Microsoft Office:Mac 2001 is expected to ship by November in Europe, according to reports at Apple Expo, Paris.

Sources claim that US and UK customers should expect to see the final product in mid-October. The product is expected to ship in quantity in or before November.

Microsoft will demonstrate its Office:Mac 2001 product at the show today, even though its booth was damaged during overnight floods at the conference centre.

Features Microsoft Office:Mac 2001 will include Entourage, its email and personal-information manager, which features an Address Book, Calendar, To Do List and an automated-reminder function.

Other features of Entourage include Address Auto-completion, Custom Views and Palm Synchronization. Entourage’s Address Book and Calendar will be accessible from within any Office application.

Read Macworld’s exclusive review of an early development version of Office:Mac 2001 for an in-depth look at the application.