Release Notes for Moments


Moments sorgt für eine intelligente Organisation Ihrer Fotos – so haben Sie stets einen detaillierten Überblick über Ihre besonderen Momente.

Version: 1.3.7-0721


Compatibility & Installation

  1. Synology Moments 1.3.7 can only be installed on Synology products running on DSM 6.2.4 or onward.
  2. If Advanced Media Extensions was not installed, the system will automatically install it after the update to ensure package functionality.

Version: 1.3.6-0716


Important Notes

  1. Synology Moments will no longer back up .dat files to avoid saving irrelevant mobile system files.

What's New

  1. Added support for checking and re-generating missing thumbnails for the indexing option "Re-index all except for the current groupings in People and Subjects albums and the current content in For you."

Bug Fixed

  1. Fixed the issue where certain geolocation recognition results might not be recognized correctly in the Place album.
  2. Fixed the issue where 360° video formats might not be recognized correctly.
  3. Fixed the issue where Moments cannot run if the source folder of Shared Photo Library "/photo" was renamed or deleted.
  4. Fixed multiple issues where renaming/moving/deleting folders and files through other file management portals (e.g., File Station, Synology Drive Server, and SMB) might cause the affected photos and videos to be indexed and displayed incorrectly.
  5. Fixed the issue where renaming or deleting folders and files with third-party software might cause photos to show inconsistent information or be displayed in the wrong chronological order.
  6. Fixed the issue where advanced search might not show General tags from Shared Photo Library correctly.
  7. Fixed the issue where restoring backups might fail when there are disabled users.

Version: 1.3.5-0706


Bug fixed

  1. Fixed the issue where facial recognition and subject recognition might not function properly after the following models update to DSM 6.2.3: DS1019+, DS918+, DS718+, DS620slim, DS418play, DS218+.

Version: 1.3.4-0705

  1. This is the initial release for DS220j.

Version: 1.3.3-0700

  1. Fixed an issue where photo uploading might fail when users' administration permissions to their /home folder are removed.
  2. Boosted the remnant data cleaning speed of re-indexing.
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.3.2-0696

  1. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.3.1-0695

  1. Fixed an issue where thumbnails may not be displayed properly.
  2. Fixed an issue where the count of photos in a group in the Similar Photos section might be wrong.
  3. Fixed an issue where users may not be able to copy photos from My Photo Library to Shared Photo Library.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.3.0-0691


Compatibility and Installation

  1. Synology Moments 1.3.0 can only be installed on Synology products running on DSM 6.2.1-23824 or onward.
  2. Auto Color, Auto Rotate, and Moments Select are only supported on selected models. List of supported models can be found here.

What's New

  1. The new Auto Color feature applies AI-calculated color effects to your photos.
  2. The new Auto Rotate feature helps straighten your photos.
  3. Moments Select section picks out the best of your photos and displays the photos with Auto Color applied.
  4. Similar Photos section finds out duplicate or similar photos in your photo collections and groups them together.
  5. Supports playing Apple's Live Photos.
  6. Supports uploading HEIC format directly.
  7. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-19:05).
  8. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.2.1-0646

  1. Fixed an issue where sharing certain photos to the Shared album might fail.
  2. Fixed an issue where a 360 degree video might not be played properly.
  3. Fixed an issue where a photo might not be backed up correctly.
  4. Supports the display of the photo taken time.
  5. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.2.0-0638

  1. Supports Shared Photo Library, allowing admins and authorized users to collaboratively edit the photos and albums in there.
  2. Supports 360-degree photo and video playback.
  3. Supports renaming facial recognition results.
  4. Thai user interface is now available.
  5. Supports editing the tags of multiple photos at the same time.
  6. Supports shifting the dates and time intervals of multiple photos at the same time.
  7. Integrated Intel Computer Vision SDK to facilitate image recognition performance on Synology NAS that has Intel processors from x15 series onwards.
  8. Supports viewing timeline by months.
  9. Supports the map source Baidu to display photo location when viewing a photo in full screen.
  10. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.2-0511

  1. Upgraded to be compatible with DSM 6.2 RC

Version: 1.1.1-0508

  1. Fixed an issue where certain video formats might cause file conversion process to abort.
  2. Fixed an issue where the attempt to jump to the previous or next photo might fail in a publicly shared album.
  3. Fixed an issue where editing the album sorting order in settings might fail.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.0-0505

  1. Supports backing up the photos, videos, albums, and sharing settings of Moments via Hyper Backup (Hyper Backup 2.1.6 or above required).
  2. Fixed an issue where the location information of the Hungarian user interface might be incorrectly displayed.
  3. Fixed an issue where users might not be able to view Moments on Chromebook.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.1-0435

  1. Fixed an issue where image recognition might not work properly on the following models: DS418, DS418j, DS218play, DS218, and DS118.

Version: 1.0.0-0433


Compatibility and Installation

  1. Synology Moments 1.0.0 can only be installed on Synology products running on DSM 6.1.3 or onward. 
  2. Before installing Synology Moments 1.0.0, the packages Synology Drive, Universal Search, Synology Application Service, and Node.js v4 must be installed first.
  3. Image recognition is only supported on selected models: 
    • Support both the People and Subjects albums:
      RS818(RP)+, DS3018xs, DS918+, DS718+, DS418play, DS418, DS418j, DS218+, DS218play, DS218, DS118, FS1018, RS4017xs+, RS3617xs, RS3617RPxs, DS3617xs, RS3617xs+, RS18017xs+, DS1817+, DS1517+, RS2416RP+, RS2416+, RS18016xs+, DS416play, DS916+, DS716+II, DS716+, DS216+II, DS216+, DS3615xs, RC18015xs+, DS2415+, DS1815+, DS1515+, RS815RP+, RS815+, DS415+, RS3614xs, RS3614RPxs, RS3614xs+, RS2414RP+, RS2414+, RS814RP+, RS814+, DS2413+, RS3413xs+, RS10613xs+, DS1813+, DS1513+, DS713+, DS3612xs, RS3412xs, RS3412RPxs, RS2212RP+, RS2212+, DS1812+, DS1512+, RS812RP+, RS812+, DS412+, DS712+, DS3611xs, DS2411+, RS3411xs, RS3411RPxs, RS2211RP+, RS2211+, DS1511+, DS411+II, DS411+
    • Support only the People album (facial recognition technique):
      DS218j, DS1817, DS1517, RS217, DS416, RS816, DS416slim, DS416j, DS216j, DS216, DS116, DS216play, DS2015xs, DS1515, DS715, DS215+, DS415play, DS214play

What’s New

  • Photos and Albums   
    1. Display photos and videos in timeline mode.
    2. Quickly jump to specific time period by clicking the time indicator on the scrollbar.
    3. Use the Shift and Ctrl keys to select multiple photos.
    4. Download an entire album or selected photos.  
    5. Share selected photos and albums publicly or only to specific users. 
    6. Display a photo’s basic information, location, and auto-recognized faces when viewing it in lightbox.
    7. Edit a photo’s date, time, description, and tags.
    8. Rotate photos.  
    9. Play slideshow in photo albums. 
    10. Search photos by entering keywords such as people’s names, subjects, locations, tags, or time. 
    11. Configure the advanced search criteria such as file type, date, tag, or keyword.
    12. Display all the other photos and videos taken on the same day by clicking the icon next to the date in search results page or in an auto-created album.
    13. View photos in folder hierarchy and creating albums in folder viewing mode.  
  • Auto-created Albums
    1. View the photos in the following auto-created albums: Shared, People, Subjects, Places, Tags, Videos, and Recently Added.  
    2. Name the faces in photos, and Merge or Hide specific people in the People album. 
    3. Set the cover of the People album.
    4. Hide the results in the People and Subjects albums.
    5. Enable or Disable the People, Subjects, and Places albums in Settings. 
  • Upload and Backup 
    1. Upload photos, videos, and folders by drag-and-drop (uploading folder is only supported via Chrome browser). 
    2. Back up photos with iOS and Android Moments.  
    3. Supports the option to display all the photos and videos in My Drive of Synology Drive.

Limitation and Known Issues

  1. This version does not support Hyper Backup.