Microsoft will launch SP1 for Office 2004 for the Mac today. The service pack contains a variety of security flaw and bug fixes. Customers will be able to download Office 2004 for Mac SP1 via Microsoft AutoUpdate, or alternatively from a web page here.

Office 2004 for Mac is the second Mac OS X-native Office version, following the release of Office v. X for Mac in 2001. It includes Word 2004 for word processing; Excel 2004 for spreadsheets; PowerPoint 2004 for presentations; Entourage 2004 for e-mail, contacts and calendaring; and MSN Messenger Version 4.0 for instant messaging. Sadly, no e-mail client capable of integrating with Microsoft Exchange server is present.