DSM provides fast and secure ways to share digital files with anyone, anywhere. With File Station, you can explore, organize, and move files between your computer and DiskStation, while customizing access permissions to enhance security and productivity. Enjoy seamless file sharing across different platforms — whether it's Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® computers or mobile devices.
Your ultimate file center
Access files on remote servers
Mount folders on remote servers in order to centralize file access, or use virtual drives support to mount up to 16 ISO images simultaneously, making batch installation quick and easy.
File Station can be used as a smart cloud client to browse and download remote data stored in your public cloud accounts such as Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, and OneDrive, as if they were stored locally.
Full Content Search
Keep an eye on all your files in a snap
Optimized for all hardware
Synology’s search engine has been thoroughly optimized and integrated within DSM, resulting in exceptionally low resource consumption and allowing it to run on all DiskStations compatible with DSM 6.1.
Metadata indexation for media files
All media files include metadata for easy classification: it might be the camera you used to take a picture, the name of an artist, and so on. DSM 6.0's new search tools include these details in the indexed data for a more efficient and flexible search.
Comprehensive file format recognition
File Station's search engine can recognize and process over 700 file formats, including all the most commonly used worldwide. This is the perfect balance of convenience and memory efficiency to deliver the most responsive and useful experience.
Do more from your browser
Get a quick look with Document Viewer
To view all the common file formats, including Office documents, directly in your browser. To prevent unwanted duplication of documents, it is also possible to lock it and disallow users to print or copy them.
Edit your files in Text Editor
Sometimes it’s necessary to quickly adjust a text document whether it’s a piece of code or just a random note. Open and modify plain text files directly in DSM. Change character encoding, recognize file types, and see variable highlighting.
Windows®, Mac® & Linux®
Seamless and compatible sharing across platforms
Mac Finder integration
Shared folders on your Synology NAS can be indexed, so their content can be found almost instantaneously. Whether it's a picture from your last vacation or an important document for work, you can now use Mac Finder to quickly search the content of indexed files within mounted folders on your Synology NAS.
Remotely edit and manage files stored on DiskStation with WebDAV applications, such as Windows Explorer, Mac OS Finder, or Linux File Browser.
Host a personal CalDAV server to synchronize calendars and tasks with your favorite CalDAV applications, such as iCal® on Mac OS®, iPhone®, or iPad®.
Centralize and synchronize contact information on your DiskStation and various CardDAV applications, such as Apple iOS, Mac OS, Gmail, and others.
* On select models only