*You must own a Synology NAS to run this app and be running the latest Photo Station 6.6.0 package to get the complete set of features**

DS photo allows you to browse through the photo collection on your Synology NAS server on the go, as well as interact with friends using the comments in real time. Organising your photos is easy: with traditional albums, using tags to create virtual albums or with a simple tap with the timeline mode! Better yet, download albums to the iDevice to view them even when no network connection is available, and use the Photo Backup to effortlessly upload your photos taken with your iDevice onto your own personal cloud.

Find all detailed features about the app on our website: > NAS > DSM 6.0 > Apps > Mobile Apps > Software Specs

What’s New

Version 4.15.1

- Added support for iPhone XS Max UI layout

Ratings and Reviews

3.2 out of 5
22 Ratings
22 Ratings
Squirf1 ,

okay but needs more functions

My family has a Synology so we use this for photo backup. As a general photo storage app it’s OK, but it’s not great for searching and viewing photos on the go (takes forever to load photos on both WiFi and data). Photo uploads are also very, very slow.

Mr. Jujube ,

Big company but yet investment on software is crap

The synology DSM(browser) is great but mobile apps are half baked. DSPhoto takes long time to load and no resume on app reopening. For example: you open dsphoto and it started to load photos, if you get a phone call or need to use other apps then dsphoto stop loading at all. It

phireph0x ,

Needs to support native HEIF/HEIC aka Live Photos

This app works very well except for one thing: lack of support for Live Photos, or HEIF/HEIC format that Apple has used since iOS 11. Currently, DS Photos converts these files to JPG and a MOV for the movie. This isn't ideal and the native format should be supported. With HEIC this app would receive 5 stars.


Synology Inc.
56.6 MB
Photo & Video

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Apple TV.


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Age Rating
Rated 4+
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