CLIP File

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 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 CLIP files

We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

What else are .CLIP files used for?

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.

We have not yet verified any programs for Windows that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Various CLIP file openers, viewers, etc.

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.

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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with CLIP-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with CLIP-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!