Megabytes and Gigabytes Converter
Use this calculator to convert megabytes (MB) to gigabytes (GB) and gigabytes to megabytes. This converter is part of the full data storage converter tool.
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Converting gigabytes and megabytes
In the conversion tables below, figures are rounded to a maximum of 5 decimal places (7 with smaller numbers) to give approximations.
|1 gigabyte||1000 megabytes|
|2 gigabytes||2000 megabytes|
|3 gigabytes||3000 megabytes|
|4 gigabytes||4000 megabytes|
|5 gigabytes||5000 megabytes|
|6 gigabytes||6000 megabytes|
|7 gigabytes||7000 megabytes|
|8 gigabytes||8000 megabytes|
|9 gigabytes||9000 megabytes|
|10 gigabytes||10000 megabytes|
|11 gigabytes||11000 megabytes|
|12 gigabytes||12000 megabytes|
|13 gigabytes||13000 megabytes|
|14 gigabytes||14000 megabytes|
|15 gigabytes||15000 megabytes|
|16 gigabytes||16000 megabytes|
|17 gigabytes||17000 megabytes|
|18 gigabytes||18000 megabytes|
|19 gigabytes||19000 megabytes|
|20 gigabytes||20000 megabytes|
|1 megabyte||0.001 gigabytes|
|2 megabytes||0.002 gigabytes|
|3 megabytes||0.003 gigabytes|
|4 megabytes||0.004 gigabytes|
|5 megabytes||0.005 gigabytes|
|6 megabytes||0.006 gigabytes|
|7 megabytes||0.007 gigabytes|
|8 megabytes||0.008 gigabytes|
|9 megabytes||0.009 gigabytes|
|10 megabytes||0.01 gigabytes|
|11 megabytes||0.011 gigabytes|
|12 megabytes||0.012 gigabytes|
|13 megabytes||0.013 gigabytes|
|14 megabytes||0.014 gigabytes|
|15 megabytes||0.015 gigabytes|
|16 megabytes||0.016 gigabytes|
|17 megabytes||0.017 gigabytes|
|18 megabytes||0.018 gigabytes|
|19 megabytes||0.019 gigabytes|
|20 megabytes||0.02 gigabytes|
How many megabytes are there in 1 gigabyte?
There are 1000 megabytes in 1 gigabyte. To convert from gigabytes to megabytes, multiply your figure by 1000 (or divide by 0.001) .
How many gigabytes are there in 1 megabyte?
There are 0.001 gigabytes in 1 megabyte. To convert from megabytes to gigabytes, multiply your figure by 0.001 (or divide by 1000) .
What is a gigabyte?
A gigabyte is the equivalent of 1,000,000,000 bytes. Still, many fields of computer science will refer to this number as 1,073,741,824 (1,024^3) bytes. This second figure will often be used when speaking about different sizes of RAM within an operating system. To make sense out of this large figure, let's use it in reference:
- 1 gigabyte is 1,000 megabytes.
- 1 gigabyte is 1,000,000 kilobytes.
What is a megabyte?
Most computer users are very familiar with the megabyte. As you might have already guessed, a megabyte is the equivalent of 1,000,000 bytes (or 10^6 bytes). We should point out that there is more than meets the eye here. While the SI definition is one million bytes of information, many computing professionals will instead use the more precise number of 1,048,576 bytes (1,024^2). This arises from the binary multiples that occur (each byte contains eight bits of information within its string).
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