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b to GiB - Conversion Formula and Steps

Bit and Gibibyte are units of digital information used to measure storage capacity and data transfer rate. Bit is one of the very basic digital unit where as Gibibyte is a binary unit. One Gibibyte is equal to 1024^3 bytes. There are 8,589,934,592 Bits in one Gibibyte. - view the difference between both units

Bit to GiB Converter Image
Source Data UnitTarget Data Unit
Bit (b)
Equal to 0 or 1
(Basic Unit)
Gibibyte (GiB)
Equal to 1024^3 bytes
(Binary Unit)

Below conversion diagram will help you to visualize the Bit to Gibibyte calculation steps in a simplified manner.

÷ 8   
÷ 1024   
÷ 1024   
÷ 1024   
÷ 1024   
÷ 1024   
÷ 1024   
÷ 1024   
÷ 1024   
Bit [b]
Byte [B]
Kibibyte [KiB]
Mebibyte [MiB]
Gibibyte [GiB]
Tebibyte [TiB]
Pebibyte [PiB]
Exbibyte [EiB]
Zebibyte [ZiB]
Yobibyte [YiB]
  x 8  
  x 1024  
  x 1024  
  x 1024  
  x 1024  
  x 1024  
  x 1024  
  x 1024  
  x 1024  

The formula of converting the Bit to Gibibyte is represented as follows :

GiB = Bit / (8x10243)

Now let us apply the above formula and, write down the steps to convert from Bit (b) to Gibibyte (GiB). This way, we can try to simplify and reduce to an easy to apply formula.


Gibibyte = Bit / (8x10243)


Gibibyte = Bit / (8x1024x1024x1024)


Gibibyte = Bit / 8589934592


Gibibyte = Bit x (1 / 8589934592)


Gibibyte = Bit x 0.000000000116415321826934814453125

Example : If we apply the above Formula and steps, conversion from 10 Bit to GiB, will be processed as below.

  1. = 10 / (8x10243)
  2. = 10 / (8x1024x1024x1024)
  3. = 10 / 8589934592
  4. = 10 x (1 / 8589934592)
  5. = 10 x 0.000000000116415321826934814453125
  6. = 0.00000000116415321826934814453125
  7. i.e. 10 Bit is equal to 0.00000000116415321826934814453125 GiB.

(Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.)

You can use above formula and steps to convert Bit to Gibibyte using any of the programming language such as Java, Python or Powershell.

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Definition : Bit

A Bit (short for "binary digit") is the basic unit of information in computing and digital communications. It is a binary value, meaning it can have one of two values=> 0 or 1. Bits are used to represent data in computers and other electronic devices. They are the building blocks of digital information, and are used to store, transmit, and process data.
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Definition : Gibibyte

A Gibibyte (GiB) is a unit of digital information that is equal to 1,073,741,824 bytes (or 8,589,934,592 bits) and is defined by the International Electro technical Commission(IEC). The prefix "gibi" is derived from the binary number system and it is used to distinguish it from the decimal-based "gigabyte" (GB). It is widely used in the field of computing as it more accurately represents the amount of data storage and data transfer in computer systems.
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Excel Formula to convert from Bit to GiB

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from Bit to Gibibyte.

1Bit (b)Gibibyte (GiB) 
21=A2 * 0.000000000116415321826934814453125 

Download - Excel Template for Bit to Gibibyte Conversion

If you want to perform bulk conversion locally in your system, then download and make use of above Excel template.

Python Code for Bit to GiB Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Bit to Gibibyte in Python.

bit = int(input("Enter Bit: "))
gibibyte = bit / (8*1024*1024*1024)
print("{} Bit = {} Gibibyte".format(bit,gibibyte))

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Bit as an input. The value of Gibibyte is calculated on the next line, and the code in third line will display the result.