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A byte is a fundamental unit of digital information, typically consisting of 8 bits. It is the basic building block of data in computing and digital communications. Bytes are often used to represent a character in text or a numerical value, and they form the basis for larger units of storage and processing, such as kilobytes (KB), megabytes (MB), gigabytes (GB), and so on. Bytes play a crucial role in encoding and transmitting information in various forms, from text and images to audio and video. They are a fundamental concept in computer science and data representation.
A kibibyte (KiB) is a unit of digital information that represents 1,024 bytes. It is part of the binary-based system of data measurement and is used in computing to express storage capacities and file sizes. The use of kibibytes reflects the precise binary nature of digital systems, providing a more accurate measurement compared to the metric-based kilobyte, which strictly represents 1,000 bytes. Kibibytes are commonly employed in contexts where precise binary calculations are crucial, ensuring standardized representation in fields such as computer science and information technology.