Kilobytes (kB) to Kilobits (kb) calculator

Input the amount of kilobytes you want to convert to kilobits in the below input field, and then click in the "Convert" button. But if you want to convert from kilobits to kilobytes, please checkout this tool.


Formula

Formula used to convert kB to kb:

F(x) = x * 8

For example, if you want to convert 15 kB to kb, just replace x by 15 [kB]:

15 kB = 15*8 = 120 kb

Steps

  1. Multiply the amount of kilobytes by 8.
  2. The result will be expressed in kilobits.

Kilobyte to Kilobit Conversion Table

The following table will show the most common conversions for Kilobytes (kB) to Kilobits (kb):


Kilobytes (kB) Kilobits (kb)
0.001 kB 0.008 kb
0.01 kB 0.08 kb
0.1 kB 0.8 kb
1 kB 8 kb
2 kB 16 kb
3 kB 24 kb
4 kB 32 kb
5 kB 40 kb
6 kB 48 kb
7 kB 56 kb
8 kB 64 kb
9 kB 72 kb
10 kB 80 kb
20 kB 160 kb
30 kB 240 kb
40 kB 320 kb
50 kB 400 kb
60 kB 480 kb
70 kB 560 kb
80 kB 640 kb
90 kB 720 kb
100 kB 800 kb

About Kilobytes (kB)

A kilobyte is a unit of measurement for digital information and computer storage. The prefix kilo (which is expressed with the letter k) is defined in the International System of Units (SI) as a multiplier of 10^3 (1 thousand). Therefore, 1 kilobyte is equal to 1,000 bytes. The symbol used to represent a kilobyte is kB.

Many people think that 1 kilobyte is equal to 1024 bytes. This is wrong because is contrary to international standards. The only unit used to represent 1024 bytes is a kibibyte.


About Kilobits (kb)

A kilobit is a unit of measurement for digital information and computer storage. The prefix kilo (which is expressed with the letter k) is defined in the International System of Units (SI) as a multiplier of 10^3 (1 thousand). Therefore, 1 kilobit is equal to 1,000 bits. The symbol commonly used to represent a kilobit is kb (sometimes as kbit). However, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) recommends the symbol kbit instead of kb.

Many people think that 1 kilobit is equal to 1024 bits. This is wrong because is contrary to international standards. The only unit used to represent 1024 bits is a kibibit.


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FAQs for Kilobyte to Kilobit calculator

What is Kilobyte to Kilobit calculator?

Kilobyte to Kilobit is a free and online calculator that converts Kilobytes to Kilobits.

How do I use Kilobyte to Kilobit?

You just have to insert the amount of Kilobytes you want to convert and press the "Convert" button. The amount of Kilobits will be outputed in the input field below the button.

Which browsers are supported?

All mayor web browsers are supported, including Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera.

Which devices does Kilobyte to Kilobit work on?

Kilobyte to Kilobit calculator works in any device that supports any of the browsers mentioned before. It can be a smartphone, desktop computer, notebook, tablet, etc.