# Convert kilobyte to gigabyte

## What is kilobyte?

A Kilobyte is a metric based on bytes that is utilized to describe the information. It means 210 that corresponds to 1024 bytes and is referred to as kB. Why is the calculation done like this?

The main calculations are carried out in the binary system, where each bit (or byte, depending on the computer) is its digit. An increase in the amount of information means an increase in bit depth: 1, 10, 100 in the binary system and so on.

All these numbers are powers of two. 100 is 4, 1000 is 8, and so on. Therefore, the calculation is carried out in powers of two and each power corresponds to a certain category.

Of course, in the case of kilobytes, we are talking about bytes, not bits, but the rule about powers of two still stays applicable. Thus, although the prefix kilo means thousand, in the context of the amount of information it is 1024.

## What is gigabyte?

Before describing Gigabytes and their meaning, we have to move through the binary system and its special metrics.

Thus, a bit is the smallest option with only two meanings, like 0 or 1. It is used as a base for other options. Eight bites comprise one byte when they go one after another. Such a chain encodes some character.

The next step is 210 kilobytes. It corresponds to 1024 bytes. This is because of the special features of this system. Then, goes a megabyte or 1024 kilo- or 1048576 bytes.

A Gigabyte, in turn, is 1024 mega or 1048576 kilo units. In bytes, the number will be even longer, namely 1073741824, more than a billion. It is clear that such large amounts of information are simply inconvenient to record in small units.

This metric is referred to as GB or GByte. For example, a video can weigh several GB.

## How to Convert kilobyte to gigabyte

To correct kilobyte to gigabyte you should apprehend the connection between these elements and involve the correct transformation elements.

• Employing the Transformation element: 1 GB = 1,000,000 KB. This is because the metric approach operates a base-10 modification - GB = 1,000,000 KB.
• Employing the Instructions: To correct kb to gb, you can utilize the next formula: GB = KB / 1,000,000.
• For illustration, if you have 5,000,000 KB of data, the counterpart in gigabytes would be GB = 5 GB.
To convert kilobyte to gigabyte , the formula is used,
$\mathrm{kilobyte}=\mathrm{gigabyte}×1e-6$
where the kB to GB value is substituted to get the answer from Data Storage Converter.
1 kB
=
9.5367e-7 GB
1 GB
=
10485e+2 kB
Example: convert 15 kB to GB:
15 kB
=
15
x
9.5367e-7 GB
=
0 GB

## How many kilobyte in gigabyte

KB in a GB estimate data storage capability but differ in scale. One gigabyte = 1,000,000 kilobytes because the metric system employs a base-10 modification. For illustration, if you have 5 gb of info, it is analogous to 5,000,000 klb.

kilobyte (kB) gigabyte (GB)
0.01 kB 9.536743164e-9 GB
0.1 kB 9.536743164e-8 GB
1 kB 9.536743164e-7 GB
2 kB 0.000001907 GB
3 kB 0.000002861 GB
5 kB 0.000004768 GB
10 kB 0.000009537 GB
20 kB 0.000019073 GB
50 kB 0.000047684 GB
100 kB 0.000095367 GB
1000 kB 0.000953674 GB

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