What is the difference between the one-time purchase and a monthly usage plan for Clip Studio Paint?

There are differences between the one-time purchase and monthly usage plans (monthly/annual payments) of Clip Studio Paint in terms of the devices that can be used.

Note: There is no difference in functionality or available materials.


For more information, please refer to the following.



One-time purchase vs. monthly usage plan

One-time purchaseMonthly Usage Plan
Supported devices
Windows
macOS
Windows
macOS
iPad
iPhone
Galaxy
Android
Chromebook
*1
Has a serial number?
YesNo
Number of devices
1 unit *21–4 units *3
License Period
No time limit1 month/1 year
Cost
PRO
US$49.99
PRO
US$2.09~/month
EX
US$219.00
EX
US$6.00~/month
Payment methods
Credit card
PayPal
Check-prepayment
Varies depending on the store you ordered from. *4
Clip Studio Account
Registration required.Created upon purchase.
Purchase / contract information
Will not show in your Clip Studio account.Will show in your Clip Studio account.


*1 For smartphone plans, only iPhone, Galaxy, and Android smartphone devices are available. (This plan cannot be used for tablet devices.)


*2 The one-time purchase software can be installed on up to two computers (some conditions apply).


*3 The number of units used for monthly usage plans varies depending on the plan. Please see here for more information.


*4 Please see here for more information on payment methods for monthly usage plans.


For users of Galaxy and Android smartphone devices:
Pen pressure sensitivity is not available with our Smartphone Plan.
・To take advantage of pen pressure using DeX mode such as with a Wacom One and the S Pen, users will need to sign up for a Single-device plan, a Dual-device plan, or a Premium plan.



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