video station

  1. fredbert

    Info DS video on tvOS 14.2

    DS video app for Apple devices (v3.4.3) has been reported to no longer work on Apple TV HD and 4K after upgrading to tvOS 14.2. The impact is that once a video is playing then there is no way to control playback using the iOS or physical Apple TV remote. The only option is to press Menu and this...
  2. S

    Video Station transfer to new NAS

    Hi All, For my first attempt at blatantly skimming you all for your hard-earned knowledge, I am a little stuck with the rather pedestrian subject of Video Station. Specifically, the export and import process for when I move stuff from my aging DS414 to my shiny new Synology that should be...
  3. T

    Video Station at Synology RT2600AC

    Dear Friends, I have Synology RT2600AC router. I've connected USB HDD and installed Media Station. Everything works excellent, but I need Video Station as well to see thumbnails for video files through DLNA. I tried to manually install different Video Station packages from Synology archives...
  4. phskwok

    DS video DS Video - buffering on 920+

    My NAS is DS920+. When watching downloaded 1080p movies in mkv format (files normally between 5G to 10G) on my ipad remotely using DS video, it suffers from buffering. I had similar problem with my old 213 which does not support transcoding at all. With this high end DS920+, I would have...
  5. P

    DS VIDEO - How to delete files?

    Hi All, I was using AC Ryan media player with DS VIDEO app to watch videos from my NAS. I was able to customize it to list titles, and was able to delete files from within DS VIDEO. It was also able to remember my last used folder when I used it again. I have just switched over to Nvidia TV...
  6. M

    Import Metadata

    Been using MyMovies to manage my video collection. Have already invested a bunch of time in making certain my metadata is accurate and the way I want to see it. This includes backdrops, covers, actors, directors, ratings, genre, comments, etc. Most of it is store in xml files. One in each...
  7. fredbert

    Video Station v2.4.9 - now needs *DB API keys to add tags

    This morning I got a Synology email that had a list of updates from the past couple of months. 'OK', I think, 'will check if there are any updates that Package Center has forgotten to tell me about'. And so I see VS v2.4.8 is listed, newer than my v2.4.7. When checking I find it's now v2.4.9 and...
  8. WST16

    Question The need for hardware transcoding capabilities?

    Hello all, I need help understanding what’s going on below when it comes to transcoding. I’m always challenged by this subject. Preface: I’ve installed Emby media player on my 120j. I was thinking NO WAY it’s going to play anything. To my surprise, it’s playing everything I’m throwing at it...
  9. WST16

    Question Media files on a separate volume?

    Hi, If I have a DS1019+ (5 bays with 5 disks loaded). 4 are in a RAID 5 configuration and 1 as a separate volume. When using Video Station and storing all the media files on the single volume (don’t care if they are lost). If the DS gets restarted will Video Station go through reindexing? Is...
  10. D

    Unable to resume or fast forward 4K video

    Hi, I am having problems playing 2160p contents on my 55"QLED Q7F 4K Smart TV (2018) from my DS 415play using Samsung's DS Video app. Video will freeze every time when I resume from where i left off or fast forward & backward. After discussion with Synology Support, it seems that it might be...
  11. D

    Batch transcoding

    I was wondering if there is any way to batch transcode video files from specified folder on NAS?
  12. T

    Synchronization between 2 NAS with "homes", shares, video station, photo station ...

    Hello, I'm looking to synchronize 2 Synology NAS (1813+ et 1817). Using Synology Drive ShareSync, synchronization of shared directories works perfectly BUT: - impossible to synchronize users' "homes" directories - impossible to synchronize the configurations of the video station, photo...
  13. C

    4K Streaming and subtitle settings - DS218+ - Q90R - Apple TV 4K

    Hi, First of all my setup: NAS: DS218+ , latest DSM, DS Video Server TV: Samsung Q90R, Tizen, DS Video App, Plex App Multimedia Streamer: Apple TV 4K, DS Video App, Plex App AVR: Denon X3500H Question: I want to play 4K video from my NAS and I found out that my TV DS Video App performs...
  14. WST16

    Info Infuse video player

    I’ve purchased a DS120j while I’m still on my trip. I thought of sharing my findings and thoughts with you. I’m trying a few things with it before I relegate it to the boring task of backups and surveillance when I’m back, for that’s why I bought it I installed a 250GB SSD that I have with me...
  15. WST16

    Question DS Video steaming to an old TV?

    Hi all, What's the cheapest thing I can get to attach to an old TV's HDMI port to allow DS Video to stream to the TV? I still want to maintain the experience of using DS Video (on an iPad or an iPhone) to look at the movies catalog and play them to the TV. I don't want the device to do more...
  16. johnnygoodface

    DS video not remembering last played position

    DS video doesn't ask to "Resume from last played position" when starting a partially played video: on both MacOS (Mojave) and Apple TV (tvOS 12.3) - since the last 2 weeks 🤬 on Android (Fire HD 10 tablet) - never worked 😪 Still ok on iOS though :D Looked at all possible settings 🧐 Any idea...
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