Free trial for Clip Studio Paint up to 3 months

All functions can be used for up to three months for free. Install the latest version to register.

Installation to Start-up

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

▼ Google Chrome
▼ Microsoft Edge
Windows : CSP_1XXw_setup.exe macOS : CSP_1XXm_app.pkg


Windows :

Click the “CLIP STUDIO” icon on the desktop.

macOS :

Open the “Applications” folder > “CLIP STUDIO 1.5” and click on the “CLIP STUDIO” icon.

3. Click “PAINT” to launch CLIP STUDIO PAINT.

4. Get started in Clip Studio Paint with our official tips and tutorials.

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Official Tips & Tutorials

5. All software features can be used.

To access all the features of Clip Studio Paint, follow these steps:
(1) Click [First-time users Up to 3 months free].
(2) Log in with your Clip Studio account.
(3) Click the method you wish to use.
・ Click "Get 30 days free!" to register your Clip Studio account and get 30 days free.
・ Click "3 month free trial" to get 3 months free when you apply for a monthly plan.

Useful Resources

Sample files


  • FAQ's
    Frequently asked questions.
  • Default Sub Tool Package
    Download this package if you delete any sub tool settings by mistake. You do not need to install this data when you are installing the application for the first time.

Sign up for the 30-day trial or for plans with a 3-month free period to use all the features for free without any limitations.

If you do not register your trial or if your trial expires, the following functions will be limited.

  1. “Save” and “Save as” and "Save Duplicate" are disabled.
  2. The export function is disabled.
  3. The “Batch import” function is disabled.
  4. “Scan”, “Continuous scan” and “Select Scan Device” are disabled.
  5. “Print” and “Print settings” are disabled.
  6. “Copy”, “Cut” and “Paste” are disabled.
  7. “Material registration”, “Register a sub tool as material”, “Register color set as material”, “Register (Auto actions) set as material”, and “Register a workspace as material” are disabled.
  8. “Material Property” is disabled.
  9. “Replace page”, “Add Page”, “Add Page (Detail)”, “Import Page”, “Duplicate Page”, “Delete Page”, “Combine Pages”, “Split Pages”, “Change basic page settings”, “Change basic work settings”, “Batch Process” are disabled.
  10. Some file object functions cannot be used such as "Convert layer to file object" and "Paste as file object".
  11. “Open” ComicStudio story file (.cst) or CLIP STUDIO storyboard file (.csnf) are disabled.
  12. Filter plugins that users create will be disabled.
  13. It is not possible to output files for OpenToonz scenes.