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Clip Studio Paint supports Apple Pencil Pro’s barrel rotation for more intuitive drawing on iPad

Celsys released the latest update for the iPad version of its illustration, comic, webtoon, and animation app, Clip Studio Paint Ver. 3.0.5, on May 30. The new update supports Apple Pencil Pro to allow creators to draw more intuitively on the iPad.
Updates for Apple Pencil Pro compatibility
・ Supports barrel rotation

The angle of the brush tip rotates in accordance with the rotation of the Apple Pencil Pro.

・ Cursor display while hovering
The tilt and bearing angle will now be reflected in the cursor display when hovering with the Apple Pencil Pro.

Clip Studio Paint has also released the following updates in the prior 3.0.4 release.
・Show a list of recent projects when starting up Clip Studio. Users can open projects in Clip Studio Paint from this list.
・Easier explanation of Simple Mode upon UI mode selection after starting up the app on a tablet for the first time.

Clip Studio Paint includes a Simple Mode for tablets such as the iPad to allow artists to make the most of their screen space for drawing and offer a more intuitive creative experience.

On smartphone and tablet, users can switch between Simple Mode and Studio Mode at any time.

For more information on Simple Mode

Clip Studio Paint is continuously updated to support creators to reach their full creative potential.

About Clip Studio Paint
Clip Studio Paint is used by over 40 million people* 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

*Includes free trial users and downloads of the iPad, iPhone, Galaxy, Android, and Chromebook versions.

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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