# Kibit to kbit Calculator - Convert Kibibits to Kilobits ## Conversion History (Last 6)

Input Kibibit - and press Enter
Kibit

## Kibit to kbit - Conversion Formula and Steps

Kibibit and Kilobit are units of digital information used to measure storage capacity and data transfer rate. Kibibit is a binary standard unit where as Kilobit is decimal. One Kibibit is equal to 1024 bits. One Kilobit is equal to 1000 bits. There are 0.9765625 Kibibits in one Kilobit. - view the difference between both units Source Data UnitTarget Data Unit
Kibibit (Kibit)
Equal to 1024 bits
(Binary Unit)
Kilobit (kbit)
Equal to 1000 bits
(Decimal Unit)

The formula of converting the Kibibit to Kilobit is represented as follows :

kbit = Kibit x 1024 / 1000

Note : Here we are converting the units between different standards. The source unit Kibibit is Binary where as the target unit Kilobit is Decimal. In such scenario, first we need to convert the source unit to the basic unit - Bit - multiply with 1024, and then convert to target unit by dividing with 1000 .

Now let us apply the above formula and, write down the steps to convert from Kibibit (Kibit) to Kilobit (kbit).

1. STEP 1 → Kilobit = Kibibit x 1024 / 1000
2. STEP 2 → Kilobit = Kibibit x 1.024

Example : If we apply the above steps, conversion from 10 Kibit to kbit, will be processed as below.

1. = 10 x 1024 / 1000
2. = 10 x 1.024
3. = 10.24
4. i.e. 10 Kibit is equal to 10.24 kbit.

(Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.)

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

#### Definition : Kibibit

A Kibibit (Kib or Kibit) is a unit of digital information that is equal to 1024 bits. It is defined by the International Electro technical Commission(IEC) and is used to measure the amount of digital data. The prefix "kibi" is derived from the binary number system, it is used to distinguish it from the decimal-based "kilobit" (Kb) and 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.

#### Definition : Kilobit

A Kilobit (kb or kbit) is a unit of digital information that is equal to 1000 bits. It is commonly used to express data transfer speeds, such as the speed of an internet connection and to measure the size of a file. In the context of data storage and memory, the binary-based unit of Kibibit (Kibit) is used instead.

### Excel Formula to convert from Kibit to kbit

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from Kibibit to Kilobit.

ABC
1Kibibit (Kibit)Kilobit (kbit)
21=A2 * 1.024
3

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

### Python Code for Kibit to kbit Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Kibibit to Kilobit in Python.

kibibit = int(input("Enter Kibibit: "))
kilobit = kibibit * 1024 / 1000
print("{} Kibibit = {} Kilobit".format(kibibit,kilobit))

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

## Kibit to kbit Conversion Table

Kibibit (Kibit)Kilobit (kbit)
1 Kibit1.024 kbit
2 Kibit2.048 kbit
3 Kibit3.072 kbit
4 Kibit4.096 kbit
5 Kibit5.12 kbit
6 Kibit6.144 kbit
7 Kibit7.168 kbit
8 Kibit8.192 kbit
9 Kibit9.216 kbit
10 Kibit10.24 kbit
100 Kibit102.4 kbit
256 Kibit262.144 kbit
500 Kibit512 kbit
512 Kibit524.288 kbit
1000 Kibit1,024 kbit
1024 Kibit1,048.576 kbit
2048 Kibit2,097.152 kbit
5000 Kibit5,120 kbit
10000 Kibit10,240 kbit