Clip Studio Paint for Windows

Operation status update on the latest OS

OS

Microsoft Windows 64bit English Language Operating System
Windows 8.1
Windows 10

Note: As of Sept. 30, 2020, Windows 7 SP1 (32/64-bit) or higher, Windows 8 (32/64-bit), Windows 8.1 (32-bit), and Windows 10 (32-bit) are no longer subject to warranty and we cannot guarantee that Clip Studio Paint will work correctly. If you have no choice but to use one of the above operating systems, please download the previous version of Clip Studio Paint here.

Computer Specifications

Intel and AMD CPUs with SSE2 support
GPU with support for OpenGL 2.1
2GB or more memory required, 8GB or more recommended

Note: The memory capacity and CPU performance required for operation depends on the size of the image and the number of layers to be created. In general, larger image sizes and more layers require more memory space and a faster CPU.

Tablets

Wintab-compatible LCD Tablet or Tablet and stylus with
pen pressure sensitivity that support Windows Ink Platform
Wacom products recommended

Storage space

At least 3GB of free storage space

Monitors

XGA (1024×768) or higher required, WXGA (1280×768) or higher recommended
High color (16 bit, 65536 colors) or higher required

Scanners

Scanner supporting TWAIN driver

Printers

Compatible with the above OS

DVD-ROM Drives

This is only required if you are using the installation disk of the packaged version, but not if you are downloading from the web.

Internet Access

An internet connection is required for some software functions and to verify the software license.

Note: It is also possible to verify a software license by connecting to the internet via mobile phone.

Supported Input Formats

BMP, JPEG, TGA, PNG, TIFF, PSD, PSB, IPV (ibisPaint work files), kako (kakooyo! work files)
EX/PRO: XPG (Illust Studio format), CPG (Comic Studio page file), SVG
EX: CST (ComicStudio work files), CSNF (Clip Studio storyboard files)

3D data: FBX, LWO, LWS, OBJ, C2FR/C2FC (Celsys Character Format), 6KT, 6KH, PEP, CS3C (Clip Studio Character Format), CS3O (Clip Studio Object Format), CS3S (Clip Studio Background Format)

Video: AVI, MOV, MP4

Audio: WAV, MP3, Ogg
EX: XDTS Format (Digital Time Sheet Information)

Note: Compressed WAV format not supported.

Supported Export Formats

BMP, JPEG, TGA, PNG, TIFF, PSD, PSB
EX/PRO: SVG
EX: MOBI (Kindle format), EPUB, PDF, OpenToonz scene files

Video:AVI, animated GIF, MP4

Audio:WAV, Ogg
EX: XDTS Format (Digital Time Sheet Information), CSV (Stylos CSV)

Other

You can use the trial version to test compatibility with your computer and peripherals. We do not support computers and peripherals that do not have a manufacturer's warranty, or that operate in a virtual environment.

Clip Studio Paint for macOS(Intel)

Operation status update on the latest OS

OS

macOS (English)
10.13
10.14
10.15
11

Note: Please follow Apple's guidelines here to set up your iCloud Drive.
Note: As of Sept. 30, 2020, macOS Yosemite (10.10), El Capitan (10.11), and Sierra (10.12), are no longer subject to warranty and we cannot guarantee that Clip Studio Paint will work correctly. If you have no choice but to use one of the above operating systems, please download the previous version of Clip Studio Paint here.

Computer/CPU Specifications

Intel CPU
OpenGL 2.1 compatible GPU
2GB or more memory required, 8GB or more recommended

Note: The memory capacity and CPU performance required for operation depends on the size of the image and the number of layers to be created. In general, larger image sizes and more layers require more memory space and a faster CPU.

Tablets

LCD Tablet or Tablet and stylus with pen pressure sensitivity
Wacom products recommended

Storage space

At least 3GB of free storage space

Monitors

XGA (1024 x 768) or higher required, WXGA (1280 x 768) or higher recommended
High color (16-bit, 65536 colors) or better required.

Scanners

Scanner supporting ICA driver

Printers

Compatible with the above OS

DVD-ROM Drives

This is only required if you are using the installation disk of the packaged version, but not if you are downloading from the web.

Internet Access

An internet connection is required for some software functions and to verify the software license.

Note: It is also possible to verify a software license by connecting to the internet via mobile phone.

Supported Input Formats

BMP, JPEG, TGA, PNG, TIFF, PSD, PSB, IPV (ibisPaint work files), kako (kakooyo! work files)
EX/PRO: XPG (Illust Studio format), CPG (Comic Studio page file), SVG
EX: CST (ComicStudio work files), CSNF (Clip Studio storyboard files)

3D data: FBX, LWO, LWS, OBJ, C2FR/C2FC (Celsys Character Format), 6KT, 6KH, PEP, CS3C (Clip Studio Character Format), CS3O (Clip Studio Object Format), CS3S (Clip Studio Background Format)

Video: MOV, MP4

Audio: WAV, MP3, Ogg
EX: XDTS Format (Digital Time Sheet Information)

Note: Compressed WAV format not supported.

Supported Export Formats

BMP, JPEG, TGA, PNG, TIFF, PSD, PSB
EX/PRO: SVG
EX: MOBI (Kindle format), EPUB, PDF, OpenToonz scene files

Video: MOV, animated GIF, MP4

Audio: WAV, Ogg
EX: XDTS Format (Digital Time Sheet Information), CSV (Stylos CSV)

Other

You can use the trial version to test compatibility with your computer and peripherals. We do not support computers and peripherals that do not have a manufacturer's warranty, or that operate in a virtual environment.

Clip Studio Paint for macOS (Apple M1)

About support for Apple M1
Operation status update on the latest OS

OS

macOS (English)
11

*Please follow Apple's guidelines here to set up your iCloud Drive.

Computer/CPU Specifications

Macs powered by Apple M1 with the below specifications
OpenGL 2.1 compatible GPU
2GB or more memory required, 8GB or more recommended

*The memory and CPU performance required for operation depends on the image size and number of layers that the image to be created is comprised of. In general, larger image sizes and more layers require more memory space and a faster CPU.

Tablets

Wacom recommends a tablet and stylus with pen pressure sensitivity

Storage space

At least 3GB of free storage space

Monitors

XGA (1024 x 768) or higher required, WXGA (1280 x 768) or higher recommended
High color (16-bit, 65536 colors) or better required.

DVD-ROM Drives

Required only if you use the packaged installation disc. You do not require a DVD-ROM Drive to download and install from the web.

Internet Access

An internet connection is required for some software functions and to verify the software license.

Note: It is also possible to verify a software license by connecting to the internet via mobile phone.

Input Formats

BMP, JPEG, TGA, PNG, TIFF, PSD, PSB, IPV (ibisPaint Artwork File)
EX/PRO: SVG
EX: CSNF (Clip Studio Storyboard File)

3D data: LWO, LWS, OBJ, CS3C (Clip Studio Character Format), CS3O (Clip Studio Object Format), CS3S (Clip Studio Background Format)

Video: MOV, MP4

Audio: WAV, MP3, Ogg
EX: Timesheet: XDTS (Digital Time Sheet Information)

*The following formats are not supported by Intel Macs.
EX/PRO: XPG (IllustStudio format), CPG (ComicStudio page file)
EX: CST (ComicStudio work file), PDF 3D data: FBX, C2FR/C2FC (Celsys Character format), 6KT, 6KH, PEP
Note: Compressed WAV is not supported.

Export Formats

BMP, JPEG, TGA, PNG, TIFF, PSD, PSB
EX/PRO: SVG
EX: MOBI (Kindle format), EPUB, PDF, OpenToonz scene files

Video: MOV, MP4

Audio: WAV, Ogg
EX: Timesheet: XDTS (Digital Time Sheet Information), CSV (Stylos CSV)

Note: PDF export will be supported in future versions.

Other

You can use the trial version to see if the product works well on your computer and peripherals. We do not support computers and peripherals that do not have a manufacturer's warranty, or that operate in a virtual environment.

Clip Studio Paint for iPad

Operation status update on the latest OS

OS

iPadOS 13
iPadOS 14

Computer/CPU Specifications

2GB or more of memory required, 4GB or more recommended
10.5 inches or larger display recommended

Please see the following for supported devices.
https://support.clip-studio.com/en-us/faq/articles/20200153
Pressure-sensitive pens

Apple Pencil
Wacom Bamboo Sketch (for iPad)
Wacom Bamboo Fineline 3 (for iPad)

Storage space

At least 6GB of free storage space

Monitors

None

Scanners

None

Printers

None

DVD-ROM Drives

None

Internet Access

An Internet connection is required to verify the software and make purchases.

Supported Input Formats

BMP, JPEG, TGA, PNG, TIFF, PSD, PSB, SVG, IPV (ibisPaint work files), kako (kakooyo! work files)
EX: CSNF (Clip Studio storyboard files)

3D data: FBX, LWO, LWS, OBJ, CS3C (Clip Studio Character Format), CS3O (Clip Studio Object Format), CS3S (Clip Studio Background Format)

Video: MOV, MP4

Audio: WAV, MP3, Ogg
EX: XDTS Format (Digital Time Sheet Information)

Note: Compressed WAV format not supported.

Supported Export Formats

BMP, JPEG, TGA, PNG, TIFF, PSD, PSB, SVG
EX: EPUB, PDF

Video: MOV, animated GIF, MP4

Audio: WAV, Ogg
EX: XDTS Format (Digital Time Sheet Information), CSV (Stylos CSV)

Clip Studio Paint for iPhone

OS

iOS13.1
iOS14

Computer/CPU Specifications

2GB or more of memory required, 4GB or more recommended
5.5 inches or larger display recommended

Please see the following for supported devices.
https://support.clip-studio.com/en-us/faq/articles/20200154
Pressure-sensitive pens

Wacom Bamboo Sketch
Wacom Bamboo Fineline 3

Note: On models that support 3D Touch, you can draw pressure-sensitive lines with your finger.

Storage space

At least 6GB of free storage space

Monitors

None

Scanners

None

Printers

None

DVD-ROM Drives

None

Internet Access

An Internet connection is required to verify the software and make purchases.

Supported Input Formats

BMP, JPEG, TGA, PNG, TIFF, PSD, PSB, SVG, IPV (ibisPaint work files), kako (kakooyo! work files)
EX: CSNF (Clip Studio storyboard files)

3D data: FBX, LWO, LWS, OBJ, CS3C (Clip Studio Character Format), CS3O (Clip Studio Object Format), CS3S (Clip Studio Background Format)

Video: MOV, MP4

Audio: WAV, MP3, Ogg
EX: XDTS Format (Digital Time Sheet Information)

Note: Compressed WAV format not supported.

Supported Export Formats

BMP, JPEG, TGA, PNG, TIFF, PSD, PSB, SVG
EX: EPUB, PDF

Video: MOV, animated GIF, MP4

Audio: WAV, Ogg
EX: XDTS Format (Digital Time Sheet Information), CSV (Stylos CSV)

Clip Studio Paint for Galaxy

OS

Android 9 (ARM64)
Android 10 (ARM64)

Computer/CPU Specifications

Smartphones:
・3GB or more of memory required, 6GB or more recommended
・6" or larger display size is recommended
Tablets:
・3GB or more of memory required, 6GB or more recommended
・10.4" or larger display size is recommended

Please see the following for supported devices.
https://support.clip-studio.com/en-us/faq/articles/20200132
Pressure-sensitive pens

Samsung Galaxy S Pen
Wacom Intuos, Wacom One

Note: For information on how to connect to Wacom products, see the Wacom website.

Storage space

At least 6GB of free storage space

Monitors

None

Scanners

None

Printers

None

DVD-ROM Drives

None

Internet Access

An Internet connection is required to verify the software and make purchases.

Supported Input Formats

BMP, JPEG, TGA, PNG, TIFF, PSD, PSB, SVG, IPV (ibisPaint work files), kako (kakooyo! work files)
EX: CSNF (Clip Studio storyboard files)

3D data: LWO, LWS, OBJ, CS3C (Clip Studio Character Format), CS3O (Clip Studio Object Format), CS3S (Clip Studio Background Format)

Video: MP4

Audio: WAV, MP3, Ogg
EX: XDTS Format (Digital Time Sheet Information)

Note: Compressed WAV format not supported.

Supported Export Formats

BMP, JPEG, TGA, PNG, TIFF, PSD, PSB, SVG
EX: EPUB, PDF

Video: Animated GIF, MP4

Audio: WAV, Ogg
EX: XDTS Format (Digital Time Sheet Information), CSV (Stylos CSV)

Clip Studio Paint for Android

OS

Android 9 or later (ARM32/ARM64)

Computer/CPU Specifications

Smartphones:
・3GB or more of memory required, 6GB or more recommended,
・6" or larger display recommended

Tablets:
・3GB or more of memory required, 6GB or more recommended,
・10.4" or larger display recommended

Pressure-sensitive pens

Devices that support pressure-sensitive stylus pens
・Samsung S Pen
・Wacom Intuos, Wacom One

Note: For guidance on how to connect your Wacom product, please refer to Wacom’s website.

Storage space

At least 6GB of free storage space

Monitors

None

Scanners

None

Printers

None

DVD-ROM Drives

None

Internet Access

An Internet connection is required to verify the software and make purchases

Input Formats

BMP, JPEG, TGA, PNG, TIFF, PSD, PSB, IPV (ibisPaint work files), kako (kakooyo! work files)
EX: CSNF (Clip Studio storyboard file)

3D data: LWO, LWS, OBJ, CS3C (Clip Studio Character Format), CS3O (Clip Studio Object Format), CS3S (Clip Studio Background Format)

Video: MP4

Audio: WAV, MP3, Ogg

*Compressed WAV format not supported.

Export Formats

BMP, JPEG, TGA, PNG, TIFF, PSD, PSB, SVG
EX: EPUB, PDF

Video: Animated GIF, MP4

Audio: WAV, Ogg
EX: Timesheet: XDTS (Digital Time Sheet Information), CSV (Stylos CSV)

Clip Studio Paint for Chromebook

OS

Chrome OS supporting Android 9 (ARM32/x86/x86_64)

Computer/CPU Specifications

4GB or more of memory required, 8GB or more recommended
WXGA (1280x768) or higher display recommended

Pressure-sensitive pens

Devices that support pressure-sensitive stylus pens

Storage space

At least 6GB of free storage space

Monitors

None

Scanners

None

Printers

None

DVD-ROM Drives

None

Internet Access

An Internet connection is required to verify the software and make purchases

Input Formats

BMP, JPEG, TGA, PNG, TIFF, PSD, PSB, IPV (ibisPaint work files), kako (kakooyo! work files)
EX: CSNF (Clip Studio storyboard file)

3D data: LWO, LWS, OBJ, CS3C (Clip Studio Character Format), CS3O (Clip Studio Object Format), CS3S (Clip Studio Background Format)

Video: MP4

Audio: WAV, MP3, Ogg

*Compressed WAV format not supported.

Export Formats

BMP, JPEG, TGA, PNG, TIFF, PSD, PSB, SVG
EX: EPUB, PDF

Video: Animated GIF, MP4

Audio: WAV, Ogg
EX: Timesheet: XDTS (Digital Time Sheet Information), CSV (Stylos CSV)