Google yesterday pushed out updates to the Sheets and Slides apps, bringing compatibility with more file formats and automatic titling for Slides. Together with these changes are the normal bug fixes and performance improvements which accompany any Google app update.
More File Format Support
Both apps have had a significant amount of file formats added for sharing and exporting your creations. For Slides, there is now the possibility of exporting presentation slides to .JPG, .PNG and .SVG, as well as the already-available .PPTX, .PDF, and .TXT. These can then be sent to others or downloaded to your device.
Left: previous version. Right: latest version.
Meanwhile, Sheets users now have the ability to save a file as .CSV or .TSV (previously you could only send it as these file formats, or save as .XLSX or .PDF), or as .HTML in a zipped folder.
Automatic Titling In Slides
The Slides web app has had this for a while, but now it's coming to Android as well. Put simply, when 'Untitled Presentation' is tapped in the dropdown menu, the app will now take the heading from the first slide and title the file. A popup will appear letting you change the title or accept the one the app has given you, meaning you can get rid of the myriad of 'Untitled Presentation / Document' files that, if you're anything like me, probably litter your Google Drive.
The APK is signed by Google and upgrades your existing app. The cryptographic signature guarantees that the file is safe to install and was not tampered with in any way. Rather than wait for Google to push this download to your devices, which can take days, download and install it just like any other APK.
File Name: com.google.android.apps.docs.editors.slides_188.8.131.52.35-61121035_minAPI16(armeabi-v7a)(480dpi).apk
File Name: com.google.android.apps.docs.editors.sheets_1.6.112.05.35-61120535_minAPI16(armeabi-v7a)(480dpi).apk
- Google Apps Blog