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Celsys' illustration and comic creation SaaS, Clip Studio Paint, undergoes price revision to increase profitability and ensure continued service

Celsys revised prices worldwide for Clip Studio Paint, the illustration, comic, and animation SaaS, in March 2024. 

Celsys distributes Clip Studio Paint worldwide and it can be purchased at various stores. The price for new subscriptions for Clip Studio Paint was revised in November 2023, but this price revision applies to existing users signing up from mobile platforms such as the App Store and Google Play Store who signed up before November 2023. Subscription prices will increase by up to 15%. Subscriptions on mobile platforms account for 60% (*1) of the Clip Studio Paint SaaS ARR.

The revised prices for new subscriptions of Clip Studio Paint on mobile platforms are here (Note: Only available in Japanese.) :

Example of price revision (App Store US dollar price)
Clip Studio Paint EX Single-device Plan
 ・Annual contract $71.99 → $82.90
 ・Monthly contract $8.99 → $9.69
Clip Studio Paint PRO Single-device Plan
 ・Annual contract $24.99 → $28.90
 ・Monthly contract $4.49 → $4.89

Similar price revisions will be implemented for other currencies including Japanese yen.

Celsys will continue to improve profitability through price revisions, continue to invest in the development of new functions for Clip Studio Paint, and continue to provide a better creative environment for creators worldwide.

Changes in the ARR of the subscription revenue of Clip Studio Paint are disclosed in the Monthly Business Progress Report on the IR section of the corporate site.

Clip Studio Paint is used by over 35 million people*2 for the creation of illustrations, comics, webtoons, and animations. The app is available on iPad, Android, Windows, macOS, Chromebook, and iPhone, so creators can use it on whatever device they own. Known for its natural drawing feel and plentiful features, Clip Studio Paint is supported by illustrators, comic artists, and animators, and used by beginners and industry professionals alike.

Clip Studio Paint

*1 As of the end of October 2023
*2 Includes free trial users and downloads of the iPad, iPhone, Galaxy, Android, and Chromebook versions.