This is a list of tools and services I use regularly, both for my work and personal life. Some of these are free, others are one-time purchases or subscription services. Maybe you’ll find them useful too!
I’ve included separate referral links where available, which will usually give both of us a discount or extra free month—see the individual items for details. If you’d like to help me out a bit, feel free to use them!
Art & Creativity
- Adobe Substance 3D suite subscriptionTexturing, assets
- Affinity Suite one-time purchaseImage editing, vector graphics
- Blender free3D modeling, sculpting, rendering
- The Grove one-time purchase3D tree generation
- Eagle one-time purchaseAsset management
- Postybirb freeUpload art to multiple websites
- PureRef freeReference image viewer
- Squoosh freeImage conversion & compression
- ZenShader’s Stylized Blender Brushes one-time purchaseSculpting brushes
IT & Security
- 1Password subscriptionPassword manager
- Backblaze subscriptionOnline backups — referral link
- Fastmail subscriptionEmail & simple web hosting — referral link
- FreeFileSync freeOffline backups (but be aware of the Windows Defender exclusion it adds on installation)
- Hetzner subscriptionServer hosting
- Multipar free
- Obsidian free
- omg.lol subscriptionA collection of fun & friendly online tools for nerds — referral link
- YNAB subscriptionBudgeting — referral link
About this website
Kianga’s Spot is hosted on a Hetzner CX11 cloud server running Ubuntu. All the HTML is statically generated using Hugo with a custom theme based on Bootstrap, the quick search is powered by Fuse.js, and the font is Asap.