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 6 channels: 6.91 Mbps = 864 KB/s
  • Total time: 7200 seconds = 120 minute(s) = 2 hour(s)
  • Uncompressed filesize: 6.22 GB

Compressed bitrates

Spotify Mobile (Ogg Vorbis 96 stereo)288 Kbps= 36 KB/s
Youtube Audio (AAC 126kbps stereo)378 Kbps= 47.3 KB/s
AAC Good quality (128 kbps stereo)384 Kbps= 48 KB/s
Spotify Desktop (Ogg Vorbis 160 stereo)480 Kbps= 60 KB/s
MP3 Medium quality (192 kbps stereo)576 Kbps= 72 KB/s
MP3 High quality (256 kbps stereo)768 Kbps= 96 KB/s
Spotify Extreme (Ogg Vorbis 320 stereo)960 Kbps= 120 KB/s
MP3 Highest quality (320 kbps stereo)960 Kbps= 120 KB/s
Apple Lossless (ALAC 757 kbps stereo)2.27 Mbps= 284 KB/s
CD Audio (uncompressed 44100Hz 16-bit)4.23 Mbps= 529 KB/s
Cinema Audio (uncompressed 48000Hz 24-bit)6.91 Mbps= 864 KB/s

Audio file sizes

6 channels, 7200 seconds

Spotify Mobile (Ogg Vorbis 96 stereo)259 MB
Youtube Audio (AAC 126kbps stereo)340 MB
AAC Good quality (128 kbps stereo)346 MB
Spotify Desktop (Ogg Vorbis 160 stereo)432 MB
MP3 Medium quality (192 kbps stereo)518 MB
MP3 High quality (256 kbps stereo)691 MB
Spotify Extreme (Ogg Vorbis 320 stereo)864 MB
MP3 Highest quality (320 kbps stereo)864 MB
Apple Lossless (ALAC 757 kbps stereo)2.04 GB
CD Audio (uncompressed 44100Hz 16-bit)3.81 GB
Cinema Audio (uncompressed 48000Hz 24-bit)6.22 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