GB to MiB → CONVERT Gigabytes to Mebibytes

info 1 GB is equal to 953.67431640625 MiB
Gigabyte (decimal) --to--> Mebibyte (binary)

Gigabyte (GB) Versus Mebibyte (MiB) - Comparison

Gigabytes and Mebibytes are units of digital information used to measure storage capacity and data transfer rate.

Gigabytes is a "decimal" unit where as Mebibytes is a "binary" unit. One Gigabyte is equal to 1000^3 bytes. One Mebibyte is equal to 1024^2 bytes. There are 0.001048576 Gigabyte in one Mebibyte. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Gigabyte Mebibyte
Unit Symbol GB MiB
Standard decimal binary
Defined Value 10^9 or 1000^3 Bytes 2^20 or 1024^2 Bytes
Value in Bits 8,000,000,000 8,388,608
Value in Bytes 1,000,000,000 1,048,576

Gigabyte (GB) to Mebibyte (MiB) Conversion - Formula & Steps

Gigabyte (GB) to Mebibyte (MiB) Conversion Image

The GB to MiB Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Gigabyte (GB) to Mebibyte (MiB). 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 (Gigabyte) and target (Mebibyte) data units.

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

The formula for converting the Gigabyte (GB) to Mebibyte (MiB) can be expressed as follows:

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA MiB = GB x 10003 ÷ 10242

Now, let's apply the aforementioned formula and explore the manual conversion process from Gigabyte (GB) to Mebibyte (MiB). To streamline the calculation further, we can simplify the formula for added convenience.


Mebibytes = Gigabytes x 10003 ÷ 10242


Mebibytes = Gigabytes x (1000x1000x1000) ÷ (1024x1024)


Mebibytes = Gigabytes x 1000000000 ÷ 1048576


Mebibytes = Gigabytes x 953.67431640625


Example : By applying the previously mentioned formula and steps, the conversion from 1 Gigabyte (GB) to Mebibyte (MiB) can be processed as outlined below.

  1. = 1 x 10003 ÷ 10242
  2. = 1 x (1000x1000x1000) ÷ (1024x1024)
  3. = 1 x 1000000000 ÷ 1048576
  4. = 1 x 953.67431640625
  5. = 953.67431640625
  6. i.e. 1 GB is equal to 953.67431640625 MiB.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

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

Unit Definitions

What is Gigabyte ?

A Gigabyte (GB) is a decimal unit of digital information that is equal to 1,000,000,000 bytes (or 8,000,000,000 bits) and commonly used to measure the storage capacity of computer hard drives, flash drives, and other digital storage devices. It is also used to express data transfer speeds and in the context of data storage and memory, the binary-based unit of Gibibyte (GiB) is used instead.
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What is Mebibyte ?

A Mebibyte (MiB) is a binary unit of digital information that is equal to 1,048,576 bytes (or 8,388,608 bits) and is defined by the International Electro technical Commission(IEC). The prefix 'mebi' is derived from the binary number system and it is used to distinguish it from the decimal-based 'megabyte' (MB). 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 Gigabyte (GB) to Mebibyte (MiB)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Gigabyte (GB) to Mebibyte (MiB).

  A B C
1 Gigabyte (GB) Mebibyte (MiB)  
2 1 =A2 * 953.67431640625  

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

Python Code for Gigabyte (GB) to Mebibyte (MiB) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Gigabyte (GB) to Gigabyte (GB) in Python.

gigabytes = int(input("Enter Gigabytes: "))
mebibytes = gigabytes * (1000*1000*1000) / (1024*1024)
print("{} Gigabytes = {} Mebibytes".format(gigabytes,mebibytes))

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Gigabyte (GB) as an input. The value of Mebibyte (MiB) is calculated on the next line, and the code in third line will display the result.

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

How many Gigabytes(GB) are there in a Mebibyte(MiB)?expand_more

There are 0.001048576 Gigabytes in a Mebibyte.

What is the formula to convert Mebibyte(MiB) to Gigabyte(GB)?expand_more

Use the formula GB = MiB x 10242 / 10003 to convert Mebibyte to Gigabyte.

How many Mebibytes(MiB) are there in a Gigabyte(GB)?expand_more

There are 953.67431640625 Mebibytes in a Gigabyte.

What is the formula to convert Gigabyte(GB) to Mebibyte(MiB)?expand_more

Use the formula MiB = GB x 10003 / 10242 to convert Gigabyte to Mebibyte.

Which is bigger, Gigabyte(GB) or Mebibyte(MiB)?expand_more

Gigabyte is bigger than Mebibyte. One Gigabyte contains 953.67431640625 Mebibytes.

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