Release Notes for Synology Photos

Synology Photos ofrece una serie de funciones inteligentes y flexibles, lo que permite a los amantes de la fotografía y a los usuarios domésticos administrar las fotos con facilidad.

Version: 1.6.0-0629


(2023-10-03)

Compatibility & Installation

  1. Synology Photos 1.6.0 requires DSM 7.2 and above.

What's New

  1. Enhanced the display of Photos, Albums, and Sharing tabs on the web portal.
  2. Supports hiding subject categories in the Subjects albums.
  3. Supports switching display themes: light mode, dark mode, auto-switching.
  4. Supports converting photos to JPEG on download.
  5. Enhanced the user experience of sharing in albums.

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where printing a photo in lightbox mode from a browser might crop the photo.
  2. Fixed an issue where reassigning faces to other names might not perform properly.
  3. Fixed an issue where using Chrome or Safari on an iOS mobile device and switching to desktop mode to open Synology Photos might not display correctly.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Observaciones:

Version: 1.5.0-0489


(2023-07-27)

What's New

  1. Supports automatically creating albums based on object recognition, enabling quick photo search using keywords.
  2. Supports viewing time and location information of photos in lightbox mode.
  3. Adjusted the label display in lightbox mode to be sorted alphabetically.

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where object recognition could not perform properly after updating the package on models with the AMD CPU platform.
  2. Fixed an issue where invalid photo information might cause an error.
  3. Fixed an issue where the migration of facial recognition photos might be interrupted due to deleted or hidden faces.
  4. Fixed an issue where slideshow might pause when playing videos.
  5. Minor bug fixes.

Known Issues and Limitations

  1. Object recognition is only supported on certain models. Please refer to this article for the full list.

Version: 1.5.0-0488


(2023-07-25)

What's New

  1. Supports automatically creating albums based on object recognition, enabling quick photo search using keywords.
  2. Supports viewing time and location information of photos in lightbox mode.
  3. Adjusted the label display in lightbox mode to be sorted alphabetically.

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where invalid photo information might cause an error.
  2. Fixed an issue where the migration of facial recognition photos might be interrupted due to deleted or hidden faces.
  3. Fixed an issue where slideshow might pause when playing videos.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Known Issues and Limitations

  1. Object recognition is only supported on certain models. Please refer to this article for the full list.

Version: 1.4.0-0459


(2023-06-08)

Bug Fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where backing up photo via Hyper Backup might fail after upgrading to DSM 7.2.

Version: 1.4.0-0458


(2023-04-25)

Compatibility & Installation

  1. Synology Photos 1.4.0-0458 requires DSM 7.2 and above.

What's New

  1. Supports displaying WebP files and Android Motion Photo.
  2. Supports showing all accessible albums in the Albums tab, including those you created and those shared by others.
  3. Supports filtering the Photo Request list by subject.
  4. Supports right-clicking to select photos.

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where photos uploaded to the home/Photos folder through File Station might not be indexed properly.
  2. Fixed an issue where thumbnails might not be displayed properly when uploading a large amount of HEIC files.
  3. Fixed an issue where the system might not be able to fully load due to invalid email or nickname formats.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.3.3-0330


(2022-12-07)

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where users might not be able to update Synology Photos after deleting an album.
  2. Enhanced compatibility to display information on photos taken by certain camera models.

Version: 1.3.2-0327


(2022-11-15)

What’s New

  1. Supports deleting original files in albums.
  2. Supports moving and copying photos in the search results.
  3. Supports showing the detailed copy, skip, and renaming status in the task queue.

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where DS414j models cannot run Synology Photos after updating to DSM 7.1.1.
  2. Fixed an issue where domain/LDAP users might not be able to use Synology Photos.
  3. Fixed an issue where performing a large amount of tasks might slow the user interface.
  4. Fixed an issue where long file names might not be completely displayed in the task queue.
  5. Fixed an issue where additional folders might be created when the subject of Photo Request ends with a space.
  6. Fixed an issue where deleting a photo in Timeline or Folder View might trigger a wrong pop-up message that shows the album does not exist.
  7. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.3.0-0317


(2022-07-19)

What's New

  1. Supports creating Photo Request links to collect photos from other users and guests.
  2. Supports using customized domain names as the prefix of share links.

Bug Fixed

  1. Enhanced the speed of merging facial recognition results.
  2. Fixed an issue where running the package might cause high system resource usage.
  3. Fixed an issue where photos might not be indexed properly.
  4. Fixed an issue where letter case might affect search results.
  5. Fixed an issue where labels might not be added to photos correctly.
  6. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.2.0-0263


(2022-04-06)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Updated to be compatible with Advanced Media Extensions 2.0 to display HEIC files and Live Photos. Learn more

What's New

  1. Supports changing folder covers.
  2. Supports searching for folders.
  3. Supports showing the albums shared by others in search results.
  4. Allows users to select albums shared by others to which they have Provider permissions when adding photos to albums.
  5. Enhanced the accuracy of facial recognition.

Bug Fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where users might not be able to scroll down or view the Access Permission page of Shared Space.
  2. Fixed an issue where the migration of facial recognition results might stop during the process.
  3. Fixed an issue where guests might not be able to view the folder tree in the left panel.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.0-0224


(2021-11-09)

Important Note

  1. We modified the permission setting rules for Shared Space folders. Please refer to this article for the details.

What's New

  1. Optimized the browsing experience for opening share links from mobile devices.
  2. Supports rating photos.
  3. Supports sorting albums.
  4. Supports setting users' access permissions of Share Space folders in batch.
  5. Supports applying privacy-related settings to subfolders.
  6. Supports limiting the sharing ability of non-admin users.
  7. Enhanced the searching mechanism to find more results that match the keywords.

Bug Fixed

  1. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.1-0194


(2021-09-14)

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where running the package might cause high system resource usage.
  2. Fixed an issue where facial recognition might stop unexpectedly or show incorrect results.
  3. Fixed an issue where the package migration might stop or be incomplete.
  4. Fixed an issue where photos cannot be uploaded normally when the People album is enabled.
  5. Fixed an issue where video thumbnails might not be displayed properly.

Version: 1.0.0-0190


(2021-07-20)

Important note

Synology Photos 1.0.0-0190 is updated on July 20 to fix issues including the migration of facial recognition results might not be completed successfully.

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Synology Photos is compatible with DSM 7.0 and above.
  2. If Node.js v12, Synology Application Service, and Advanced Media Extensions were not installed, the system will automatically install them after the update to ensure package functionality.
  3. The mobile apps DS photo and Moments are not compatible with Synology Photos. If you would like to use Synology Photos on your mobile devices, please install the iOS/Android apps.

What's New

  1. Synology Photos is a next-generation photo management package with rich organizing features and a fresh interface.
  2. Supports displaying photos and videos in chronological order or by folder structure.
  3. Supports the Quick Filter feature that searches for specific photos according to set conditions.
  4. Supports automatically creating albums based on facial recognition results, geolocations, tags, videos, and recently added photos.
  5. Supports conditional albums that automatically add matching photos according to set conditions.
  6. Supports customizable album sharing features, including public sharing options and permissions that allow selected users to view, download, or add photos.
  7. Supports protecting public share links with passwords and expiration dates.
  8. Supports generating thumbnails via web browsers to reduce server load during photo uploads.
  9. Supports editing the date, time, description, and tags of photos.
  10. Supports customizable permission settings of Shared Space folders.
  11. Supports the exclusion of uploading and displaying specified file extensions.
  12. Supports backing up and restoring the package via Hyper Backup.
  13. Enhanced the overall photo index and display performance of Photo Station and Synology Moments.
  14. To learn more, please refer to the technical specifications.

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where the migration of facial recognition results might not be completed successfully.
  2. Fixed an issue where Live Photos cannot be moved from Personal Space to Shared Space.
  3. Fixed an issue where photos containing merged people cannot be moved from Personal Space to Shared Space.
  4. Fixed an issue where certain facial recognition results might not be displayed.
  5. Fixed an issue where certain H.264 videos cannot be played.
  6. Enhanced the performance of removing photos in the People album.
  7. Fixed an issue where the recognition of certain locations in Denmark might be slightly offset.

Known Issues and Limitations

  1. Please refer to this article for the differences between Synology Photos, Photo Station, and Synology Moments.
  2. Facial recognition is only supported on certain models. Please refer to this article for the full list.
  3. Synology Photos does not support Synology Photo Station Uploader.
  4. Synology Photos does not support the DAT video format.
  5. After updating to DSM 7.0, Hyper Backup tasks that include Synology Moments and Photo Station will no longer back up the two packages. Please set the original tasks to back up Synology Photos instead.

Version: 1.0.0-0186


(2021-06-29)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Synology Photos is compatible with DSM 7.0 and above.
  2. If Node.js v12, Synology Application Service, and Advanced Media Extensions were not installed, the system will automatically install them after the update to ensure package functionality.
  3. The mobile apps DS photo and Moments are not compatible with Synology Photos. If you would like to use Synology Photos on your mobile devices, please install the iOS/Android apps.

What's New

  1. Synology Photos is a next-generation photo management package with rich organizing features and a fresh interface.
  2. Supports displaying photos and videos in chronological order or by folder structure.
  3. Supports the Quick Filter feature that searches for specific photos according to set conditions.
  4. Supports automatically creating albums based on facial recognition results, geolocations, tags, videos, and recently added photos.
  5. Supports conditional albums that automatically add matching photos according to set conditions.
  6. Supports customizable album sharing features, including public sharing options and permissions that allow selected users to view, download, or add photos.
  7. Supports protecting public share links with passwords and expiration dates.
  8. Supports generating thumbnails via web browsers to reduce server load during photo uploads.
  9. Supports editing the date, time, description, and tags of photos.
  10. Supports customizable permission settings of Shared Space folders.
  11. Supports the exclusion of uploading and displaying specified file extensions.
  12. Supports backing up and restoring the package via Hyper Backup.
  13. Enhanced the overall photo index and display performance of Photo Station and Synology Moments.
  14. To learn more, please refer to the technical specifications.

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where certain newly uploaded photos might not display properly.
  2. Fixed an issue where the migration of facial recognition results might not complete successfully.
  3. Fixed an issue where the photos shown in conditional albums might not match the set conditions.
  4. Fixed an issue where videos might not be uploaded or backed up successfully via Synology Photos mobile app.
  5. Fixed an issue where photos might not display properly in Timeline View under certain conditions.
  6. Fixed an issue where the download function might not work properly when users browse albums via share links.
  7. Fixed an issue where album sharing settings might not display properly when certain ad-blocking browser extensions (e.g., AdGuard) are enabled.
  8. Fixed an issue where users might not be able to reassign a person's photo to another person when the photo is the only one left in the original people album.

Known Issues and Limitations

  1. Please refer to this article for the differences between Synology Photos, Photo Station, and Synology Moments.
  2. Facial recognition is only supported on certain models. Please refer to this article for the full list.
  3. Synology Photos does not support Synology Photo Station Uploader.
  4. Synology Photos does not support the DAT video format.
  5. After updating to DSM 7.0, Hyper Backup tasks that include Synology Moments and Photo Station will no longer back up the two packages. Please set the original tasks to back up Synology Photos instead.

Version: 1.0.0-0182


(2021-06-01)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Synology Photos is compatible with DSM 7.0 and above.
  2. If Node.js v12, Synology Application Service, and Advanced Media Extensions were not installed, the system will automatically install them after the update to ensure package functionality.
  3. The mobile apps DS photo and Moments are not compatible with Synology Photos. If you would like to use Synology Photos on your mobile devices, please install the iOS/Android apps.

What's New

  1. Synology Photos is a next-generation photo management package with rich organizing features and a fresh interface.
  2. Supports displaying photos and videos in chronological order or by folder structure.
  3. Supports the Quick Filter feature that searches for specific photos according to set conditions.
  4. Supports automatically creating albums based on facial recognition results, geolocations, tags, videos, and recently added photos.
  5. Supports conditional albums that automatically add matching photos according to set conditions.
  6. Supports customizable album sharing features, including public sharing options and permissions that allow selected users to view, download, or add photos.
  7. Supports protecting public share links with passwords and expiration dates.
  8. Supports generating thumbnails via web browsers to reduce server load during photo uploads.
  9. Supports editing the date, time, description, and tags of photos.
  10. Supports customizable permission settings of Shared Space folders.
  11. Supports the exclusion of uploading and displaying specified file extensions.
  12. Supports backing up and restoring the package via Hyper Backup.
  13. Enhanced the overall photo index and display performance of Photo Station and Synology Moments.
  14. To learn more, please refer to the technical specifications.

Known Issues and Limitations

  1. Please refer to this article for the differences between Synology Photos, Photo Station, and Synology Moments.
  2. Facial recognition is only supported on certain models. Please refer to this article for the full list.
  3. Synology Photos does not support Synology Photo Station Uploader.
  4. Synology Photos does not support the DAT video format.
  5. After updating to DSM 7.0, Hyper Backup tasks that include Synology Moments and Photo Station will no longer back up the two packages. Please set the original tasks to back up Synology Photos instead.

Version: 1.6.0-0629


(2023-10-03)

Compatibility & Installation

  1. Synology Photos 1.6.0 requires DSM 7.2 and above.

What's New

  1. Enhanced the display of Photos, Albums, and Sharing tabs on the web portal.
  2. Supports hiding subject categories in the Subjects albums.
  3. Supports switching display themes: light mode, dark mode, auto-switching.
  4. Supports converting photos to JPEG on download.
  5. Enhanced the user experience of sharing in albums.

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where printing a photo in lightbox mode from a browser might crop the photo.
  2. Fixed an issue where reassigning faces to other names might not perform properly.
  3. Fixed an issue where using Chrome or Safari on an iOS mobile device and switching to desktop mode to open Synology Photos might not display correctly.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Observaciones:

Version: 1.5.0-0489


(2023-07-27)

What's New

  1. Supports automatically creating albums based on object recognition, enabling quick photo search using keywords.
  2. Supports viewing time and location information of photos in lightbox mode.
  3. Adjusted the label display in lightbox mode to be sorted alphabetically.

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where object recognition could not perform properly after updating the package on models with the AMD CPU platform.
  2. Fixed an issue where invalid photo information might cause an error.
  3. Fixed an issue where the migration of facial recognition photos might be interrupted due to deleted or hidden faces.
  4. Fixed an issue where slideshow might pause when playing videos.
  5. Minor bug fixes.

Known Issues and Limitations

  1. Object recognition is only supported on certain models. Please refer to this article for the full list.

Version: 1.5.0-0488


(2023-07-25)

What's New

  1. Supports automatically creating albums based on object recognition, enabling quick photo search using keywords.
  2. Supports viewing time and location information of photos in lightbox mode.
  3. Adjusted the label display in lightbox mode to be sorted alphabetically.

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where invalid photo information might cause an error.
  2. Fixed an issue where the migration of facial recognition photos might be interrupted due to deleted or hidden faces.
  3. Fixed an issue where slideshow might pause when playing videos.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Known Issues and Limitations

  1. Object recognition is only supported on certain models. Please refer to this article for the full list.

Version: 1.4.0-0459


(2023-06-08)

Bug Fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where backing up photo via Hyper Backup might fail after upgrading to DSM 7.2.

Version: 1.4.0-0458


(2023-04-25)

Compatibility & Installation

  1. Synology Photos 1.4.0-0458 requires DSM 7.2 and above.

What's New

  1. Supports displaying WebP files and Android Motion Photo.
  2. Supports showing all accessible albums in the Albums tab, including those you created and those shared by others.
  3. Supports filtering the Photo Request list by subject.
  4. Supports right-clicking to select photos.

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where photos uploaded to the home/Photos folder through File Station might not be indexed properly.
  2. Fixed an issue where thumbnails might not be displayed properly when uploading a large amount of HEIC files.
  3. Fixed an issue where the system might not be able to fully load due to invalid email or nickname formats.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.3.3-0330


(2022-12-07)

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where users might not be able to update Synology Photos after deleting an album.
  2. Enhanced compatibility to display information on photos taken by certain camera models.

Version: 1.3.2-0327


(2022-11-15)

What’s New

  1. Supports deleting original files in albums.
  2. Supports moving and copying photos in the search results.
  3. Supports showing the detailed copy, skip, and renaming status in the task queue.

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where DS414j models cannot run Synology Photos after updating to DSM 7.1.1.
  2. Fixed an issue where domain/LDAP users might not be able to use Synology Photos.
  3. Fixed an issue where performing a large amount of tasks might slow the user interface.
  4. Fixed an issue where long file names might not be completely displayed in the task queue.
  5. Fixed an issue where additional folders might be created when the subject of Photo Request ends with a space.
  6. Fixed an issue where deleting a photo in Timeline or Folder View might trigger a wrong pop-up message that shows the album does not exist.
  7. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.3.0-0317


(2022-07-19)

What's New

  1. Supports creating Photo Request links to collect photos from other users and guests.
  2. Supports using customized domain names as the prefix of share links.

Bug Fixed

  1. Enhanced the speed of merging facial recognition results.
  2. Fixed an issue where running the package might cause high system resource usage.
  3. Fixed an issue where photos might not be indexed properly.
  4. Fixed an issue where letter case might affect search results.
  5. Fixed an issue where labels might not be added to photos correctly.
  6. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.2.0-0263


(2022-04-06)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Updated to be compatible with Advanced Media Extensions 2.0 to display HEIC files and Live Photos. Learn more

What's New

  1. Supports changing folder covers.
  2. Supports searching for folders.
  3. Supports showing the albums shared by others in search results.
  4. Allows users to select albums shared by others to which they have Provider permissions when adding photos to albums.
  5. Enhanced the accuracy of facial recognition.

Bug Fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where users might not be able to scroll down or view the Access Permission page of Shared Space.
  2. Fixed an issue where the migration of facial recognition results might stop during the process.
  3. Fixed an issue where guests might not be able to view the folder tree in the left panel.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.0-0224


(2021-11-09)

Important Note

  1. We modified the permission setting rules for Shared Space folders. Please refer to this article for the details.

What's New

  1. Optimized the browsing experience for opening share links from mobile devices.
  2. Supports rating photos.
  3. Supports sorting albums.
  4. Supports setting users' access permissions of Share Space folders in batch.
  5. Supports applying privacy-related settings to subfolders.
  6. Supports limiting the sharing ability of non-admin users.
  7. Enhanced the searching mechanism to find more results that match the keywords.

Bug Fixed

  1. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.1-0194


(2021-09-14)

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where running the package might cause high system resource usage.
  2. Fixed an issue where facial recognition might stop unexpectedly or show incorrect results.
  3. Fixed an issue where the package migration might stop or be incomplete.
  4. Fixed an issue where photos cannot be uploaded normally when the People album is enabled.
  5. Fixed an issue where video thumbnails might not be displayed properly.

Version: 1.0.0-0190


(2021-07-20)

Important note

Synology Photos 1.0.0-0190 is updated on July 20 to fix issues including the migration of facial recognition results might not be completed successfully.

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Synology Photos is compatible with DSM 7.0 and above.
  2. If Node.js v12, Synology Application Service, and Advanced Media Extensions were not installed, the system will automatically install them after the update to ensure package functionality.
  3. The mobile apps DS photo and Moments are not compatible with Synology Photos. If you would like to use Synology Photos on your mobile devices, please install the iOS/Android apps.

What's New

  1. Synology Photos is a next-generation photo management package with rich organizing features and a fresh interface.
  2. Supports displaying photos and videos in chronological order or by folder structure.
  3. Supports the Quick Filter feature that searches for specific photos according to set conditions.
  4. Supports automatically creating albums based on facial recognition results, geolocations, tags, videos, and recently added photos.
  5. Supports conditional albums that automatically add matching photos according to set conditions.
  6. Supports customizable album sharing features, including public sharing options and permissions that allow selected users to view, download, or add photos.
  7. Supports protecting public share links with passwords and expiration dates.
  8. Supports generating thumbnails via web browsers to reduce server load during photo uploads.
  9. Supports editing the date, time, description, and tags of photos.
  10. Supports customizable permission settings of Shared Space folders.
  11. Supports the exclusion of uploading and displaying specified file extensions.
  12. Supports backing up and restoring the package via Hyper Backup.
  13. Enhanced the overall photo index and display performance of Photo Station and Synology Moments.
  14. To learn more, please refer to the technical specifications.

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where the migration of facial recognition results might not be completed successfully.
  2. Fixed an issue where Live Photos cannot be moved from Personal Space to Shared Space.
  3. Fixed an issue where photos containing merged people cannot be moved from Personal Space to Shared Space.
  4. Fixed an issue where certain facial recognition results might not be displayed.
  5. Fixed an issue where certain H.264 videos cannot be played.
  6. Enhanced the performance of removing photos in the People album.
  7. Fixed an issue where the recognition of certain locations in Denmark might be slightly offset.

Known Issues and Limitations

  1. Please refer to this article for the differences between Synology Photos, Photo Station, and Synology Moments.
  2. Facial recognition is only supported on certain models. Please refer to this article for the full list.
  3. Synology Photos does not support Synology Photo Station Uploader.
  4. Synology Photos does not support the DAT video format.
  5. After updating to DSM 7.0, Hyper Backup tasks that include Synology Moments and Photo Station will no longer back up the two packages. Please set the original tasks to back up Synology Photos instead.

Version: 1.0.0-0186


(2021-06-29)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Synology Photos is compatible with DSM 7.0 and above.
  2. If Node.js v12, Synology Application Service, and Advanced Media Extensions were not installed, the system will automatically install them after the update to ensure package functionality.
  3. The mobile apps DS photo and Moments are not compatible with Synology Photos. If you would like to use Synology Photos on your mobile devices, please install the iOS/Android apps.

What's New

  1. Synology Photos is a next-generation photo management package with rich organizing features and a fresh interface.
  2. Supports displaying photos and videos in chronological order or by folder structure.
  3. Supports the Quick Filter feature that searches for specific photos according to set conditions.
  4. Supports automatically creating albums based on facial recognition results, geolocations, tags, videos, and recently added photos.
  5. Supports conditional albums that automatically add matching photos according to set conditions.
  6. Supports customizable album sharing features, including public sharing options and permissions that allow selected users to view, download, or add photos.
  7. Supports protecting public share links with passwords and expiration dates.
  8. Supports generating thumbnails via web browsers to reduce server load during photo uploads.
  9. Supports editing the date, time, description, and tags of photos.
  10. Supports customizable permission settings of Shared Space folders.
  11. Supports the exclusion of uploading and displaying specified file extensions.
  12. Supports backing up and restoring the package via Hyper Backup.
  13. Enhanced the overall photo index and display performance of Photo Station and Synology Moments.
  14. To learn more, please refer to the technical specifications.

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where certain newly uploaded photos might not display properly.
  2. Fixed an issue where the migration of facial recognition results might not complete successfully.
  3. Fixed an issue where the photos shown in conditional albums might not match the set conditions.
  4. Fixed an issue where videos might not be uploaded or backed up successfully via Synology Photos mobile app.
  5. Fixed an issue where photos might not display properly in Timeline View under certain conditions.
  6. Fixed an issue where the download function might not work properly when users browse albums via share links.
  7. Fixed an issue where album sharing settings might not display properly when certain ad-blocking browser extensions (e.g., AdGuard) are enabled.
  8. Fixed an issue where users might not be able to reassign a person's photo to another person when the photo is the only one left in the original people album.

Known Issues and Limitations

  1. Please refer to this article for the differences between Synology Photos, Photo Station, and Synology Moments.
  2. Facial recognition is only supported on certain models. Please refer to this article for the full list.
  3. Synology Photos does not support Synology Photo Station Uploader.
  4. Synology Photos does not support the DAT video format.
  5. After updating to DSM 7.0, Hyper Backup tasks that include Synology Moments and Photo Station will no longer back up the two packages. Please set the original tasks to back up Synology Photos instead.

Version: 1.0.0-0182


(2021-06-01)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Synology Photos is compatible with DSM 7.0 and above.
  2. If Node.js v12, Synology Application Service, and Advanced Media Extensions were not installed, the system will automatically install them after the update to ensure package functionality.
  3. The mobile apps DS photo and Moments are not compatible with Synology Photos. If you would like to use Synology Photos on your mobile devices, please install the iOS/Android apps.

What's New

  1. Synology Photos is a next-generation photo management package with rich organizing features and a fresh interface.
  2. Supports displaying photos and videos in chronological order or by folder structure.
  3. Supports the Quick Filter feature that searches for specific photos according to set conditions.
  4. Supports automatically creating albums based on facial recognition results, geolocations, tags, videos, and recently added photos.
  5. Supports conditional albums that automatically add matching photos according to set conditions.
  6. Supports customizable album sharing features, including public sharing options and permissions that allow selected users to view, download, or add photos.
  7. Supports protecting public share links with passwords and expiration dates.
  8. Supports generating thumbnails via web browsers to reduce server load during photo uploads.
  9. Supports editing the date, time, description, and tags of photos.
  10. Supports customizable permission settings of Shared Space folders.
  11. Supports the exclusion of uploading and displaying specified file extensions.
  12. Supports backing up and restoring the package via Hyper Backup.
  13. Enhanced the overall photo index and display performance of Photo Station and Synology Moments.
  14. To learn more, please refer to the technical specifications.

Known Issues and Limitations

  1. Please refer to this article for the differences between Synology Photos, Photo Station, and Synology Moments.
  2. Facial recognition is only supported on certain models. Please refer to this article for the full list.
  3. Synology Photos does not support Synology Photo Station Uploader.
  4. Synology Photos does not support the DAT video format.
  5. After updating to DSM 7.0, Hyper Backup tasks that include Synology Moments and Photo Station will no longer back up the two packages. Please set the original tasks to back up Synology Photos instead.