Universal byte converter

Use this tool to quickly convert between bytes, kilobytes, megabytes and more.

Use this tool to quickly convert between bits, bytes, kilobytes, megabytes, gigabytes, terabytes and petabytes.

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Universal byte converter



Bits and bytes

Bit: A bit is the smallest unit of data used in computers. It can represent two states, True or False, 1 or 0.

Byte: A byte is equal to 8 bits. A byte can represent 256 different values. 1 byte can be equivalent to a a single digit a letter of plain text.

Kilobyte: A kilobyte is 1024 bytes. Small images on the Internet generally aren't bigger than 200 kilobytes.

Megabyte: A megabyte is 1024 kilobytes. Photos taken by smartphones are a few megabytes in size. Music in MP3 format is usually about 1 megabyte per minute.

Gigabyte: A gigabyte is 1024 megabytes. Gigabytes are often used to describe how much information you can save on USB sticks, how much RAM memory your device has and so on.

Terabyte: A terabyte is 1024 gigabytes. Most computer and smartphones can store hundreds gigabytes to w few terabytes of information.

Petabyte: A petabyte is 1024 terabytes. Such amounts of data can be found on servers and super computers.