Synology Moments

Features

  • Photo and video display in chronological order in timeline mode
  • Automatic face/special subject recognition in photos with auto-created albums
  • Flexible and reliable mobile backup settings
  • Synchronization with Synology Drive Server to display photos and videos in My Drive

Specifications

  • Compatible with DSM 6.2.1-23824 and above
  • Home service must be enabled first
  • The following packages from Package Center must be installed first:
    • Synology Universal Search
    • Synology Application Service
    • Synology Drive Server
  • Supported file formats
    • Image formats: BMP, GIF, HEIC, JPEG, PNG, RAW (3fr, arw, cr2, crw, dcr, dng, erf, k25, kdc, mef, mos, mrw, nef, orf, ptx, pef, raf, raw, rw2, sr2, srf ), TIFF
    • Video playback formats: 3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, DAT, DivX, FLV, M4V, MOV, MP4, MPEG, MPG, MTS, M2TS, M2T, QT, WMV, XviD
    • Apple's Live Photos playback
    • 360-degree photo and video playback
  • AI-calculated features
    • View and edit face recognition results in the People albums
    • View photos categorized by objects and scenes in the Subject album
    • View photos selected by AI aesthetics in the Moments Select section
    • View and decide to keep or delete similar or duplicate photos in the Similar Photos section
    • Choose to apply color and angle adjustments while browsing photos in lightbox mode
  • Auto-created albums
    • View the automatically categorized albums: Shared, People, Subjects, Places, Tags, Videos, and Recently Added
    • Enable or disable the People, Subject, and Places albums in Settings
  • Photo operations
    • Search photos and albums by keywords, tags, and dates
    • Advanced search by file types, time ranges, tags, or keywords
    • Edit the date, time, and descriptions of photos
    • Add general tags to photos or videos
    • Rotate photos
    • Play slideshows in photo albums
    • Share photos and albums
    • Download albums
  • Mobile backup and browsing
    • Back up photos with Wi-Fi/photos only options and duplicated-file handling settings
    • Enhance thumbnail resolution with super-resolution under unstable Internet connections
  • Display photos and videos in My Drive
  • Shared Photo Library: select specific users to access the shared folder "/photo"

Limitations

  • Drag-and-drop photo upload only allows a maximum of 2,000 photos per upload
  • Drag-and-drop folder upload is only supported via Chrome browser
  • AI-calculated features are only supported on selected models (Supported models)

Moments (Mobile)

Features

  • An intuitive and user-friendly application that allows users to browse and back up photos on iOS and Android devices

Specifications

  • System requirements
    • iOS: 11.0 or above
    • Android: 5.0 or above
  • Supports uploading and browsing photos in Timeline mode
  • Supports displaying automatically created albums, e.g., People, Places, and Subjects
  • Supports tagging and adding descriptions to photos
  • Supports auto color correction and rotation of photos
  • Supports selecting photos and quickly setting up share links
  • Supports naming, hiding, and merging detected faces in the People album
  • Supports reconstructing images with super-resolution when the network is unstable
  • Supports switching the video playback quality between speed first and quality first

Limitations

  • The app cannot back up photos on iOS devices if it is not open and running
  • When multiple iOS devices share an iCloud storage but the synchronization of photos between devices delay, the app might not be able to back up all the photos taken during the delayed time