MiB to MB → CONVERT Mebibytes to Megabytes

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Mebibyte (MiB) Versus Megabyte (MB) - Comparison

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

Mebibytes is a "binary" unit where as Megabytes is a "decimal" unit. One Mebibyte is equal to 1024^2 bytes. One Megabyte is equal to 1000^2 bytes. There are 0.95367431640625 Mebibyte in one Megabyte. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Mebibyte Megabyte
Unit Symbol MiB MB
Standard binary decimal
Defined Value 2^20 or 1024^2 Bytes 10^6 or 1000^2 Bytes
Value in Bits 8,388,608 8,000,000
Value in Bytes 1,048,576 1,000,000

Mebibyte (MiB) to Megabyte (MB) Conversion - Formula & Steps

Mebibyte (MiB) to Megabyte (MB) Conversion Image

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

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

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

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA MB = MiB x 10242 ÷ 10002

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


Megabytes = Mebibytes x 10242 ÷ 10002


Megabytes = Mebibytes x (1024x1024) ÷ (1000x1000)


Megabytes = Mebibytes x 1048576 ÷ 1000000


Megabytes = Mebibytes x 1.048576


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

  1. = 1 x 10242 ÷ 10002
  2. = 1 x (1024x1024) ÷ (1000x1000)
  3. = 1 x 1048576 ÷ 1000000
  4. = 1 x 1.048576
  5. = 1.048576
  6. i.e. 1 MiB is equal to 1.048576 MB.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

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

Unit Definitions

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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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 Mebibyte (MiB) to Megabyte (MB)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Mebibyte (MiB) to Megabyte (MB).

  A B C
1 Mebibyte (MiB) Megabyte (MB)  
2 1 =A2 * 1.048576  

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Python Code for Mebibyte (MiB) to Megabyte (MB) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Mebibyte (MiB) to Mebibyte (MiB) in Python.

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

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Mebibyte (MiB) 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 Mebibytes(MiB) are there in a Megabyte(MB)?expand_more

There are 0.95367431640625 Mebibytes in a Megabyte.

What is the formula to convert Megabyte(MB) to Mebibyte(MiB)?expand_more

Use the formula MiB = MB x 10002 / 10242 to convert Megabyte to Mebibyte.

How many Megabytes(MB) are there in a Mebibyte(MiB)?expand_more

There are 1.048576 Megabytes in a Mebibyte.

What is the formula to convert Mebibyte(MiB) to Megabyte(MB)?expand_more

Use the formula MB = MiB x 10242 / 10002 to convert Mebibyte to Megabyte.

Which is bigger, Mebibyte(MiB) or Megabyte(MB)?expand_more

Mebibyte is bigger than Megabyte. One Mebibyte contains 1.048576 Megabytes.

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