We know you readers range from newcomers just trying to navigate the soup of music software product names to senior product managers at music software companies, Microsoft, and Apple.

I’ll bet very few of you in any of those categories can get all of these right:

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Maybe they hire the same logo design firms. What’s really funny is how some of the obvious audio examples start to look like good shampoo names — or visa versa.

Via the blog of the creator of the new XO Wave audio editor for Mac. That app is, ironically, itself in need of an emergency logo design. No offense, but gradients, glow effects, and broken anti-aliasing in a single image? Trade some licenses with a hungry designer, perhaps?

Anyway, let us know how you score on the quiz. Then, if you’re geek enough, see the hard-core programming goodness on the rest of the blog. (I’ll never claim to be a geek again after reading that.)

  • The Cody

    13/14 on first try. Missed with amplify.

  • Well done! I only hit 12/14. I think mostly what made me laugh was Logic Pro starting to look like high-end shampoo.

  • I should have known "ashampoo" was the one holding me back.

  • I got'em all right! Amplify almost got me, but I didn't have any other doubts along the way.

  • Ken

    10/14… maybe I should've studied hair technology

  • Bill

    I got them all, which is weird because I normally don't do well at things like this. I guess I'm just lucky today.