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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 14-inch (14-fq0008ca)

HP 14-inch (14-fq0008ca)

ranked #8 among Laptops priced under $325

This laptop is as modest as it gets, but if you need more versatility than a Chromebook can offer, this could be worth a look.

Luckily, this laptop

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint39th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck32th percentile
Versatility95th percentile
Power17th percentile
Storage Space13th percentile
Portability80th percentile
Battery Autonomy45th percentile

Specs

Screen

14", 1366×768(1366 × 768, 1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD 3020e

GPU

AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total, Media Card Reader, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

Typically sells for US$283. You could save 20% right now.
Asus Chromebook Flip C434 (C434TA-DSM4T)

Asus Chromebook Flip C434 (C434TA-DSM4T)

ranked #6 among Laptops priced $325-825

Chromebooks can be quite versatile, but the most affordable models can come a little short for more advanced users. By investing more in a model like

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint33th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Nomad
  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck42th percentile
Versatility78th percentile
Power19th percentile
Storage Space13th percentile
Portability81th percentile
Battery Autonomy80th percentile

Specs

Screen

14", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support, Touch Screen

CPU

Intel Core m3-8100Y

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 615

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total, Media Card Reader

Pricing

Typically sells for US$404.
HP x360 14-inch Touchscreen 2-in-1 Chromebook (14C-CA0030CA)

HP x360 14-inch Touchscreen 2-in-1 Chromebook (14C-CA0030CA)

ranked #1 among Laptops priced $325-825

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint40th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Nomad
  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck73th percentile
Versatility66th percentile
Power33th percentile
Storage Space18th percentile
Portability78th percentile
Battery Autonomy89th percentile

Specs

Screen

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

CPU

Intel Core i3-10110U

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

128 GB total, Media Card Reader, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

Typically sells for US$647.
Dell 14-inch 2-in-1 Laptop - Silver (i5491-5022SLV-PCA)

Dell 14-inch 2-in-1 Laptop - Silver (i5491-5022SLV-PCA)

If you want a laptop and a tablet but can't afford both or don't want the hassle of splitting your files and activities between the two, this model co

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck80th percentile
Versatility90th percentile
Power59th percentile
Storage Space29th percentile
Portability45th percentile
Battery Autonomy44th percentile

Specs

Screen

14", 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

8 GB

Storage

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

Pricing

Typically sells for US$728. You could save 100% right now.
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15.6" Touchscreen Laptop (81WR000ECF)

Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15.6" Touchscreen Laptop (81WR000ECF)

ranked #5 among Laptops priced $325-825

This laptop makes a pretty good impression for a budget model. The monitor is relatively low-rez, making it better-suited for single-tasking and anyon

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck43th percentile
Versatility25th percentile
Power47th percentile
Storage Space29th percentile
Portability43th percentile
Battery Autonomy43th percentile

Specs

Screen

15", 1366×768(1366 × 768, 1MP), Multiple Monitor Support, Touch Screen

CPU

Intel Core i3-10110U

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

8 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

256 GB total, Solid State (very fast), Micro SD Storage Expansion

Pricing

Typically sells for US$566.
Asus ZenBook 14-inch Laptop (UM431DA-BH51-CB)

Asus ZenBook 14-inch Laptop (UM431DA-BH51-CB)

ranked #2 among Laptops priced $325-825

This premium-looking laptop is a solid choice for productivity on the go and thanks to its small size and plentiful ports, it gives you plenty of opti

Performance in selected Apps

Clip Studio Paint60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck68th percentile
Versatility86th percentile
Power54th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability82th percentile
Battery Autonomy51th percentile

Specs

Screen

14", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 3500U

GPU

AMD Radeon Vega 8 Mobile

Memory

8 GB

Storage

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

Pricing

Typically sells for US$607.