Product Lineup

Grade

Clip Studio Paint is available in three grades: EX, PRO and Debut.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT EX

Best for comic artists, manga artists & animators. Includes multiple page management tools and features for full-length professional 2D animation.

Ver. 3.0 Edition Perpetual License

Get the Update Pass to use all the latest features and access all future updates.

Windows / macOS
US$237.00
Buy
EX Update Pass (Annual)

Ver. 1 and Ver. 2.0 Clip Studio Paint perpetual one-time purchase users can get early access to new feature updates by signing up for the Update Pass

First-time users get one month free

Windows / macOS
US$31.99
Subscribe
Annual / Monthly Plans
  • Up to 3 months free*!
  • Get bonus materials every month!
  • Clippy points will not expire when you are subscribed

*Only for first-time subscribers

iPad / Android / Windows / macOS / Chromebook / iPhone / Android Phone
US$2.49~/month
Select Plan

CLIP STUDIO PAINT PRO

Best for concept artists, illustrators & designers. Also includes features for single page comics, animated illustrations, and gifs.

Ver. 3.0 Edition Perpetual License

Get the Update Pass to use all the latest features and access all future updates.

Windows / macOS
US$54.00
Buy
PRO Update Pass (Annual)

Ver. 1 and Ver. 2.0 Clip Studio Paint perpetual one-time purchase users can get early access to new feature updates by signing up for the Update Pass

First-time users get one month free

Windows / macOS
US$10.99
Subscribe
Annual / Monthly Plans
  • Up to 3 months free*!
  • Get bonus materials every month!
  • Clippy points will not expire when you are subscribed

*Only for first-time subscribers

iPad / Android / Windows / macOS / Chromebook / iPhone / Android Phone
US$0.99~/month
Select Plan

CLIP STUDIO PAINT DEBUT

Bundle version equipped with basic features for creating illustrations, comics, manga, and animated illustrations/gifs.
Clip Studio Paint DEBUT is not sold separately as a software.

Upgrades to Ver. 3.0

Ver. 1 users can get all the latest features for a low price with the Update Pass. We also offer an upgrade to Ver. 2.0.

Discounted version upgrade (Ver. 2.0 » Ver. 3.0, Perpetual License)

2.0

3.0

PRO Ver. 2.0 » PRO Ver. 3.0 Version upgrade

Get the Update Pass to use all the latest features and access all future updates.

US$54.00US$22.99
PRO 2.0 → PRO 3.0

2.0

3.0

EX Ver. 2.0 » EX Ver. 3.0 Version upgrade

Get the Update Pass to use all the latest features and access all future updates.

US$237.00US$65.99
EX 2.0 → EX 3.0

Discounted upgrade PRO » EX (Perpetual License)

2.0

3.0

PRO Ver. 2.0 » EX Ver. 3.0 Upgrade

Get the Update Pass to use all the latest features and access all future updates.

US$237.00US$205.99
PRO 2.0 → EX 3.0

3.0

3.0

PRO Ver. 3.0 » EX Ver. 3.0 Upgrade

Get the Update Pass to use all the latest features and access all future updates.

US$237.00US$183.00
PRO 3.0 → EX 3.0

Upgrades to Ver. 2.0

Discounted version upgrade (Ver. 1 » Ver. 2.0, Perpetual License)

1

2.0

PRO Ver. 1 » PRO Ver. 2.0 Version upgrade

Users with Ver. 1 can get all future updates for a low price with the Update Pass.

US$49.99US$19.99
PRO 1 → PRO 2.0

1

2.0

EX Ver. 1 » EX Ver. 2.0 Version upgrade

Users with Ver. 1 can get all future updates for a low price with the Update Pass.

US$219.00US$56.99
EX 1 → EX 2.0

Discounted upgrade PRO » EX (Perpetual License)

1

2.0

PRO Ver. 1 » EX Ver. 2.0 Upgrade

Users with Ver. 1 can get all future updates for a low price with the Update Pass.

US$219.00US$188.99
PRO 1 → EX 2.0

2.0

2.0

PRO Ver. 2.0 » EX Ver. 2.0 Upgrade

Users with Ver. 1 can get all future updates for a low price with the Update Pass.

US$219.00US$169.00
PRO 2.0 → EX 2.0

Discounted upgrade DEBUT » PRO (Perpetual License)

1

2.0

DEBUT Ver. 1 » PRO Ver. 2.0 Version upgrade

Get the Update Pass to use all the latest features and access all future updates.

US$49.99US$44.99
DEBUT 1 → PRO 2.0

Annual / Monthly plans special rate for users of perpetual license

Upgrade at the special rate through the latest version of Clip Studio Paint.

Clip Studio Paint PRO/EX perpetual one-time purchase users can sign up for a monthly plan at a discounted price. This offer can only be used once per perpetual, one-time purchase license you own.
*The 3 month free period is not available when using the special rate, even if its your first time.
*Monthly usage plans can be used from Clip Studio Paint Ver. 1.9.9 or later.

Current Clip Studio Paint EX (Windows/macOS) permanent license holders

Clip Studio Paint EX
Dual-device plan

License for 2 devices (Windows/macOS/iPad/iPhone/Galaxy/Android/Chromebook)

Monthly: First 12 months
US$12.49 US$7.49
40% off
Annual: First year
US$103.99 US$64.49
38% off
Clip Studio Paint EX
Premium plan

License for 4 devices (Windows/macOS/iPad/iPhone/Galaxy/Android/Chromebook)

Monthly: First 12 months
US$14.99 US$9.49
36% off
Annual: First year
US$119.99 US$81.99
32% off

Current Clip Studio Paint PRO (Windows/macOS) permanent license holders

Clip Studio Paint EX
Dual-device plan

License for 2 devices (Windows/macOS/iPad/iPhone/Galaxy/Android/Chromebook)

Monthly: First 6 months
US$12.49 US$7.49
40% off
Annual: First year
US$103.99 US$64.49
38% off
Clip Studio Paint EX
Premium plan

License for 4 devices (Windows/macOS/iPad/iPhone/Galaxy/Android/Chromebook)

Monthly: First 6 months
US$14.99 US$9.49
36% off
Annual: First year
US$119.99 US$81.99
32% off
Clip Studio Paint PRO
Dual-device plan

License for 2 devices (Windows/macOS/iPad/iPhone/Galaxy/Android/Chromebook)

Monthly: First 6 months
US$7.49 US$3.49
53% off
Annual: First year
US$35.99 US$17.99
50% off
Clip Studio Paint PRO
Premium plan

License for 4 devices (Windows/macOS/iPad/iPhone/Galaxy/Android/Chromebook)

Monthly: First 6 months
US$8.99 US$4.99
44% off
Annual: First year
US$54.99 US$32.99
40% off

Upgrade at the special rate through the latest version of Clip Studio Paint.

Get the special rate

CLIP STUDIO PAINT Volume Licenses for Education & Enterprise
(Windows / macOS / iPad / iPhone / Galaxy / Android / Chromebook)

Made for companies and educational institutions, volume licenses for Clip Studio Paint come with support for remote working and learning and can be used with up to two computer, tablet, or smartphone devices per person. They can be managed all in one place from a license management platform, greatly reducing the workload of license administrators and allowing for a smooth, large-scale implementation. Users can apply for five licenses at a time.
Includes early access to features that will be included in future versions while subscribed.

Learn more

CLIP STUDIO TABMATE (Windows / macOS / Galaxy / Android)

The Clip Studio Tabmate is a one-handed input device that enables users to create illustrations, comics, and animations more comfortably with Clip Studio Paint by using it together with a pen tablet or tablet device. Note: Clip Studio TABMATE cannot be used in Simple Mode on smartphones and tablets. Please use it in Studio Mode.

Product Details
- 1 Clip Studio Tabmate (main unit)
- 1 serial number for the downloadable version of Clip Studio Paint DEBUT Ver.1 for Windows/macOS
- 1 AA battery (to verify operation)
- Installation Guide/warranty

Please refer to the Amazon product page for shipping fees.

CLIP STUDIO TABMATE
US$70.00
Buy now on Amazon

About GOLD

GOLD is a type of point that can be used to purchase materials from Clip Studio Assets. 100 GOLD = 100 JPY (about 1 USD) and can be purchased with a credit card. There are a number of ways to acquire GOLD.

Purchasing GOLD

Buy only what you need, when you need it, in units of 500 GOLD.

GOLD auto-charge

When purchasing GOLD materials from Clip Studio Assets or setting the payment method for GOLD members to GOLD Auto-charge, you can buy and pay automatically in GOLD even if your balance is insufficient.

Purchase GOLD charge code

You can buy GOLD with your PayPal account. You can also send the GOLD charge code as a gift to your fellow creators. The charge code can be purchased in units of 1,000 GOLD.

GOLD Membership

  • The GOLD Membership costs 200 GOLD per month, and offers a variety of benefits.
  • Every month you will receive at least 1,500 Clippy to expand your material purchasing options!
    The longer you remain a member, the more Clippy you will receive each month. (Up to 1,980 CLIPPY)
  • For non-members, Clippy is valid for 6 months, but as a GOLD member, your Clippy will not expire.

* There are two types of Clippy: Clippy tokens, which are stored in the Clippy wallet, and Clippy tickets, which are stored in My Uploads and can be exchanged for prizes. Clippy cannot be purchased or exchanged for GOLD.

Compare differences

Functions DEBUT PRO EX
Single page illustrations and comics

Color/black-and-white illustrations and comics

*Some functions are not available in DEBUT.
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Multi-page comics/manga & illustrations Manage multiple pages in a single file    
Vector layers Draw directly on vector layers to maintain the quality of your lines after scaling or transforming  
Natural and customizable pen and brush tools Customize every drawing tool.  
Animation tools

Create animated illustrations or full-length animations.

*In PRO and DEBUT, you can create animations up to 24 frames long (3 seconds at 8fps).
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Convert images and 3D models into lines and dot shading You can easily use images and 3D models for comics or design work by converting them into lines and screentones.    
Print and export multi-page documents

Print or export your multi-page files in a range of formats.

   
Number of materials

PRO and EX offer the same amount of materials. Some materials are not available in DEBUT.

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