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How to convert between kb and mb, gb, tb and vice versa?

If you have a column of numbers which unit is kb, and now, you want to convert the unit to mb, gb, or tb? To convert between the storage units, you should know the conversion factors, and then do some calculations. This article, I will introduce some quick methods to solve this task.

Convert between kb and mb, gb, tb and vice versa with formulas

Convert between kb and mb, gb, tb and vice versa with Kutools for Excel

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As we all know, for the storage units, each adjacent unit conversion rate is 1024, so, you can convert between them as follows:

Convert between kb and mb:

To convert the unit from kb to mb, please apply this formula: =A2/1024, see screenshot:

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If you want to convert mb to kb, just apply this formula: =A2*1024.

Tips: To convert between kb and gb, tb:

KB to GB: =A2/1024^2
GB to KB: =A2*1024^2
KB to TB: =A2/1024^3
TB to KB: =A2*1024^3

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1. Select the data range that you want to convert.

2. Click Kutools > Content > Unit Conversion, see screenshot:

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3. In the Unit Conversion dialog box, do the following operations:

(1.) Choose Bits & Bytes from the Units drop down;

(2.) Specify the units that you want to convert between from the two list boxes.

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4. Then click Ok or Apply button, the numbers have been converted from kb to mb, see screenshots:

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1. If you want to convert mb to kb, just click doc convert kb mb 7to exchange the units.

2. If you check Add results as comment option in the dialog box, the converted results will be inserted into the cells as comments, see screenshot:

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With this feature, you can also convert between angles, distances, temperatures, and so on.

Click to know more about this Unit Conversion utility…

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