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Systems to run Clip Studio Paint on a budget.

Pricing Model Premium
Platforms Chrome OS, Mac OS X, Windows, iOS (iPad)
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Clip Studio Paint (previously marketed as Manga Studio in North America and ComicStudio in Japan) is a family of software applications for macOS and Microsoft Windows used for the digital creation of comics and manga, developed by Celsys, a Japanese graphics software company. The current version is sold as "Clip Studio Paint Pro", and "Clip Studio Paint EX", which adds support for multi-page documents and other features. Earlier versions were packaged as "Debut" and "EX" varieties.

Genres

Animation, Page Layout Editor, Raster Graphics Editor, Vector Graphics Editor

Tags

3D Drawing Reference Tools, Animation, Brushes, Colouring, Creative, Free Trial, Hand-Drawn, Lettering, Page Layout, Stroke Brushes, Toning, eBook Authoring

Pricing and Current Offers

Compatible Systems

The following Systems meet the minimal system requirements set by Clip Studio Paint's developers. So it should run, but you might experience slowdowns when working with larger, heavier files.

Matches are sorted by price, so if what you see doesn't match your expectations and you can afford to pay more, feel free to move on to the next page.

Showing 7-12 of 32 items.
Acer Aspire 5 (A515-55-55R6)

Acer Aspire 5 (A515-55-55R6)

ranked #3 among Laptops priced $325-825

This cost-effective laptop bundles quite a few attractive features such as a fast drive, a full HD screen and a processor capable of handling most pro

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck63th percentile
Versatility82th percentile
Power58th percentile
Storage Space29th percentile
Portability72th percentile
Battery Autonomy54th percentile

Specs

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i5-1035G1

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

256 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$649.
Google Pixelbook Go (GA00519-US)

Google Pixelbook Go (GA00519-US)

ranked #9 among Laptops priced over $825

This premium Chromebook comes with a few extras like an FHD touchscreen, extended battery life and some additional horsepower.

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint33th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Nomad
  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck43th percentile
Versatility55th percentile
Power29th percentile
Storage Space13th percentile
Portability89th percentile
Battery Autonomy97th percentile

Specs

Screen

13", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support, Touch Screen

CPU

Intel Core m3-8100Y

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 615

Memory

8 GB

Storage

64 GB total

Pricing

Typically sells for C$879.
Acer Aspire C 27 All-in-One Desktop (C27-962-EB11)

Acer Aspire C 27 All-in-One Desktop (C27-962-EB11)

This space-saving PC is a tempting choice for small or public spaces and it could be just the ticket for homework, productivity and even more.

Docu

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint75th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Multitasker
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck69th percentile
Versatility71th percentile
Power60th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability6th percentile

Specs

Screen

27", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i5-1035G1

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

12 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,299. You could save 28% right now.
Samsung Galaxy Book S (NP767XCM-K01CA)

Samsung Galaxy Book S (NP767XCM-K01CA)

ranked #7 among Laptops priced over $825

With a focus on ease of transportation and battery autonomy, this laptop is an excellent travel companion, even if you need to remain productive away

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Road Warrior
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck62th percentile
Versatility90th percentile
Power51th percentile
Storage Space29th percentile
Portability89th percentile
Battery Autonomy80th percentile

Specs

Screen

13", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Touch Screen

CPU

Intel Core i5-L16G7

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

256 GB total, Media Card Reader, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$919.
Acer Aspire XC-895 (XC-895-ES11)

Acer Aspire XC-895 (XC-895-ES11)

This laptop is a compelling choice for homework, web search and more.

There are definitely a few upgrade options available down the road. Still, wi

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint50th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck79th percentile
Versatility66th percentile
Power65th percentile
Storage Space74th percentile
Portability0th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i3-10100

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 630

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1 TB total, DVD, Solid State (very fast), 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$699.
Asus ExpertBook P1 15-inch professional laptop (P1510CJA-C71P-CA)

Asus ExpertBook P1 15-inch professional laptop (P1510CJA-C71P-CA)

ranked #4 among Laptops priced over $825

This laptop is a pretty compelling solution for productivity and has a few enterprise-class features.

A few things are missing to make me happy: a

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint80th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Multitasker
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck74th percentile
Versatility77th percentile
Power67th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability0th percentile
Battery Autonomy42th percentile

Specs

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i7-1065G7

GPU

Intel Iris Plus Graphics

Memory

12 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Media Card Reader, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$999.