Does Clip Studio Paint have a backup function?

Automatic backup function

Clip Studio Paint for Windows, macOS, Galaxy, Android and Chromebook automatically creates a backup file when you saving a file.


Note: For the iPad/iPhone versions, see Backup to Cloud.



Backup data storage location

If you delete a file that you are working on mistakenly, or the file is corrupted by accident, check and see if a backup file exists.


・ InitialBackup: This is the backup data saved when the file is opened.

・ DocumentBackup: This is the backup data saved when a file is overwritten.


The backup file has a different storage location depending on the OS you are using.

See the following for more details.



For Windows

Documents folder > [CELSYS] > [CLIPStudioPaintData]


If there is no [CELSYS] folder in the Documents folder or if there are folders with letters of the alphabet at the end of their names such as [CELSYS_EN], check inside those folders.



For macOS

Documents folder > [CELSYS] > [CLIPStudioPaintData]


If there is no [CELSYS] folder in the Documents folder or if there are folders with letters of the alphabet at the end of their names such as [CELSYS_EN], check inside those folders.



For Galaxy

My Files app > [CELSYS] > [CLIPStudioPaintData]


In the My Files app
Internal Storage > Android > data > jp.co.celsys.clipstudiopaint.galaxystore > files > Documents



For Android

My Files app > [CELSYS] > [CLIPStudioPaintData]


In the My Files app
Internal Storage > Android > data > jp.co.celsys.clipstudiopaint.googleplay > files > Documents



For Chromebook

Files app > [CELSYS] > [CLIPStudioPaintData]


My Files app
My Files app > Play files > Android > data > jp.co.celsys.clipstudiopaint.googleplay > files > UserData > CELSYS


Note: About the display method of the Play files folder

If you select [Show all Play folders] from the menu on the upper right, all the Android app folders will be displayed and you will be able to select the [Android] folder.




Backup to the cloud

By using the Clip Studio cloud function, you can back up your data in case of device failure.



Please refer to the following TIPS for how to backup to the cloud.




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