This article is from the CD-Recordable FAQ, by Andy McFadden (firstname.lastname@example.org) with numerous contributions by others.
Platforms supported: Windows (95, NT, 2K, XP), OS/2
(Looks like Ghost Software got purchased by Symantec.)
Ghost was created as a way to create boilerplate software installations and
distribute them. It currently works rather well as a way of backing up an
entire disk partition quickly. A "ghosted" image file can be spanned across
multiple CD-Rs, and the backup set can be a bootable CD-ROM. Individual
files can be extracted from the .GHO image files from a Windows application.