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Illustration, comic, webtoon, & animation app Clip Studio Paint reaches 40 million creators worldwide

Total worldwide use of Clip Studio Paint; the illustration, comic, webtoon, and animation app developed by Celsys, exceeded 40 million copies(*1) in May 2024. ARR for SaaS service offerings under the Clip Studio Paint subscription model exceeds 3.5 billion JPY.

Clip Studio Paint

Clip Studio Paint features drawing and coloring tools, such as pen tools that feel natural, brushes that bring a variety of painting expressions to life, and features that cover the entire illustration, monochrome/color manga, and animation production processes.

Artists of all levels use Clip Studio Paint, from digital art beginners to professional comic artists, illustrators, animators, and designers, as well as universities and vocational schools. The app is available in eleven languages worldwide(*2), and more than 80% of users are from outside the domestic market of Japan. Clip Studio Paint has become a global standard for creators all over the world.

With support for iPad, Android, Windows, macOS, Chromebook and iPhone devices, users can create full-fledged graphic content on any device. It is now even possible to share works with other devices via the cloud so that users can get creative at any time.

Celsys continues to support creators worldwide with their digital art creations.

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

*1 Includes free trial users and downloads of the iPad, iPhone, Galaxy, Android, and Chromebook versions.
*2 The app is available in English, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Thai, and Indonesian.

About CELSYS, Inc.
Celsys, with a mission of “Creating a more passionate world,” provides solutions for creative activities through online Clip Studio services and Clip Studio Paint drawing app for illustration, manga, webtoon, and animation production. Celsys supports people all over the world to enjoy creating more and all the experiences that come with it.


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