›› Measurement unit: kilobyte

Full name: kilobyte

Plural form: kilobytes

Symbol: KB

Alternate spelling: kbyte

Category type: computer data storage

Scale factor: 1024


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›› Definition: Kilobyte

A kilobyte is a unit of information or computer storage equal to 1024 bytes, assuming a binary system. This is not a standard SI definition, which would use kibibyte to represent 1024 bytes. However, most people have requested the more common usage, so the non-SI version is used on this site.


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