Audio filesize calculator

Uncompressed audio bitrate

  • Every second: 44100 samples of 16 bits
  • Uncompressed bitrate for 1 channel: 706 Kbps = 88.2 KB/s
  • Uncompressed bitrate for 2 channels: 1.41 Mbps = 176 KB/s
  • Total time: 3600 seconds = 60 minute(s) = 1 hour(s)
  • Uncompressed filesize: 635 MB

Compressed bitrates

Spotify Mobile (Ogg Vorbis 96 stereo)96 Kbps= 12 KB/s
Youtube Audio (AAC 126kbps stereo)126 Kbps= 15.8 KB/s
AAC Good quality (128 kbps stereo)128 Kbps= 16 KB/s
Spotify Desktop (Ogg Vorbis 160 stereo)160 Kbps= 20 KB/s
MP3 Medium quality (192 kbps stereo)192 Kbps= 24 KB/s
MP3 High quality (256 kbps stereo)256 Kbps= 32 KB/s
Spotify Extreme (Ogg Vorbis 320 stereo)320 Kbps= 40 KB/s
MP3 Highest quality (320 kbps stereo)320 Kbps= 40 KB/s
Apple Lossless (ALAC 757 kbps stereo)757 Kbps= 94.6 KB/s
CD Audio (uncompressed 44100Hz 16-bit)1.41 Mbps= 176 KB/s
Cinema Audio (uncompressed 48000Hz 24-bit)2.3 Mbps= 288 KB/s

Audio file sizes

2 channels, 3600 seconds

Spotify Mobile (Ogg Vorbis 96 stereo)43.2 MB
Youtube Audio (AAC 126kbps stereo)56.7 MB
AAC Good quality (128 kbps stereo)57.6 MB
Spotify Desktop (Ogg Vorbis 160 stereo)72 MB
MP3 Medium quality (192 kbps stereo)86.4 MB
MP3 High quality (256 kbps stereo)115 MB
Spotify Extreme (Ogg Vorbis 320 stereo)144 MB
MP3 Highest quality (320 kbps stereo)144 MB
Apple Lossless (ALAC 757 kbps stereo)341 MB
CD Audio (uncompressed 44100Hz 16-bit)635 MB
Cinema Audio (uncompressed 48000Hz 24-bit)1.04 GB

Some examples

  • CD quality: 60 minutes of stereo, 44100Hz @ 16-bit
  • Digital cinema: 120 minutes of 5.1 surround, 48000Hz @ 24-bit
  • Barco Auro 3D 11.1: 120 minutes of 11.1 surround, 48000Hz @ 24-bit