• Can my Synology product stream Direct Stream Digital (DSD) files?

    All Synology NAS products can directly stream Direct Stream Digital (DSD) files via Media Server or Audio Station to your DLNA devices or UPnP renderers for playback. However, audio transcoding is required when DSD files are to be played on web browsers, Bluetooth, USB, or AirPlay speakers via Audio Station. Due to product performance or positioning issues, the following Synology…


  • Can my Synology NAS transcode 4K videos for my device?

    Video transcoding refers to the process of converting video files originally unsupported by a media player into a compatible format and resolution. Different Synology NAS models are equipped with different transcoding capabilities. You can stream your video collection on your Synology NAS to a media player using Video Station, DS video or Media Server. Below are tables indicating the be…


  • How can I use Synology Web Clipper in my Opera web browser?

    Synology Web Clipper, a Google Chrome extension, can be supported by your Opera browser through an Opera add-on which makes Chrome extensions compatible. To install and use Synology Web Clipper in your Opera browser, please follow the steps below: Make sure your Opera's version is above 29.0. Install…


  • How to add music stored on your Synology NAS to iTunes

    Overview Your Synology NAS can function as a multimedia center, managing and sharing your multimedia content with different devices. You can also stream music and video stored on your Synology NAS via iTunes within the local network. This article will show you how to add music stored on your Syno…


  • How to edit photos stored on Synology NAS with web-based external photo editors

    Overview Synology NAS server is designed to store, backup users' photos, and share then over the Internet. In addition, Synology DSM allows users to edit photos with three web-based external photo editors. Users can edit photos stored in their DiskStation without…


  • How to embed Photo Station to WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, and other websites

    Overview This article will guide you on how to embed your Photo Station to most popular content management systems (e.g., WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal) and any other websites. Synology has provided some plug-in tools for WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal, as well as HTML scripts for other websites. We assume that you have already got basic knowledge on HTML. Contents…


  • How to enhance personal productivity with Note Station

    Overview Note Station is a versatile note-keeping application to boost your personal productivity in business and academics. Your notes can accommodate audio recordings, cross-note hyperlinks, and clipped texts/graphs from third-party sources, making your notes informative and resourceful. Moreover, with a click, you can turn your notes right into a stylish and smart presenta…


  • How to enjoy multimedia contents stored on Synology NAS with DLNA/UPnP-compliant DMAs

    Overview Synology NAS can serve as a multimedia server on the local area network, allowing home devices, such as TVs/stereo systems and Sony PlayStation3/PlayStation4/Xbox 360, to play its multimedia contents. These devices are DLNA/UPnP-compliant DMAs. To stream multimedia contents fro…


  • How to enjoy my Synology NAS music on iTunes (Mac)

    Overview Synology NAS can be your iTunes Server to stream music and videos stored on your DiskStation to an iTunes client within the local network. It also provides the Smart Playlist feature, letting you create playlists containing songs particularly specified. This articl…


  • How to use sMedio DTCP Move to transfer TV recordings to Synology NAS

    Overview sMedio DTCP Move is a DMS service package used to transfer recordings from your TV recorder to your Synology NAS. This package can also be used with sMedio TV Suite to watch recordings on your personal computer, mobile device or tablet. You can learn more about sMedio TV Su…


  • What should I know about DS video for Roku?

    DS video is a free app for Roku players, allowing you to easily stream videos from your Synology NAS to your home TV, whether it is DLNA compliant or not. See the information below to find out how Roku works and where you can find DS video in the Roku Channel Store. Before you start To get started with DS video for Ro…


  • Why can't I see the files I just added on Photo Station, Audio Station or iTunes Server?

    You will not find multimedia files on Photo Station, Audio Station or iTunes Server when the files are still being indexed. To see if the files are being indexed, do either of the following: Go to Main Menu > Control Panel > Media Indexing, and see if there is a message indicating “Indexing media files……


  • Why do images appear in low resolution on DLNA players?

    If images larger than 4096*4096 do not appear in their original size on your DLNA players, please do the following: Log into DSM. Go to Media Server > DMA Compatibility, and click on the Device list button. Find your device in the Device column. Click on its Profile o…