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CLIP STUDIO PAINT Version 1.9.0 release notes (4/10/2019)

Main updates in Version 1.9.0

*Features marked with [EX] or [PRO] can only be used in EX or PRO.

Corrections(DEBUT/PRO/EX)

  1. (mac) We fixed an issue on macOS 10.14.4 where lines would become block shapes or the entire canvas would be filled when drawing with brush tools.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT Version 1.8.8 release notes (3/5/2019)

Main updates in Version 1.8.8

*Features marked with [EX] or [PRO] can only be used in EX or PRO.

Clip Studio Paint EX/PRO/DEBUT Ver.1.8.8 (Windows/macOS/iPad) has been released. This update is a bug fix to address an issue where materials would not be pasted to the correct location when dragged and dropped on the canvas. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this bug.

Version 1.8.6 was released on February 28, but it came to our attention that the new pen pressure wizard was appearing on start-up for people who did not need it.
Please follow these instructions to revert to the default pen pressure settings.
you will be able to revert to previous pen pressure settings if you have backed up your app settings with the Clip Studio cloud. If you have not backed up your settings, it is not possible to automatically revert the settings. Please see here for instructions on how to revert to settings backed up on the cloud.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT Version 1.8.7 release notes (3/2/2019)

Main updates in Version 1.8.7

*Features marked with [EX] or [PRO] can only be used in EX or PRO.

On February 28, we released Clip Studio Paint Ver. 1.8.6 (Windows/macOS/iPad). It has come to our attention that the new pen pressure wizard was appearing for users who do not need to adjust pen pressure settings. We have now released Ver. 1.8.7 (Windows/macOS/iPad) with adjustments to avoid unintentionally changing pen pressure settings.

Corrections of Version 1.8.7

Changes of specification (DEBUT/PRO/EX)

  1. The pen pressure wizard will now only appear for people opening Clip Studio Paint on that device for the first time on that device.

Changes of specification (PRO/EX)

  1. (iPad)The pen pressure wizard will no longer appear upon start-up.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT Version 1.8.6 release notes (2/28/2019)

Main updates in Version 1.8.6

*Features marked with [EX] or [PRO] can only be used in EX or PRO.

We have added twelve new brushes to achieve more realistic and traditional finishes.


  1. New sub tools and sub tool groups have been added to the [Brush] tool.
    - The [Real watercolor] Group has been added, including six new sub tools.
    - The term [Oil paint] group has been changed to [Thick paint]. If you are updating from a previous version, the group name will not change.
    - Five sub tools have also been added to the [Thick Paint] group: [Gouache], [Dry Gouache], [Thin Gouache], [Pointillism], and [Gouache blender]. If you are updating from a previous version, these will be added to the existing [Oil paint] group.
    - The [Soothing watercolor] and [Running color on fiber] sub tools have been moved from the [Blend] tool to the [Brush] tool > [Watercolor] group. If you are updating from a previous version, these will not be moved.
  2. The [Kneaded eraser] sub tool has been added to the [Eraser] tool.

(iPad) We have improved file management for sharing multi-page works through the cloud.


  1. (iPad) We have improved file management for sharing multi-page works through the cloud. You can use the following operations to transfer your files to cloud services such as Dropbox and iCloud Drive through the iOS “Files” app.
    - You can drag and drop files saved to Clip Studio Paint from the [File operation/Share] dialog box to the “Files” app.
    - You can also import multi-page documents saved to Dropbox and iCloud Drive by importing them from the “Files” app.
    - 3D data composed of multiple files such as FBX format and LWS format can now be imported by folder instead of file by file.
    - You can now import sub tools by dragging and dropping them onto the [Sub tool] palette.
  2. (iPad) You can drag and drop images from iOS “Safari” and “Photos” apps to import them to Clip Studio Paint.
  3. (iPad) The checkboxes have been made larger when the [File operation/Share] dialog box is set to [Collection] view mode.
  4. (iPad) You can now use hotkeys to select multiple files in the [File operation/Share] dialog box.
  5. (iPad) You can now select multiple files simply by tapping the checkboxes in the [File operation/Share] dialog box.

The technology preview feature*1, Pose Scanner, has been added.


  1. Technology preview features have been added to the [Tool Property] when selecting a 3D drawing figure or 3D character material. The Pose Scanner feature estimates a pose from a photo of a human, then applies the pose to 3D characters and 3D drawing figures.
    - Pose Scanner (image)
    - Pose Scanner (camera) (iPad)
    - Pose Scanner (photo library) (iPad)
  2. The following technology preview features have been added to the [File] menu > [Import]. The Pose Scanner feature estimates a pose from a photo of a human, then applies the pose to 3D characters and 3D drawing figures.
    - Pose Scanner (image)
    - Pose Scanner (camera) (iPad)
    - Pose Scanner (photo library) (iPad)
  3. The following items have been added to Object Launcher when selecting a 3D drawing figure or 3D character material. The Pose Scanner feature estimates a pose from a photo of a human, then applies the pose to 3D characters and 3D drawing figures.
    - Pose Scanner (image)
    - Pose Scanner (camera) (iPad)
    - Pose Scanner (photo library) (iPad)

*1 About technology preview functions
These are preview functions that you can try out before their official release. These functions may change when they are officially released.

You can now show vector paths.EX PRO

  1. [Show vector paths] has been added to the [View] menu. You can choose from the following options: [Show all vector paths on vector layers], [Show vector paths on selected layers], [Show control points at beginning and end], and [Show all control points].
  2. The option [Vector path opacity] has been added to the [Preferences] dialog box > [Layer/Frame].

Corrections of Version 1.8.6

Improvements (DEBUT/PRO/EX)

  1. [Use 3D pose material] has been added to the [Tool Property] when selecting a 3D drawing figure or 3D character material. This applies a pose to a 3D drawing figure or 3D character.
  2. [Use 3D pose material] has been added to the Object Launcher when selecting a 3D drawing figure or 3D character material. This applies a pose to a 3D drawing figure or 3D character.
  3. (Windows) [Input frequency] has been added to [Tablet Settings] under [Preferences].
  4. (Windows) Slightly reduced line jitter when drawing on tablet computers.

Improvements (PRO/EX)

  1. In the [Tool Property] palette when selecting a frame with the [Object] sub tool, the option [Move with another frame border] has been renamed to [Keep gutters aligned], and the options have been changed to [All], [Horizontal & adjacent], and [None]. In addition to the previous options, there is a new option to move the height of frame rows when adjusting the vertical gutters.
  2. When selecting a gradient layer with the [Object] sub tool and editing the gradient in the [Tool Property] > [Fill] > [Advanced Settings] > [Edit gradient] dialog box, a preview of the gradient will be shown on the canvas.
  3. The options [Export draft] and [Export frames] have been added to the [File] menu > [Export animation] > [Image sequence] dialog box. You now have the option to export draft layers and each frame when exporting as an image sequence.
  4. The option [Drawing area] has been added to the [File] menu > [Export animation] > [Image sequence] dialog box. This will export the entire canvas or a specified area.
  5. The option [Anti-aliasing on border effect] has been added to the [Layer Property] palette. You can choose whether or not to turn on anti-aliasing when [Border effect] is turned on.

Improvements (EX)

  1. The option [Export layers not in animation folders] has been added to the [File] > [Export animation] > [Export animation cels] dialog box. This flattens and exports all layers, including those not inside animation folders.
  2. File name settings have been improved in the [File] menu > [Export animation] > [Export animation cels] dialog box.
    - Under [File name], there is now an option to include the animation folder name in the file name.
    - [File prefix] has been added. This allows you to configure a prefix to be added to the beginning of the file names.

Changes of specification (DEBUT/PRO/EX)

  1. The stroke preview in the [Sub Tool] palette and [Tool Property] palette has been changed. You can now switch between tools more quickly.
  2. The [Pen Pressure Settings] dialog box from the [File] menu ([CLIP STUDIO PAINT] menu for macOS/iPad) has been changed.
  3. When starting Clip Studio Paint for the first time (or if you have not set up pen pressure), a pen pressure adjustment wizard will appear upon starting up.
  4. When using [Edit] menu > [Colorize (Technology preview)] on a line art layer in an animation folder or a folder with active keyframes, the colorization layer will be created above the folder. Layers in folders within animation folders will be treated as normal.
  5. When you drag and drop an image onto the [Layer] palette, the image will be inserted to the location indicated with a red line, not on the currently selected layer.
  6. In the [Sub Tool Property] palette, the term [Mix ground color] has been changed to [Color mixing].
  7. In the [Sub Tool Property] palette for the [Fill] sub tools, the term [Stop filling at center line of vector] has been changed to [Fill up to vector path].
  8. Other minor revisions to terms and tool explanations.

Changes of specification (PRO/EX)

  1. Data exported with [File] menu > [Corner store print] will not be synced to the cloud.
  2. When deleting a tool set to a shortcut in the [Modifier Key Settings] dialog box > [Change tool temporarily], the tool will be deleted from shortcuts as well. You will no longer be able to switch to the deleted tool with shortcut keys or buttons.
  3. We have changed the way adjacent frames move when adjusting frames with the [Object] sub tool. ・ When the horizontal borders are not even heights and the gutter width is wide, the frames will no longer move in alignment.
  4. When transforming frames with the [Object] sub tool, frames will move in alignment based on the settings in [Preferences] > [Layer/Frame] > [Frame Border]. If the values in [Frame Border] are high, the frames will move in alignment even when the gutters are wide.
  5. When using the [Layer] menu > [Change Selected Layer] > [Layer Above]/[Layer Below] in files with active timelines, the frame in the [Timeline] palette will also change to indicate the new selected layer.
  6. When using auto actions to switch layers in files with active timelines, the frame in the [Timeline] palette will also change to indicate the new selected layer.
  7. You can now sync files containing file object layers to the Clip Studio Cloud. However, the referenced file object file cannot be synced.

Changes of specification (EX)

  1. In the [File] menu > [Export animation] > [Export animation cels] dialog box, the term [Export drafts] has been changed to [Export drafts within animation cels].
  2. Data exported with [File] menu > [Export multiple pages] > [Export fanzine printing data]/[Export in Kindle format]/[Export EPUB data] will not be synced to the cloud.

[iPad]

  1. A pop-up will now appear when opening Clip Studio Paint to let you know the latest news.
  2. The [News/Highlights] section has been added to Clip Studio. Click this to see the latest news about Clip Studio Paint in your browser.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT Version 1.8.5 release notes (12/13/2018)

Corrections of Version 1.8.5

*Features marked with [EX] or [PRO] can only be used in EX or PRO.

Corrections

  1. Sometimes the [Layers] palette would not be selected when the layer mask icon was clicked.
  2. [Windows] When Clip Studio Paint was open, the computer would not go into sleep mode.
  3. [macOS] In some environments, the [Remove JPEG noise] effect would not work.
  4. [iPad] When Clip Studio Paint was open, sound from other apps would stop playing.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT Version 1.8.4 release notes (11/29/2018)

Main updates in Version 1.8.4

*Features marked with [EX] or [PRO] can only be used in EX or PRO.

Animation features have had a major update.

You can now add audio files to the timeline for sound effects or background music.

  1. 2D camera features have been added. Layers and animations folders can be stored inside 2D camera folders, which can be used to add camera movement effects. Using the [Object] tool, you can move the transformation frame (camera field of view) on the canvas to add camera movement.
  2. You can now carry out edits using keyframes on the [Timeline] palette. You can register edits such as camera movement, layer transformations, layer opacity, and audio volume to keyframes.
  3. When [Enable keyframes on this layer] is turned on, you can use the [Object] tool and [Move layer] tool to transform or move layers and layer folders. A keyframe will be added to the [Timeline] palette in each case.
  4. When you use the [Object] tool to select a 2D camera folder or a layer with keyframes enabled, you can edit settings such as camera movement, layer transformations, and layer opacity using the [Tool Property] palette. You can input numerical values to allow for detailed adjustments.
  5. Clip Studio Paint now supports audio files.

The command [Colorize (Technology preview)] has been added to the [Edit] menu. This feature automatically colorizes line art. You can choose from several colorize options: [Colorize all], [Use hint image and colorize], and [Use more advanced settings].*1*2

A [Remove tones (technology preview)] feature has been added. With this feature, you can remove screentones from raster layers that have both main lines and screentones, leaving only the main lines. Alternatively, you can convert the screentones to grayscale. With this function, you can avoid moiré caused when scanning black-and-white images, and more easily convert black-and-white manga and comics to color. EX *1*2

*1 About technology preview functions
These are preview functions that you can try out before their official release. These functions may change when they are officially released.
*2 About the Colorize and Remove Tone features
These features send the image data to an AI server using the network connection. This image data sent to the server is handled with the utmost security and privacy, and is not associated with personal information. Copyright holders retain all rights of such data. The image data is not released to external parties. For more information, see our Terms of Service.

Corrections of Version 1.8.4

Improvements (DEBUT/PRO/EX)

  1. [New animation layer] has been added to the [Animation] menu. Within this option are the commands [2D camera folder], [Audio], and [Animation folder].
  2. The command [Enable keyframes on this layer] has been added to the [Animation] menu > [Edit track]. With this feature, you can carry out edits to layers and layer folders using keyframes.
  3. [Render 2D camera] has been added to the [Animation] menu > [Settings of play]. With this option, you can choose whether or not to apply camera effects when playing your animation.
  4. Options to edit keyframes have been added to the [Animation] menu > [Edit track].
    - [Add keyframe]
    - [Switch keyframe to hold interpolation]
    - [Switch keyframe to linear interpolation]
    - [Switch keyframe to smooth interpolation]
    - [Delete all keyframes]
  5. Options to edit keyframes have been added to the command bar in the [Timeline] palette.
    - [Add keyframe]
    - [Keyframe interpolation]
    - [Delete keyframe]
    - [Enable keyframes on this layer]
    - [Edit layers with active keyframes]
  6. An area to edit keyframes have been added to the track name in the [Timeline] palette.
  7. The command [Edit layers with active keyframes] has been added to the [Animation] menu > [Edit track]. While this option is turned on, you can edit the images on layers and animation folders that have keyframes enabled.
  8. The option [Apply 2D camera effects] has been added to the dialog box for exporting image sequences and movies. With this option, you can choose whether or not to apply camera effects when exporting your animation.
  9. The Graph Editor has been added to the [Timeline] palette. With this feature, you can edit the animation curve to adjust image transformations and opacity, as well as make detailed adjustments to interpolation methods between keyframes. You can switch to the Graph Editor view by selecting the [Graph Editor] icon on the [Timeline] palette.
  10. The [Animation curve] option has been added to the [Animation] menu. You can edit the animation curve by switching to the Graph Editor view in the [Timeline] palette.
  11. The options [Show 2D camera frames] and [Show camera path] have been added to the [Animation] menu. With these options, you can show or hide the camera frames and the path of camera movement effects.
  12. The [Show all field guides] option has been added to the [Animation] menu. With this option, you can show or hide the guides that indicate layer transformations. This option will show all layers that have transformations applied on the canvas.
  13. The [Camera path/Camera] category has been added to the [Preferences] dialog box. In this category, you can change the color or opacity of camera frames, camera paths, and field guides when they are made visible from the [Animation] menu.
  14. Clip Studio Paint now supports audio files.
    - [Audio] has been added to the [File] menu > [Import]. Audio files will be imported as an audio layer.
    - [Audio] has been added to the [File] menu > [Export animation]. You can export audio files.
    - You can export movies with audio using the [File] menu > [Export animation] > [Movie] option.
  15. If you select an audio layer with the [Object] sub tool, you can adjust the volume on the timeline using the [Tool Property] palette.
  16. We have sped up the import of Clip Studio format files (extension: .clip). The import progress bar is also more accurate than before.
  17. We have improved the speed of operation on multiple layers as well as the display of the [Layer] palette, [Layer search] palette, and [Animation cels] palette.
  18. We have improved the display speed of the [Layer] palette and [Timeline] palette for canvases that include a lot of long layer names.
  19. You can now use up to 10,000 layers on a canvas. (Note: Depending on the system and canvas size, the application may operate more slowly.)
  20. The [Image interpolation] option has been added to the dialog box when creating a new animation file. This allows you to choose the method of interpolating pixels when images are transformed using keyframes.
  21. An area for displaying track labels has been added to the [Timeline] palette. You can edit track labels by clicking and dragging them
  22. The [Range] option has been added to the [Animation] menu > [Label] > [Create track label]. You can create a track label that lasts for the specified number of frames.
  23. You can export the camera path when exporting or printing your files. You can set up the camera path in the following dialog boxes. The color of the camera path can also be adjusted in the [Advanced settings of color] dialog box.
    - [File] menu > [Save Duplicate]
    - [File] menu > [Export (Single Layer)]
    - [File] menu > [Print Settings]
  24. Hidden cels will now be visible when using [Animation] menu > [Show animation cels] > [Check cel motion by key input] or [Check surrounding cels by key input]. You can keep the operation of the previous version by changing settings in the dialog box.
  25. The option [Prioritize display speed over quality] has been added to the dialog box that appears when you use the [Animation] menu > [Show animation cels] > [Check cel motion by key input] or [Check surrounding cels by key input]. When this is turned on, the software will adjust the image quality to increase display speed.
  26. The [Show all field guides] option has been added to the [Animation] menu. With this option, you can show or hide the guides that indicate layer transformations. This option will show all layers that have transformations applied on the canvas.
  27. The [Camera path/Camera] category has been added to the [Preferences] dialog box. In this category, you can change the color or opacity of camera frames, camera paths, and field guides when they are made visible from the [Animation] menu.
  28. Clip Studio Paint now supports audio files.
    - [Audio] has been added to the [File] menu > [Import]. Audio files will be imported as an audio layer.
    - [Audio] has been added to the [File] menu > [Export animation]. You can export audio files.
    - You can export movies with audio using the [File] menu > [Export animation] > [Movie] option.
  29. If you select an audio layer with the [Object] sub tool, you can adjust the volume on the timeline using the [Tool Property] palette.
  30. We have sped up the import of Clip Studio format files (extension: .clip). The import progress bar is also more accurate than before.
  31. We have improved the speed of operation on multiple layers as well as the display of the [Layer] palette, [Layer search] palette, and [Animation cels] palette.
  32. We have improved the display speed of the [Layer] palette and [Timeline] palette for canvases that include a lot of long layer names.
  33. You can now use up to 10,000 layers on a canvas. (Note: Depending on the system and canvas size, the application may operate more slowly.)
  34. The [Image interpolation] option has been added to the dialog box when creating a new animation file. This allows you to choose the method of interpolating pixels when images are transformed using keyframes.
  35. An area for displaying track labels has been added to the [Timeline] palette. You can edit track labels by clicking and dragging them
  36. The [Range] option has been added to the [Animation] menu > [Label] > [Create track label]. You can create a track label that lasts for the specified number of frames.
  37. You can export the camera path when exporting or printing your files. You can set up the camera path in the following dialog boxes. The color of the camera path can also be adjusted in the [Advanced settings of color] dialog box.
    - [File] menu > [Save Duplicate]
    - [File] menu > [Export (Single Layer)]
    - [File] menu > [Print Settings]
  38. Hidden cels will now be visible when using [Animation] menu > [Show animation cels] > [Check cel motion by key input] or [Check surrounding cels by key input]. You can keep the operation of the previous version by changing settings in the dialog box.
  39. The option [Prioritize display speed over quality] has been added to the dialog box that appears when you use the [Animation] menu > [Show animation cels] > [Check cel motion by key input] or [Check surrounding cels by key input]. When this is turned on, the software will adjust the image quality to increase display speed.
  40. The option [Show materials that cannot be used] has been added to the [Material] palette menu. You can choose whether to show or hide materials that cannot be used in Clip Studio Paint.
  41. (Windows) When using a high-resolution display, the display width of the [Font List] has been widened. The [Font List] can be found in the [Tool Property] palette of the [Text] tool, etc.

Improvements (PRO/EX)

  1. The option [Safety margin] has been added to the comic settings. Safety margins can be configured in the following dialog boxes.
    - [File] menu > [New] > [Show all comic settings]
    - [Edit] menu > [Canvas Properties]
    - [Page Management] menu > [Change basic page settings] (EX)
    - [Page Management] menu > [Change basic work settings] (EX)
  2. You can export safety margins when exporting or printing your file. Safety margins can be configured in the following dialog boxes. The color of the safety margin can also be adjusted in the [Advanced settings of color] dialog box.
    - [File] menu > [Save Duplicate]
    - [File] menu > [Export (Single Layer)]
    - [File] menu > [Print Settings]

Improvements (EX)

  1. Clip Studio Paint is now compatible with exposure sheet format files (extension: xdts).
    - [Exposure sheet] has been added to the [File] menu > [Import]. You can use this to import exposure sheet information.
    - You can export exposure sheet information with the [File] menu > [Export animation] > [Exposure sheet] option.
    - More information about exposure sheet information formats can be found here. (PDF)
  2. (Windows) The options [Apply Toei Animation Digital Exposure Sheet information to current exposure sheet], [Load changes to Toei Animation Digital Exposure Sheet], and [Toei Animation Digital Exposure Sheet settings] have been added to the [Animation] menu > [Exposure sheet]. With these options, you can use the Toei Animation Digital Exposure Sheet with the [Timeline] palette in Clip Studio Paint.

Changes of specification (DEBUT/PRO/EX)

  1. When switching the [Enable timeline] setting on or off, the selection with the [Object] sub tool will be deselected.
  2. When playing an animation with the [Animation] menu > [Settings of play] > [Prefer speed], layers that are moved using keyframes will be shown with the nearest neighbor method of pixel interpolation.
  3. When clicking an animation cel, the track name will display faintly by the animation folder on the [Timeline] palette regardless of the thumbnail image.
  4. When [Show split view] is turned on in the [Timeline] palette, some of the buttons will become inactive on timelines that aren’t selected.
  5. Cel names now show beneath the thumbnail image on the [Timeline] palette.
  6. When a vector layer has keyframes, the thumbnail image on the [Timeline] palette will not move when playing the animation.
  7. When changing the overflow frame size or the black space in the [Edit] menu > [Canvas Properties] or [Change basic page settings] dialog boxes, the images on the canvas will move with the output frame.
  8. The names of the interpolation methods in the [Edit] menu > [Transform] > [Mesh Transformation] have been changed to the following. The interpolation methods themselves have not been changed.
    - Smooth (oversampling)
    - Hard edges (nearest neighbor)
  9. The image interpolation methods have been changed. You can choose from [Smooth edges (bilinear)], [Hard edges (nearest neighbor)], [Clear edges (bicubic)], and [High accuracy (average colors)]. With the new interpolation methods, the interpolation methods will not switch for scaling or rotating images. The calculation of the original pixels has also become more accurate, so edges no longer become misaligned. The interpolation methods have been changed in the following areas.
    - [Edit] Menu > [Transform] > [Scale up/Scale down/Rotate], [Free Transform], [Flip Horizontal], [Flip Vertical]
    - [Edit] menu > [Change Image Resolution]
    - The [Tool Property] palette when transforming an image
  10. When you rasterize a layer with keyframes, the transformation of the current frame will be maintained, and it will be converted to a clip without keyframes.
  11. We have changed the settings that appear when you click [Operation of transparent part] in the [Tool Property] palette for the [Object] sub tool.
    - The option [Enable for 2D camera folders only] has been added.
    - Other setting names have also been changed, but the functions remain the same.
  12. When merging several layers such as with the [Layer] menu > [Merge with layer below], rulers that have the same placement and shape will be combined into one.
  13. When you use [Check cel motion by key input] or [Check surrounding cels by key input] when the light table is enabled, the opacity of cels will not change when you release the key.
  14. The command name of [New animation folder] in the [Animation] menu has been changed to [Animation folder].
  15. The [Edit track] submenu has been added to the [Animation] menu. This contains the options in the previous [Animation] menu > [Specify cel] and [Clip] submenus.
    - [Delete], [Cut], [Copy], and [Paste] are now applicable for specified cels, clips, and keyframes.
    - The options [Specify cels] > [Specify cel], [Batch specify cels], [Create all supported cels], [Standardize in order of timeline], and [Standardize in order of layers] have been moved to the [Edit track] submenu.
    - [Clip] > [Combine] has been changed to [Combine clips] and moved to the [Edit track] submenu.
    - [Clip] > [Divide] has been changed to [Divide clip] and moved to the [Edit track] submenu.
    - The [Animation] menu > [Set as first displayed frame], [Set as last displayed frame], [Select previous cel], and [Select next cel] options have been moved to the [Edit track] submenu.
  16. [Animation] menu > [Label] > [Go to timeline label] has been moved to [Animation] menu > [Move frame].
  17. [Animation] menu > [Enable timeline] has been moved to [Animation] menu > [Timeline].
  18. [Animation] menu > [Timeline] > [Delete motion of selected layer] and [Delete motion of all layers] options have been removed.
  19. When using [Animation] menu > [Show animation cels] > [Check cel motion by key input] or [Check surrounding cels by key input], if you press two number keys at once, the program will no longer select the cel for the key that was last pressed.
  20. If you switch to a cel that is a folder when using [Animation] menu > [Show animation cels] > [Check cel motion by key input] or [Check surrounding cels by key input], the forefront layer in the folder will be selected.
  21. When you use the [Animation] menu > [Show animation cels] > [Check cel motion by key input] on a standard cel that is hidden, you can temporarily make the cel visible.
  22. When you use [Check cel motion by key input] or [Check surrounding cels by key input] when the light table is enabled, the opacity of cels will not change when you release the key.
  23. When you register a layer to the light table on the [Animation cels] palette, cels that were selected for editing will remain as the edit target after dragging and dropping the layer.
  24. A “no” icon (circle-backslash symbol) will be displayed on the thumbnail of materials that cannot be used in Clip Studio Paint.

[iPad]

  1. Now you can copy video files (format: MOV, MP4) from other applications to use them in Clip Studio. You can also import audio files (WAV, MP3, OGG) and digital exposure sheet files (XDTS) in the same way in this latest version.

CLIP STUDIO Version 1.8.4 release notes (11/29/2018)

Main updates in Version 1.8.4

  1. Our new service “Clip Studio SHARE” has been added to the Service menu in Clip Studio.
    - With this service, you can share your comics, manga, artbooks and illustration albums in an easy-to-read online viewer. [Learn more]
  1. “Essential Tutorials” has been added to the Service menu in Clip Studio.
  2. (Windows) The name of [Please check this if the web screen is displaying incorrectly] in the [Settings] menu (gear icon) > [Maintenance Menu] has been changed to [Adjust the display size if the screen display is too large].
  3. Part of the left-hand menu has been updated through the website.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT Version 1.8.2 release notes (9/20/2018)

Corrections of Version 1.8.2

Changes of specification (DEBUT/PRO/EX)

  1. [macOS] When using macOS 10.14 (or later), accessibility permissions need to be turned on in System Preferences > Security & Privacy in order to pick up colors from the screen.

Corrections (DEBUT/PRO/EX)

  1. When moving or rotating a 3D model using the manipulator, the [Undo] and [Redo] functions would not work.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT Version 1.8.0 release notes (8/30/2018)

Main updates in Version 1.8.0

*The features marked with EX or PRO can be used only in [EX] or [PRO].

  1. 3D object materials and 3D background materials have been combined into the category “3D object materials”. Materials registered as background materials with “Ver.2” in the name are now 3D object materials. You can still use the old 3D background materials. [EX/PRO]
  2. A scale option has been added to the root manipulator. You can now make 3D materials larger and smaller using the root manipulator. [EX/PRO]
  3. A “rotate angle” option has been added to the movement manipulator. You can rotate 3D materials around a chosen point. [EX/PRO]
  4. You can now move and rotate separate parts of 3D object materials using the movement manipulator. [EX/PRO]
  5. An option to change selectability has been added to the [Object list] when a 3D layer is selected. You can choose whether each 3D material can be selected or not. [EX/PRO]
  6. A right-click menu has been added to the [Object list] when a 3D layer is selected. You can open and close all sections of the [Object list]. [EX/PRO]
  7. You can now register hand poses using the new options [Register shape of left hand to material palette as a hand pose] and [Register shape of right hand to material palette as a hand pose] in the Object Launcher. [EX/PRO]

Corrections of Version 1.8.0

Improvements (DEBUT/PRO/EX)

  1. When displaying palettes as pop-ups, some menus could not be switched on or off correctly.
  2. After changing the texture of a 3D object material, the scale would revert to the default state.
  3. After changing the display configuration, the [Sub Tool] palette would sometimes not display correctly.
  4. When selecting a 3D layer, while changing the light source with the [Apply light source] option in the [Tool Property] palette, the direction of the light on the light source ball would not display correctly.
  5. If a user applied scale to a 3D object and then clicked [Initial pose] in the Object Launcher, the object would not move correctly.

Changes of specification (DEBUT/PRO/EX)

  1. When using a 3D object material made of multiple parts, you can now use options [Focus on editing target] and [Ground model to floor surface] for individual parts.
  2. The scale rule for 3D materials has been updated.
  3. When using the Movement Manipulator, the icons above the 3D material indicating the operation status will no longer be displayed.
  4. Using the cloud service, you can now apply app settings from a newer version of the software to an older version. When applying saved settings from a newer version, a confirmation message will appear.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT Version 1.7.8 release notes (7/5/2018)

Main updates in Version 1.7.8

*The features marked with EX or PRO can be used only in [EX] or [PRO].

  1. [Windows/macOS/iPad] Auto Action settings can now be restored across different operating systems when you use the [Restore app settings] feature in CLIP STUDIO.
  2. Messages now display after the workspace has finished loading. [EX/PRO]
  3. If you have multiple workspaces backed up to CLIP STUDIO, the workspace will not be applied immediately after opening CLIP STUDIO PAINT when you run the [Restore app settings] feature in a different operating system. To apply the workspace, go the the [Window] menu in CLIP STUDIO PAINT and select [Workspace] to select the workspace. [EX/PRO]
  4. Scene files (extension: tnz) exported with [File] > [Export animation] > [OpenToonz scene file] will now correspond to the relative path. Even if the folder name or location is changed after exporting, the Toonz raster level file (extension: tlv) on OpenToonz will load correctly. You will need OpenToonz Ver 1.2.0 or later to load files using the relative path. [EX]

Corrections of Version 1.7.8

Improvements (DEBUT/PRO/EX)

  1. Operation would become unstable during time-consuming processes.
  2. Large 3D materials using textures would not display properly when loaded onto the canvas.
  3. After displaying the progress bar, the command bar icons would not update correctly.
  4. If the [Open] dialog box or [Save] dialog box was opened using a shortcut key, the original command bar icons would not be usable.
  5. [Windows] After installing the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, some 3D layers compatible with Ver 1.5 became slow to operate.
  6. [Windows] If using a touch keyboard after the following applications, CLIP STUDIO PAINT would sometimes stop working.
    - Register License
    - Using a scanner with [File] > [Import]
  7. [Windows] If pressing a modifier key while using a pen on a tablet PC, the position of the mouse cursor would sometimes shift.
  8. [Windows] Could not move the camera on a 3D layer forwards or backwards using the right-drag with a pen on a tablet PC.

Improvements (PRO/EX)

  1. If the [Correct line width] tool was used on the following types of vector lines when [Add control point and correct] was turned on, the program would force quit.
    - Closed lines
    - Lines drawn with the spline curve tool

Improvements (EX)

  1. Could not use keyboard shortcuts or enter text while the [3D Preview for Binding] dialog box was open.
  2. When exporting a file from [File] > [Export animation] > [Export animation cels], the image could not be exported if there was a space at the end of the destination folder name.
  3. [Windows/macOS] When exporting a file from [File] > [Export animation] > [OpenToonz scene file], the image could not be exported if there was a space at the end of the destination folder name.
  4. If a cel that was not in the animation folder was selected to be at the end of the clip, the “×” that indicates the end of the clip would not be exported in CSV files exported from the [File] menu > [Export animation] > [Export time sheet].

CLIP STUDIO Version 1.7.8 release notes (7/5/2018)

Main updates in Version 1.7.8

  1. If an error message appears when using the CLIP STUDIO cloud service, identified problems will now be automatically resolved.
  2. The option [Overwrite any conflicting materials with cloud data] has been added to the [Settings] menu (gear icon) > [Maintenance Menu]. If an error message appears when syncing materials with the cloud, you can use this command to automatically repair the problem.
  3. [macOS] The options [Please check this if the web screen is displaying incorrectly] and [Set Kindle preview tool] have been deleted from the [Settings] menu (gear icon) > [Maintenance Menu].
  4. [macOS] The option [Please check this if the web screen is displaying incorrectly] has been deleted from the [Settings] menu (gear icon) > [Maintenance Menu].

CLIP STUDIO PAINT Version 1.7.4 release notes (4/26/2018)

Main updates in Version 1.7.4

*The features marked with EX or PRO can be used only in [EX] or [PRO].

The 3D drawing figure functions have been completely changed.

3D drawing figure-Ver.2 (Male) and 3D drawing figure-Ver.2 (Female) have been added.

[Windows/macOS/iPad] You can now use the cloud service.
The cloud service is an online service that allows you to share your works, materials, and app settings across different devices.

You can now manage your works from the [Manage works] screen. You can manage works on your device and in the cloud.

[iPad] We are now offering a new PRO grade and annual subscription plan for the iPad version. EXPRO

A new PRO grade is now available for the iPad.
What's more, we are now offering an annual subscription plan for both PRO and EX grades, so you can save up to 53% per year.

Subscribers to the EX grade on iPad will be able to use up to 100GB of cloud storage (from May 8).

Monthly and annual subscribers to the EX grade on iPad will be able to use up to 100GB of cloud storage (from May 8).
* You will be able to use the same CLIP STUDIO account for the iPad version and the PC version (regardless of the grade on PC).
* Multi-page files can only be opened in EX.
* Also applicable to current subscribers and six-month free trial users.

You can now switch between display options for each palette dock by clicking the area where the icon is displayed. Tab display is available in addition to pop-up display.

The option [Add initial tools] has been added to the [Tool] palette menu. This allows you to add tools to the initial settings.
The option [Add initial sub tools] has been added to the [Sub Tool] palette menu. This allows you to add sub tools to the initial settings.

Corrections of Version 1.7.4

Improvements (DEBUT/PRO/EX)

  1. [Output cache] has been added to items that can be reset in the [Initial boot] dialog box. You can reset the cache created when running [Export multiple pages] or [Corner store print]. The exported data will not be deleted.
  2. [Object Launcher] has been added to the [View] menu. Hide or display the [Object Launcher] that pops up when selecting a 3D material.
  3. The option [When changing brush size, display circle in the center of the canvas to show brush size] has been added to the [Preferences] dialog box > [Tool]. Hide or display a circle to preview the brush size when changing the brush size.
  4. You can now open multiple files via [File] menu > [Open].
  5. Settings chosen in the [File] menu > [Export animation] will now be maintained in subsequent launches.
  6. [macOS] When livestreaming with Google Hangouts or pixiv Sketch, you can now choose the CLIP STUDIO PAINT window.

Improvements (EX)

  1. [Create Fanzine], [Export EPUB Data], and [Publish Comic for Kindle] have been added to the side menu. You can export works made in CLIP STUDIO PAINT in several formats.

Changes of specification (DEBUT/PRO/EX)

  1. In [Tool Property] for inputting text, the initial display settings for the [Font list] have been changed to [Display font name in specific font].
  2. Files that are smaller than the [Canvas] window will now be opened at 100% scale. The following has been reversed to operate the same as Ver. 1.6.8. and earlier.
  3. The display locations of the [Object Launcher] and [Movement Manipulator] have been changed. The launcher will display below 3D materials when setting fast view for a 3D layer inside a frame border folder or when hiding a frame mask, etc. In addition, the [Object Launcher] now displays in a location that is less likely to overlap with other features such as manipulators.

Changes of specification (EX)

  1. You can now use the canvas window and [Page Management] window when displaying the [3D Preview for Binding] dialog box.

In addition, 30 other bugs were addressed.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT Version 1.7.3 release notes (1/25/2018)

Corrections of Version 1.7.3

Improvements (DEBUT/PRO/EX)

  1. [Transform launcher] has been added to the [View] menu. The [Transform launcher] that is displayed when using [Transform] can now be toggled on/off.
  2. [Text launcher] has been added to the [View] menu. The [Text launcher] that is displayed when entering text can now be toggled on/off.

Corrections (EX)

  1. Clip files do not open when the CLIP STUDIO FORMAT File(.clip) is overwritten in explorer or Finder while the [Page Management] window is open.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT Version 1.7.2 release notes (12/15/2017)

The following issues have been addressed.

  1. In certain environments, the application cannot be started after installing Ver. 1.7.1.

For users who cannot start the application after updating it to Ver 1.7.1, please use the latest Ver 1.7.2. If Ver 1.7.1 can be used normally, there is no need to update. We apologize for the inconveniences.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT Version 1.7.1 release notes (12/13/2017)

Main updates in Version 1.7.1

*The features marked with EX or PRO can be used only in [EX] or [PRO].

The [Quick Access] palette has been added. EXPRO

Menu commands, Auto Action, Sub tools, Drawing color etc. can be registered and executed directly from the [Quick Access] palette.

The latest info is displayed in CLIP STUDIO.

Information for ASSETS and ASK, as well as the official Facebook and Twitter's latest posts can viewed via the CLIP STUDIO application.

Adjust touch gesture operations. [Win]

A [Touch gesture] category has been added to the [Preferences] dialog box.
Make detailed adjustments, such as toggling touch gesture operations on and off.

Three new brushes have been added as initial tools.

[Real G-pen] has been added to the [Pen] tool, the [Real pencil] and [Design pencil] to the [Pencil] tool.

A Canvas restoration function has been added.

[Enable canvas restoration] has been added to the [Preferences] dialog under [File].
When enabled, canvas information is saved at regular intervals for restoration purposes. Should CLIP STUDIO PAINT close abnormally while editing a canvas, the canvas will be automatically restored at the next launch.

Corrections of Version 1.7.1

Improvements (DEBUT/PRO/EX)

  1. A launcher has been added when executing [Edit]→[Transform]. Transformation can be confirmed or canceled with the launcher.
  2. A launcher has been added when inputting text. Inputted text can be confirmed or canceled with the launcher. EX/PRO users can edit text by displaying the [Sub Tool Detail] palette.
  3. The [Real G-pen] sub tool has been added to the [Pen] tool.
  4. The [Real pencil] sub tool and [Design pencil] sub tool has been added to the [Pencil] tool.
  5. [Maximum value] can now be specified when using [Tilt] as the [Effect source] of [Tool Property]. Values defined by a pen’s tilt can now exceed 100%.
  6. 6 or more palettes can now be stacked and converted into a tab.
  7. Default names of new files have been changed from [New canvas] to [Illustration], [Comic], and [Animation].
  8. The [Navigator] palettes’ [Image preview] range has been widened.
  9. [Shape of cursor] can now be set to [None] from the [Preferences] dialog → [Cursor]. By doing so, the cursor will not be displayed on the canvas.
  10. [Try adjusted result] will be displayed after adjusting pen pressure by strokes with [File] menu ([CLIP STUDIO PAINT] menu in macOS)→[Pen Pressure Settings].
  11. [Change color name] has been added to the [Color Set] palette menu. Names of colors in a color set can now be changed. Color names can also be changed by right clicking on them in the [Color Set] palette.
  12. Text layer font compatibility across platforms has been improved.
  13. Function keys can now be used to check animations with [Animation] menu → [Check cel motion by key input] or [Check surrounding cels by key input].
  14. [Import color set material] palette has been added to the [Color Set] palette. Color Set materials downloaded from CLIP STUDIO ASSETS can be imported.
  15. [Import sub tool material] has been added to the [Sub Tool] palette. Sub Tool materials downloaded from CLIP STUDIO ASSETS can be imported.
  16. [Enable canvas recovery] has been added to the [Preferences] dialog→[File]. If CLIP STUDIO PAINT does not close normally while editing a canvas, the edited canvas will be automatically restored upon next activation.
  17. The following items have been added to the 3D drawing figure and 3D character material [Object launcher].
    - [Joint fixation] has been added. A selected part’s joints can now be fixed/unfixed.
    - [Release fixation of all joints] has been added. A selected 3D material’s joints can be unfixed simultaneously.
  18. [Show/Hide all palette] can be assigned to a Tab-Mate Controller.
  19. [CLIP STUDIO TABMATE] has been added to the [File] menu ([CLIP STUDIO PAINT] menu in macOS). A CLIP STUDIO TABMATE (sold separately) can be connected and set up.
    - In [CLIP STUDIO TABMATE Settings], operations can be assigned to CLIP STUDIO TABMATE.
    - In [Tool Rotation], tools to rotate when CLIP STUDIO TABMATE’s button is pressed can be set.
  20. [Win] A [Touch gesture] category has been added to [Preferences]. Touch gesture controls can be set.
  21. [Win] [Undo] and [Redo] can now be executed with touch gestures. These settings can be enabled/disabled in the [Preferences] dialog.
    - To [Undo], two finger tap the canvas.
    - To [Redo], press and tap the canvas.
  22. [Win] When using the [Eyedropper] tool with a finger, colors above the finger will be selected and displayed around the finger.
  23. [Win] Improved response when using touch operations with the [Color Wheel] palette.
  24. [mac] The following items will now be displayed in high resolution on a retina display.
    - Canvas control slider
    - [Navigator] palette slider
    - [Sub View] palette slider
    - [Brush Size] palette slider
    - [Font list] of [Tool Property] when inputting text.

Improvements (PRO/EX)

  1. [Quick Access] palette has been added. Items such as “Main menu” commands, auto actions, sub tools, and drawing colors can be assigned to the [Quick Access] palette. Assigned functions can be executed from the [Quick Access] palette.
  2. The [Selection Launcher Settings] dialog has several changes.
    - In place of previews, users can now change settings while visually confirming the selection launcher.
    - [Sub Tool], [Drawing color], and [Pop-up palette] have been added to the [Setting area]. These functions can be assigned to the selection launcher.
    - More items can be set when selecting [Options]. Items such as canvas control and perspective rulers can now be added.
    - [Show/hide all palettes] has been added to [Main menu].
  3. The selection launcher can now be edited directly.
    - The position of the selection launcher icons can be changed with [Ctrl] + mouse drag.
    - Selection Launcher icons can be edited by right clicking the Selection Launcher.
  4. [Command Bar Settings] dialog has been changed.
    - In place of previews, users can now change settings while visually confirming the Command Bar.
    - [Sub Tool], [Drawing color], and [Pop-up palette] have been added to [Setting area]. These functions can be assigned to the command bar.
    - More items can be set when selecting [Options]. Items such as canvas control and perspective rulers can now be added.
    - [Show/hide all palettes] has been added to [Main menu].
  5. The command bar can now be edited directly.
    - The position of the Command Bar icons can be changed with [Ctrl] + mouse drag.
    - Command bar icons can be edited by right clicking the command bar.
  6. [Horizontalize eye level] has been added to the [Tool Property] when selecting the [Object] sub tool with the [Perspective ruler].
  7. More items can be set when selecting [Shortcut Settings].
    - [Pop-up palette] has been added to the [Setting area].
    - [Horizontalize eye level] and [Fix eye level] has been added when selecting [Options] from the [Setting area].
  8. [None] can be selected from the pulldown menu when setting [Settings for each process of tool] in the [Modifier Key Settings] dialog. Depending on the tool, [Common settings] can be overridden.
  9. [Import material set] has been added to the [Auto Action] palette. Auto action set materials downloaded from CLIP STUDIO ASSETS can be imported.

Improvements (EX)

  1. [Win] [All sides view] palette can now be controlled with fingers.

Changes of specification (DEBUT/PRO/EX)

  1. When using the following operations on a layer mask, areas outside of the canvas can also be masked. - [Edit] menu → [Clear Outside Selection] - [Edit] menu → [Clear](when there is no selection)
  2. Palette dock features have been changed.
    - The palette can be popped up by clicking on a palette icon tab.
    - [Minimize palette dock] and [Turn palette dock to tab] icons have been added above the palette. Palette icons can be displayed as tabs without stacking palette docks.
    - The palette dock tab on the bottom of the screen is now displayed as an icon.
    -[Minimize palette dock] on the bottom of the palette dock is now displayed on the left side. [Turn palette dock to tab] icon has been added.
  3. [Crop] has been added to the default layout of the [Selection Launcher].
  4. The maximum [Thickness] of drawing tools’ [Tool Property] is now 1000.
  5. When using [Tilt] as the [Effect source] of [Tool Property], the default [Settings of tilt] graph value now becomes larger along with the pen’s tilt.
  6. Several drawing sub tool default values have been changed. They now support pen tilt.
  7. The following operations can now be used on items selected in the [Shortcut Settings] dialog with a click.
    - Opening/closing items
    - Shortcut inputs
  8. Improved response when using touch operations with the palette slider. The palette cannot be scrolled with fingers while on the slider.
  9. The following dialogs and lists will now be displayed larger when dragged to the edge.
    - [Font list] of [Tool Property] when inputting text.
    - [Settings of font list] dialog
    - [Initial boot] dialog
  10. The launcher will now move when moving a selection area or 3D material.
  11. The definition of a drag and a click has been changed when using tools such as the [Selection area] tool and [Text] tool. As long as it is for a short time, when dragging with a pen, it will be judged as clicking, even if the drag distance is somewhat long.
  12. [File] menu (macOS: [CLIP STUDIO PAINT] menu)→[Start CLIP STUDIO] has been changed to [Open CLIP STUDIO].
  13. The following palettes can be displayed in a more narrow space.
    - [Information] palette
    - [Sub Tool] palette
  14. Icons that are displayed when using the [Object] sub tool, such as the rotation handles of image materials and the position of the triangle button to expand the frame border have been changed.
  15. Regardless of the [Cursor] settings in [Preferences], the brush size cursor will be displayed in the middle of the canvas when changing a tool’s [Brush size].
  16. The default settings of [Tool Property] such as [Roundness of corner] for [Rectangle] and other tools, has been changed to [Specify length].
  17. [Fit to screen], [Reset display] from the [View] menu will now show areas according to the view regardless of canvas size.
  18. Methods on how to display any hidden text in the palette and dialog have been unified. ・Scale down the text by scaling down horizontally. Any remaining hidden text will fade out at the border.
  19. When the [Pen Pressure Settings] dialog is displayed, the pens’ tail switch and swipe will not change the current tool.
  20. Default setting of [Preferences] dialog →[Cursor]→[Display position of reversed cursor (Brush-size/Sight/Single pixel dot)] has been changed to [No delay].
  21. Holding down the Tab-Mate Controller button now repeats the assigned command.
  22. [Tab-Mate Controller Settings] dialogs’ [Change tool temporarily] has been renamed to [Change tools]. The functions are the same as the previous [Change tools].
  23. [Win] Tapping the input area of a dialogue or palette will start the input with all fonts selected.
  24. [Win] When inputting a text layer, single swipe controls and settings will no longer be reflected.
  25. [Win] When selecting a 3D layer with the [Object] sub tool, the [Tool Property] palettes’ [Light Source direction] can now be operated with swipes.
  26. [Win] When touch operating sub tools that need multiple clicks to use such as [Polyline], the line will be previewed while the finger is moving, and will be confirmed after the finger is lifted. Additionally, the process will be confirmed when somewhere other than the canvas is touched.
  27. [Win] When turning [Adjust an interface to suit touch operations] on from the [Preferences] dialog, the [Timeline] palette’s command bar size will change according to the interface.
  28. [Win] [Configure basic layout of the palettes to one for tablets] has been added to the [Preferences] dialogue→[Interface]. When ON, the palette layout will be changed to one suited for tablets.
  29. [Win] When using the [Text] tool or [Transform] command, the area of the displayed handles and border lines responsive to touch controls becomes larger.
  30. [Win] When touch controls are set to ON, operations such as the [Polyline] sub tool cannot continue being input by touch if the line was first drawn with a pen or mouse.
  31. [Win] The [Tab-Mate Controller Settings] dialogue’s display method when the OS text size is large has been changed. Items in the list will automatically change height.
  32. [Win] The layout of the dialogue displayed when a number dialog is tapped has changed. When somewhere other than the dialog is tapped, the input is confirmed and the dialog will close.
  33. [mac] In a retina display environment, the clickable area of the handles and borders that are displayed when the [Text] tool or [Transform] command are used have been changed.

Changes of specification (PRO/EX)

  1. When switching between [Illustration] and [Show all comic settings] in [New] dialog’s [Use of work], certain settings will not be carried on.
  2. Icon designs of certain commands displayed in the [Command Bar] and [Selection Launcher] have been changed.
  3. When dragging the edge of the [Color profile preview] dialog, it can now be displayed wider.
  4. [History] palette can be displayed in a thinner place.
  5. [Mouse], [Pen/Gesture] have been added to the [Modifier Key Settings] dialog’s [Refine].
  6. The icons displayed after the following operations have been changed.
    - Execute [Reset] from the [Command Bar Settings] dialog.
    - Switch workspaces with [Window] menu→[Workspace].
  7. [Win] The [Modifier Key Settings] dialogue’s display method when the OS text size is large has been changed. Items in the list will automatically change height.
  8. [Win] Vector lines can now be selected when using touch operations with the [Control point] sub tool.

Changes of specification (EX)

  1. [Page Management] menu’s [Combine Pages] and [Split Pages] cannot be used if the file is externally edited after the processing page has been opened.
  2. [Win] The [Batch process] dialogue’s display method when the OS text size is large has been changed. Items in the list will automatically change height.

In addition, 30 other bugs were addressed.

CLIP STUDIO Version 1.7.1 release notes (12/13/2017)

Main updates in Version 1.7.1

  1. “CLIP STUDIO START” screen will be displayed during startup
    - Information from CELSYS and the latest useful information will now be displayed in real time.
  2. CLIP STUDIO TIPS service support has been added
    - “TIPS” has been added in the left menu. Click on it to display the TIPS service.
  3. “Material” menu updates
    - The menu screen displayed below is now also available in Traditional Chinese, Korean, French, Spanish, and German.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT Ver.1.6.8 (Windows) release notes (10/12/2017)

The following problems have been fixed for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update in Ver. 1.6.8.

  1. Operating with a modifier key + a stylus pen causes coordinate disturbances, when selecting the [TabletPC] option in the [File] menu → [Preferences] → [Tablet] → [Using tablet service].
  2. When using a tablet PC, and selecting [WinTab] within the [File] menu → [Preferences] → [Tablet] → [Using tablet service] and at the same time, when the [Switch use of touch operation with finger] is enabled, the stylus pen is recognized the same as a finger.
  3. The [Object] tool can not be operated with the stylus pen for 3D layers.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT Version 1.6.7 release notes (9/7/2017)

Main updates in Version 1.6.7

*The features marked with EX or PRO can be used only in [EX] or [PRO].

It is now possible to upload materials to ASSETS.

You can now share your original materials with the world.

For details on how to make materials, please see the following.

Workspaces can be registered as material now. EXPRO

Palette Layout, Shortcut Settings, Command Bar Settings, and Unit Settings of preferences can be registered to Workspace materials.
Registered materials can not only be added to the [Material] palette, but also be distributed through CLIP STUDIO ASSETS.
Workspace materials registered in CLIP STUDIO ASSETS can be imported and applied to your preferences. Palette layouts can be adapted without having to change shortcut settings because settings to reflect are decided upon initial import. It is now easier to customize an original workspace.

Now Supports Surface Pen.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT can be used on Surface Studio and Surface Pro. It also supports the 4096 pressure point pen pressure sensitivity and the directional tilt detection feature of the new Surface Pen* and the devices it is compatible with.
*https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/d/surface/8ZL5C82QMG6B/G2MM

Compatible with operations using Surface Dial.

With the Surface Dial it’s possible to magnify and rotate canvases, undo, adjust brush size, move along timelines, and rotate the parallel line ruler.

[All sides view] palette EX

With the [All sides view] palette, it is now possible to verify 3D layers from 4 different direction. Aside from confirming the placement of 3D materials, the position of the focal point and camera can also be adjusted.

Color setting method from dialog and palette has been modified.

Conventionally, where the default dialog for the OS being used was displayed, now a unique [Color settings] dialog will be displayed instead.
In the [Color settings] dialog, there are various options for selecting colors such as color wheel and color sets.

New parameters have been added to the camera feature. EXPRO

[Link camera advancing/retreating], [Camera position] and [Focal point Position] options were added. The display settings for the camera position and perspective can be edited in more detail.

Animated sticker (APNG) files can now be exported.

You can now export in APNG format using [Export animation]. Products such as Line Animated Stickers can be created.
*The animation will play if viewed on an APNG supporting browser such as “Firefox”.

APNG
Animated Gif

Page file names can now be revised automatically. EX

[Sort page file names] has be added to the [Story] menu. For pages managed in the [Page Management] window, file names can be revised to the same number as the [Page Management] window’s page number.
*File name cannot be revised when Group work function is enabled.

[Tone effect in case of scaling down] has been added to preferences. EXPRO

You can select whether to display a scaled down pattern of tone, or gray scale when lowering magnification factor of the canvas.

Now officially supports macOS Sierra.

[mac] Modification of OS and application has been conducted to resolve several malfunctions confirmed in macOS Sierra. Check the following page for more details.

OpenToonz Scene file has been added to the Export animation feature. EX

Cels and Timelines created in CLIP STUDIO PAINT can be exported as an OpenToonz Scene File.
*OpenToonz Scene File export feature is available on macOS and Windows 64bit.

Half color has been added to the display methods of the light table.

[Color], [Half color], [Monochrome] can be selected from when layers are registered to [Animation cels] palette. When Half color is selected, it is possible to conduct same display as Stylos’s halftone.
These display methods are also available with Onion skin.

[Light table] category has been added to [Preferences].

Initial settings when light table layers are registered to [Animation cels] palette.

Layer thumbnail is now displayed in timeline palette. EX

Since a layer thumbnail is now displayed in timeline palette of animation window, it is now easier to distinguish timeline information and display switching cels. View settings can be changed in palette menu.

Main improvements in Version 1.6.7

  1. Now Supports German Language.
  2. [mac] [Raw Input] has been added to [Preferences]dialog -> [Precision] of [Tablet].
  3. By holding down the [Shift] key and dragging a handle, it is now possible to move along a frame for the operations listed below.
    - [Edit] Menu -> [Transform] -> [Free Transform]
    - When free transforming an image material layer using the [Object] sub tool
    - When free transforming a vector layer using the [Object] sub tool
    - When free transforming a balloon layer using the [Object] sub tool
    - When free transforming a ruler using the [Object] sub tool
  4. By holding the [Shift] key and dragging the center point, it is now possible to move by 45 degree increments for the operations listed below.
    - When [Edit] Menu -> [Transform] commands are executed
    - When selecting an image material layer using the [Object] sub tool
  5. When executing [Edit] menu -> [Transform] -> [Mesh Transformation], it is now possible to move in 45 degree increments by holding down the [Shift] key and dragging a handle.
  6. From the [Tab-Mate Controller Settings] dialog, it is now possible to adjust the [Brush Size], [Timeline], and [Parallel line ruler] with the control stick of the Tab-Mate controller.
  7. Certain operations which utilize brush type tools such as [Colored pencil] have been accelerated.
  8. [Win] Now available in New Surface Pro and Surface Studio, released on June 15th (Thursday). Furthermore, supports the 4096 pressure point pen pressure sensitivity and the directional tilt detection feature of the new Surface Pen and the devices it is compatible with.
    *https://www.microsoft.com/ja-jp/store/d/surface/8ZL5C82QMG6B/G2MM
  9. [Win] Supporting Surface Dial With the Surface Dial it’s possible to magnify and rotate canvases, undo, adjust brush size, move along timelines, and rotate the parallel line ruler.
  10. [Win] The tilt value of a stylus can be acquired on [Tablet PC] supporting computers, when [Tablet PC] is selected from the [Preferences] dialog, [Tablet] -> [Using tablet service]. Also, it is now possible to process pen pressure posterization using the computer’s maximum resolution.
  11. It is now possible to select from [Color], [Half color] and [Monochrome] for the display method of the light table layer in the [Animation cels] palette.
  12. [How to show] has been added to the [Animation] menu -> [Show animation cels] -> [Onion skin settings]. It is possible to select from [Color], [Half color], and [Monochrome] for the display method of an onion skin.
  13. The color setting method from the dialog and palette has been modified [EX/PRO/DEBUT]. Conventionally, where the default dialog for the OS being used was displayed, now a unique [Color settings] dialog will be displayed instead.
  14. The operations of the [Color Wheel] palette have been accelerated.
  15. The name of the color and the RGB value (HSV value) are now displayed when the mouse cursor is on a color tile in [Color Set] palette. However, it will not be displayed in Mac OS X 10.9.
  16. The [Light table] category has been added to [Preferences]. It is now possible to set the default value for the light table layer.
  17. The scroll method for palettes have been improved. For the scrollable areas of the palettes that are scrollable such as [Layer] palette and [Timeline] palette, it is now possible to scroll by pressing the [Space] key and dragging.
  18. The methods to select several 3D materials have been improved for selecting a 3D layer with the [Object] tool. Multiple selections can been enabled from [Tool Property]’s [Object List] while pressing the [Shift] key and clicking on the 3D materials.
  19. It is now possible to switch between show and hide even when quickly clicking on the [Show/Hide] icon from the [Layer] palette and the [Timeline] palette.
  20. The[Layer] palette now scrolls automatically to show the editable object layer when transitioning between canvas.
  21. The following settings will be adapted to the [Timeline] palette thumbnail list.
    - The palette color set with the [Layer] palette
    - [Layer] Menu -> [Layer Settings] -> [Display palette colors on canvas]
  22. The settings in the following path can be saved: [View] menu -> [Color profile] -> [Preview]. Canvases that have been set with [Preview] will be re-opened with the [Preview] settings applied.
  23. Use of memory after application launch has been reduced.
  24. [Mac] Movie exporting speed has improved when using the following path: [File] menu -> [Export animation] -> [Movie].
  25. [Animated sticker (APNG)] has been added to [File] menu -> [Export animation].
  26. [Output as [background]] has been added to the dialog when selecting [.psd (Photoshop Document)] and [.psb(Photoshop Big document)] from [File] menu -> [Export (Single Layer)]. You can save by combining with a Photoshop background layer.
  27. [Loop count] has been added to [File] menu -> [Export animation] -> [Animated GIF]. You can set the loop count of an animation.
  28. [Frame rate] has been added to [Create moving illustration] in the [New] dialog. You can set the number of cels to display per second.
  29. Cel numbers are now displayed in track name of animation folder within [Timeline] palette.
  30. A layer thumbnail is now displayed in the [Timeline] palette. The display method for thumbnails can be set by using [Thumbnail size] and [Thumbnail display settings] in [Show Menu].
  31. Pertaining to 3D materials that are selected with the [Object] sub tool, a checkbox for switching between showing and hiding outlines has been added to [Outline width] of [Tool Property]. However, 3D layers (compatible with version 1.5) cannot be displayed.
  32. Pertaining to 3D materials that are selected with the [Object] sub tool, [Offset amount] has been added to the dialog that is displayed when [Rendering settings] of [Tool Property] is clicked. Outlines can be displayed as how they were in Ver.1.5.4. and earlier versions.
  33. Multiple 3D materials can be selected simultaneously. It is now possible to select multiple parts simultaneously for 3D object materials with multiple parts or LWS files with associated elements.
  34. [Cut], [Copy and paste], [Delete] can now be collectively done when selecting several 3D materials.
  35. Light source settings are now automatically enabled, when importing 3D materials. However, light source settings are disabled when importing 3D character materials.
  36. 3D drawing figures can now be controlled with animation controller.
  37. [Export] and [Print] have been added to the [Initial boot] dialog.
  38. [Cut and paste] and [Copy and paste] have been added to the selection launcher.

PRO/EX

  1. It is now possible to register workspaces as a material. It is now possible to publish a workspace as a material in CLIP STUDIO ASSETS as well as import published workspace materials.
  2. [Workspace import settings: have been added to [Window] menu -> [Workspace]. At the time of importing, it is possible to edit the settings of workspaces from the menu.
  3. Name of [Window] menu -> [Workspace] -> [Reset Workspace] has been changed to [Reload Workspace]. It is possible to select the desired settings to reset when reverting a workspace.
  4. [Camera position], [Focal point Position], and [Link camera advancing/retreating] have been added to the [Tool Property] of the [Object] tool when selecting a 3D layer. The display settings for the camera position and perspective can be edited in more detail.
  5. [3D] has been added to [Layer] menu -> [New layer]. It is now possible to create a new empty 3D layer.
  6. The probability that the shape after erasing the line becomes a sharp corner has increased when [Eraser] tool’s [Tool Property] [Vector eraser] is set to [Erase up to intersection].
  7. [Tone effect in case of scaling down] has been added to [Preferences] dialog -> [Layer/Frame]. You can select whether to display a scaled down pattern of tone, or gray scale when lowering magnification factor of the canvas.
  8. Operation categories such as rotation and flip had been added to the [Sub View] palette. You are able to rotate or flip images registered to the [Sub View] palette.
  9. [One time only] and [One random round] have been added to [Repeat method] which is found in [Tool Property] of drawing tools. It is now possible to set the [Brush tip shape] so that the drawing will be disabled upon completing a sequence until a new stroke is created.
  10. The number of menu commands that can be configured at the[Selection Launcher Settings] dialog have increased. Also, it is now possible to add auto actions to the selection launcher.
  11. [Add control point and correct] and [Smoothening range] have been added to [Tool Property] of the [Correct line width] tool. By adding control points, line width can be changed smoothly. The range of line width smoothening can also be edited in [Smoothening range].
  12. [Move Auto Action to a different set] and [Copy Auto Action to a different set] have been added to the [Auto Action] palette menu. You can move or copy selected auto action to other auto action sets.
  13. Set values in the following commands will be maintained upon sequent launch.
    - [File] menu -> [Export (Single Layer)]
    - [File] Menu -> [Save Duplicate] -> [.psd (Photoshop Document)]
    - [File] Menu -> [Save Duplicate] -> [.psb (Photoshop Big Document)]

EX

  1. [File]menu -> [Export multiple pages] -> [3D Preview for Binding] has been renewed.
    - Time required to display [3D Preview for Binding] dialog has been reduced.
    - Magnification factor is now not reverted when changing between saddle stitch and side stitch in [3D Preview for Binding] dialog.
    - Menu is removed and button operation is installed to [3D Preview for Binding] dialog.
  2. [File] menu->[Export multiple pages] -> when proceeding to [Export fanzine printing data], print data can be exported without having to display [3D Preview for Binding].
  3. [All sides view] palette has been added [EX/PRO/DEBUT]. It is now possible to confirm 3D materials from 4 different directions when a 3D layer is selected. It is now possible to confirm the placement of a 3D material as well as adjust the position of the camera and focal point.
  4. It is now possible to scroll when the binding list is displayed by holding the [Space] key and dragging. It is also possible to scroll by sliding left and right on a trackpad.
  5. [OpenToonz Scene File] has been added to [File] menu -> [Export animation]. Cels and Timelines created in CLIP STUDIO PAINT can be exported as a OpenToonz Scene File.
  6. [Align crop mark] has been added to the [New] dialog. Spread page crop mark can be edited when creating new multipage works.
  7. [Sort page file names] has been added to [Story] menu. For pages managed in the [Page Management] window, file names can be revised to the same number as the [Page Management] window’s page number.
  8. [Adjust precision to the scene dimension] has been added to [LT conversion of layer] dialog when selecting a 3D layer. The accuracy of outline detection can be automatically adjusted depending on the size of the 3D material.
  9. The value set through [File] menu -> [Export multiple pages] -> [Batch export] will be maintained upon sequent launch.

CLIP STUDIO Version 1.6.7 release notes (9/7/2017)

Main updates in Version 1.6.7

  1. The launch screen has been change from the ASSETS page to an information page.
  2. It is now possible to access the CLIP STUDIO ASK service from the [ASK] icon, located in menu on the left.
  3. It is now possible to display available materials from [Material] located in the upper menu bar.
    At the [Material] screen that appears after clicking on [Material] in the upper menu bar, the operations listed below can be performed.
    - It is possible to perform some of the same operations that can be performed in CLIP STUDIO PAINT's [Material palette] (organize, search, delete, download cloud install materials)
    - It is possible to update materials that were downloaded from ASSETS. By clicking the [Acquire Latest Information for [ASSETS] button, an update verification will be performed and an icon will appear on the materials which have an update.
    - It is possible to reference and edit material information. Double clicking the [To material information] block in the list will display the material information screen. Whether a material can be edited or not depends on if it's an original material created by the user or a material downloaded from ASSETS.
  4. It is now possible to publish materials on ASSETS.
    - Clicking the [Create material] tag from the [Material] screen, will limit the displayed materials to only original materials create by the user.
    To create material information for publishing, double click a material from the list then click the [to material information] block. At the information screen, input the material information.
    - The following steps explain the publishing process. When the preparations for publish are complete, double click the material on the [material] screen and click the [Post to ASSETS] block. Click the [Next] Setting public information] button to proceed to the publication settings input screen. Click the [Test upload] button to upload the material to the server. Follow the prompts to publish the material from the ASSETS[MyUpload] screen.
    - Depending on the program, CLIP STUDIO may automatically launch when a new upload is performed on ASSETS from a web browser. In other words, nothing will happen if CLIP STUDIO isn't installed on the computer. Material publication can only be performed via CLIP STUDIO and not from a web browser.
    - It is now possible upload multiple material at the same time through the [Material Catalog] feature. For more information, visit [Material catalog user's guide].
  5. The features below have been added to CLIP STUDIO PROFILE
    - Clicking the [Edit profile] button will show the [Edit your profile] screen.
    - From [Notifications], the new button (bell icon) added to the menu bar, it is now possible to confirm notification and direct messages. Unread content will be marked with a red notification badge [*].
  6. In addition, the following corrections and defect countermeasures have been added.
    - The [install material] command located in the [Settings] menu has been deleted. Hereafter, all of the pre-installed materials will be provided through the cloud. This applies to updates and new materials.
    - In addition to the rearrangement of the content in the [Help] menu, a new guide related to this update has been added.
    - The problem of a web browser alert page appearing when a button or menu was pressed during the software launching process has been fixed.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT Version 1.6.2 release notes (2016/12/14)

Main features of CLIP STUDIO PAINT Ver.1.6.2

*The features marked with EX or PRO can be used only in [EX] or [PRO].

We have launched CLIP STUDIO ASSETS, a new service where you can download over 8,000 free materials

This handy feature allows you to search for and download free materials that will help you with your work, including tones, brushes and 3D data.

Blending modes have been added.

Layer blending modes have been added for a wider range of expression styles.

New blending modes :
Vivid light, Linear light, Pin light, Hard mix, Exclusion, Darker color, Lighter color, Division, Hue, Saturation, Color, Brightness

Normal

The set layer is simply placed on top of the layer below.

 
Pin light

Blends by replacing colors in the image depending on the colors in the set layer.

 
Exclusion

The less bright color values are subtracted from the brighter color values and the difference is displayed, but the colors are blended with a lower contrast.

 
 
 
 
 
Hue

The hue of the set layer is applied while maintaining the brightness and saturation of the layer below.

 
Division

The RGB values of the layer below are divided by the brightness of the set layer.

 
Brightness

The brightness of the set layer is applied while maintaining the hue and saturation values of the layer below.

The opacity of the brush can be adjusted according to pen pressure

An effect source can now be set for the brush opacity. You can create a brush where the pen pressure is set as the effect source, so that the opacity changes with the pen pressure.

Compatible with retina display (MacOS Version)

Applications and canvases can be displayed in the resolution of the retina display.
Canvases are displayed at a higher resolution in the retina display than in previous versions. As a result, processes such as transformation operations and 3D layer editing processes may take longer than usual.

The file format of 3D data has been changed and the operability of 3D layers has been improved

The file formats of 3D characters, 3D backgrounds, etc. that can be loaded in CLIP STUDIO PAINT have been changed. This is accompanied by an improvement of the functions and operability of 3D layers, including fast view for 3D editing, rendering settings and improvements to the manipulators. 3D materials in software from Ver. 1.6.0 onward are in the new data format.


Fast view

Improvements to Manipulators

*3D materials that you have added or created by yourself prior to this update can still be used, but they will be handled on a different layer from 3D data in the new format, and the two types cannot be linked. General 3D data such as lwo and obj files will be loaded in the same layer as the new format and can be operated in the same way as the new format.

File size reduced EXPRO

Saving of monochrome layers has been optimized. The file size of monochrome works is now 10-20% smaller than standard works.

*We plan on making CLIP files even more user-friendly in future, including further lightening of CLIP files containing color layers and removal of caching for high speed displays to optimize commissioning.

A preview display can now be selected when creating figures

Actual settings such as line color and width can now be viewed in the preview while drawing figures, etc.

[Selection] has been added to the [Output range] settings EX

[Selection] has been added to [Output range] in the dialog displayed when the [File] menu -> [Export (Single Layer)] is selected. A rectangular image with the width and height of the selected area can be exported.

Operation of the timeline is now easier

Various functions have been added for easier operation of the animation function timeline: the view can be split into two levels from the timeline palette menu, a light table can be operated and there are functions such as cel specification, Play/Stop and playback settings.

Animations can now be registered as materials EXPRO

Animation has been added to the material types. Clips selected in the [Timeline] palette can be registered as animation materials.

MP4 files can now be exported

Movie files in MP4 format (extension: mp4) can now be exported from [Export animation].

The initial values of several settings have been changed

Several initial settings have been changed, such as the software interface color and undo count.

  1. [Automatically switch IME when typing text into panel] has been changed to On in [Interface] -> [IME control].
  2. [Theme of color combination] has been changed to [Dark color] in [Interface] -> [Color].
  3. [Undo count] has been changed to "200" in [Performance] -> [Undo].
  4. [Delay before recognizing new object to undo after drawing] has been changed to "0" in [Performance] -> [Undo].
  5. [Opacity of area display] has been changed to "30" in [Layer/Frame] -> [Mask].
  6. [Color of Crop mark/Default border] in [Ruler/Unit] -> [Ruler/Grid/Crop mark] has been changed.

If you have never changed the preferences, the new values may be applied after updating. These can be reverted to the previous settings by changing the settings.

Corrections of Version 1.6.2

Improvements

  1. [Search for additional materials] has been added to the [Material] palette. Start CLIP STUDIO and display CLIP STUDIO ASSETS. Additional materials can be downloaded from CLIP STUDIO ASSETS.
  2. Details of materials can be displayed by opening CLIP STUDIO ASSETS from the thumbnail of a material on the [Material] palette. This function can be used with materials downloaded from CLIP STUDIO ASSETS.
  3. [3D Data] has been added to the [File] menu -> [Import].
  4. Exporting from the [File] menu -> [Export animation] -> [Image sequence], [Animated GIF] and [Movie] is now faster. The canvas screen is no longer updated during exporting.
  5. [Affected by] has been added to [Tool Property] -> [Opacity] for tools such as brushes. The opacity can be changed by pen pressure, etc.
  6. [Flat marker] has been added as a sub tool of the [Pen] tool.
  7. [Display settings for editing] has been added to the [Object] tool -> [Tool Property] when a 3D layer is selected. When [Fast] is selected, layer effects and the displays of other layers are simplified to speed up the display of 3D materials.
  8. [Rendering settings] has been added to the [Object] tool -> [Tool Property] when a 3D layer is selected. Detailed settings can be configured for the display methods of features such as textures and the shadows of 3D materials. Shadows of 3D materials are displayed on the floor by default.
  9. [Physical settings] has been added to the [Object] tool -> [Tool Property] when a 3D layer is selected. This can be used to configure how to reflect physical settings when operating 3D character materials.
  10. [Ambient light], [Parallel light 1] and [Parallel light 2] have been added to the [Object] tool -> [Tool Property] when a 3D layer is selected. Selecting this allows you to configure various items. A lighter shadow than usual can now be set by enabling Light Source in the initial settings.
  11. An animation controller can now be used when editing the poses of 3D character materials. If the animation controller is not shown, it can be displayed by clicking the 3D character.
  12. Manipulator functions for 3D character materials have been improved. Manipulators are now displayed automatically without needing to be set in [Tool Property]. The position of 3D character materials can now be moved in addition to moving parts.
  13. 3D materials and 3D data are now registered to the [Item bank] palette when loading them in the canvas. However, 3D materials compatible with Ver. 1.5 (extension: c2fc, c2fr) are not registered.
  14. A [Move tone pattern] and [Move grid] sub tool have been added to the [Move layer] tool.
  15. A [Snap eraser] sub tool has been added to the [Eraser] tool.
  16. A [Manga gradient] sub tool has been added to the [Gradient] tool.
  17. The configurations of the [Tool] palette and [Sub tool] palette have been changed. The changes will be applied when newly installing CLIP STUDIO PAINT Ver.1.6.2 or when performing an initial boot. The original configurations can be used after a normal update.
  18. The [Timeline] palette can now be split into two levels. Click [Show Menu] and select this setting from the displayed menu.
  19. Commands for functions such as animation functions can be added to the menu displayed by clicking [Show Menu] in the [Timeline] palette.
  20. The display range shown when changing the scale of the [Timeline] palette has been improved. When a selected frame is displayed, that frame is displayed in the center when changing the scale.
  21. The [Timeline] palette can now be scaled up or down by pinching.
  22. The background color of the [Timeline] palette has been changed. It is now displayed in a different color each second.
  23. The color of the [Timeline] palette, [Layer] palette, [Search Layer] palette and [Animation Cel] palette when [Dark color] is set for [Color combination] has been changed.
  24. A menu can now be displayed by right clicking a track name or [Show/hide tracks] in the [Timeline] palette.
  25. The operable area of [Show/hide tracks] in the [Timeline] palette has been expanded from the area surrounding the icon to the whole framed area.
  26. The file size is now optimized when saving a layer whose [Expression color] is [Monochrome].
  27. Animation materials have been added. Clips selected in the [Timeline] palette can be registered as animation materials by selecting the [Edit] menu -> [Register material] -> [Animation].
  28. MP4 files (extension: mp4) can now be exported from the [File] menu -> [Export animation] -> [Movie].
  29. The operation speed of text layers containing multiple text objects has been improved.
  30. [Use simple display for lines being created with the figure tools] has been added to the [Preferences] dialog -> [Tool]. When this is turned off, settings such as drawing color and line width are reflected in lines being drawn with the drawing tool.
  31. 12 blending modes have been added to [Blending mode] in the [Layer] palette.
  32. 12 blending modes have been added to [Blending mode] in [Tool Property] for drawing tools and the figure tool.
  33. 12 blending modes have been added to [Blending mode] in the [Edit] menu -> [Advanced Fill].
  34. [Select file] has been added to the [Material property] dialog. This allows you to load image files and change the thumbnail of materials.
  35. [EX/PRO]A [Snap eraser] sub tool enabling snapping has been added to the [Eraser] tool.
  36. A [Manga gradient] sub tool has been added to the [Gradient] tool. Black and transparent gradients can be drawn simply by selecting the tool.
  37. [EX] [Selection] has been added to [Output range] in the dialog displayed when the [File] menu -> [Export (Single Layer)] is selected. A rectangular image with the width and height of the selected area can be exported.
  38. [EX] The quality of thumbnail images on conflicting pages when using the group work function has been improved.
  39. [EX] The function for exporting for PaintMan from the [File] menu -> [Export animation] -> [Export animation cels] has been improved. [Line width] settings and a preview image can be displayed.
  40. [Win] A mouse cursor compatible with high resolutions is now displayed when a value larger than 100% is set as the display scale in the OS.
  41. [Win] MP4 files (extension: mp4) and QuickTime files (extension: mov) can now be imported from the [File] menu -> [Import] -> [Movie].
  42. [Mac] Now compatible with the retina display. Applications and canvases can now be displayed in the usual resolution of the retina display.
  43. [Mac] The drawing performance on the canvas has been improved. The delay in brush drawing has been reduced.
  44. [Mac] MP4 files (extension: mp4) can now be imported from the [File] menu -> [Import] -> [Movie].
  45. [Mac]The drawing performance on the canvas has been improved. The delay in brush drawing has been reduced.
  46. [Mac][EX/PRO]Fixed the issue in which the resolution changed to 72dpi when a JPEG file was output in CMYK color.

Changes of specification

  1. [Install material], [Organize Materials], [Initialize Materials] and [Do Not Send Anonymous Usage Log] were deleted from the [File] menu. These functions can be used from "CLIP STUDIO", a portal application included from version 1.6.2.
  2. The installation method for materials has been changed. Materials are now automatically downloaded from the server on startup of "CLIP STUDIO", a portal application included from version 1.6.2. Please note that a network connection is required to download materials.
  3. The playback speed is now displayed in the [Timeline] palette during playback.
  4. The setting range is now 0.1 to 10,000 for the [Object] tool -> [Tool Property] -> [Object scale] when a 3D layer is selected. The same-size value has also been changed to 100.
  5. [Manipulator] has been deleted from [Tool Property] of the [Object] tool when a 3D layer is selected. However, it can still be used when using 3D layers compatible with Ver. 1.5.
  6. The calculation method has been changed for settings in the [Object] tool -> [Tool Property] -> [Perspective] when a 3D layer is selected.
  7. The file formats of 3D character materials, 3D background materials and 3D object materials that can be loaded in CLIP STUDIO PAINT have been changed. New 3D functions added in Ver. 1.6.0 can be used for the latest file formats.
  8. The method for moving 3D object materials has been changed to a manipulator. Click a 3D object material to switch between moving the whole material and moving a part.
  9. The layout no longer changes when [Angle] is changed for 3D background materials.
  10. The name of [Pixel size] has also been changed to [100%] in areas such as the [Display] menu and the [Navigator] palette.
  11. [200%] has been added to the [View] menu now that the software is compatible with the retina display.
  12. The [Opacity] settings screen in the [Animation] menu -> [Show animation cels] -> [Onion skin settings] has been changed.
  13. Cels can no longer be specified for frames other than those between the start frame and end frame in the [Timeline] palette.
  14. The maximum value that can be set in the [Balloon tail] sub tool -> [Tool Property] -> [Width of tail] has been changed.
  15. The initial values in the [Preferences] dialog have been changed. Some settings, such as the interface color, may change if you are using the initial values of the [Preferences] dialog.
  16. The initial value for [Thickness of edges] has been changed when the [Layer Property] palette -> [Layer effect] -> [Border effect] is selected. This is reflected when an initial boot is performed.
  17. The position of the Command Bar in the [Layer] palette, [Search Layer] palette and [Animation Cel] palette has been moved from the bottom to the top. This is reflected when an initial boot is performed.
  18. The display now switches to the [Divide frame folder] sub tool after selecting the [Layer] menu -> [New Layer] -> [Frame Border folder].
  19. The layout of the [Filter] menu has been changed. Initially set plugins and plugins created by the user are now displayed separately.
  20. [Register Image as Material] from the [Edit] menu has been moved and renamed. This function can now be found by selecting the [Edit] menu -> [Register Material] -> [Image].
  21. [Register Layer as Template Material] from the [Edit] menu has been moved and renamed. This function can now be found by selecting the [Edit] menu -> [Register Material] -> [Template].
  22. [Stabilization] in [Tool Property] for drawing tools can now be displayed using a slider on initial boot.
  23. Key frames created in CLIP STUDIO ACTION are now displayed in different colors depending on the "How to correct" setting.
  24. [Mac] The scale of the canvas has been changed so that the display size of the canvas remains the same when moving the canvas between the retina display and the standard display. The [Sub View] palette and [Page Management] window have been changed in the same way.

Corrections

  1. There were cases in which Photoshop Documents (extension: psd) containing adjustment layers or text layers cannot be imported. This issue has now been fixed.
  2. There was a saving issue with page files managed by a page management file (extension: clip) containing 3D layers. If the [File] menu -> [Save] was selected after performing [Save as] or [Save Duplicate], the file could not be saved after opening the file again and editing it. This issue has now been fixed.
  3. The application closed if an arrow key was pressed while multiple handles were selected for [Perspective ruler]. This issue has now been fixed.
  4. It took a very long time to save extremely tall or long canvases. This issue has now been fixed.
  5. The application closed when a layer with the specified layer name did not exist when executing an auto action containing a [Selection from Layer] command. This issue has now been fixed.
  6. Manipulators for 3D materials were not displayed in the correct position when the scale of the canvas was 50% or lower and the canvas was rotated or flipped. This issue has now been fixed.
  7. An item with no name was added to the [History] palette when a track name was changed in the [Timeline] palette. This issue has now been fixed.
  8. Files exported from CLIP STUDIO PAINT in CMYK color JPEG format were not displayed in the correct resolution when loaded in other applications. This issue has now been fixed.
  9. The [Play/Stop] button could not be operated while playing animation when [Play/Stop] was registered in the [Command Bar]. This issue has now been fixed.
  10. There were cases in which cels were specified in odd positions when pasting a clip partway through another clip in the [Timeline] palette. This issue has now been fixed.
  11. Part of the canvas could not be displayed when the [Animation] menu -> [New animation cel] was selected after moving a layer in the [Animation Folder] using the [Move layer] tool. This issue has now been fixed.
  12. There were cases in which animations could not be played correctly on small canvases when [Prefer speed] was set in [Settings of play]. This issue has now been fixed.
  13. Works were not saved correctly when [Unit of length] was set to [mm] for the [Thickness of edges] in [Tool Property] for the [Text] sub tool. This issue has now been fixed.
  14. There were cases in which some pixels were colored faintly when the [Filter] menu -> [Blur] -> [Smoothing] was selected. This issue has now been fixed.
  15. There were cases in which the application closed when the [File] menu -> [Revert] was selected while using the [Object] sub tool. This issue has now been fixed.
  16. There were cases in which Photoshop files (extension: psd) containing layer masks could not be loaded. This issue has now been fixed.
  17. Memory workload was displayed at 100% at all times on the [Information] palette when using versions 1.5.4 onward in some environments. This issue has now been fixed.
  18. Fixed the issue in which the application could not be started after using an invalid color profile.
  19. The creation date was updated when a CLIP STUDIO FORMAT file (extension: clip) was saved by overwriting. This issue has now been fixed.
  20. There were cases in which CLIP STUDIO FORMAT files (extension: clip) became read-only files after incidents such as a forced shutdown of the computer. This has now been changed.
  21. Photoshop files (extension: psd) could not be loaded after exporting from some applications. This issue has now been fixed.
  22. [Select previous cel] from the [Animation] menu did not operate correctly when a cel before the start frame was selected. This issue has now been fixed.
  23. There were cases of non-operation when the reference of a file object layer contained a timeline that included its own file. This issue has now been fixed.
  24. There were cases in which the application force quit when a file enabling a common movie or timeline was referenced in reference source files for each file object layer when a file contained multiple file object layers. This issue has now been fixed.
  25. There were cases in which the application force quit on selection of items such as the [Edit] menu -> [Cut] when the [Page Management] window was not reopened after creating multiple pages using a template. This issue has now been fixed.
  26. The frame rate was displayed in the [Page Management] window when animations were played for works with multiple pages. This issue has now been fixed.
  27. [Win] There were cases in which incorrect lines were drawn when gesturing was used during operation of the drawing tools when [Ignore touch input when I'm using my pen] was enabled in the [Settings] of Windows 10. This issue has now been fixed.
  28. [Win] The size of the ruler display in the canvas window could not be changed according to the display view settings in the OS. This issue has now been fixed.
  29. [Win] Fixed the issue in which touch operations in monitors other than the main monitor were not correctly reflected.
  30. [Win] There were cases in which the scale of the canvas could not be changed smoothly when [Change the size of text, apps, and other items] in the [Display Settings] of Windows 10 was set to a value larger than 100%. This issue has now been fixed
  31. [Mac] The values have been corrected for the dpi display when configuring the settings in the [Preferences] dialog -> [Canvas] -> [Display resolution] for the retina display.
  32. [Mac] [Show/hide title bar and menu bar] was not enabled on the Command Bar. This issue has now been fixed.

Problems confirmed with Ver.1.6.2

  1. Text cannot be exported to a file if PDF is selected for [File format] in the [File] menu -> [Export] -> [Batch export].
  2. When using the Export fanzine printing data process, color pages are always output in RGB with no profile settings. To publish works in which a profile is applied, use the standard export function.
  3. It may not be possible to record some commands and operations on the [Auto Action] palette.
  4. Works may not be displayed in the correct colors after executing items in the [View] menu -> [Color profile], depending on the profile being used.
  5. If a mixing font is set for text, it is not possible to change to a different font during input. To change to a different font, select input text and change the font.
  6. If the save folder name or file name is changed while editing the data of managed pages, it will not be possible to operate the file correctly.
  7. Page files and work files created in ComicStudio 3.0 or earlier cannot be loaded.
  8. Discrepancies may occur in mesh colors and texture colors when data in HexaGreat format (extension: 6kt, 6kh) is loaded with Light Source turned off.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT Version 1.5.4 release notes (2016/03/15)

Main features of CLIP STUDIO PAINT Ver.1.5.4

*The features marked with EX or PRO can be used only in [EX] or [PRO].

Reducing file size

The standard file format has been changed to CLIP STUDIO FORMAT (extension: clip). Files in CLIP STUDIO FORMAT are lighter than those in the old CLIP STUDIO PAINT format (extension: lip), meaning that they load and save more quickly.

※The file sizes of existing lip format will be reduced using [Save as...] in Version 1.5.4.
※The specifications of files in CLIP STUDIO PAINT format (extension: lip) and page management files (extension: cmc) has been changed. Files saved in the latest version cannot be opened in Ver. 1.4.4 or earlier or CLIP STUDIO PAINT.

Increased text options EXPRO

[Wrap text at frame], [Align frames], [Edge], [Edge color], [Background color] and [Opacity] have been added to [Tool Property] in the [Text] sub tool. You can add edges or background color to text, and wrap text according to the frames.

A work with multiple pages as a separate file can now be saved EX

All works from multiple pages can now be saved as separate files using [File] menu → [Save as]. You can save page management files (extension: cmc) with a different name, and each page is saved in CLIP STUDIO FORMAT (extension: clip).

New [Create Folder and Insert Layer] menu

[Create folder and insert layer] has been added to the [Layer] menu. This allows you to create a new layer folder and store the selected layers in that folder.

[Set as draft layer] and [Change layer color] have been added to the [Layer] palette EXPRO

[Set as draft layer] and [Change layer color] have been added to the [Layer] palette. These operations can be performed on the [Layer] palette.

Moving illustrations and animation can now be created

You can create animation and moving illustrations using easy pens and brushes and handy coloring tools. When you're done, you can export your work as a movie or animated GIF.
You can create full animation in PAINT EX, while PRO and DEBUT allows you to create short animation or moving illustrations with up to 24 frames.

[Create moving illustration] has been added to the [New] dialog

[Create moving illustration] has been added to the [New] dialog. You can now create an animation up to 24 frames long. This can be configured using [Illustration] in [Use of work] when using PRO/EX. It can be configured in the normal [New] dialog when using Debut.

Light table and centerfold

You can register your pictures to a light table and refer to them while drawing. Simply press a key on the keyboard to check the motion between the pictures, just like flipping through paper drawings.

Onion skin

You can check your animation by viewing the surrounding pictures as translucent layers. Various settings can be specified, such as the number of pictures to be displayed and the color in which they are displayed.

Timeline

Set the display order and speed in the timeline. You can play your animation immediately and check the actual motion.

[Animation] has been added to [Use of work] in the [New] dialog EXPRO

[Animation] has been added to [Use of work] in the [New] dialog. Items related to animation such as Timeline and Template can be configured.

Templates EXPRO

You can customize settings for your work and workflow, such as the resolution and size of the cel and the layer structure, then register those settings as a template to be used again.

Export animation

[Export animation] has been added to the [File] menu. Canvases for which the Timeline is enabled can be exported as a movie file or animated GIF, or the individual frames can be exported as an image sequence.

Corrections of Version 1.5.4

Improvements

  1. Import speed of monochrome 1 bit TIFF files has been improved.
  2. The standard file format has been changed to CLIP STUDIO FORMAT (extension: clip). Files in CLIP STUDIO FORMAT are lighter than those in the old CLIP STUDIO PAINT format (extension: lip), meaning that they load and save more quickly.
  3. [Export (Layered)] → [.lip (Optimization)] was deleted from the [File] menu. Files are normally saved in the optimized state because the default file format has been changed.
  4. [Animation] menu has been added. In addition to various operation in the [Animation cels] palette and [Timeline] palette, animation playback settings can be configured.
  5. [Animation cels] palette has been added. By registering other cels or images files in the [Animation cels] palette, you can draw cels while referring to these files.
  6. The [Light table] sub tool has been added to the [Operation] tool. Cels and images registered to the [Animation cels] palette can be operated.
  7. The [Edit timeline] sub tool has been added to the [Operation] tool. This allows you to operate frames in the [Timeline] palette on the canvas.
  8. Onion skin function was added. The layers in front and behind the [Timeline] palette or [Layer] palette can be displayed as an onion skin. This can be configured in [Animation] menu → [Show animation cels].
  9. Animation folder has been added. Layers and layer folders stored in the animation folder are treated as cels creating the movement of the animation.
  10. [Timeline] palette has been added. This allows you to edit the timing and overlapping with which to display cels using a timeline.
  11. [Item bank] palette has been added. This is a palette for managing materials and layers on the canvas. Items that have been imported in the [Item bank] palette can be imported on the canvas.
  12. File object layers have been added. File object layers are layers used to load files such as images and movies into CLIP STUDIO PAINT. They cannot be drawn in CLIP STUDIO PAINT, but can be edited and reflected on the canvas by opening the reference file.
  13. [Animation] has been added to [Use of work] in the [New] dialog. Items related to animation such as Timeline and Template can be configured.
  14. [Create moving illustration] has been added to the [New] dialog. You can now create an animation up to 24 frames long. This can be configured using [Illustration] in [Use of work] when using PRO/EX. It can be configured in the normal [New] dialog when using Debut.
  15. [Wrap text at frame], [Align frames], [Edge], [Edge color], [Background color] and [Opacity] have been added to [Tool Property] in the [Text] sub tool. You can add edges or background color to text, and wrap text according to the frames.
  16. [Revert] has been added to the [File] menu. Edits are discarded, and the content returns to the previously saved state.
  17. [Export animation] has been added to the [File] menu. Canvases for which the Timeline is enabled can be exported as a movie file or animated GIF, or the individual frames can be exported as an image sequence.
  18. [Create file object] and [Movie] have been added to the [File] menu -> [Import]. Allows you to import CLIP STUDIO FORMAT (extension: clip), standard images and movie files as file object layers.
  19. All works from multiple pages can now be saved as separate files using [File] menu → [Save as]. You can save page management files (extension: cmc) with a different name, and each page is saved in CLIP STUDIO FORMAT (extension: clip).
  20. Multiple images can be imported to the canvas in a batch using [File] menu → [Import] → [Image]/[Pattern from Image].
  21. Settings such as the canvas size and manga draft settings can be configured using [Edit] menu → [Canvas Properties]. You can also configure animation settings when creating animation.
  22. [File object] has been added to the [Layer] menu. This allows you to save some of the layers as a separate file in CLIP STUDIO FORMAT (extension: clip) and refer to the file as a file object layer. You can also open the reference file of a file object layer, edit it and then update it.
  23. [Link guide to ruler] has been added to the [Layer] menu → [Ruler - Frame]. You can set this so that the guides do not move out of place when moving the ruler with the [Move layer].
  24. [Create folder and insert layer] has been added to the [Layer] menu. This allows you to create a new layer folder and store the selected layers in that folder.
  25. [Set as draft layer] and [Change layer color] have been added to the [Layer] palette. These operations can be performed on the [Layer] palette.
  26. [Maximum] has been added to [Thumbnail size] in the menus on the [Layer] palette and [Search Layer] palette.
  27. [Display transparent area] has been added to [Thumbnail display settings] in the menus on the [Layer] palette and [Search Layer] palette. This allows you to apply the paper color to the thumbnail of the layer.
  28. [Outside edited folder], [Outside edited frame folder] and [Outside edited animation folder] have been added to [Exclusion] on the [Layer] palette.
  29. Changes to [Layer color], [Combine mode] and [Opacity] can now be applied to multiple layers as an [Auto Action] by registering them to [Auto Action] and selecting multiple layers.
  30. [Combine mode] and [Opacity] can now be set for multiple layers. Select multiple layers on the [Layer] palette to apply the settings to these layers.
  31. Image material layers and vector layers can now also be rotated by dragging the outside of the frame when using the [Object] tool.
  32. A different button display is now used for [Flip Horizontal] and [Flip Vertical] in [Tool Property] when an image material layer is selected using the [Object] sub tool. You can check the settings on the screen.
  33. Images of the icons are now displayed in the [Tool icon] pull-down menu in the [Create custom sub tool] dialog.
  34. Palette docks can now be created at the bottom of the main window and displays.
  35. The text drawing method has been changed. When text entered in CLIP STUDIO PAINT Ver. 1.4.1 or earlier is edited in this version, the text is redrawn by the latest version's method. If the text is not edited in this version, the old text is kept and can be exported in various formats as it is.
  36. [Use half-width punctuation marks], [Horizontal ratio], [Vertical ratio] and [Character spacing] have been added to [Tool Property] in the [Text] sub tool and in the [Object] sub tool that appears when a text layer is selected.
  37. [Auto TateChuYoko (Horizontal in Vertical)] has been added to [Tool Property] in the [Text] sub tool. This function is the same as the previous [TateChuYoko (Horizontal in Vertical)] function.
  38. The [TateChuYoko (Horizontal in Vertical)] function in [Tool Property] in the [Text] sub tool has been changed. TateChuYoko (Horizontal in Vertical) can be set for selected characters.
  39. The character spacing for text set as vertical text with the [Text] sub tool has been improved.
  40. [EX] Animation cels can now be exported in general image formats using [Export animation cels] and timeline information can now be exported as a time sheet in CSV format using [Export time sheet] in the [File] menu → [Export animation].
  41. [EX] Animation settings have been added to the [Story] menu → [Change basic page settings] and [Change basic work settings].
  42. [EX] Higher quality rendering is now performed when [Extract line] is set to [Raster layer] in the [LT conversion of layer] dialog when a 3D layer is selected.
  43. [EX] [Smooth] has been added to the [LT conversion of layer] dialog that is displayed when a 3D layer is selected. This allows you to convert the outlines of 3D materials to smoother lines.

Changes of specification

  1. The specifications of files in CLIP STUDIO PAINT format (extension: lip) and page management files (extension: cmc) has been changed. Files saved in the latest version cannot be opened in Ver. 1.4.3 or earlier or CLIP STUDIO PAINT.
  2. When a file saved in Ver. 1.4.3 or earlier or CLIP STUDIO PAINT is opened in the latest version, the save flag (*) is displayed next to the file name in the canvas window but the file is not changed.
  3. The [File] menu → [Import] → [Create New from Clipboard] has been moved to the [File] menu → [Create New from Clipboard].
  4. The name of [File] menu → [Export] has been changed to [Export (Single Layer)].
  5. The name of [File] menu → [Binding export] has been changed to [Export multiple pages].
  6. [EX] The items in the [File] menu → [Save in Kindle format] have been moved to the [File] menu → [Export multiple pages].
  7. The name of [File] menu → [Export (Layered)] has been changed to [Save Duplicate]. It is now possible to save in BMP, JPEG, PNG, TIFF and TGA format.
  8. The [Crop marks] and [Default border] now remain when [Edit] menu → [Rotate/Invert canvas] is executed. However, the [Crop marks] and [Default border] are deleted after rotating or inverting the canvas if the canvas is a spread and the crop marks are not aligned.
  9. The [Crop marks] and [Default border] now remain when [Edit] menu → [Change Canvas Size] is executed. However, they are deleted like before if a selection area is created, if the canvas is a spread or if [Fix center] is turned off.
  10. [Fix center] has been added to the [Edit] menu → [Change Canvas Size]. This allows you to fix the center point of the [Crop marks] and [Default border] before changing the canvas size so that the center point remains in the same position.
  11. [Story] menu → [Batch process] has been moved to [File] menu → [Batch process].
  12. It is no longer possible to select multiple items on the [Search Layer] palette by using the [Shift] key.
  13. The aspect ratio of thumbnails now matches the aspect ratio of the canvas when [Thumbnail display settings] is set to [Show whole canvas] in the menu of the [Layer] palette.
  14. The menu structure of the [Search Layer] palette has been changed.
  15. The [Rotation angle] can now be set to one decimal place in [Tool Property] when an image material layer is set in the [Object] sub tool or when the [Edit] menu → [Move and transform] is selected.
  16. [Expression in eyes] and [Expression in mouth] can now be displayed and set individually in [Settings of expression] on the [Tool Property] palette when a 3D character material is selected with the [Object] sub tool.
  17. Tags that cannot be used to filter materials are no longer displayed in the [Material tag list] in the [Template] dialog, [Select brush tip shape] dialog and [Select paper texture material] dialog.
  18. When performing [Auto Action] for a layer with a specific name, CLIP STUDIO PAINT now searches for layer folders containing a layer with the same name and processes the other layers with that name.
  19. [Use drawing compatible with IllustStudio and ComicStudio] has been deleted from the [Preferences] dialog → [File].
  20. Characters not included in the selected font are now replaced with a preset font when entering or editing text.
  21. [Display quality while editing] has been deleted from [Tool Property] in the [Text] sub tool. Text is now displayed in high quality at all times due to an increase in display speed.
  22. Vertical text entered with the [Text] sub tool is now drawn using the character spacing settings of the selected font if such settings exist.
  23. Western-language characters are now rotated 90 degrees clockwise when entered as vertical text with the [Text] sub tool.
  24. The default setting for [Line space] in [Tool Property] in the [Text] sub tool has been changed to a percentage value of 120%.
  25. It is now possible to create text with a width or height greater than 10,000 pixels.
  26. Windows fonts (extension: fon) can no longer be used due to an update of the text drawing function.
  27. Text in IllustStudio documents (extension: xpg) and ComicStudio page files (extension: cpg) is now always imported as text compatible with IllustStudio and ComicStudio.
  28. [Tool Property] settings are no longer applied when editing an existing text layer with the [Text] sub tool.
  29. The font names of text layers were not displayed correctly in [Font] in [Tool Properties] when IllustStudio documents (extension: xpg) and ComicStudio page files (extension: cpg) were imported. The issue has been corrected.
  30. The text drawing method for text layers has been changed so that the line spacing matches the font size. A line space is no longer added when italic text has used.
  31. [EX] Smaller values can be set in this version than in previous versions when specifying [Line width] in the [LT conversion of layer] dialog when a 3D layer is selected.
  32. [DEBUT] The [File] category has been deleted from the [Preferences] dialog.
  33. [Mac] The position and thickness of underlines and strikethrough lines are now drawn according to the font information in text layers.

Corrections

  1. We have made 60 other fixes to the program.

[Mac] CLIP STUDIO PAINT Version 1.4.4 release notes (2015/12/17)

Corrections for Version 1.4.4

Corrections

  1. [Mac] A stroke delay occurred in the drawing tool when using CLIP STUDIO PAINT in Mac OS X 10.11.
    This issue has now been fixed. [Precision] has been added to the [Preferences] dialog, allowing you to adjust the volume of information sent from your tablet.
  2. [Mac] The application sometimes quit during drawing on the canvas in some Mac OS X 10.10 environments. This issue has now been fixed.

Problems confirmed with Version 1.4.4

We have confirmed that problem occurs in the following issues and we will make improvement in the next version.
We appreciate your patience for the time being.

  1. A part equivalent to lwo file is not displayed correctly when importing lwo file allocating one lwo file in several locations. Operation is applied to all parts with the same lwo file when switching display and moving.
  2. Color page is always be exported with RGB without profile setting when exporting fanzine printing data. Select normal export function when printing image applied with profile.
  3. There is a case that you cannot record in [Auto Action] palette depending on command and operation.
  4. It may not be displayed in correct color depending on profile when executing item of [View] menu >> [Color profile].
  5. You cannot change font to another one halfway when setting mixing font to text. If you switch to another font, select entered text and change font.
  6. You cannot operate file correctly if changing folder name for save and file name when editing data under page management.
  7. Page file and work file made with MangaStudio3.0 or older versions cannot be imported.
  8. There may be difference between colors of mesh and texture when importing 3D material made with data in Rokkaku Daioh format (extension: 6kt,6kh) and turning off light source.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT Version 1.4.1 release notes (2015/07/09)

Main features of CLIP STUDIO PAINT Ver.1.4.1

*The features marked with EX or PRO can be used only in [EX] or [PRO].

[Contour line paint] tool has been added.

You can make smooth gradient by clicking an area between two-color lines.

[Export in Kindle format] has been added to [File] menu. EX

Work made with CLIP STUDIO PAINT can be exported in Kindle format.

EPUB data can be exported. EX

It is exported from [File] menu > [Binding export] > [Export EPUB data].

Corrections for Version 1.4.1

Improvements

  1. [Contour line paint] tool has been added. You can make smooth gradient by clicking an area between two-color lines.
  2. [Next canvas], [Previous canvas] has been added to [Window] menu.
  3. [Duotone (Threshold)] and [Duotone (Tone)] have been added to [Expression color] to [Export] of [Export settings] dialogue, which is displayed when executing [File] menu > [Export]. According to this improvement, the previous [Duotone] has been deleted.
  4. [Specify by resolution] has been added to [Output size] of [Export settings] dialogue, which is displayed when executing [File] menu > [Export].
  5. [Object list] has been added to [Tool Property] palette, [Sub Tool Detail] palette when selecting 3D material. You can switch display/hide and lock to 3D material in 3D layer. Also, you can select 3D materials and parts to edit from [Object list].
  6. You can edit by parts when importing 3D item material including pose parts and 3D material in LWS format. You can move and rotate parts with [Tool Property] or drag operation.
  7. Shape of mouse cursor changes on editable parts and manipulator when editing 3D layers.
  8. It becomes faster to import 3D materials.
  9. Settings for camera [Roll] and [Perspective] have been added to [Tool Property] when selecting 3D background materials.
  10. [For commercial issue] has been added to [Preset] of [New] dialogue. This is available by selecting [Comic] or [Show all settings] in [Use of work].
  11. You can operate Tab-Mate Controller by values set with [Preferences] dialogue > [Canvas] if tipping a stick slightly when rotating or scaling canvas with Tab-Mate Controller. It gets back to normal by tipping a tick to the maximum.
  12. [PRO/EX] [Text list] has been added to [Tool Property] for editing text. You can enter external characters and signs from [Text list].
  13. [EX] Setting items of [Page range] have been changed in [File] Menu > [Export] > [Batch export]. You can export separating cover page and main text.
  14. [EX] [Export in Kindle format] has been added to [File] menu. Work made with CLIP STUDIO PAINT can be exported in Kindle format.
  15. [EX] [Output range] has been added to [Export settings] dialogue, which is displayed when executing [File] menu > [Export].
  16. [EX] EPUB data can be exported. It is exported from [File] menu > [Binding export] > [Export EPUB data].
  17. [EX] [Gap with default border] has been added to [Folio] in [New] dialogue. You can adjust position of folio by setting gap between folio and default border.
  18. [EX] [Change basic page settings] has been added to [Story] menu. Settings such as canvas size and resolution can be changed all together to a particular page.
  19. [EX] Items set with [Story] menu > [Change basic work settings] have been added. In addition to existing settings, you can set [Manga draft settings]. [Story Information] and [Folio].
  20. [EX] [Resolution] can be selected from several options recommended by printing place if selecting printing place from [Fanzine printing shop] in [New] dialogue.
  21. [EX] Resolution for exporting can be set for each expression color with [File] menu > [Binding export] > [Export fanzine printing data].
  22. [PRO/EX] [Layer with settings beyond basic expression color] has been added to [Target layer to show] in [Search Layer] palette. You can search layer with colors exceeding [Basic expression color] in canvas.
  23. [EX] Menu is displayed if right-clicking on [Page Manager] window on [Show binding list].
  24. Multiple body shape materials can be allocated in canvas.
  25. Width of palette dock can be fixed.

Changes of specification

  1. In addition to canvas size, binding (Cropped border) size has been displayed in the title bar of [Canvas] window.
  2. Selection Border has been displayed only in editing [Canvas] window.
    Tool shift is canceled if pressing another key twice when executing too shift.
  3. Category of [Tool Property] in [Text] tool has been changed to a simpler classification.
  4. When referring to multiple layers including layers inside frame border folder with [Auto Select] and [Fill] tool, frame border is not be referred if disabling mask of frame border folder, which is not directly referred.
  5. CLIP STUDIO PAINT file format (extension:lip) and page management file (extension:cmc) credibility for saving has been improved.
  6. Command name of [File] menu > [Export (Single Layer)] has been changed to [Export].
  7. [Light Source] of [Tool Property] on selecting 3D layer becomes turned on simultaneously when importing each file of LWS, LWO and OBJ.
  8. [Search and replacement] has been added to the menu displayed with right-click of [Story editor].
  9. [EX] When exporting data from [File] menu > [Binding export], message to confirm is displayed if there is data in the save destination, which has been exported before.
  10. [EX] Operation of canvas size has been changed when changing [Binding (Cropped border) size] from [Story] menu > [Change basic work settings], [Change basic page settings]. Prevent an involuntary change of canvas size.
  11. [EX] If there is not enough free space in the disk to save, [Story] menu > [Combine Pages] is not be executed.
  12. [EX] Settings of [Folio] and [Blind folio] are not succeeded from another use for [Printing of fanzine] when switching [Use of work] in [New] dialogue.
  13. [EX] [Set story information] has been deleted from [Story] menu. Setting items of [Set story information] has been moved to [Story] menu > [Change basic work settings].
  14. [EX] Default value of [Number of pages] has become [8] in [Multiple pages] in [New] dialogue.
  15. [EX] [Story] > [Batch process] > [Batch export] has been moved to [File] Menu > [Export].
  16. [EX] Values set in [New] dialogue or [Change basic work settings] dialogue have been reflected in [Export] dialogue if selecting [File] menu > [Export] > [Batch export].
  17. [EX] Default value of [Edge] of [Folio] in [New] dialogue has becomes 0.3mm. 0.3mm edge is automatically be created when selecting [Printing of fanzine] in [Use of work].
  18. [EX] [Story] menu > [Change basic work settings] has not been executed when opening pages of work.
  19. [EX] [Story] > [Batch process] > [Batch import], [Continuous scan] has been moved to [File] Menu > [Export].
  20. [EX] [Cover page] and [Folio] are not be used for fanzine printing data if they are turned off in [New] dialogue or [Change basic work settings] dialogue.
  21. [EX] Position of blind folio has been changed to get along cropped border frame when adjusting crop mark of spread pages.
  22. [EX] Message is displayed in [Confirm] of [Show binding list] if resolution of work set in [New] dialogue is different from one of actual page.
  23. [EX] Settings of canvas and cover page such as resolution and basic expression color are not succeeded when switching [Comic] and [Printing of fanzine] in [Use of work] in [New] dialogue.
  24. [EX] [Folio] layout in [New] dialogue and [Story Information] has been changed.
  25. [EX] Font and size of [Blind folio] does not conflict with settings of [Folio]. It is drawn in 6pt with a particular font.
  26. [EX] [Binding export] has been added [File] menu. [3D Preview for Binding] and [Export fanzine printing data] in [Story] menu > [Binding process] have been moved to [Binding export].
  27. [EX] [Use of work] in [New] dialogue prioritizes two rows of layout display when [Use of work] in [New] dialogue is [Comic], [Printing of fanzine], [Show all settings].
  28. [Mac] Color view on CLIP STUDIO PAINT has been changed not to be affected by the color profile settings of display.

Corrections

  1. When executing [File] menu > [Export] > [Batch export], spread pages would not be exported in a correct size if changing export size in [Specify resolution] and setting [Process when scaling] to [Comic]. The issue has been corrected.
  2. When executing [File] menu > [Export], the value would not change correctly if clicking the up/down button with the slider of [Export settings] dialogue. The issue has been corrected.
  3. Settings would not be saved if setting [Expression color] to [Duotone(Threshold)] and [Duotone(Tone)] from [File] menu > [Print Settings]. The issue has been corrected.
  4. Binarization of a page, which [Expression color] is set [Monochrome], would be reduced in threshold if exporting data with [Export fanzine printing data] from [File] menu. The issue has been corrected.
  5. Canvas size after page 2 would not be correct if changing resolution from [Story] menu > [Batch process]. The issue has been corrected.
  6. Another side of spread pages would not be included in selection if selecting multiple pages with [Shift] key with click while setting spread pages to start page from [Page Manager] window. The issue has been corrected.
  7. Layers might not be selected when opening pages if adding cover page to a work without cover page from [Story] menu > [Change basic work settings]. The issue has been corrected.
  8. Layout of spread pages would be incorrect if adding cover page to a work without cover page from [Story] menu > [Change basic work settings]. The issue has been corrected.
  9. It might be exported in wrong canvas size if executing [File] menu > [Export (Layered)] after executing [Edit] menu > [Change Canvas Size]. The issue has been corrected.
  10. Clipping might not be applied correctly when reverting [Combine mode] to [Normal] after setting clipping to a layer folder with [Combine mode] to [Transparent]. The issue has been corrected.
  11. It might not be applied correctly if using layer effect to a layer folder with [Combine mode] to [Transparent]. The issue has been corrected.
  12. A part of line might not be deleted and remain, if executing [Edit] menu > [Undo] after drawing lines when setting multiple [Affected by] of [Brush Size] or pen pressure graph is complicated. The issue has been corrected.
  13. Drawing contents might be rough depending on [Combine mode] of tool if drawing with a tool set with [Border of watercolor]. The issue has been corrected.
  14. Editing layer might be switched when clicking [Layer view] icon in [Layer] palette. The issue has been corrected.
  15. Content of frame, which is supposed to be void, would be displayed if executing [Edit] menu > [Cut] and [Edit] menu > [Paste] to frame border folder where all layers are locked. The issue has been corrected.
  16. Slider of [Center X] would not displayed in [Tool Property] palette even after setting it to be displayed again if setting not to display [Center X] and [Center Y] in [Tool Property] palette in [Special ruler] category in [Sub Tool Detail] palette. The issue has been corrected.
  17. Application might be closed when using [Eyedropper] tool with all layers hidden if [Reference] of [Eyedropper] tool is set [Image]. The issue has been corrected.
  18. You could not obtain color correctly even though paper layer is a subject if [Reference] of [Eyedropper] tool is set [Top layer]. The issue has been corrected.
  19. A part of image outside canvas would be filled if setting [Content of process] to [Thin width] in [Filter] menu > [Correct drawing line] > [Correct line width] and executing with [Leave a line of 1 pixel] on. The issue has been corrected.
  20. You could set material name only with space in [Material property] dialogue. The issue has been corrected.
  21. Pull-down menu of [Font list] might not be scrolled when editing text. The issue has been corrected.
  22. Image within frame would be displayed with lack of a part of it if executing [Edit] menu > [Copy] to frame protruding from canvas and executing [Edit] menu > [Pates] in a larger canvas. The issue has been corrected.
  23. Pages would remain opened if pages cannot be spread because canvas size and resolution does not match. The issue has been corrected.
  24. obj file, which is created with a particular application, could not be imported. The issue has been corrected.
  25. [Adsorption transfer] did not work correctly to 3D character material, which was set with motion shell. The issue has been corrected.
  26. Application might be closed if selecting files, which cannot be imported, when setting icons such as Selection Launcher. The issue has been corrected.
  27. Void palette dock might be created when reverting to the old version after updating. The issue has been corrected.
  28. Palette dock would not be displayed in correct size when starting application or importing workspace. The issue has been corrected.
  29. [Selection Border] of command bar would be disabled if canceling quick mask. The issue has been corrected.
  30. Number of lines of tone and font size would not reflected correctly if making a copy of layer folder including tone layer and text layer and pasting it to another canvas with different resolution. The issue has been corrected.
  31. Template might not be allocated in a correct position when adding pages if using default border shifting to left or right. The issue has been corrected.
  32. Settings of [Edge] in folio would not reflected correctly to new canvas. The issue has been corrected.
  33. Display might not work correctly when reducing opacity of layer folder if combine mode of layer folder is [Through]. The issue has been corrected.
  34. Settings would not reflected at the beginning of entering text even if [Italic] is set with [Tool Property] in [Text] tool. The issue has been corrected.
  35. Settings would not be reflected when executing [File] menu > [Binding export] > [3D Preview for Binding], [Export fanzine printing data] even if changing setting of folio in [Set story information]. The issue has been corrected.
  36. You might not be able to obtain color of layer for clipping with [Eyedropper] tool after moving the position of layer mask of clipping source. The issue has been corrected.
  37. There might be a case that Tab-Mate Controller stick would not response. The issue has been corrected.
  38. There might be a case that work would have different resolution between cover page and main text even if setting [Unit] to [px] in [New] dialogue. The issue has been corrected.
  39. [Cover page (back)] and [Back cover page (back)] would be exported in [Paper color] set for [Cover page] when executing [File] menu > [Binding export] > [3D Preview for Binding]. The issue has been corrected.
  40. [Undo] would not work when changing angle of symmetrical ruler or moving guide with [Object] tool. The issue has been corrected.
  41. Folio for two pages and blind folio would be exported in divided page when exporting spread pages separately. The issue has been corrected.
  42. Command in [Page Manager] menu > [Binding process] could not be executed if closing [Story Manager] window while opening [Story editor]. The issue has been corrected.
  43. Preview settings of reducing color might not be reflected if setting preview of reducing color to [Expression color] in [Layer Property] palette and saving file. The issue has been corrected.
  44. Color of border line might not be displayed correctly when opening file next time if setting preview of reducing color to border of frame folder with [Expression color] in [Layer Property] and saving file. The issue has been corrected.
  45. File would be imported with preview of reducing color when opening it next time if reducing [Expression color] in [Layer Property] palette to border of frame folder and saving file. The issue has been corrected.
  46. Layer in frame folder might disappear when pasting in canvas if executing [Edit] menu > [Cut] to frame folder. The issue has been corrected.
  47. Shape of cursor would be changed to [Circle] if changing brush size with right-click in [Modifier Key Settings] dialogue. The issue has been corrected.
  48. Opacity of tone layer would be reflected to layer set with clipping if referring to tone layer and executing [Clip at Layer Below]. The issue has been corrected.
  49. Error message would be displayed and comment would not be reflected to log if executing [Story] menu > [Group work] > [Reflect change on group work data] without selecting [Reflected file]. The issue has been corrected.
  50. Edge of folio in page that cover page is set might not be applied correctly if canceling setting of cover page of work, which is set as cover page. The issue has been corrected.
  51. Template set for cover page might not be applied correctly when applying preset registered in [New] dialogue. The issue has been corrected.
  52. Edge of folio would not be applied correctly even if creating work that [Folio], [Blind folio] is set off and [Edge] is set on in [New] dialogue, and setting [Folio] on in [Set story information] dialogue. The issue has been corrected.
  53. [Win] Software might stop operation for a while executing drag and drop of material in [Material] palette and tool in [Tool] palette in pen operation on Windows8. The issue has been corrected.
  54. [Mac] [File] menu > [Import] > [Create New from Clipboard] would not work if saving screen shot in clipboard with Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. The issue has been corrected.
  55. Change might not be saved when changing the order of text on [Story editor]. The issue has been corrected.
  56. Some text created on [Story editor] might not be imported correctly. The issue has been corrected.
  57. Some text might not scroll automatically and might be hidden if entering text on [Story editor]. The issue has been corrected.
  58. Operation might be invalid if executing [All replacement] in [Story] > [Edit text] > [Search and replacement] under a particular condition on [Story editor]. The issue has been corrected.
  59. Folio and exported file number would not match if executing [Story] > [Batch process] > [Batch export] when setting cover page to spread. The issue has been corrected.
  60. All pages would be exported in the same resolution as the start page even though resolution is different page by page in [Story] menu > [Batch process] > [Batch export]. The issue has been corrected.
  61. Page might be exported again even if content is not changed when executing [Story] > [Binding process] > [3D Preview for Binding] and [Export fanzine printing data]. The issue has been corrected.
  62. Canvas size, which [Basic expression color] is gray, would be changed upon exporting in [Export fanzine printing data]. The issue has been corrected.
  63. Position information of [New] dialogue would not be saved. The issue has been corrected.
  64. There might be a case that [Specify back width] value is not updated correctly when updating [Preset] in [New] dialogue. The issue has been corrected.
  65. Inappropriate message would be displayed if turning [Check whether to export fanzine printing data] on and [Manga draft settings] off when selecting [Show all settings] in [Use of work] of [New] dialogue. The issue has been corrected.
  66. Inappropriate message would be displayed if executing [3D Preview for Binding] to work not set with [Bleed width]. The issue has been corrected.
  67. 3D drawing figure and pose material would be allocated in an unusual position if pasting them with [Paste material]. The issue has been corrected.
  68. Mask would be set [Posterization] if pasting standard tone materials from [Material] palette to canvas that [Basic expression color] is set [Monochrome]. The issue has been corrected.
  69. Application might be closed if duplicating [Layer Folder] to its own folder. The issue has been corrected.
  70. Some items of [Tool Property] palette might not be displayed correctly under a particular environment if turning on [Show category] in [Sub Tool Detail] palette. The issue has been corrected.
  71. Display of [Page Manager] window and [Show binding list] might be corrupted if exporting fanzine printing data while opening pages. The issue has been corrected.
  72. Folio might be misaligned if switching [Cover page layout] from [Spread] to [Single page]. The issue has been corrected.
  73. [Win] Software might be forcibly terminated while operating touch and pen in a particular tablet PC environment. The issue has been corrected.
  74. [Win] Process might remain even after quitting CLIP STUDIO PAINT when inputting with touch keyboard with Windows8. The issue has been corrected.
  75. [Win] [Settings of font list] dialogue might disappear in particular circumstances. The issue has been corrected.
  76. [Win] Application might be closed if switching active application with stylus pen when setting [Using tablet service] to [Wintab] in [Tablet] category of [Preferences] dialogue. The issue has been corrected.
  77. [Win] The issue that menu would not be selected with key operation when accelerator keys in menu overlap.
  78. [Mac] Dialogue might not be displayed if enabling [Individual operation space by display] with Mac OS X 10.9 or later versions. The issue has been corrected.
  79. [Mac] Menu might not be displayed correctly with Mac OS X 10.10 The issue has been corrected.
  80. [Mac] Invalid characters might be entered if confirming with pressing [Delete] key in Japanese with Mac OS X 10.10. The issue has been corrected.
  81. [Mac] [-] of ten key would not be displayed correctly when setting it to shortcut key. The issue has been corrected.
  82. [Mac] Operation to maximize might not executed correctly in window allocated between multiple displays. The issue has been corrected.
  83. [Mac] Window would not be displayed correctly if moving it when using multiple displays. The issue has been corrected.
  84. [Mac] It might take time until it is ready to enter when changing folder tag of [Material ] palette while opening works with multiple pages. The issue has been corrected.

Problems confirmed with Version 1.4.1

We have confirmed that problem occurs in the following issues and we will make improvement in the next version.
We appreciate your patience for the time being.

  1. A part equivalent to lwo file is not displayed correctly when importing lwo file allocating one lwo file in several locations. Operation is applied to all parts with the same lwo file when switching display and moving.
  2. Color page is always be exported with RGB without profile setting when exporting fanzine printing data. Select normal export function when printing image applied with profile.
  3. There is a case that you cannot record in [Auto Action] palette depending on command and operation.
  4. It may not be displayed in correct color depending on profile when executing item of [View] menu > [Color profile].
  5. You cannot change font to another one halfway when setting mixing font to text. If you switch to another font, select entered text and change font.
  6. You cannot operate file correctly if changing folder name for save and file name when editing data under page management.
  7. Page file and work file made with MangaStudio3.0 or older versions cannot be imported.
  8. There may be difference between colors of mesh and texture when importing 3D material made with data in Rokkaku Daioh format (extension: 6kt,6kh) and turning off light source.