# Conversion Tool

**Question:** How many gigabyte in a megabyte?

## There are 0.001 gigabyte in 1 megabyte

A Megabyte (MB) is smaller than Gigabyte (GB), therefore there are **0.001 of a Gigabyte (GB)** in 1 Megabyte (MB).

Note: In the past computers only used base 2 (binary) for file sizes. However, in December of 1998, the IEC introduced a new system that uses the metric system, so sizes that use prefixes like 'kilo' are equal to 1,000 and not 1,024.

## There are 0.00093 gibibyte in 1 megabyte

A Megabyte (MB) is smaller than Gibibyte (GiB), therefore there are **0.000931324156685976 of a Gibibyte (GiB)** in 1 Megabyte (MB).

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