At least once Games magazine has run puzzles in which you attempt to identify logos. A recent mud discussion prompted me to note how similar computer icons are to logos.

Two of the following logos are pictorial representations of the product name. The others seem to be mostly incoherent.

You may be familiar with these programs and recognize their icons; if so, simply take the opportunity to think about the degree to which these icons don't even attempt to communicate what program they are. (Whether you think that's important or not is a separate issue!)

Match 'em up:

Down below here are a list of the product names. You can try to match them up by name instead of by description!

Scroll down for answers!

From top to bottom, left to right: