# MB to GB → CONVERT Megabytes to Gigabytes

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info 1 MB is equal to 0.001 GB

Input Megabyte (MB) - and press Enter.

## Megabyte (MB) Versus Gigabyte (GB) - Comparison

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

Both Megabytes and Gigabytes are the "decimal" units. One Megabyte is equal to 1000^2 bytes. One Gigabyte is equal to 1000^3 bytes. There are 1,000 Megabyte in one Gigabyte. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Megabyte Gigabyte
Unit Symbol MB GB
Standard decimal decimal
Defined Value 10^6 or 1000^2 Bytes 10^9 or 1000^3 Bytes
Value in Bits 8,000,000 8,000,000,000
Value in Bytes 1,000,000 1,000,000,000

## Megabyte (MB) to Gigabyte (GB) Conversion - Formula & Steps

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

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

The conversion diagram provided below offers a visual representation to help you better grasp the steps involved in calculating Megabyte to Gigabyte in a simplified manner.

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Based on the provided diagram and steps outlined earlier, the formula for converting the Megabyte (MB) to Gigabyte (GB) can be expressed as follows:

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA GB = MB ÷ 1000

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

FORMULA

Gigabytes = Megabytes ÷ 1000

STEP 1

Gigabytes = Megabytes x (1 ÷ 1000)

STEP 2

Gigabytes = Megabytes x 0.001

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

1. = 1 ÷ 1000
2. = 1 x (1 ÷ 1000)
3. = 1 x 0.001
4. = 0.001
5. i.e. 1 MB is equal to 0.001 GB.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

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

### Unit Definitions

#### 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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#### 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.

## Excel Formula to convert from Megabyte (MB) to Gigabyte (GB)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Megabyte (MB) to Gigabyte (GB).

A B C
1 Megabyte (MB) Gigabyte (GB)
2 1 =A2 * 0.001
3

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

## Python Code for Megabyte (MB) to Gigabyte (GB) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Megabyte (MB) to Megabyte (MB) in Python.

megabytes = int(input("Enter Megabytes: "))
gigabytes = megabytes * (1 / 1000)
print("{} Megabytes = {} Gigabytes".format(megabytes,gigabytes))

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Megabyte (MB) as an input. The value of Gigabyte (GB) 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 Megabyte(MB)?expand_more

There are 0.001 Gigabytes in a Megabyte.

#### What is the formula to convert Megabyte(MB) to Gigabyte(GB)?expand_more

Use the formula GB = MB / 1000 to convert Megabyte to Gigabyte.

#### How many Megabytes(MB) are there in a Gigabyte(GB)?expand_more

There are 1000 Megabytes in a Gigabyte.

#### What is the formula to convert Gigabyte(GB) to Megabyte(MB)?expand_more

Use the formula MB = GB x 1000 to convert Gigabyte to Megabyte.

#### Which is bigger, Gigabyte(GB) or Megabyte(MB)?expand_more

Gigabyte is bigger than Megabyte. One Gigabyte contains 1000 Megabytes.

#### What is 1000 Megabyte(MB)?expand_more

1000 Megabyte is equal to one Gigabyte(GB).

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