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Systems to run Clip Studio Paint on a budget.

Pricing Model Premium
Platforms Chrome OS, Mac OS X, Windows, iOS
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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 History

Judging by recent records, you can expect to pay around C$35 for Clip Studio Paint on a regular day, but here's how its price evolved during the last few months:

Current Offers

Compatible Ready-Made 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 13-18 of 41 items.
Lenovo ThinkCentre M75s SFF (11R8001SUS)

Lenovo ThinkCentre M75s SFF (11R8001SUS)

ranked #3 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000

This space-saving PC is a great platform for productivity in a professional setting and thanks to its ease of maintenance, it will be straightforward

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Photo Editor
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck81th percentile
Versatility34th percentile
Power51th percentile
Storage Space39th percentile
Portability28th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Pro Edition

CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 Pro 5650G

GPU

AMD Radeon RX Vega 7

Memory

8 GB

Storage

256 GB total, DVD, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$799. You could save 6% right now.
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen 3 15-inch Business Laptop (20YG003DUS)

Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen 3 15-inch Business Laptop (20YG003DUS)

ranked #4 among Laptops priced over $750

This business-grade laptop is a natural fit for anyone with an appetite for productivity thanks to its powerful specs and speedy storage.

Thanks to

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Photo Editor
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck73th percentile
Versatility43th percentile
Power55th percentile
Storage Space39th percentile
Portability65th percentile
Battery Autonomy69th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Pro Edition

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 5700U

GPU

AMD Radeon RX Vega 8

Memory

8 GB

Storage

256 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$899.
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen 2 Business Laptop (20TD003KUS)

Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen 2 Business Laptop (20TD003KUS)

ranked #12 among Laptops priced over $750

With an evident focus on the needs of businesses, this laptop might not have the most exciting look, but it is proven tech in a sturdy, easy-to-mainta

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Road Warrior
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Photo Editor
  • Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck45th percentile
Versatility50th percentile
Power46th percentile
Storage Space39th percentile
Portability65th percentile
Battery Autonomy78th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Pro Edition

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i5-1135G7

GPU

Intel Iris Xe Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

256 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$949.
Acer Nitro 50 Gaming PC (N50-120-EB11)

Acer Nitro 50 Gaming PC (N50-120-EB11)

ranked #2 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000

If you're looking for a gaming rig but have limited funds to do so, this system is a compelling solution. It's a reasonably powerful PC for the price

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Photo Editor
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck84th percentile
Versatility26th percentile
Power61th percentile
Storage Space74th percentile
Portability18th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 11, Home Edition

CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 5600G

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,299. You could save 35% right now.
Asus ExpertBook P1 15-inch professional laptop (P1510CJA-C51P-CA)

Asus ExpertBook P1 15-inch professional laptop (P1510CJA-C51P-CA)

ranked #19 among Laptops priced over $750

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

Under the hood, I have a few notes: a bit of RAM is

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Photo Editor
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck26th percentile
Versatility31th percentile
Power38th percentile
Storage Space74th percentile
Portability49th percentile
Battery Autonomy33th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Pro Edition

Screen

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

CPU

Intel Core i5-1035G1

GPU

Intel Iris Plus Graphics

Memory

8 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

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

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,199.
Acer Nitro 50 Gaming PC (DG.E2DAA.00B)

Acer Nitro 50 Gaming PC (DG.E2DAA.00B)

If you need an affordable gaming rig, you could do a lot worse than this one. With convenient storage space, a decent CPU and more graphical horsepowe

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Photo Editor
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck76th percentile
Versatility23th percentile
Power58th percentile
Storage Space95th percentile
Portability18th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

CPU

Intel Core i5-11400F

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

8 GB

Storage

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

Pricing

Typically sells for C$999. You could save 100% right now.