Media Server

DSM Version

Media Server


  • Works as a DLNA-compliant Digital Media Server (DMS) and streams multimedia to devices on the same network
  • Allows browsing media files in the indexed folder on your DLNA-certified devices with configurable browsing settings


  • Supports assigning shared folders or sub-folders as indexed folders (configurable in DSM Control Panel > Indexing Service) to browse media files on devices
  • Automatic selection of network interface according to the network you are located on
  • Adjustable quality of thumbnails created for browsing photos and videos
  • Integration of the video information retrieved by Video Station into DLNA menus
  • Device lists to restrict the access of devices on LAN and to apply the settings of predefined profiles
  • Customizable DLNA menus with the choices of preferable languages and styles
  • Configurable browsing settings for file display formats and order
  • Customizable MIME types that help your devices identify file formats
  • Supported audio formats: AIFF, APE, DSD, FLAC, M4A, Apple Lossless, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, PCM, WAV, WMA, WMA VBR, WMA PRO, WMA Lossless
  • Supported video formats: 3GP, 3G2, ASF, AVI, DivX, DVR-MS, FLV, ISO, M2T, M2TS, M4V, MKV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, MTS, MOV, QT, SWF, TP, TRP, TS, VOB, WMV, XviD, RMVB
  • Supported image formats: BMP, JPG (jpg, jpeg), GIF, ICO, PNG, PSD, TIF (tiff), UFO
  • Supports streaming MKV videos (H.264 video remux) for SONY TV and PS3
  • Supports streaming APE/FLAC/OGG/AIFF/ALAC audios
  • Supports converting to ASF videos up to 480p for XBOX 360, or to TS videos up to 1080p for other DMA
  • The file conversion capability may vary depending on the model (See here)
  • Supports backing up and restoring package configuration via Hyper Backup-


  • The video information integration feature is only available on the specific models which support Video Station