Ghost (short for General Hardware-Oriented System Transfer) is an excellent backup & restore tool (commonly known as cloning software) for system, data on hard disk/partition developed by the famous Symantec company from America. For the vast majority of advanced users like system administrator/network manager, it is used to backup the system partition (so as to minimize the time and labor spent on each reinstallation of OS furthest) or data on a disk.
Acronis True Image (ATI for short) is an almighty clone/backup & restore/recovery utility working well under both Windows desktop and PE (Preinstallation Environment) with ultra fast speed, high compression ratio and very simple operation. Fully compatible with Windows and gives full play to the hardware performance.
PowerArchiver is a recommendable, once award-winning Windows file compressing, archiving tool. It supports most of compressed file formats (ZIP, RAR, 7-Zip, CAB, TAR, GZ, GZIP, BZIP2, RAR, ACE, ARC, ARJ, LHA, ZOO, XXE, UUE, and more) and compiled file format (SFX, self-extracting file).
Win32 Disk Imager (AKA: ImageWriter) is very simple image-to-disk writing tool, free, open-source, lightweight and easy-to-use. Compared with similar tools, its advantages are more stable and reliable. And when write a large size of image file into USB storage device, you will find it also has some superiority on writing speed. Besides, the whole process has no effect to the performance of your computer.
AnyToISO is a lightweight, easy-to-use (almost one-click) and universal image file creating, converting and extracting tool.