Release Notes for File Station

File Station is the centralized file management tool for your Synology NAS. Through File Station, you can manage and search files/folders, view files of various types, share private files with external users, mount remote folders and virtual drives for access, and do much more!

Version: 1.3.3-1399


(2022-04-06)

What's New

  1. Supports Advanced Media Extensions (AME) 2.0.0 to preview images in HEIC format. Learn more

Version: 1.3.2-1397


(2022-02-17)

Important Note

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.

What's new

  1. Supports allowing administrators to empty recycle bins of the "#recycle" folder via its right-click context menu .
  2. Supports allowing administrators to restore a file or folder to its original path from the "#recycle" folder via its right-click context menu.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the footer message in customized shared link pages might not display at all if it's too long.
  2. Fixed an issue where closing the shared link or file request creation window without saving might still generate shared links.
  3. Enhanced the performance of converting images to thumbnails during uploading.
  4. Fixed a security vulnerability regarding TLS.

Version: 1.3.1-1382


(2021-08-31)

Important Note

The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.

What's New

  1. Supports pinning files and folders to the local cache of the Hybrid Share folder for quicker access.
  2. Added options for administrators to hide or show certain functions from the context menu.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where uploading files via mobile might fail if the user is uploading to a File Station alias URL on DSM 7.0.
  2. Fixed an issue where .jpeg files cannot be rotated in Photo Viewer.
  3. Fixed an issue where the file name cannot be displayed correctly on Mac if it contains backslashes.

Version: 1.3.0-1378


(2021-06-01)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Updated to be compatible with DSM 7.0.
  2. To preview newly added HEIC files in File Station, please install Advanced Media Extensions in Package Center.

What's New

  1. Supports backing up and restoring file sharing links, connection lists, mount lists, and application configuration via Hyper Backup.
  2. Revamped the shared link page layout for enhanced navigation and user experience.
  3. Added an icon that displays the connection status of the Hybrid Share folder.

Version: 1.2.8-0293


(2021-02-23)

Compatibility & Installation

  1. To preview newly added HEIC files in File Station, please install Advanced Media Extensions, available in DSM 6.2.4 and above, in Package Center.

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where search could not be conducted on contents in sub-folders within shared folders.
  2. Fixed an issue where users could not switch between images when browsing HEIC files.
  3. Updating Audio Station to version 6.5.6 fixes the issue where editing music information in File Station might delete its embedded album cover.

Version: 1.2.7-0285


(2020-12-15)

Bug Fixed

  1. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-20:28).
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.2.6-0282


(2020-05-13)

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed the issue where DSM users cannot download internally shared files.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.2.6-0281


(2020-04-28)

Important Note

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.

What's New

  1. Supports the display of file size calculation progress in folder properties.

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed the issue where downloading files on Firefox 67 might fail.
  2. Fixed the issue where previewing HEIC files might fail.
  3. Fixed the issue where uploading files over 10MB to mounted OneDrive directory might fail.

Version: 1.2.5-0269


(2019-04-29)
  1. Support customized date and time format.
  2. Support preview for files in HEVC and HEIC format.
  3. Improve the performance when loading thumbnail images.
  4. Photo Editor by Aviary is no longer supported.
  5. Fixed the issue where folders can't be dragged and dropped properly using Microsoft Edge.

Version: 1.2.4-0255


(2018-08-29)
  1. Fixed an issue where downloading folders via “gofile” sharing links on a mobile Safari browser might fail.

  2. Fixed an issue where uploading a non-empty folder via Firefox 61.0 or versions above might fail.

  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.6-0126


(2018-08-29)
  1. Fixed an issue where downloading folders via “gofile” sharing links on a mobile Safari browser might fail.

  2. Fixed an issue where uploading a non-empty folder via Firefox 61.0 or versions above might fail.

Version: 1.2.3-0252


(2018-07-12)
  1. Supports selecting multiple users or groups to edit the ACL settings in Shared Folder.

  2. Optimized the user interface in Thai language.

  3. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-18:35).

Version: 1.1.5-0125


(2018-07-12)

Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-18:35).

Version: 1.2.2-0250


(2018-05-23)
  1. Thai user interface is now available.
  2. Optimized efficiency of resource consumption when generating photo preview.

Version: 1.1.4-0123


(2018-05-23)

Optimized the resource usage efficiency when a thumbnail is generated.

Version: 1.2.2-0246


(2018-03-20)
  1. Fixed an issue where paging of “Links Shared with Me” in “Shared Links Manager” might not work properly.
  2. Fixed an issue where mounting Google Drive on File Station might fail when Google Chrome version 63 is used.
  3. Fixed an issue where TIFF and TIF files might fail to display on photo viewer and in thumbnail mode.
  4. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-18:09).
  5. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.4-0122


(2018-03-20)
  1. Fixed an issue where TIFF and TIF files might fail to display on photo viewer and in thumbnail mode.
  2. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-18:09).
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.3-0120


(2018-01-31)
  • Fixed an issue where paging of “Links Shared with Me” in “Shared Links Manager” might not work properly.
  • Fixed an issue where mounting Google Drive on File Station might fail when Google Chrome version 63 is used.
  • Minor bug fixes.

The following feature requires DSM 6.1.5 or above:

  • Supports selecting multiple users or groups to edit the ACL settings in Shared Folder.

Version: 1.2.1-0228


(2017-12-13)
  1. Fixed an issue where 7z files encrypted with Chinese passwords might fail to be unzipped.
  2. Fixed an issue where using WebDAV with IPv6 address for remote connection might cause file transfer to fail.
  3. Fixed an issue where file names in folders copied from GBK-encoded FTP file servers might be abnormal when the folders are unzipped.
  4. Added support for accounts with ACL admin privileges to a shared folder to modify user privileges of that folder.
  5. Fixed an issue where the task of copying files to a mounted Google Drive might not resume if interrupted.
  6. Fixed an issue where photos might not be successfully displayed as thumbnails or in photo viewers when users open DSM via the Chrome browser (with HTTP 2 enabled) and access ISO files or mounted devices through NFS/CIFS.
  7. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.2-0115


(2017-12-12)
  1. Fixed an issue where 7z files encrypted with Chinese passwords might fail to be unzipped. 
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.1-0110


(2017-11-06)
  • Fixed an issue where file names in folders copied from GBK-encoded FTP file servers might be abnormal when the folders are unzipped.
  • Added support for accounts with ACL admin privileges to a shared folder to modify user privileges of that folder.
  • Fixed an issue where the task of copying files to a mounted Google Drive might not resume if interrupted.
  • Fixed an issue where photos might not be successfully displayed as thumbnails or in photo viewers when users open DSM via the Chrome browser (with HTTP 2 enabled) and access ISO files or mounted devices through NFS/CIFS. 
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.2.0-0218


(2017-10-05)
  1. Enhanced the package’s ability to compress images by adjusting the thumbnail formats of large image files.
  2. Updated the OneDrive API from Live API 5.0 to Graph API 1.0.
  3. Fixed an issue where search results might be inaccurate when data search is performed in indexed folders using Last Accessed as the criterion.
  4. Fixed a security vulnerability regarding libsoup HTTP client (CVE-2017-2885).
  5. Fixed an issue where file download tasks executed via Firefox connections from the File Station alias portal might fail when the portal is enabled and Web Station is stopped. 
  6. Fixed an issue where search results might be inaccurate when advanced search is performed in folders that contain spaces in their names.
  7. Fixed an issue where background tasks might be cleared when File Station is opened for the first time after user login.
  8. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.1-0103


(2017-08-23)
  1. Fixed a security vulnerability regarding libsoup HTTP client (CVE-2017-2885).
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.1-0099


(2017-07-26)

Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.1-0095


(2017-06-15)
  1. Added an option for viewing images in original size.
  2. Fixed an issue where viewing images in a mounted ISO folder might fail.
  3. Fixed an issue where folders on a remotely-connected FTP server might not show up correctly.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.0-0075


(2017-04-25)
  1. Added a setting that allows specific groups to share file links and file request links.
  2. Supports showing thumbnails for more camera RAW file formats.
  3. Enhanced search performance.
  4. Enhanced thumbnail loading performance.
  5. Fixed an issue where connecting to a Nextcloud server via WebDAV might fail.
  6. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.2-0049


(2017-03-17)
  1. Fixed an issue where browsing numerous image thumbnails might cause high CPU usage.
  2. Fixed an issue where uploading files with Firefox 52.0 might fail.
  3. Minors bugs fixes.

Version: 1.0.1-0046


(2017-03-09)

Fixed an issue where using Safari and DS file to browse video thumbnails on File Station might cause abnormal traffic and high CPU usage.

Version: 1.0.0-0039


(2017-01-04)
  1. Supports setting up shared link limit for specific users.
  2. Supports keeping both files when users upload/copy/move files that have same names with existing files.
  3. Minors bugs fixes.

Version: 1.0.0-0027


(2016-11-02)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. File Station requires manual installation on EDS14 launched for the first time.

What’s new

  1. Supports tile view for browsing files.
  2. Supports browsing history as a drop-down list at a quick glance.
  3. File path is now editable and supports autocomplete to help you locate folders effortlessly.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.3.3-1399


(2022-04-06)

What's New

  1. Supports Advanced Media Extensions (AME) 2.0.0 to preview images in HEIC format. Learn more

Version: 1.3.2-1397


(2022-02-17)

Important Note

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.

What's new

  1. Supports allowing administrators to empty recycle bins of the "#recycle" folder via its right-click context menu .
  2. Supports allowing administrators to restore a file or folder to its original path from the "#recycle" folder via its right-click context menu.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where the footer message in customized shared link pages might not display at all if it's too long.
  2. Fixed an issue where closing the shared link or file request creation window without saving might still generate shared links.
  3. Enhanced the performance of converting images to thumbnails during uploading.
  4. Fixed a security vulnerability regarding TLS.

Version: 1.3.1-1382


(2021-08-31)

Important Note

The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.

What's New

  1. Supports pinning files and folders to the local cache of the Hybrid Share folder for quicker access.
  2. Added options for administrators to hide or show certain functions from the context menu.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where uploading files via mobile might fail if the user is uploading to a File Station alias URL on DSM 7.0.
  2. Fixed an issue where .jpeg files cannot be rotated in Photo Viewer.
  3. Fixed an issue where the file name cannot be displayed correctly on Mac if it contains backslashes.

Version: 1.3.0-1378


(2021-06-01)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Updated to be compatible with DSM 7.0.
  2. To preview newly added HEIC files in File Station, please install Advanced Media Extensions in Package Center.

What's New

  1. Supports backing up and restoring file sharing links, connection lists, mount lists, and application configuration via Hyper Backup.
  2. Revamped the shared link page layout for enhanced navigation and user experience.
  3. Added an icon that displays the connection status of the Hybrid Share folder.

Version: 1.2.8-0293


(2021-02-23)

Compatibility & Installation

  1. To preview newly added HEIC files in File Station, please install Advanced Media Extensions, available in DSM 6.2.4 and above, in Package Center.

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where search could not be conducted on contents in sub-folders within shared folders.
  2. Fixed an issue where users could not switch between images when browsing HEIC files.
  3. Updating Audio Station to version 6.5.6 fixes the issue where editing music information in File Station might delete its embedded album cover.

Version: 1.2.7-0285


(2020-12-15)

Bug Fixed

  1. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-20:28).
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.2.6-0282


(2020-05-13)

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed the issue where DSM users cannot download internally shared files.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.2.6-0281


(2020-04-28)

Important Note

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.

What's New

  1. Supports the display of file size calculation progress in folder properties.

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed the issue where downloading files on Firefox 67 might fail.
  2. Fixed the issue where previewing HEIC files might fail.
  3. Fixed the issue where uploading files over 10MB to mounted OneDrive directory might fail.

Version: 1.2.5-0269


(2019-04-29)
  1. Support customized date and time format.
  2. Support preview for files in HEVC and HEIC format.
  3. Improve the performance when loading thumbnail images.
  4. Photo Editor by Aviary is no longer supported.
  5. Fixed the issue where folders can't be dragged and dropped properly using Microsoft Edge.

Version: 1.2.4-0255


(2018-08-29)
  1. Fixed an issue where downloading folders via “gofile” sharing links on a mobile Safari browser might fail.

  2. Fixed an issue where uploading a non-empty folder via Firefox 61.0 or versions above might fail.

  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.6-0126


(2018-08-29)
  1. Fixed an issue where downloading folders via “gofile” sharing links on a mobile Safari browser might fail.

  2. Fixed an issue where uploading a non-empty folder via Firefox 61.0 or versions above might fail.

Version: 1.2.3-0252


(2018-07-12)
  1. Supports selecting multiple users or groups to edit the ACL settings in Shared Folder.

  2. Optimized the user interface in Thai language.

  3. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-18:35).

Version: 1.1.5-0125


(2018-07-12)

Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-18:35).

Version: 1.2.2-0250


(2018-05-23)
  1. Thai user interface is now available.
  2. Optimized efficiency of resource consumption when generating photo preview.

Version: 1.1.4-0123


(2018-05-23)

Optimized the resource usage efficiency when a thumbnail is generated.

Version: 1.2.2-0246


(2018-03-20)
  1. Fixed an issue where paging of “Links Shared with Me” in “Shared Links Manager” might not work properly.
  2. Fixed an issue where mounting Google Drive on File Station might fail when Google Chrome version 63 is used.
  3. Fixed an issue where TIFF and TIF files might fail to display on photo viewer and in thumbnail mode.
  4. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-18:09).
  5. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.4-0122


(2018-03-20)
  1. Fixed an issue where TIFF and TIF files might fail to display on photo viewer and in thumbnail mode.
  2. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-18:09).
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.3-0120


(2018-01-31)
  • Fixed an issue where paging of “Links Shared with Me” in “Shared Links Manager” might not work properly.
  • Fixed an issue where mounting Google Drive on File Station might fail when Google Chrome version 63 is used.
  • Minor bug fixes.

The following feature requires DSM 6.1.5 or above:

  • Supports selecting multiple users or groups to edit the ACL settings in Shared Folder.

Version: 1.2.1-0228


(2017-12-13)
  1. Fixed an issue where 7z files encrypted with Chinese passwords might fail to be unzipped.
  2. Fixed an issue where using WebDAV with IPv6 address for remote connection might cause file transfer to fail.
  3. Fixed an issue where file names in folders copied from GBK-encoded FTP file servers might be abnormal when the folders are unzipped.
  4. Added support for accounts with ACL admin privileges to a shared folder to modify user privileges of that folder.
  5. Fixed an issue where the task of copying files to a mounted Google Drive might not resume if interrupted.
  6. Fixed an issue where photos might not be successfully displayed as thumbnails or in photo viewers when users open DSM via the Chrome browser (with HTTP 2 enabled) and access ISO files or mounted devices through NFS/CIFS.
  7. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.2-0115


(2017-12-12)
  1. Fixed an issue where 7z files encrypted with Chinese passwords might fail to be unzipped. 
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.1-0110


(2017-11-06)
  • Fixed an issue where file names in folders copied from GBK-encoded FTP file servers might be abnormal when the folders are unzipped.
  • Added support for accounts with ACL admin privileges to a shared folder to modify user privileges of that folder.
  • Fixed an issue where the task of copying files to a mounted Google Drive might not resume if interrupted.
  • Fixed an issue where photos might not be successfully displayed as thumbnails or in photo viewers when users open DSM via the Chrome browser (with HTTP 2 enabled) and access ISO files or mounted devices through NFS/CIFS. 
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.2.0-0218


(2017-10-05)
  1. Enhanced the package’s ability to compress images by adjusting the thumbnail formats of large image files.
  2. Updated the OneDrive API from Live API 5.0 to Graph API 1.0.
  3. Fixed an issue where search results might be inaccurate when data search is performed in indexed folders using Last Accessed as the criterion.
  4. Fixed a security vulnerability regarding libsoup HTTP client (CVE-2017-2885).
  5. Fixed an issue where file download tasks executed via Firefox connections from the File Station alias portal might fail when the portal is enabled and Web Station is stopped. 
  6. Fixed an issue where search results might be inaccurate when advanced search is performed in folders that contain spaces in their names.
  7. Fixed an issue where background tasks might be cleared when File Station is opened for the first time after user login.
  8. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.1-0103


(2017-08-23)
  1. Fixed a security vulnerability regarding libsoup HTTP client (CVE-2017-2885).
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.1-0099


(2017-07-26)

Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.1-0095


(2017-06-15)
  1. Added an option for viewing images in original size.
  2. Fixed an issue where viewing images in a mounted ISO folder might fail.
  3. Fixed an issue where folders on a remotely-connected FTP server might not show up correctly.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.0-0075


(2017-04-25)
  1. Added a setting that allows specific groups to share file links and file request links.
  2. Supports showing thumbnails for more camera RAW file formats.
  3. Enhanced search performance.
  4. Enhanced thumbnail loading performance.
  5. Fixed an issue where connecting to a Nextcloud server via WebDAV might fail.
  6. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.2-0049


(2017-03-17)
  1. Fixed an issue where browsing numerous image thumbnails might cause high CPU usage.
  2. Fixed an issue where uploading files with Firefox 52.0 might fail.
  3. Minors bugs fixes.

Version: 1.0.1-0046


(2017-03-09)

Fixed an issue where using Safari and DS file to browse video thumbnails on File Station might cause abnormal traffic and high CPU usage.

Version: 1.0.0-0039


(2017-01-04)
  1. Supports setting up shared link limit for specific users.
  2. Supports keeping both files when users upload/copy/move files that have same names with existing files.
  3. Minors bugs fixes.

Version: 1.0.0-0027


(2016-11-02)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. File Station requires manual installation on EDS14 launched for the first time.

What’s new

  1. Supports tile view for browsing files.
  2. Supports browsing history as a drop-down list at a quick glance.
  3. File path is now editable and supports autocomplete to help you locate folders effortlessly.
  4. Minor bug fixes.