Kilobytes to Kibibits Conversion - 1024 kB to Kibit

Input Kilobyte (kB) - and press Enter.
You are converting Kilobyte to Kibibit.
[ RESULT ] =
1,024 kB = 8,000 Kibit
Calculated as → 1024 x (8x1000) ÷ 1024... - view detailed steps and formula

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Kilobyte (kB) to Kibibit (Kibit) Conversion Formula and Steps

Source Data Unit Target Data Unit
Equal to 1000 bytes
(Decimal Unit)
Equal to 1024 bits
(Binary Unit)

The formula of converting the Kilobyte (kB) to Kibibit (Kibit) is represented as follows :

Kibit = kB x (8x1000) ÷ 1024

Now let us apply the above formula and see how to manually convert Kilobyte (kB) to Kibibit (Kibit). We can further simplify the formula to ease the calculation.


Kibibits = Kilobytes x (8x1000) ÷ 1024


Kibibits = Kilobytes x 8000 ÷ 1024


Kibibits = Kilobytes x 7.8125

If we apply the above Formula and steps, conversion from 1024 Kilobyte (kB) to Kibibit (Kibit) will be processed as below.

  1. = 1,024 x (8x1000) ÷ 1024
  2. = 1,024 x 8000 ÷ 1024
  3. = 1,024 x 7.8125
  4. = 8,000
  5. i.e. 1,024 kB is equal to 8,000 Kibit.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

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

Unit Definitions


A Kilobyte (kB) is a decimal unit of digital information that is equal to 1000 bytes (or 8,000 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 kibibyte (KiB) is used instead.
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A Kibibit (Kib or Kibit) is a binary 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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Excel Formula to convert from Kilobyte (kB) to Kibibit (Kibit)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1024 Kilobyte (kB) to Kibibit (Kibit).

  A B C
1 Kilobyte (kB) Kibibit (Kibit)  
2 1024 =A2 * 7.8125  

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Python Code for Kilobyte (kB) to Kibibit (Kibit) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Kilobyte (kB) to Kilobyte (kB) in Python.

kilobytes = int(input("Enter Kilobytes: "))
kibibits = kilobytes * 8000 / 1024
print("{} Kilobytes = {} Kibibits".format(kilobytes,kibibits))

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

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