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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.

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HP 24-inch FHD touchscreen All-in-One PC (24-df0449)

HP 24-inch FHD touchscreen All-in-One PC (24-df0449)

If you want a larger workstation than a laptop but want to keep clutter to a minimum, this All-in-One PC is capable of handling demanding tasks withou

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint75th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Multitasker
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck75th percentile
Versatility57th percentile
Power61th percentile
Storage Space29th percentile
Portability7th percentile

Specs

Screen

24", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support, Touch Screen

CPU

Intel Core i5-10210U

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

12 GB

Storage

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

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,049.
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 (VDH-00001)

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 (VDH-00001)

The Surface Pro is worth considering if you must have a fully-featured Windows tablet that's both easy to carry and packs a long-lasting battery.

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Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint40th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Nomad
  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck45th percentile
Versatility35th percentile
Power45th percentile
Storage Space18th percentile
Portability91th percentile
Battery Autonomy87th percentile

Specs

Screen

12", 2736×1824(2736 × 1824, 5MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i3-1005G1

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

4 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

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

Pricing

Typically sells for C$799. You could save 3% right now.
Acer Aspire TC-895 Desktop PC (TC-895-ES11)

Acer Aspire TC-895 Desktop PC (TC-895-ES11)

This cost-efficient desktop PC could be the right choice to handle everyday tasks like browsing the web, word processing and more.

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint50th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck72th percentile
Versatility32th percentile
Power66th percentile
Storage Space74th percentile
Portability22th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 630

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1 TB total, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$799.
HP ENVY x360 13-inch Touchscreen 2-in-1 Laptop (13-ay0007ca)

HP ENVY x360 13-inch Touchscreen 2-in-1 Laptop (13-ay0007ca)

ranked #1 among Laptops priced over $825

This versatile 2-in-1 laptop is a great candidate for productivity on the go, study or even travel.

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Road Warrior
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck91th percentile
Versatility76th percentile
Power79th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability84th percentile
Battery Autonomy81th percentile

Specs

Screen

13", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support, Touch Screen

CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 4500U

GPU

AMD Radeon Vega 6 Graphics

Memory

8 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

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

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,149.
Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen 2 Business Laptop (20TD003KUS)

Lenovo ThinkPad E15 Gen 2 Business Laptop (20TD003KUS)

ranked #5 among Laptops priced over $825

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
  • Multitasker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck76th percentile
Versatility60th percentile
Power70th percentile
Storage Space29th percentile
Portability0th percentile
Battery Autonomy71th percentile

Specs

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

HP Pavilion Desktop (TP01-1009)

HP Pavilion Desktop (TP01-1009)

This cost-effective computer is a compelling solution if you've been looking to dedicate some space at home for a workstation.

A few creative desig

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint50th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck85th percentile
Versatility23th percentile
Power71th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability30th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 630

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$849.