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Clip Studio Paint Alternatives for Android

There are many alternatives to Clip Studio Paint for Android if you are looking for a replacement. The best Android alternative is GIMP, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Clip Studio Paint and 16 are available for Android so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Android alternatives to Clip Studio Paint are MediBang Paint, Tayasui Sketches, MangaName and Huion Sketch.

Clip Studio Paint alternatives are mainly Digital Painting Tools but may also be Image Editors or Vector Graphic Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Clip Studio Paint.
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  1. GIMP icon

    GIMP is a free program for such photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. Essentially it's the closest thing to Photoshop you can get for free.

    ⚫︎ Support for LayersGIMP supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableGIMP is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ DRM FreeNo Digital rights management (DRM), i.e. no copy protection.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeGIMP doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGIMP can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ PortableGIMP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in GIMP, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingGIMP supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Lack of important options and optimization for drawing, and really poorly and ugly UI

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  2. MediBang Paint is a lightweight software for illustration and making comic books on Windows and Mac OS.

    ⚫︎ Pressure SensitivityMediBang Paint can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in MediBang Paint, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ Support for LayersMediBang Paint supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeMediBang Paint supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in MediBang Paint.
    ⚫︎ LightweightMediBang Paint consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Great for anime or comics
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    Almost everyone thinks MediBang Paint is a great alternative to Clip Studio Paint.

    It has all the things that I needed that Clip Studio Paint also had! LOVE IT!??

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    Except for the apparent lack of blur brushes, this program is perfect. Less bothersome than Keira and Gimp. A definitive must.

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    millaposhpalace

    Not only is it free, they do share a lot of common functionality. Of course, MediBang Paint isn't as feature-rich, but it's still good for anime- and manga-style art.

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  3. Sketches is a perfect mix of beauty, simplicity and power, a truly unique combination you won't find anywhere else.

    ⚫︎ Support for LayersTayasui Sketches supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    ⚫︎ Custom BrushesYou can use modified/custom brushes in Tayasui Sketches.
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  4. MangaName icon

    MangaName

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Small app for creating comics drafts on any app or smartphone and importing them to CloudAlpaca.

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    Huion Sketch

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android

    Huion Sketch is a creative drawing app with both drawing and jotting which can capture your spark of inspiration.

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  6. Artecture Draw, Sketch, Paint icon

    Artecture Draw, Sketch, Paint

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android

    Artecture enables you to sketch, draw and paint like never before. If you love to draw, regardless you are an amateur or a pro, this drawing app provides all the tools and brushes that you’d love.

    ⚫︎ Support for LayersArtecture Draw, Sketch, Paint supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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  7. Comic Strip It! icon

    Comic Strip It!

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    With Comic Strip It you can make compelling comic strips and story boards instantly, wherever you go.

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  8. Comic & Meme Creator icon

    Comic & Meme Creator

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Meme, Funny Pictures and Comics have never been easier to create and share!.

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    Vector Artist

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows RT
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Explore your creativity with Vector Artist! Whether you are an artist, a designer or just for fun! Vector artist is great for the beginner and a useful tool for professional graphic designers.

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    Clover Paint

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Clover Paint is a feature rich painting app with deep complexity. With Clover Paint, you are bringing a sketchbook with customizable canvas size, highly sophisticated brush and layer system, plus custom hotkeys and shortcuts for productivity.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableClover Paint is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Support for LayersClover Paint supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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