Synology Drive

Synology Drive

Transform your Synology NAS into your own private cloud with 100% data ownership at zero additional cost.

Any time, any platform

Any time, any platform

Access files 24/7 from desktop and mobile platforms.

Synchronization and backup

Synchronization and backup

Keep your files always up-to-date and protected.

Smooth collaboration

Smooth collaboration

Edit spreadsheets, documents, and slides together with Synology Office.

Powerful data management

Powerful data management

Track how files are accessed and shared with powerful admin tools.

Work seamlessly across devices

Access your personal and shared files and folders from the platform that is most convenient for you, no matter where you are.

Cross-platform convenience

Access, edit, and share files from any browser through the convenient online portal or install handy clients for Windows and macOS to manage your data using familiar interfaces.

Smooth on-the-go experience

Browse and edit documents, view and share images, stream music and videos, and back up your data directly from your smartphone or tablet with the Synology Drive mobile app. Learn more

Work seamlessly across devices

Work seamlessly across devices
  1. 1Search globally

    Locate files and folders instantly by their name or metadata content using Synology's built-in Universal Search engine. Filter by location, type, owner, size, date, and more.

  2. 2Strong storage management

    Monitor your storage use in the web portal and request a higher quota from an admin before you run out.

  3. 3Offline access

    Create offline versions of your files so you can continue working on them from your phone in offline scenarios, such as during a flight.

  4. 4Secure sharing

    Tighten security on shares by limiting access to sensitive information. Disable downloading or copying, request passwords for access, or set expiration dates for sharing links.

Keep your data in sync and safe

Have changes to files and folders propagated automatically to all connected devices. Safeguard important documents and precious memories with intelligent tools and technologies.

Sync on demand
Go back in time
Back up your files

Collaborate in real time

Say goodbye to single-user file editing. Work on spreadsheets, documents, and slides together with your team members with full Synology Office integration.

Inside and out
Quick previewing
Simplified file management

A comprehensive ecosystem

Create a flexible and efficient file management infrastructure with dedicated packages and support for multiple client platforms.

Synology Drive

Web portal for regular users

Synology Drive Admin Console

Admin configuration

Synology Drive ShareSync

Cross-site file syncing

Synology Drive Server




Web browser

Access, sharing & collaboration
View and share files

Desktop Agent

Computer syncing & backup
Synology Drive Client

Mobile app

View & share files
Sync, view, and share files

Another Synology NAS

Cross-site file syncing
Synology Drive ShareSync

Sync across sites easily

Keeping data synced between different offices has never been easier or more flexible.

NAS-to-NAS synchronization

Synology Drive also includes ShareSync, which keeps files and folders synchronized across other connected Synology systems.

Cloud-supported file sharing and synchronization

For teams operating out of multiple sites and with large amounts of data, Hybrid Share can accelerate cross-site data sharing while significantly minimizing bandwidth consumption through flexible on-demand storage, with no workflow changes. Learn more

Sync across sites easily

Simplify system administration

Empower administrators with powerful and intuitive tools to streamline workflows and minimize overhead.

Mass deployment

Deploy smartly

Leverage Windows AD to install Synology Drive Client on a fleet of devices with settings configured at once and automatically propagated.

Group policies

Define synchronization and backup policies before deployment, delivering users a ready-to-use system to protect and manage their data. Learn more

Device Oversight

Monitoring and management tools

Centralized admin console

Monitor the status and activity of servers and clients from a centralized dashboard with Synology Drive Admin Console. Keep an eye on file access, downloads, and view consumption trends to allocate storage more efficiently.

Powerful auditing

Monitor up to 40 types of actions including file and folder changes, permissions sharing, and service activity. Pinpoint suspicious activities by filtering by IP address, event type, user, and more.

File ownership transfer

Transfer personal files from one user to another, preserving data and simplifying handovers when creating or removing accounts.

Auditing Logs

See why Drive stands out

See feature highlights and comparison with Windows file server and public cloud services.

Who is using Synology?

See how our solutions empower businesses around the world.


“Synology Drive introduced an unprecedented level of flexibility and control to our everyday file access.” Andrew Grant - IT Systems Administrator


"Synology NAS is the best alternative to traditional file servers and public cloud storage." Võ Văn Phương Tú, IT Manager, TTT Corporation

Get started with Synology Drive

Install Synology Drive desktop client for automatic backups and file syncing on your notebook or desktop. Drive for mobile provides quick access to your files from anywhere, at any time.

Create your own cloud today

Join a community of over one million who have deployed Synology Drive at their homes or offices.


  1. The On-demand Sync feature is available for Windows 10 1809 or above and macOS 12.3 or above.