Audio filesize calculator

Uncompressed audio bitrate

  • Every second: 48000 samples of 24 bits
  • Uncompressed bitrate for 1 channel: 1.15 Mbps = 144 KB/s
  • Uncompressed bitrate for 12 channels: 13.8 Mbps = 1.73 MB/s
  • Total time: 7200 seconds = 120 minute(s) = 2 hour(s)
  • Uncompressed filesize: 12.4 GB

Compressed bitrates

Spotify Mobile (Ogg Vorbis 96 stereo)576 Kbps= 72 KB/s
Youtube Audio (AAC 126kbps stereo)756 Kbps= 94.5 KB/s
AAC Good quality (128 kbps stereo)768 Kbps= 96 KB/s
Spotify Desktop (Ogg Vorbis 160 stereo)960 Kbps= 120 KB/s
MP3 Medium quality (192 kbps stereo)1.15 Mbps= 144 KB/s
MP3 High quality (256 kbps stereo)1.54 Mbps= 192 KB/s
Spotify Extreme (Ogg Vorbis 320 stereo)1.92 Mbps= 240 KB/s
MP3 Highest quality (320 kbps stereo)1.92 Mbps= 240 KB/s
Apple Lossless (ALAC 757 kbps stereo)4.54 Mbps= 568 KB/s
CD Audio (uncompressed 44100Hz 16-bit)8.47 Mbps= 1.06 MB/s
Cinema Audio (uncompressed 48000Hz 24-bit)13.8 Mbps= 1.73 MB/s

Audio file sizes

12 channels, 7200 seconds

Spotify Mobile (Ogg Vorbis 96 stereo)518 MB
Youtube Audio (AAC 126kbps stereo)680 MB
AAC Good quality (128 kbps stereo)691 MB
Spotify Desktop (Ogg Vorbis 160 stereo)864 MB
MP3 Medium quality (192 kbps stereo)1.04 GB
MP3 High quality (256 kbps stereo)1.38 GB
Spotify Extreme (Ogg Vorbis 320 stereo)1.73 GB
MP3 Highest quality (320 kbps stereo)1.73 GB
Apple Lossless (ALAC 757 kbps stereo)4.09 GB
CD Audio (uncompressed 44100Hz 16-bit)7.62 GB
Cinema Audio (uncompressed 48000Hz 24-bit)12.4 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