Release Notes for Synology Drive Client

Description:

Synology Drive Client, the desktop utility of the DSM add-on package, Synology Drive Server, allows you to sync and share files owned by you or shared by others between a centralized Synology NAS and multiple client computers.

System Requirements:

1. Synology Drive Server package is required to be installed on your Synology NAS.
2. Supported operating systems:

    • Windows 7 and onward
    • Mac OS X 10.11 and onward (64-bit)
    • Ubuntu 16.04 and onward (officially supported versions)

Version: 2.0.1-11061


(2019-10-01)

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed the issue where Synology Drive folder shortcuts on the left panel in File Explorer might be duplicated after upgrading to 2.0 version and enabling On-demand Sync.
  2. Fixed the issue where continuous file modifications within a short period of time might cause synchronization failure.
  3. Fixed the issue where upgrading from Cloud Station might fail if the application was improperly shut down on Linux.
  4. Fixed the issue where shared folder without versioning might cause synchronization failure.
  5. Fixed the issue where scheduled backup tasks continue to run after designated end time.
  6. Fixed the issue where backing up large files might cause incomplete file backup.
  7. Fixed the issue where saving Microsoft Excel files might create temp files when On-demand Sync is enabled.

Version: 2.0.0-11050


(2019-07-09)

Compatibility & Installation

  1. Synology Drive Client 2.0 will be gradually rolling out to global users.
  2. After installing Synology Drive Client 2.0 , Cloud Station Drive and/or Cloud Station Backup will be replaced and safely migrated to Synology Drive Client. (Learn more)

What’s New

  1. Aligned display date and time formats with device system setting.
  2. Added support for Thai interface.

Below new features requires Synology Drive Server 2.0 or above:

  1. Synology Drive Client now comes with brand new computer backup function and supports continuous, manual, and scheduled modes. Built-in restore window allows for granular file recovery to version at certain point of time.
  2. Added On-demand Sync on Windows 10 platform to effortlessly browse files and download files only when needed. (Learn more)
  3. Supports disallowing the downloading and copying of files and their contents when users share files.
  4. Supports granular permission roles for file collaboration.
  5. Supports “Get link” option for synced files.

Version: 1.1.4-10580


(2019-03-19)
  1. Optimized compatibility with macOS 64-bit architecture.
  2. Added support to automatically adjust date and time format according to the device’s operating system settings.
  3. Fixed an issue where the file path of the synced file might be incorrect on Windows platforms.
  4. Fixed an issue where using category filter in Logs might cause inaccurate search results.
  5. Fixed an issue where the application might crash when syncing icns files on macOS platforms.
  6. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.3-10570


(2018-12-18)

Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.2-10562


(2018-09-05)
  1. Supports 64-bit macOS client requiring macOS 10.11 and onward.

  2. Fixed an issue where syncing a large number of files might cause a client to crash.

  3. Fixed an issue where synchronization tasks might loop after renaming a large number of files when shutting down the application.

  4. Fixed an issue where synchronization tasks might loop when synced folders contain an empty .lnk file or a .lnk file linking to a large number of files.

  5. Fixed an issue where synchronization tasks might fail to run after adjusting/enabling/disabling the file filter.

  6. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.1-10551


(2018-07-30)
  1. Fixed an issue where directories might not be able to be deleted after setting selective synchronization rules.

  2. Fixed an issue where restarting an application might take too much time after filtering a large number of files in a selective synchronization task.

  3. Fixed an issue where synchronization might loop after shutting down service and renaming or moving folders with a large number of files at the same time.

  4. Fixed an issue where an application might crash after moving files to the folder set for sub-folder synchronization task.

Version: 1.1.0-10544


(2018-06-28)

What’s new

  1. Enhanced the performance of transferring modified data. 

The following feature requires Drive 1.1.0 and above versions:

  1. Supports advanced protection links to add password and validity period for public file sharing.

Fixed issues

  1. Fixed an issue where user might need to manually reconnect the application to the server when its SSL certificate is renewed.

  2. Fixed an issue where application may crash when the signature file is larger than memory size.

  3. Fixed an issue where synchronization task might be looping.

  4. Fixed an issue where continuous file modifications on Mac device might cause synchronization failure and client crash.

  5. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.3-10281


(2018-05-08)
  1. Fixed an issue where continuous file modifications on Mac device might cause synchronization failure and client crash.
  2. Fixed an issue where synchronization task might be looping.
  3. Fixed an issue where filtering large number of files might cause synchronization tasks to fail.
  4. Fixed an issue where synchronization tasks set in shared folders with ACL read-only permission might fail to upload files to the server.
  5. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.2-10275


(2018-03-21)
  1. Fixed an issue where files might fail to be deleted on the client side.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.1-10253


(2018-02-08)
  • Fixed an issue where syncing large numbers of files from the Drive server might cause high CPU usage.
  • Fixed an issue where file sharing links might fail to be created on macOS devices when the system language is Czech.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.0-10240


(2018-01-03)
  • Supports syncing files and folders between PCs and Synology Drive.
  • Supports selectively syncing files and folders in My Drive, Team Folders and Shared with me.
  • Supports desktop notifications and in-app browsing of file sharing and comments insertion history.
  • Supports creating sharing links with configurable permission settings.
  • Supports multiple sync modes: one-way upload, one-way download and bi-directional sync.


Note

When Cloud Station Drive is upgraded to Drive, existing files and folders will not be synced again. However, the system might need some time to reindex the database.