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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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Acer Nitro 5 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AN515-55-73GS)

Acer Nitro 5 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AN515-55-73GS)

ranked #2 among Laptops priced over $825

If you've been looking for a laptop to play your favourite games, this one could be worth your while. It doesn't exactly sport the latest or greatest

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Serious Music Producer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck86th percentile
Versatility96th percentile
Power87th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability61th percentile
Battery Autonomy2th percentile

Specs

Screen

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

CPU

Intel Core i7-10750H

GPU

Nvidia Geforce GTX 1650 Ti, 4 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Asus ExpertBook P2451 14-inch laptop (P2451FA-Q73P-CB)

Asus ExpertBook P2451 14-inch laptop (P2451FA-Q73P-CB)

This laptop is all about productivity and security, and thanks to straightforward construction and detailed maintenance instructions, it can also be q

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint75th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Multitasker
  • Serious Music Producer
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck64th percentile
Versatility75th percentile
Power69th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability74th percentile
Battery Autonomy66th percentile

Specs

Screen

14", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i7-10510U

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

16 GB

Storage

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

Pricing

Acer Nitro 50 Gaming Desktop Computer (N50-610-ES11)

Acer Nitro 50 Gaming Desktop Computer (N50-610-ES11)

This Desktop PC pack a bit of extra graphical muscle, which could come in handy to handle creative projects and even quite a few games. Storage is a b

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint80th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Gamer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Video Editor
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck76th percentile
Versatility69th percentile
Power79th percentile
Storage Space74th percentile
Portability18th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400F

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

12 GB

Storage

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

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,099.
HP ProBook 450 G8 15-inch FHD Notebook (28K93UT)

HP ProBook 450 G8 15-inch FHD Notebook (28K93UT)

ranked #6 among Laptops priced over $825

This professional-grade laptop features everything I look for in a productivity-focused system, including fast storage, a 1080p screen and encryption

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Road Warrior
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck66th percentile
Versatility37th percentile
Power70th percentile
Storage Space29th percentile
Portability71th percentile
Battery Autonomy69th percentile

Specs

Screen

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

CPU

Intel Core i5-1135G7

GPU

Intel Iris Xe Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

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

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,359.
Lenovo Legion Tower 5i Gaming PC (90NC00JAUS)

Lenovo Legion Tower 5i Gaming PC (90NC00JAUS)

If you're looking for a long-lasting gaming rig, this ready-made PC has quite a bit of graphical horsepower than your run-of-the-mill computer, and th

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Long-Term Gamer
  • Serious Gamer
  • Video Editor
  • Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck94th percentile
Versatility49th percentile
Power86th percentile
Storage Space88th percentile
Portability10th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660, 6 GB

Memory

8 GB

Storage

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

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,199.
Acer Nitro 50 Gaming Desktop Computer (N50-610-EM11)

Acer Nitro 50 Gaming Desktop Computer (N50-610-EM11)

This Desktop PC pack a bit of extra graphical muscle and fast storage, which could come in handy to handle creative projects and even quite a few game

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Gamer
  • Video Editor
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck79th percentile
Versatility31th percentile
Power86th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability18th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400F

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660, 4 GB

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,249.