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Megabytes and Gigabytes Converter

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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.

Gigabytes to Megabytes Conversion Table
Gigabytes Megabytes
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
Megabytes to Gigabytes Conversion Table
Megabytes Gigabytes
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.
So, we can see how these numbers will exponentially add up. This should come as no surprise, as the typical storage capacity of a smartphone is now generally between 2 and 4 gigabytes. That is a lot of bytes!

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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