Synology Note Station

DSM Version

Synology Note Station

Features

  • Note management with three-tier file structure
  • Manage tasks through the to-do list, which can be further classified as starred, overdue or due within the next 7 days

Specifications

  • Management of notes with three-tier file structure: shelf, notebook, and note
  • Profile of notes: location information, tags, and creation time
  • Flexible display: card view, snippet view, and presentation mode
  • Support of drag-and-drop attachment upload from your computer or File Station, and allow the support of previewing audios, videos, photos, and document attachments (including docx/.doc, .pptx/.ppt, .xlsx/.xls, and .pdf) with DSM embedded players/viewers (YouTube videos can be inserted and previewed directly)
  • Search content within notes and attachments with various criteria (e.g., keywords, titles, date, tags, and notebooks)
  • Group notes into Smart Notebook by user-defined criteria for better management
  • AES 256-bit encryption for notes
  • Automatically saved historical versions of notes for the restoration to a significant version
  • Archiving of seldom-used notebooks for easy preservation and management
  • Flexible sharing settings for users' access, including public sharing, granting other DSM users view-only or allow-to-modify permissions
  • Note edit conflict resolution for the reservation of the most significant version when multiple users are modifying the same notes
  • Various task management features: to-do list, task priority and scheduling, reminder with DSM notifications, starring, and subtasks
    • Note: A single note can contain up to 50 tasks
  • Commonly used hotkeys for faster management Learn more
  • Back up Synology Note Station to local or remote destinations and restores the settings and data of the package to a previous point in time with Synology package Hyper Backup
  • Support of exporting notebooks as .nsx files for backup, importing to another Synology NAS, or exporting individual notes as .html and .docx files so that users without Synology Note Station can read them
  • Support of importing notebooks and notes from a .nsx (Synology Note Station) or .enex (Evernote) file

Limitations

  • Version history is not applicable to exported notes and notebooks.

Affiliated Utility

Note Station Client

Features

  • Note management with three-tier file structure for offline access
  • Manage tasks through the to-do list, which can be further classified as starred, overdue or due within the next 7 days
  • Offline access for note editing and regular synchronization with Note Station

Specifications

  • Supported operation systems:
    • Windows 7 and Windows 10
    • macOS X 10.13 or above
    • Ubuntu 18.04 or above (officially supported versions)
  • Management of notes with three-tier file structure: shelf, notebook, and note
  • Profiles of notes: location information, tags, and creation time
  • Flexible display: card view, snippet view, and presentation mode
  • Support of drag-and-drop attachment upload from your computer, and support of previewing audio, videos, photos, and document attachments (including .docx, .doc, .pptx, .ppt, .xlsx, .xls, and .pdf) (YouTube videos can be inserted and previewed directly)
  • Search content within notes and attachments with various criteria (e.g., keywords, titles, date, tags, and notebooks)
  • Group notes into Smart Notebook by user-defined criteria for better management
  • AES 256-bit encryption for notes
  • Offline access for note editing and regular synchronization with Note Station
  • Automatically-saved historical versions of notes for the restoration to a significant version
  • Archiving of seldom-used notebooks for easy preservation and management
  • Flexible sharing settings for users' access, including public sharing, granting other DSM users view-only or allow-to-modify permissions
  • Various task management features: to-do list, task priority and scheduling, reminder using DSM notifications, starring, and subtasks
    • Note: A single note can contain up to 50 tasks
  • Commonly used hotkeys for faster management Learn more
  • Google spell check to offer multiple supported language options
  • Support of exporting notebooks as .nsx files for the backup or import to another Synology NAS, or exporting individual notes as .html and .docx files so that users without Synology Note Station can open the files
  • Support of importing notebooks and notes from a Synology Note Station .nsx files
  • Export diagnosis information for further analysis and investigation

Synology Web Clipper

Features

  • A Chrome extension for clipping web content from websites and saving it as notes in Note Station

Specifications

  • Supports clipping web text or taking screenshots
  • Supports specifying the notebook where the clipped content is saved
  • Supports adding tags or comments to clipped content
  • Quick capture mode to skip settings on each clip

Limitations

  • Synology Web Clipper (available in Chrome Web Store) is only supported in Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge

DS note (Mobile)

Features

  • Mobile application for Note Station to provide note management on the go
  • Manage tasks through the to-do list, which can be further classified as starred, overdue or due within the next 7 days
  • Offline access for note editing and regular synchronization with Note Station

Specifications

  • System requirements
    • iOS: 11.0 or above
    • Android: 8.0 or above
  • View notes in a three-tier file structure (shelf, notebook, and note) and two display modes (Card View and Snippet View)
  • Clip web content and save it to notes
  • Prioritize tasks with scheduling, starring, and subtasks, and send reminders with DSM notifications
  • Manage notes by location information, tags, and creation time
  • Offline access for note editing and regular synchronization of any changes made on DS note to Note Station
  • Upload and preview audio, videos, photos, and document attachments from mobile devices with the following formats: .docx/.doc, .pptx/.ppt, .xlsx/.xls, and .pdf
  • Create up to 50 tasks within a note
  • Smart Notebook to group notes by keyword, titles, dates, and tags
  • Share your notes via a link or with DSM users/groups
  • Search content within notes and attachments with various search criteria (e.g., keywords, titles, date, tags, and notebooks)
  • Adjust font sizes within the app
  • Version history to restore notes to previous versions
  • Export notebooks as .nsx files for backup or note transfer
  • AES 256-bit encryption for notes
  • Passcode lock to enhance note security
  • Support Apple Watch for creating/viewing tasks and notes (up to 20)

Limitations

  • Importing notes to DS note is not supported. Please use Note Station (web browser version) or Note Station Client instead
  • Embedding YouTube videos into a note is not supported