Purpose

This is a megapixel calculator, a tool to calculate and convert graphical resolution, image memory consumption and file sizes. How many pixels in a DVD image? How does that compare to a 5 megapixel camera? What is the resolution of Digital Cinema 2K? The answer is here!

Megapixel list

Camera For a list of standard or well-known resolutions for camera, screen, video or cinema, check the megapixel resolution chart!

Input
wide x high
Aspect ratio: 1,33:1 - 4:3 (screen)
1.000,0 megapixel
pixels

Result

File size
screen
TYPE FILESIZE DESCRIPTION
RAW12 1,5 GB (uncompressed 12 bits/pixel - Bayer mask)
RAW10 1,2 GB (uncompressed 10 bits/pixel - Bayer mask)
RAW8 1.000,0 MB (uncompressed 8 bits/pixel - Bayer mask)
BMP 3,0 GB (uncompressed RGB 24bit/pixel)
TIFF 6,0 GB (uncompressed CMYK 48bit/pixel)
OPENEXR 8,0 GB (uncompressed RGBA 4 * 16bit float/pixel)
FILE COMPRESSION ESTIMATIONS
GIF 175,4 MB (compressed - 8bit/pixel)
Memory card
memory
TYPE FILESIZE 32MB 256MB 512MB 1GB
RAW12 1,5 GB 0 0 0 1
Video
video
TYPE 15fps 24fps 25fps 30fps
RAW8 15,0 GB/s 24,0 GB/s 25,0 GB/s 30,0 GB/s
RAW10 18,7 GB/s 30,0 GB/s 31,2 GB/s 37,5 GB/s
RAW12 22,5 GB/s 36,0 GB/s 37,5 GB/s 45,0 GB/s
RGB24 45,0 GB/s 72,0 GB/s 75,0 GB/s 90,0 GB/s
Print size
printer
type max width max height description
72dpi 507,2" (1.288,2cm) 380,4" (966,1cm) screen resolution
photo 243,4" (618,3cm) 182,6" (463,7cm) normal photo print
300dpi 121,7" (309,2cm) 91,3" (231,9cm) hi-res print
References
Wikipedia: Pixels - JPEG compression - Bayer mask - Foveon X3 technology

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