartphone. You can also set the aspect ratio of On-screen area (webtoon).
  • Clip Studio SHARE
    You can now upload webtoon work files (extension: .clip/.cmc) from Clip Studio.

Easier & more convenient PDF file export function (EX)

  • Win/mac: You can now export files in PDF format from File menu > Export multiple pages.
  • When exporting PDF files, you can now set Split spread pages in the Batch Export dialog box, which allows you to export without separating the page spreads.
  • Compression has been added to the Export PDF format dialog box. You can choose how to compress images in PDFs.

Other Improvements and Changes

We have also made some other improvements, specification changes, and bug fixes based on feedback from Clip Studio Paint users.

  • When submitting print documents from Clip Studio SHARE, you can combine TIFF and PDF formats. (EX)
  • The scaling process is accelerated when performing Edit menu > Transform > Scale, or Edit menu> Change Image Resolution.
  • Win/mac/iPad/Galaxy: Auto-scroll has been added to Story menu > Page Manager Layout. You can toggle auto-scroll on/off, so that the page you are editing appears in the Story window. (EX)
  • When setting Dynamics for the Sub Tool Detail Palette's Mixing rate of sub drawing color of brush-type tools, even if Spraying effect > Particle density is set to a value greater than 2, each particle will be drawn in a different color.
  • If you turn on Color mixing and set Texture mode to Outline in the Brush-type tool's Sub Tool Detail palette, even if you turn off Apply by each plot, you will still be able to draw as if it were on.

Main improvements in Version 1.10.5

Improvements

The following features have been improved.

All Grades
  • Timelapse features have been added.
    • Timelapse has been added to the File menu. You can now record and export timelapse videos.
    • Record timelapse has been added to the New dialog box.
    • Record timelapse has also been added to Edit menu > Canvas Properties. PRO/EX
    • Record timelapse has been added to Change basic page settings in the Story menu. EX
    • Record timelapse has been added to Change basic work settings in the Story menu. EX
  • The scaling process is faster when performing Edit menu > Transform > Scale, or Edit menu > Change Image Resolution.
  • A Color Jitter option has been added to the Sub tool detail palette for Brush-type tools. You can set the following items.
    • According to how Color Dynamics are set, Change Brush Tip Color allows you to vary the hue, saturation, and brightness as you draw.
    • Randomize per stroke randomizes the color of each stroke as you draw.
  • Flip Horizontal and Flip Vertical options have been added to the Sub tool detail palette for Brush-type tools. You can set how the brush tip will flip.
  • Brightness and Contrast options have been added to the Sub tool detail palette for Brush-type tools. This allows for adjustments to the brightness and contrast of a paper texture image before applying it to a brush.
  • Overlay, Color dodge, Color burn, Hard mix, and Height options have been added to the Sub tool detail palette for Brush-type tools under Texture mode.
  • You can now upload vertical scrolling works, such as webtoons, from Clip Studio SHARE.
  • Galaxy: The right mouse button and mouse wheel operation are now supported.
  • Galaxy: Also, when you connect the pen tablet and press the pen's button, it now acts as a side switch modifier key.
EX/PRO
  • It is now possible to import Photoshop brush files (extension: .abr) from the Import sub tool in the Sub tool palette menu.
  • New features have been added to aid the creation of webtoons.
    • Webtoon has been added to Use of work in the New dialog box. You can create a canvas for Webtoons. PRO/EX
    • Selecting Webtoon under Use of Work in the New dialog box allows webtoon works to be split into multiple files. EX
    • View has been added to the New dialog box under Use of work when Show all comic settings is selected. You can choose Page-by-page or Webtoon. EX
    • Webtoon Export was added to the File menu. Webtoons can be divided and exported into specified sizes. The exported size can also be adjusted.
    • Webtoon has been added to Change basic work settings in the Story menu. EX
    • View has been added to the Create story folder dialog box that appears when selecting Story menu > Add Page, etc. EX
    • View has been added to the Page Manager section of the Story menu. View has been added, and you can choose to view the Story window in Page-by-page or Webtoon format. EX
    • Webtoon reading direction has been added to the Page Manager section in the Story menu. You can select the reading direction when the Story window is displayed as Webtoon. EX
    • On-screen area (webtoon) has been added to View menu. This provides an on-screen area that shows the area to be displayed on a smartphone.
    • On-screen area settings (webtoon) has been added to the View menu. You can also set the aspect ratio of the on-screen area settings of a webtoon.
EX
  • When exporting PDF files, you can now set Split spread pages in the Batch Export dialog box, which allows you to export without separating the page spreads. You can export without splitting 2-page spreads.
  • Compression has been added to the Export PDF format dialog box. You can choose how to compress images in PDFs.
  • When submitting print documents from Clip Studio SHARE, you can combine TIFF and PDF formats.
  • Win/mac: You can now export files in PDF format from File menu > Export multiple pages.
  • Win/mac/iPad/Galaxy: Auto-scroll has been added to Story menu > Page Manager Layout. You can toggle auto-scroll on/off, so that the page you are editing appears in the Story window.

Feature Changes

The following features have been improved.

All Grades
  • The Sub tool detail palette’s Mixing rate of sub drawing color has been changed to Change Brush Tip Color and is in the Color Jitter category for Brush-type tools.
  • When setting Dynamics for the Sub Tool Detail Palette's Mixing rate of sub drawing color of brush-type tools, even if Spraying effect > Particle density is set to a value greater than 2, each particle will be drawn in a different color.
  • If you turn on Color mixing and set Texture mode to Outline in the Brush-type tool's Sub Tool Detail palette, even if you turn off Apply by each plot, you will still be able to draw as if it were on.
  • When dragging and dropping 3D files and 3D materials onto the canvas, the 3D model is now placed at the mouse cursor's position, even when creating a new 3D layer.
  • iPhone/Galaxy: An Internet connection is now required to use Clip Studio Paint free for one hour on a smartphone.
  • Galaxy: Folder thumbnails are now displayed in the File operation/Share dialog box based on the file names in ascending order.

What’s New in Clip Studio?

Bug Fixes

The following bugs have been fixed.

All Grades
  • When performing Restore App Settings in Clip Studio, Brush tip shape in Brush Tools may not display correctly.

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