Abbreviated as MByte, meg, or mbit, MB is short for megabyte. An MB is a measurement of binary data. It equals 1,048,576 (220) bytes or 1,000,000 (106) bytes depending on the manufacturer of the device that stores the data.
What comes before a megabyte?
A kilobyte comes before a megabyte.
What comes after a megabyte?
A gigabyte comes after a megabyte.
Megabyte vs. other data measurements
Below is a listing of megabyte values where a megabyte is considered 1,000,000 bytes. See our MiB (mebibyte) definition for a listing of kibibyte values where a megabyte is equal to 1,048,576 (220) bytes.
|Megabyte in a Bit (b)||0.000000125|
|Megabyte in a Nibble (N)||0.000001|
|Megabyte in a Byte (B)||0.000001|
|Megabyte in a Kilobit (Kb)||0.000125|
|Megabyte in a Kilobyte (KB)||0.001|
|Megabyte in a Kibibit (Kib)||0.000128|
|Megabyte in a Kibibyte (KiB)||0.001023999476|
|Megabyte in a Megabit (Mb)||0.125|
|Megabyte in a Megabyte (MB)||1|
|Megabyte in a Mebibit (Mib)||0.131072|
|Megabyte in a Mebibyte (MiB)||1.04858|
|Megabytes in a Gigabit (Gb)||125|
|Megabytes in a Gigabyte (GB)||1,000|
|Megabytes in a Gibibit (Gib)||134.218|
|Megabytes in a Gibibyte (GiB)||1,073.74|
|Megabytes in a Terabit (Tb)||125,000|
|Megabytes in a Terabyte (TB)||1,000,000|
|Megabytes in a Tebibit (Tib)||137,439|
|Megabytes in a Tebibyte (TiB)||1,100,000|
|Megabytes in a Petabit (Pb)||125,000,000|
|Megabytes in a Petabyte (PB)||1,000,000,000|
|Megabytes in a Pebibit (Pib)||140,700,000|
|Megabytes in a Pebibyte (PiB)||1,126,000,000|
|Megabytes in an Exabit (Eb)||125,000,000,000|
|Megabytes in an Exabyte (EB)||1,000,000,000,000|
|Megabytes in an Exbibit (Eib)||144,115,188,000|
|Megabytes in an Exbibyte (EiB)||1,152,921,500,000|
|Megabytes in a Zettabyte (ZB)||1,000,000,000,000,000|
|Megabytes in a Yottabyte (YB)||1,000,000,000,000,000,000|