• Approximately one billion bytes. Often shortened to “gigs” or GB.  1
  • One billion bytes. Also expressed as one thousand megabytes. In terms of image storage capacity, one gigabyte equals approximately 17,000 81/2″ x 11″ pages scanned at 300 dpi, stored as TIFF Group IV images.  2
  • The equivalent of one billion (actually 1,073,741,824) bytes; or one million kilobytes, or one thousand megabytes.
  • Equal to 1,000 megabytes (MB) or 1,073,741,824 bytes.


  1. Vinson & Elkins LLP Practice Support, EDD Glossary.
  2. Formerly American Document Management, Glossary of Terms, now 5i Solutions Glossary.
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