So I created a while ago to quickly create thumbnails for my Synology DS211j NAS box. Unfortunately many people wanted something that would run easily on a mac so i have just rewritten this to run using python and the PIL module (how to install PIL).

You’ll need to mount the remote drive via nfs(network file share) and not afp(apple file protocol)

Here’s the code. I strongly… Continue reading

UPDATE: If you’re on a Mac I suggest you use this python script instead.

The Synology Diskstation(DS) devices have a Photo Station application that creates a web based album of folders in your /photos folder.

The DS creates thumbnails for these photos when they are uploaded to the NAS. Unfortunately these devices are using slow low power processors so converting the photos takes some time. Each photo has 5… Continue reading