Synology: How to Add Community Packages to Package Center

Synology How to Add Community Packages to Package Center

Were you aware that you can expand your Synology Package Center by adding third-party packages developed by various enthusiast Synology communities? In today’s article I will explain to you how to add packages developed by third parties to Synology Package Center which can be easily installed with a single click and without docker.

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Open Package Center. At the top right click Settings. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Synology Add Community Packages to Package Center 1

  • STEP 3

Go to the Package Sources tab, then click Add. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Synology Add Community Packages to Package Center 2

  • STEP 4

In the Name field type in:

SynoCommunity

In the Location field type in:

https://synopackage.com/repository/spk/all

Click OK. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Synology Add Community Packages to Package Center 3 new

  • STEP 5

After correctly adding Package Sources, click OK. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Synology Add Community Packages to Package Center 4 new

  • STEP 6

Once you click OK at STEP 5, a new “Community” section for packages will automatically appear in the left sidebar of your Package Center. Click on it to discover the new packages. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Synology Add Community Packages to Package Center 5 new

  • STEP 7

Aside from the SynoCommunity repository above, there are other repositories that you can add to your Package Center. For example, I really like IMNKS – you can find so many good packages here, but they are in Chinese. Follow the exact same STEPS in this guide to start adding new locations in Package Center as described below.

More Community Repository Packages Locations

NameLocationAvailability
DigitalBoxhttp://digital.box.free.fr/dsm7/Online
Blisshttps://www.blisshq.com/repo/syno/packages-DSM7.jsonOnline
Hofrichterhttps://www.hofrichter.at/sspks/Online
IMNKShttps://spk7.imnks.comOnline

This post was updated on Thursday / October 20th, 2022 at 7:19 PM