Your versatile file manager
Share files easily and safely
With one link, you can share files or request file uploads from others. This customizable link allows you share it to specific users, set a password, and specify its validity period.
Access files from anywhere
Explore and organize files using a mobile phone or tablet (Android, iOS and Windows Phone support). Files can even upload to your DiskStation or download to your devices directly.
Centralize file access
With remote folders and public cloud storage (Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive) mounted to File Station, you can access all remote data as if stored locally.
Windows®, macOS® & Linux®
DSM comes with comprehensive support of networking protocols — FTP, SMB2, SMB3 (encrypted), AFP, NFS, and WebDAV — and provides seamless file sharing across Windows®, macOS®, and Linux® platforms.
The Recycle Bin feature supported on AFP, SMB, File Station, and WebDAV, allows you to flexibly decide when to permanently remove the files, according to the different rules.
macOS Finder Integration
With the in-depth integration of macOS Finder, you can use Finder to quickly search the content of indexed documents, photos, and more within mounted folders on your Synology NAS.
Presto File Server
Presto File Server transfers massive files through long distance in high-speed by making the best use of your purchased bandwidth, transforming your Synology NAS to a speedy file transfer portal. Learn more
SpeedyThe SITA technology ensures maximum usage of Internet bandwidth by minimizing the impact high latency and packet loss rate have on file transfer.
SecurePresto protects your credentials with TLS/TCP and secures file transfer with AES-128 encryption.
SimplePresto features intuitive user experience with full support of Windows, macOS, and Linux platforms.
Universal Search provides fast, accurate, and global search into your Synology NAS. With one click, it searches through your multimedia files, DSM applications, help articles, and file contents in Synology Note Station and Synology Office, offering quick preview of matched items at the same time.1
Desktop widget: Search Now
Press Ctrl + F on the DSM desktop to start this widget for quick search. With built-in hotkeys, you can target your search at different file types for refined results.2
Show contents and metadata of matched items with just one click.
Integration with DSM packages
Directly open matched files, DSM packages, and files in Synology Office and Synology Note Station.
Find all keyword-matching parts within documents, and jump to a target section with a DSM viewer package.
FTP, WebDAV, CalDAV & CardDAV
All businesses nowadays face a high demand for fast, global, and stable file exchange with customers and work partners. DSM is your ideal file server solution that provides unified support of FTP, WebDAV, CalDAV, and CardDAV services.
- Universal Search is not supported on NVR216 and EDS14.
- See Universal Search help.