Supported from Clip Studio Paint Ver. 1.10.5
Clip Studio Paint Ver. 1.10.5 has a timelapse function that allows you to record your canvas as a timelapse, and share your creative process online!
To record and export a timelapse, take the following steps.
How to record
(1) Select [File] > [New]
(2) Enable [Record timelapse] in the [New] dialog and create a canvas to start recording.
3. Draw on the canvas.
The [Record timelapse] status is saved to each specific canvas (.clip format file).
If you save your work, open it again in Clip Studio Paint, and continue drawing, the timelapse will continue as well.
* If you uncheck [Record timelapse], all timelapse recordings saved on the canvas will be deleted.
Exporting and sharing a timelapse
(1) When the work is completed, select [File] menu > [Timelapse] > [Export timelapse].
(2) Select the [Length], [Size], [Aspect ratio] of your video and click [OK] in the [Export timelapse] dialog.
Depending on the social media platform you want to post your video, a specific aspect ratio may be necessary. If so, choose the necessary ratio from [Aspect ratio].
Length: Select from 15 seconds, 30 seconds, 60 seconds, all
Size: Select from 1280px, 1080px, 720px
Aspect ratio: Select from 16: 9, 4: 3, 1: 1, 4: 5, 9:16, original
Show Clip Studio Paint logo: Show or hide the Clip Studio Paint logo in the upper right corner of the timelapse.
・ Twitter: You can post videos up to 140 seconds. You can upload videos with an aspect ratio in the range of 1:2.39 to 2.39: 1, but if it exceeds this range, select any [Aspect ratio]. 1:1 is the maximum ratio displayed on the timeline.
・ Instagram: Select 1:1 when posting to the timeline (9:16 when posting a vertical video to stories).
・ TikTok: You can post videos up to 60 seconds. If the video is 60 seconds or more, select 30 seconds in [Length] and save. Select 9:16 for the aspect ratio.
・ Youtube: Select 16:9 to fit in the standard video player.
3. Click [OK] to select where to save the exported video file.
In the smartphone and tablet version, you can select either [Save] or [Share] when exporting.
You can add further effects and edits by saving the video to your device (camera roll) first.
If you select [Share], you can share the exported video directly to social media.
Recording timelapses of existing artwork
If you want to record a timelapse of an existing or in-progress file, you can start recording by checking [File] menu > [Timelapse] > [Record timelapse].
You can also enable it from the [Edit] menu > [Canvas Properties] or [Story] menu (EX) > [Change basic page settings], [Change basic work settings].
About file size
The timeplase will be saved to the canvas (a .clip file) and will increase the file size as time goes on.
If you do not need the timelapse after exporting the video, you can delete the recording and reduce the file size by following the steps below.
(1) Uncheck [File] menu > [Record timelapse].
(2) The following message will be displayed. Select [Delete and turn off].
* File size reference (based on example file)
- Image resolution: 1000 x 1000px (72 dpi)
- Approximate drawing time: 3.5 hours
- Number of layers: 25
- Final size: 127.87MB
- Size after deleting the time-lapse record: 9.47MB
- Size of exported video
15 seconds: 3.42MB
30 seconds: 4.57MB
60 seconds: 6.93MB
All: 12.95MB (2 minutes 11 seconds)