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We are proud to share the release announcement of Aspose.Slides for Android via Java 18.9. This is one of major releases whereby we have included support for rendering slide images, exporting to PDF, SVG and HTML.

Create Slide’s Thumbnail using Java

To generate the thumbnail of any desired slide using Aspose.Slides for Java:

  1. Create an instance of the Presentation class.
  2. Obtain the reference of any desired slide by using its ID or index.
  3. Get the thumbnail image of the referenced slide on a specified scale.
  4. Save the thumbnail image in any desired image format.

The following code sample shows how to generate a thumbnail for presentation’s slide using Java.

Other Features

The following features have been added in this release.

  • Use Aspose.Slides for .NET 18.9 Features.
  • Use Aspose.Slides for Java 18.9 Features.
  • Support for Presentation to PDF Conversion in Aspose.Slides for Android.
  • Create images of a Slide in a PPTX file.
  • Converting slide to images.
  • Implement Graphics.DrawString methods for Android.
  • Implement TextureBrush for Android.
  • Implement LinearGradientBrush for Android.
  • Add support of Metafiles for Android.
  • The performance issue regarding GetThumbnail method.
  • Converting PPTX to HTML.
  • Support for Presentation to HTML is unavailable in Aspose.Slides for Android.
  • Support for exporting slides to SVG in Aspose.Slides for Android.
  • Support for Presentation to Image is unavailable in Aspose.Slides for Android.

Issues Resolved

The following enhancements and issues have been fixed in this release.

  • PPTX notes to HTML - long note split on multiple div elements of class “slide”.
  • Application hangs while getting thumbnail.
  • Chart failed to get edited in PowerPoint if series names are same.
  • PPT presentation can’t contain more than 8 placeholders in one slide error on PPT load.
  • PptxReadException on presentation load.
  • Attempted to read past the end of the stream on loading presentation.
  • PlotArea not changing.
  • PPTX not properly converted to PDF.
  • PPT loading high loading time.
  • PPTX to html not properly converted.
  • PPTX to PNG not properly converted.
  • PPTX not properly converted to PDF.
  • Stacked bar chart not properly generated using Aspose.
  • PptxReadException on loading presentation.
  • Presentation repair message on opening the Aspose.Slides saved presentation after chart.ChartData.SetRange(range) in PP 2013.
  • Exception while executing validateChartLayout method.
  • PPTX not properly converted to PDF.
  • Image are rotated in exported PDF.
  • NullPointer Exception on loading presentation.
  • wrong hyperlink result.
  • Exception on loading presentation.

Please refer to the release notes of Aspose.Slides for Android via Java 18.9 for a full view of improvements along with sample code snippets for newly added features. If you are planning to upgrade the API to the latest revision, we strongly suggest you to check the Public API Changes section to know what has been changed in the public API since your current version.

Aspose.Slides for Java Resources

The resources, you may need to accomplish your tasks:

As always we appreciate your feedback so if you ever have anything to tell us about this release or anything else, please head to the Aspose.Slides forum for a chat.

In order to download Aspose.Slides for Android via Java 18.9, please visit the download page.