Microsoft Corp.’s Mac Business Unit (MacBU) on Tuesday announced the availability of Office 2004 for Mac Service Pack 1, an update for the latest Macintosh release of the company’s popular productivity application software suite. The service pack “addresses potential security issues and bugs that [user] feedback played an important role in identifying,” according to Microsoft. What’s more, the new version features support for Microsoft Error Reporting Protocol (MERP), which allows customers to send bug reports to Microsoft anonymously.
Office 2004 for Mac Service Pack 1 is expected to be available through Microsoft AutoUpdate (“Check for Updates” from the “Help” menu in Office 2004 applications), and will also be available for download from the
MacBU Web site.
Updated 10/12/04 3:46PM: Office 2004 Service Pack 1 is finally available for download from Microsoft’s Web site. Further information about what has changed in this new release
has been posted online.