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Systems to run Clip Studio Paint on a budget.

Pricing Model Premium
Platforms Chrome OS, Mac OS X, Windows, iOS
Official Site

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 25-30 of 41 items.
Asus ROG Zephyrus G15 15-inch Gaming Laptop (GA503QE-BH92-CB)

Asus ROG Zephyrus G15 15-inch Gaming Laptop (GA503QE-BH92-CB)

ranked #2 among Laptops priced over $750

This laptop does a decent job both as a gaming PC and as a mobile workstation. The omission of a webcam is becoming more common for gaming laptops, an

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Road Warrior
  • Serious Photo Editor
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck91th percentile
Versatility88th percentile
Power69th percentile
Storage Space91th percentile
Portability55th percentile
Battery Autonomy98th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

Screen

15", 2560×1440(QHD, 3.7MP), FreeSync, IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, 4 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

1 TB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,499.
HP OMEN 25L Gaming PC (GT12-1159)

HP OMEN 25L Gaming PC (GT12-1159)

ranked #1 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000

There's plenty to like with this gaming rig: it does pack powerful chips and fast storage, but it also starts with dual-channel memory and plenty of u

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Long-Term Gamer
  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Photo Editor
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck95th percentile
Versatility58th percentile
Power77th percentile
Storage Space74th percentile
Portability22th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 5600G

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060, 12 GB

Memory

16 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,499.
HP Pavilion Gaming PC (TG01-1209)

HP Pavilion Gaming PC (TG01-1209)

ranked #5 among Stationary Computers priced under $2000

This cost-effective gaming PC has a lot to offer with a combination of solid-state and mechanical storage, a powerful CPU and gaming-grade graphical h

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Photo Editor
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck72th percentile
Versatility47th percentile
Power70th percentile
Storage Space95th percentile
Portability23th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

CPU

Intel Core i7-10700F

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660, 6 GB

Memory

16 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

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

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,299.
Asus ROG Strix 15-inch Gaming Laptop (G513QY-DH99-CA)

Asus ROG Strix 15-inch Gaming Laptop (G513QY-DH99-CA)

ranked #5 among Laptops priced over $750

If you need a gaming rig you can take out on the road, this could be a compelling solution. With fast storage and memory and a built-in gaming monitor

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Road Warrior
  • Serious Photo Editor
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck69th percentile
Versatility49th percentile
Power86th percentile
Storage Space74th percentile
Portability39th percentile
Battery Autonomy76th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

Screen

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

CPU

AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX

GPU

Acer Radeon RX 6800M, 12 GB

Memory

16 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,698.
HP OMEN by HP 25L Gaming PC (GT12-1179)

HP OMEN by HP 25L Gaming PC (GT12-1179)

ranked #3 among Stationary Computers priced over $2000

If you need a PC to tackle demanding AAA games and visual creation projects, this tower could be worth your while. The maintenance process is also wel

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Photo Editor
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck78th percentile
Versatility41th percentile
Power80th percentile
Storage Space74th percentile
Portability22th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 10, Home Edition

CPU

Intel Core i7-11700F

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060, 12 GB

Memory

16 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,699.
MSI Aegis ZS 5DS-264US Gaming Desktop (AEZS5DS264)

MSI Aegis ZS 5DS-264US Gaming Desktop (AEZS5DS264)

ranked #4 among Stationary Computers priced over $2000

This powerful gaming PC delivers impressive performance without going all-out on your wallet.

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Photo Editor
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck77th percentile
Versatility39th percentile
Power84th percentile
Storage Space41th percentile
Portability4th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows 11, Home Edition

CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

GPU

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT, 12 GB

Memory

16 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

500 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,799.