“Effective term for product is expired” or similar is displayed

If you use a 30-day trial version of Clip Studio Paint or a time-limited license, you will not be able to use it after the usage period expires.


If you want to continue using it, please purchase the product version.



In the case of a time-limited license of the Wacom bundle version, you can purchase it at a discount price.

Please see [If you have used a time-limited license] below.



If you were using a trial version

The trial version of Clip Studio Paint allows you to try all the functions for 30 days.

After 30 days, it will start as a trial version with limited functions and will not be able to save.


If [Valid term for license has been expired] is displayed at startup even though the product version has been purchased, the license registered in the application is still a trial version.


Refer to [How to activate a perpetual license] below to switch licenses.



If you were using a time-limited license

If you are using a time-limited license such as a 24 month version that comes with your Wacom tablet and [Valid term for license has been expired] is displayed, the license validity period has expired.


If you have the serial number, you can purchase a Clip Studio Paint PRO license at a discount.

Alternatively, you can obtain a Clip Studio Paint DEBUT license for free.


For details on discount purchases, please refer to the following page.


How to apply for a discount


If you do not know the serial number of the bundled version



How to switch to the product version

When you purchase a license for the product version, be sure to authenticate with the serial number according to the procedure on the following page.

By authenticating, you can start using the software.