Full name: mebibyte
Plural form: mebibytes
Category type: computer data storage
Scale factor: 1048576
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The mebibyte (a contraction of mega binary byte) is a unit of digital information storage. It is equal to 1,024 kibibytes.
Note that this site defines the megabyte as 220 bytes, equivalent to the mebibyte. Some sites define the megabyte as 106 bytes to distinguish it from the mebibyte, but most users prefer the non-SI form.