iTunes Server

DSM Version

iTunes Server


  • Shares the music and videos stored on Synology NAS with all iTunes clients within a local network, and allows clients to browse and play these multimedia contents using iTunes
  • Provides the Smart Playlist feature, with which you can create playlists containing songs that match the criteria you specify


  • All iTunes clients within LAN can be allowed to browse and play media files shared from indexed folders designated through indexing service in Control Panel
  • Customizable share name of your iTunes Server showing on iTunes clients
  • Optional password set for accessing iTunes Server
  • Smart playlists that will automatically include songs that match specific criteria
  • Support of album cover display on iTunes clients
  • Supported audio formats: AIFF, APE, Apple Lossless, FLAC, M4A, M4B, M4P, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, WAV, WMA, WMA PRO, and WMA VBR
  • Supported video formats: MOV, MP4, and M4V
  • Supported playlist formats: M3U, WPL, and PLS


  • Home Sharing feature, which requires you to sign in with an Apple ID, is not supported
  • The maximum length of a share name is 63 characters
  • The maximum length of the password for a shared server is 255 characters