Google has launched a new design for its Google Documents, Slides, and Sheets applications on Android, giving them a look that is more consistent with the remainder of the company’s G Suite applications.
The real functionality of these applications remains unchanged, as per the company — this is aa solely visual upgrade, one that is initially arriving for Slides and Documents.
Google declared the new design on Monday. The Material redesign, as the firm calls it, sends a number of UI improvements to the three applications, comprising ‘highly-legible’ typefaces, a document schedule that has been ‘restyled,’ more compatible controls through the three mobile products, and iconography that has been revised across the applications.
The redesign is already living in Google Documents and Google Slides on Android, to begin with; the firm started rolling it out to Google Sheets on Android prior today, as well.
The update pursues Google’s previous launch of its Material design attitude on Google Sheets, Slides, Sites, and Slides on the Internet back in January.
Subsequent that January update for the Web applications, Google published the Material design look for its Google Drive application on both Android and iOS in March.
Utilized already common with the design in those applications and platforms should find it easy to adjust to the modern look for the office applications on Android.
Google’s free office applications are similar to the options offered on both mobile outlets, the most notable of which is inclined Microsoft’s own suite of office applications.
Of course, governing spreadsheets or text docs on smartphones is a bit hard, but the same applications can also be installed on tablets.
You should already discern the changes in Docs and Slides, while the Sheets version is starting to roll out. Will this motivate you to do more work on your mobile? Probably not, but it could ameliorate some of the headaches that arrive with tweaking papers when you are away from your PC. They also give G Suite applications a unified look that counters opponents like Microsoft.