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Kibit to MB - Conversion Formula and Steps

Kibibit and Megabyte are units of digital information used to measure storage capacity and data transfer rate. Kibibit is a binary standard unit where as Megabyte is decimal. One Kibibit is equal to 1024 bits. One Megabyte is equal to 1000^2 bytes. There are 7,812.5 Kibibits in one Megabyte. - view the difference between both units

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Source Data UnitTarget Data Unit
Kibibit (Kibit)
Equal to 1024 bits
(Binary Unit)
Megabyte (MB)
Equal to 1000^2 bytes
(Decimal Unit)

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

MB = Kibit x 1024 / (8x10002)

Note : Here we are converting the units between different standards. The source unit Kibibit is Binary where as the target unit Megabyte 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 8x1000^2 .

Now let us apply the above formula and, write down the steps to convert from Kibibit (Kibit) to Megabyte (MB). This way, we can try to simplify and reduce to an easy to apply formula.


Megabyte = Kibibit x 1024 / (8x10002)


Megabyte = Kibibit x 1024 / (8x1000x1000)


Megabyte = Kibibit x 1024 / 8000000


Megabyte = Kibibit x 0.000128

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

  1. = 10 x 1024 / (8x10002)
  2. = 10 x 1024 / (8x1000x1000)
  3. = 10 x 1024 / 8000000
  4. = 10 x 0.000128
  5. = 0.00128
  6. i.e. 10 Kibit is equal to 0.00128 MB.

(Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.)

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

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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.
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Definition : Megabyte

A Megabyte (MB) is a 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 Kibit to MB

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

1Kibibit (Kibit)Megabyte (MB) 
21=A2 * 0.000128 

Download - Excel Template for Kibibit to Megabyte Conversion

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Python Code for Kibit to MB Conversion

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

kibibit = int(input("Enter Kibibit: "))
megabyte = kibibit * 1024 / (8*1000*1000)
print("{} Kibibit = {} Megabyte".format(kibibit,megabyte))

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