GiB to MB → CONVERT Gibibytes to Megabytes

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Gibibyte (GiB) Versus Megabyte (MB) - Comparison

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

Gibibytes is a "binary" unit where as Megabytes is a "decimal" unit. One Gibibyte is equal to 1024^3 bytes. One Megabyte is equal to 1000^2 bytes. There are 0.000931322574615478515625 Gibibyte in one Megabyte. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Gibibyte Megabyte
Unit Symbol GiB MB
Standard binary decimal
Defined Value 2^30 or 1024^3 Bytes 10^6 or 1000^2 Bytes
Value in Bits 8,589,934,592 8,000,000
Value in Bytes 1,073,741,824 1,000,000

Gibibyte (GiB) to Megabyte (MB) Conversion - Formula & Steps

Gibibyte (GiB) to Megabyte (MB) Conversion Image

The GiB to MB Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Gibibyte (GiB) to Megabyte (MB). 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 (Megabyte) data units.

Source Data Unit Target Data Unit
Equal to 1024^3 bytes
(Binary Unit)
Equal to 1000^2 bytes
(Decimal Unit)

The formula for converting the Gibibyte (GiB) to Megabyte (MB) can be expressed as follows:

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA MB = GiB x 10243 ÷ 10002

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


Megabytes = Gibibytes x 10243 ÷ 10002


Megabytes = Gibibytes x (1024x1024x1024) ÷ (1000x1000)


Megabytes = Gibibytes x 1073741824 ÷ 1000000


Megabytes = Gibibytes x 1073.741824


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

  1. = 1 x 10243 ÷ 10002
  2. = 1 x (1024x1024x1024) ÷ (1000x1000)
  3. = 1 x 1073741824 ÷ 1000000
  4. = 1 x 1073.741824
  5. = 1,073.741824
  6. i.e. 1 GiB is equal to 1,073.741824 MB.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

You can employ the formula and steps mentioned above to convert Gibibytes to Megabytes 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 Megabyte ?

A Megabyte (MB) is a decimal unit of digital information that is equal to 1,000,000 bytes (or 8,000,000 bits) and commonly used to express the size of a file or the amount of memory used by a program. It is also used to express data transfer speeds and in the context of data storage and memory, the binary-based unit of mebibyte (MiB) is used instead.
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Excel Formula to convert from Gibibyte (GiB) to Megabyte (MB)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Gibibyte (GiB) to Megabyte (MB).

  A B C
1 Gibibyte (GiB) Megabyte (MB)  
2 1 =A2 * 1073.741824  

download Download - Excel Template for Gibibyte (GiB) to Megabyte (MB) Conversion

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 Megabyte (MB) Conversion

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

gibibytes = int(input("Enter Gibibytes: "))
megabytes = gibibytes * (1024*1024*1024) / (1000*1000)
print("{} Gibibytes = {} Megabytes".format(gibibytes,megabytes))

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Gibibyte (GiB) as an input. The value of Megabyte (MB) 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 Megabyte(MB)?expand_more

There are 0.000931322574615478515625 Gibibytes in a Megabyte.

What is the formula to convert Megabyte(MB) to Gibibyte(GiB)?expand_more

Use the formula GiB = MB x 10002 / 10243 to convert Megabyte to Gibibyte.

How many Megabytes(MB) are there in a Gibibyte(GiB)?expand_more

There are 1073.741824 Megabytes in a Gibibyte.

What is the formula to convert Gibibyte(GiB) to Megabyte(MB)?expand_more

Use the formula MB = GiB x 10243 / 10002 to convert Gibibyte to Megabyte.

Which is bigger, Gibibyte(GiB) or Megabyte(MB)?expand_more

Gibibyte is bigger than Megabyte. One Gibibyte contains 1073.741824 Megabytes.

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