Release Notes for Audio Station

Description:

Audio Station is a web-based audio application, allowing you to access the music library on your Synology DiskStation and preloaded list of Internet radio stations provided by SHOUTCast, choose available audio sources on the local area network, and add your favorite music to playlists for playback. You can also play songs with live lyrics display on your computer, iOS/Android devices, Windows Phone, DLNA-certified digital media renderers, and AirPlay devices. With USB DAC/Bluetooth support, listening to music by connecting an audio adapter to your DiskStation and USB speakers or pairing your DiskStation up with Bluetooth speakers is made possible.

Version: 6.1.1-3158


(2017-07-04)

  1. Now uses HTML5 player by default since this upgrade.

  2. Fixed an issue where using DLNA devices to play the next song automatically might fail.

  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 6.1.0-3154


(2017-04-25)

  1. Upgraded to be compatible with DSM 6.1.1.

Version: 6.0.2-3093


(2017-01-24)

  1. Fixed an issue where music may occasionally pause when streaming to Apple TV running on tvOS 10 via AirPlay.
  2. Fixed an issue where playing user-defined radio may fail.

Version: 6.0.1-3092


(2017-01-04)

  1. Upgraded to be compatible with DSM 6.1 RC.
  2. Fixed an issue where the progress bar might not work properly when public sharing links are opened on mobile devices.
  3. Fixed an issue where songs with file names containing double quotation marks might not be played properly.

Version: 6.0.0-3088


(2016-11-24)

  1. Optimized the style and usability of the interface.
  2. Added Home where you can easily play music via My Pins and Recommended Genre.
  3. Added support for pinning your favorite music collections to My Pins.
  4. Added support for playing songs categorized in Recommended Genre.
  5. Added support for searching and updating music tags from an online database.
  6. Added support for DSD over PCM (DoP).
  7. Added support for changing album covers by entering URLs or by selecting the images stored on your Synology NAS.
  8. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 5.6.0-2991


(2016-10-12)

  1. Fixed an issue where the playback progress bar may not work properly when playing songs from Media Server.
  2. Fixed an issue where audio may not be played properly when streaming to multiple AirPlay devices.
  3. Fixed an issue where browsing songs by category on Windows Phone may fail.
  4. Fixed an issue where the public sharing link may fail on iOS 10 Safari.
  5. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 5.5-2985


(2016-04-28)

  1. Fixed an issue where music playback might fail when "Do not search for DLNA devices" is enabled.
  2. Fixed an issue where streaming music to USB DAC might lower sound frequency.
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 5.5-2982


(2016-04-07)

  1. Fixed an issue where DLNA players might not connect.
  2. Fixed an issue where internet radio might not be streamed directly to USB DAC or Bluetooth player.
  3. Fixed an issue where editing music tags stored on USB might fail.
  4. Fixed an issue where music shown in folder view might not display properly.
  5. Fixed an issue where Synology Remote might play music from only one channel.
  6. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 5.5-2979


(2016-03-24)

  1. Provides year information in album list.
  2. Provides folder path of playlist for better recognition.
  3. Enhanced browsing performance.
  4. Added support for multi-genre, allowing you to classify music more flexibly.
  5. Added an artist category in genre.

Version: 5.4-2860


(2016-01-25)

  1. Fixed two security vulnerabilities of ffmpeg modules (CVE-2016-1897 and CVE-2016-1898).
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 5.4-2857


(2015-12-10)

  1. Fixed a security issue to prevent cross-site scripting attacks.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 5.4-2855


(2015-10-07)

This is the initial release to add support for DS216play.

  1. Fixed a security issue to prevent potential command injection attacks.
  2. Fixed an issue where the importing of song’s rate on iTunes may not work properly when the username contains a space.
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 5.4-2853


(2015-07-09)

  1. Fixed an issue where streaming music to DLNA players might not work properly.

Version: 5.4-2852


(2015-06-25)

  1. Fixed an issue where cue sheet parsing might not work properly.
  2. Fixed an issue where editing tags of large audio files would fail.
  3. Fixed an issue where Japanese and Korean characters could not be sorted correctly.
  4. Fixed an issue where smart playlists shared publicly might not be played properly.
  5. Fixed an issue where a JavaScript error might occur when creating “My favorite radio”.
  6. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 5.4-2843


(2015-05-12)

  1. Added support for indexing CUE sheet files to display all indexed audio tracks, and the song information of an undivided album file for management (requires DSM 5.2).
  2. Added support of transcoding FLAC/APE, ALAC/AAC, OGG, AIFF formats for DLNA players.

Version: 5.3-2753


(2014-12-16)

  1. Removed RadioIO from the built-in internet radio sites because RadioIO no longer supports free channels.
  2. Enhanced the search mechanism for artists and album artists.
  3. Fixed an issue where adding songs in the playing queue to playlists might not work properly.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 5.3-2749


(2014-12-09)

  1. Rate your songs in your library and categorize your music by rating.
  2. Search results will be displayed according to artist, album, and song title.
  3. Share your favorite playlist via a sharing link, which is optimized for display on computer and mobile browsers.
  4. Gapless playback in web streaming (original files only, not including transcoded stream).
  5. Supports DSD format playback (selected models only).
  6. Supports multiple Bluetooth speakers playback.
  7. The volume of multiple players can be adjusted individually.

Version: 5.2-2635


(2014-09-22)

  1. Enhanced the compatibility with EDS14.
  2. Enhanced the stability of AirPlay streaming to Airport Express.
  3. Fixed an issue where volume control might not work properly when streaming to USB speakers.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 5.2-2631


(2014-04-02)

  1. Fixed an issue where files displayed in the "By Folder" view in DS audio might include non-music files.
  2. Fixed an issue where privilege settings for playlist management might not work properly.

Version: 5.2-2630


(2014-03-26)

  1. Fixed an issue where the feature to stream music synchronously on multiple AirPlay devices might not work properly.
  2. Fixed an issue where the song list might not display normally if there are special characters included in the song information such as artist.

Version: 5.2-2628


(2014-03-10)

  1. Updated to be compatible with DSM 5.0.

Version: 5.1-2550


(2015-12-03)

  1. Fixed a security issue to prevent cross-site scripting attacks.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 5.1-2549


(2013-12-26)

  1. Enhanced the stability of RadioIO playback.

Version: 5.1-2547


(2013-10-15)

  1. Enhanced the performance of audio streaming to remote players on DS audio.

Version: 5.1-2542


(2013-09-09)

  1. Fixed an issue where you may have a problem clicking an item in list view.

Version: 5.1-2541


(2013-08-27)

  1. Supports gapless playback in USB mode.

Version: 5.0-2414


(2013-04-18)

  1. Added support for adding songs to the playing queue or playlist by drag-and-drop.
  2. Now supports searching for playlists.
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 5.0-2410


(2013-03-04)

  1. Enhanced design to provide a cleaner, bigger, and more beautiful user interface.
  2. Enhanced the mini player functionality to provide three display modes including minimum, playlist, and lyrics.
  3. Supports streaming music from Audio Station over Bluetooth to A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) devices, such as speakers or headphones (DSM 4.2 required and not available on DS109j and DS209j).
  4. Supports lyric plugin to search for lyrics on the Internet.
  5. Supports the hot key (Ctrl+A) for selecting all songs at a time.
  6. Supports domain/LDAP users.

Version: 4.0-2307


(2012-12-12)

  1. Fixed an issue where you may not be able to login from DS audio
  2. Enhanced the Synology Remote & Audio Dock’s compatibility with the USB 2.0 ports on DS213+ & DS413.