“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.
If you have a time-limited serial number that comes with the Wacom bundle version, you can purchase the app at a discounted price.
Please see If you have used a time-limited serial number 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 launch as a trial version with limited functions and will not be able to save or export.
Note: Recovery Information will be saved.
Please check the following page for details about the limited features version.
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.
Note: Activation codes are not eligible for the discounted pricing.
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
After purchasing a license be sure to authenticate it according to the procedure on the following page.
Authenticating the license will allow you to start using the app.