Manga Studio Debut 4.0 is your all-in-one solution for stunning, ready-to-publish manga and comics. Invigorate your artwork using color, express motion using speed lines, apply dimension with screen tones and add dialog through built-in word balloons. Manga Studio helps you create professional manga and comics from start to finish!
Complete artistic control
Sketch original art with a mouse or tablet, scan in existing art, or import artwork or graphics to get started. It's easy with Manga Studio Debut!
Choose from over 2,300 professional-grade screen tones to add dimension, depth and character to your art.
Invigorate your drawings
Easily color and fill your manga or comic using the integrated color set, advanced shading tools, and pattern brushes.
Pre-designed word balloons allow you to quickly add dialog to your creations.
Apply special effects
Add focus and speed line effects in seconds to express moods or motion.
Output professional quality manga for print or web in various file formats. Manga Studio Debut exports JPG, BMP, PSD, TGA*, PNG*, TIFF* and PICT* files.
*Mac-only publishing format.
Perform complicated tasks with a single mouse click. Double your productivity by reusing design elements in a flash!
New and Updated Features
Manga Studio Debut 4.0 provides a fun, straightforward way for you to start creating your own comics today.
With Manga Studio's built-in Beginner's Assistant interface, commonly used tool palettes are grouped together. Dynamic help offers instant access to information about tool palettes and menu options. Getting started has never been easier.
Color your artwork using the integrated color set. Choose from preset colors or create your own and add custom effects to your artwork.
New--Built-in Word balloons
Add word balloons with ease by dragging and dropping any of almost one hundred preset editable word balloons. Freely adjust the font, size, style and spacing of the text and add a curved or straight tail.
Manga Studio Debut now allows you to enter text directly on your page using a standard text tool. You can also quickly add special characters and with support for many characters such as Katakana and Hiragana, Manga Studio Debut is better than ever!
Updated--More Screen Tones and Patterns
Choose from over 2,300 screen tones, a variety of special effects and comprehensive pen and brush tools, including over 80 customizable pattern brushes. Create and customize virtually unlimited combinations of patterns to create unique effects.
Updated--Additional preset page templates
Choose from over 160 built-in page templates for your page or story, or add your own customized pages and save them as templates.
Note: Register your product within 30 days of purchase and receive the Manga Studio Debut Content pack valued at $19.99 for free. This package includes over 100 background templates and over 100 Power templates. Information regarding registration and how to redeem your content pack are included with your purchase.
- Manga Studio Debut 4 is an all-in-one solution for stunning, ready-to-publish manga and comics
- Sketch original art with a mouse or tablet, scan in existing art, or import artwork or graphics to get started
- Invigorate your artwork using color, express motion using speed lines, apply dimension with screen tones and add dialog through built-in word balloons
- Export professional quality manga from Manga Studio Debut 4 to various Mac and Windows file formats such as JPG, BMP, PSD, TGA, PNG, TIFF and PICT
- Dynamic help offers instant access to information about tool palettes and menu options--getting started has never been easier
My Take on the Software
I just started using this, and I am definitely not an expert, but I have come to find that the software delivers exactly what it states that it will. I loved how user friendly the software was and I found that even though I am not an expert, you can use this software to make some amazing comics that you can take and share with any that will read them. I have to say that as a kid I would have loved to have had this, as I made many comics and they were always painstaking processes, starting with pencil, then to colored pencils and then to ink. This takes out a number of these steps and allows you to do all of these stages virtually which is just amazing. This is definitely the version that is made more for beginners which is where I wanted to be. At the same time, it is nice to know that with the EX version is available that has a number of greater bells and whistles that this does not have. All-in-all this was a great start to rekindling my cartooning interest.
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