Press Release: QNAP Features Lynx’s Twonky In QNAP App Center

Screenshot 2020-03-10 11.15.15SAN DIEGO, CA – 10 MARCH 2020 – Lynx Technology today announced that customer QNAP Systems, Inc. has added support for its Twonky Server 8.5 DLNA / UPnP streaming software. QNAP, known for its cutting-edge Network-attached Storage (NAS) and video surveillance solutions, added the Lynx Twonky Server media solution to its QTS App Center so that its customers have an easy way to stream media content (videos, photos, music) on connected devices as well as play and enjoy their favorite audio and video from any network-attached device.

With Twonky, QNAP NAS customers have:

  • Seamless sharing of media across devices
  • Secure access, delivery, and storage of media
  • Converged access to content distributed across many locations
  • Ease-of-use and friendly interface


“Media server technology has evolved over the years, and QNAP customer feedback clearly shows that applications are as important to today’s customers as ever before,” added John Driver, CEO of Lynx Technology. “Moving to an online distribution agreement with QNAP puts the Twonky DLNA media server technology in the customer’s control. We are happy to offer QNAP’s customers access to Twonky so that they can continue to enjoy the benefits that previous QNAP NAS customers have relied on in years to come.”

QNAP’s customers are excited to access Twonky because, simply stated: it just works. End customers benefit from Twonky’s:

  • The best DLNA media server on the market with an easy-to-use customer interface
  • Advanced device adaptation technology: devices connect with any other household devices to consume and share media
  • Manage media: control, schedule, record, and play broadcast video, unifying access to and control of premium and user content
  • Optimized UX: ease of use with auto device adaptation, dynamic device database, and media server output adjustments
  • Standards and platform support: present and future-proof media with multi-platform and multi-protocol structure including DLNA


OEMs, like QNAP, that are making NAS devices, routers, set-top boxes (STBs), DVRs, or other mobile devices understand that there is a huge, virtually untapped opportunity: media apps and services. Instead of spending time and money on R&D, a license of Lynx Technology’s ready-to-deploy Twonky media server and supporting applications empowers these OEMs with a competitive advantage: the ability to offer customers seamless access to their media and content, using any device, any time, anywhere.

QNAP customers who would benefit from Twonky can download it from the QTS App Center and purchase a license from the QNAP Software Store. To learn more about how Lynx Technology and its Twonky media server technology support OEMs and ODMs interested in a competitive box advantage, please contact us today or visit


QNAP Systems, Inc., headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, offers a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art network attached storage (NAS) and video surveillance solutions with a policy of availability, high security and flexible scalability. QNAP provides high quality NAS products to home and business users and offers solutions for storage, backup / snapshot, virtualization, teamwork, multimedia and more. QNAP has developed a number of NAS-based innovations based on the idea of ​​NAS beyond “just storage”. It is helping users host and develop Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and machine learning solutions on QNAP NAS.

For consumer electronics companies and service providers who want to deliver innovative IoT smart home and media connectivity solutions for their customers in any environment, Lynx provides device connectivity and media server software that allows consumers to quickly and securely discover and enjoy their smart home devices and media libraries, while coordinating and controlling them from any mobile device. Lynx Technology is based in San Diego, California. To learn more, please visit


Topics: Media Applications & Services, Media, Twonky 8, NAS, corporate news