CLIP File - opening and understanding
Did your computer fail to open a CLIP file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .CLIP files.
What is a CLIP file?
A .CLIP file is a Clip Studio Paint Page file. Clip Studio Paint is a Japanese drawing program mainly used by illustrators, manga artists, and animation studios. It saves pages (images) in files using the CLIP file extension. In earlier versions of the software, the LIP file extension was used instead. Older versions of the software cannot open CLIP files.
How to open CLIP files
You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension CLIP for different purposes. We have identified 1 CLIP opener for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of CLIP file.
Programs that open these files
Other file formats using extension .CLIP
While Clip Studio Paint Page file is a popular type of CLIP-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .CLIP extension.
The CLIP file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a CLIP opener may not be able to open all kinds of CLIP files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited CLIP viewer.
DCTV Paint Clip
Through our analysis of CLIP files, we know that one use of the format is DCTV Paint Clip. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different CLIP openers which you will find listed below.
Various viewers for this file format
These apps are known to open certain types of CLIP files. Remember, different programs may use CLIP files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.