Synology Play Video

To play a video when logged into your Synology DiskStation the easiest way is to install VLC.

How to play:

  1. Go the folder where the video is
  2. Right-click the video and select play
  3. The video will start, using the vlc plugin. Install it from VLC Player (Windows, Linux) or VLC webbrowser-plugin (Mac)
Note: When you install VLC Player, make sure to mark the Mozilla-Plugin and ActiveX.
VLC is supported by the following browser Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome. Others might work as well but is not tested.
Video file format supported: avi, dat, mkv, vob, asf, wmv, mov, qt, divx, flv, swf, rm, rmvb, mpg, mpeg, mpeg1, m1v, mpeg2, m2v, mp2, dvr-ms, m2ts, mts, m2t, ts, tp, trp, mpeg4, m4v, mp4, 3g2, 3gp, 3gp2, ogv, webm, mpe, xvid.
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