Why Are File Sizes Different On Macs Than Windows and Other Places?

When you transfer a file between Mac and Windows, or upload to a cloud service, you may notice that the file size looks different. Windows and most cloud services use a different way to measure sizes like megabytes than Macs do. The file is actually the same size, just the math used to get those file size numbers is different.

Comments: One Response to “Why Are File Sizes Different On Macs Than Windows and Other Places?”

    Rimon
    1 month ago

    Absolutely astounding in-depth explanation. Kudos.

Leave a New Comment Related to "Why Are File Sizes Different On Macs Than Windows and Other Places?"

:
:
:
0/500 (500 character limit -- please state your comment succinctly and do not try to get around this limit by posting two comments)