Release Notes for Advanced Media Extensions

Advanced Media Extensions (AME) allows you to view High-Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) and listen to Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) files on your Synology NAS. (Note: Sign in to your Synology Account to install the Codec pack after installing AME)

Version: 2.0.0-1017


(2022-04-06)

Important Note

  1. Starting from Advanced Media Extensions (AME) 2.0, you must sign in to your Synology Account for authorization to download HEVC and AAC Codecs.

Compatibility & Installation

  1. This version is compatible with DSM 7.1 and above.

What's New

  1. Supports AAC files. Learn more

Version: 1.1.1-0202


(2021-06-29)

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where 4K video playback may not work smoothly on x86 platform models using Video Station.

Version: 1.1.0-0201


(2021-06-01)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Updated to be compatible with DSM 7.0.

What's New

  1. Advanced Media Extensions must be installed to allow the following packages to fully function:
    • File Station
    • Media Server
    • Synology Drive Server
    • Synology Photos
    • Surveillance Station
    • Video Station
  2. Supports converting the videos in Live Photos. This feature is not available on the following models:
    • 20-series: DS120j
    • 19-series: DS119j
    • 16-series: DS216se
    • 15-series: DS215j, DS115j, DS115
    • 14-series: RS814, RS214, DS414slim, DS414j, DS414, DS214+, DS214se, DS214, DS114
    • 13-series: DS213j
  3. Supports generating thumbnails for HEIC files.

Version: 1.0.1-0025


(2021-06-23)

What's New

  1. Updated to be compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.9.

Version: 1.0.0-0015


(2021-02-23)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. This is the initial version of Advanced Media Extensions.
  2. The app is only available on DSM 6.2.4 and above versions.

What's New

  1. Advanced Media Extensions must be installed to allow the following packages to fully function:

    • File Station
    • Synology Moments
  2. Supports converting videos in Live Photo.

  3. Supports generating thumbnails for HEIC files.

Version: 2.0.0-1017


(2022-04-06)

Important Note

  1. Starting from Advanced Media Extensions (AME) 2.0, you must sign in to your Synology Account for authorization to download HEVC and AAC Codecs.

Compatibility & Installation

  1. This version is compatible with DSM 7.1 and above.

What's New

  1. Supports AAC files. Learn more

Version: 1.1.1-0202


(2021-06-29)

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where 4K video playback may not work smoothly on x86 platform models using Video Station.

Version: 1.0.1-0025


(2021-06-23)

What's New

  1. Updated to be compatible with Surveillance Station 8.2.9.

Version: 1.1.0-0201


(2021-06-01)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Updated to be compatible with DSM 7.0.

What's New

  1. Advanced Media Extensions must be installed to allow the following packages to fully function:
    • File Station
    • Media Server
    • Synology Drive Server
    • Synology Photos
    • Surveillance Station
    • Video Station
  2. Supports converting the videos in Live Photos. This feature is not available on the following models:
    • 20-series: DS120j
    • 19-series: DS119j
    • 16-series: DS216se
    • 15-series: DS215j, DS115j, DS115
    • 14-series: RS814, RS214, DS414slim, DS414j, DS414, DS214+, DS214se, DS214, DS114
    • 13-series: DS213j
  3. Supports generating thumbnails for HEIC files.

Version: 1.0.0-0015


(2021-02-23)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. This is the initial version of Advanced Media Extensions.
  2. The app is only available on DSM 6.2.4 and above versions.

What's New

  1. Advanced Media Extensions must be installed to allow the following packages to fully function:

    • File Station
    • Synology Moments
  2. Supports converting videos in Live Photo.

  3. Supports generating thumbnails for HEIC files.