# GiB to KiB → CONVERT Gibibytes to Kibibytes

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info 1 GiB is equal to 1,048,576 KiB

Gibibyte --to--> Kibibyte

## Gibibyte (GiB) Versus Kibibyte (KiB) - Comparison

Gibibytes and Kibibytes are units of digital information used to measure storage capacity and data transfer rate.

Both Gibibytes and Kibibytes are the "binary" units. One Gibibyte is equal to 1024^3 bytes. One Kibibyte is equal to 1024 bytes. There are 0.00000095367431640625 Gibibyte in one Kibibyte. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Gibibyte Kibibyte
Unit Symbol GiB KiB
Standard binary binary
Defined Value 2^30 or 1024^3 Bytes 2^10 or 1024^1 Bytes
Value in Bits 8,589,934,592 8,192
Value in Bytes 1,073,741,824 1,024

## Gibibyte (GiB) to Kibibyte (KiB) Conversion - Formula & Steps

The GiB to KiB Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Gibibyte (GiB) to Kibibyte (KiB). Let's delve into a thorough analysis of the formula and steps involved.

Outlined below is a comprehensive overview of the key attributes associated with both the source (Gibibyte) and target (Kibibyte) data units.

Source Data Unit Target Data Unit
Equal to 1024^3 bytes
(Binary Unit)
Equal to 1024 bytes
(Binary Unit)

The conversion diagram provided below offers a visual representation to help you better grasp the steps involved in calculating Gibibyte to Kibibyte in a simplified manner.

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Based on the provided diagram and steps outlined earlier, the formula for converting the Gibibyte (GiB) to Kibibyte (KiB) can be expressed as follows:

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA KiB = GiB x 10242

Now, let's apply the aforementioned formula and explore the manual conversion process from Gibibyte (GiB) to Kibibyte (KiB). To streamline the calculation further, we can simplify the formula for added convenience.

FORMULA

Kibibytes = Gibibytes x 10242

STEP 1

Kibibytes = Gibibytes x (1024x1024)

STEP 2

Kibibytes = Gibibytes x 1048576

Example : By applying the previously mentioned formula and steps, the conversion from 1 Gibibyte (GiB) to Kibibyte (KiB) can be processed as outlined below.

1. = 1 x 10242
2. = 1 x (1024x1024)
3. = 1 x 1048576
4. = 1,048,576
5. i.e. 1 GiB is equal to 1,048,576 KiB.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

You can employ the formula and steps mentioned above to convert Gibibytes to Kibibytes using any of the programming language such as Java, Python, or Powershell.

### Unit Definitions

#### What is Gibibyte ?

A Gibibyte (GiB) is a binary 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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#### What is Kibibyte ?

A Kibibyte (KiB) is a binary unit of digital information that is equal to 1024 bytes (or 8,192 bits) and is defined by the International Electro technical Commission(IEC). The prefix 'kibi' is derived from the binary number system and it is used to distinguish it from the decimal-based 'kilobyte' (KB). 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.

## Excel Formula to convert from Gibibyte (GiB) to Kibibyte (KiB)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Gibibyte (GiB) to Kibibyte (KiB).

A B C
1 Gibibyte (GiB) Kibibyte (KiB)
2 1 =A2 * 1048576
3

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

## Python Code for Gibibyte (GiB) to Kibibyte (KiB) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Gibibyte (GiB) to Gibibyte (GiB) in Python.

gibibytes = int(input("Enter Gibibytes: "))
kibibytes = gibibytes * (1024*1024)
print("{} Gibibytes = {} Kibibytes".format(gibibytes,kibibytes))

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

## Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

#### How many Gibibytes(GiB) are there in a Kibibyte(KiB)?expand_more

There are 0.00000095367431640625 Gibibytes in a Kibibyte.

#### What is the formula to convert Kibibyte(KiB) to Gibibyte(GiB)?expand_more

Use the formula GiB = KiB / 10242 to convert Kibibyte to Gibibyte.

#### How many Kibibytes(KiB) are there in a Gibibyte(GiB)?expand_more

There are 1048576 Kibibytes in a Gibibyte.

#### What is the formula to convert Gibibyte(GiB) to Kibibyte(KiB)?expand_more

Use the formula KiB = GiB x 10242 to convert Gibibyte to Kibibyte.

#### Which is bigger, Gibibyte(GiB) or Kibibyte(KiB)?expand_more

Gibibyte is bigger than Kibibyte. One Gibibyte contains 1048576 Kibibytes.

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