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file size

The length of a computer file in bytes. Following are common file types and sizes. See space/time, file and byte.

KB=kilobytes  MB=megabytesGB=gigabytes  TB=terabytesFILE TYPE     APPROX. SIZE

 Text          2KB per page

  MP3           4MB per song
  FLAC         20MB per song
  CD-DA        40MB per song

 Database      KBs to TBs**

 CAD drawing   KBs to GBs**

 Spreadsheet   KBs to MBs**

 Bitmap image  KBs to GBs**

 Bitmap image at 300 dpi
  3x5" print    4MB
  8x10" print  20MB

  DVD           4GB
  Blu-ray      25GB+
  3D Blu-ray   50GB+

 Video         5 to 100MB per minute***

 ** depends on amount of data,
    complexity of drawing or
    size and resolution of image

 *** depends on resolution
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