It's about as much as The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare would occupy about 5.3 megabytes (mB) when written in plain text without formatting. These works include 38 definitively-attributed plays — 11 tragedies, 17 comedies, and 10 tragedies — as well as 154 sonnets and numerous other poems.
It's about two times as much as a MP3 Song
In other words, 5.30 megabytes is 2 times the amount of a MP3 Song, and the amount of a MP3 Song is 0.5 times that amount.(a.k.a. MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3, a.k.a. MPEG-2 Audio Layer 3) (128 Kbps, "near-CD-quality"; 3 minutes duration; average)
A three-minute song of typical quality will be about 3 megabytes (mB) when encoded into MP3 format. The song Tom's Diner by Suzanne Vega was used by AT&T-Bell Labs engineer Karlheinz Brandenburg to test the compression process and is considered the first MP3 song.
It's about three-and-a-half times as much as a Digital Photo
In other words, 5.30 megabytes is 3.5 times the amount of a Digital Photo, and the amount of a Digital Photo is 0.29 times that amount.(5.3 megapixels, JPEG compression, 100% quality, 24 bits/pixel)
A 5.3-megapixel digital camera photo requires about 1.5 megabytes (mB) of storage space. In 2010, it was expected that 90% of all professionally-taken photographs would be digital instead of film.
It's about four times as much as a Floppy Disk (3½-in)
In other words, 5.30 megabytes is 3.76889 times the amount of a Floppy Disk (3½-in), and the amount of a Floppy Disk (3½-in) is 0.26533 times that amount.(high density, IBM PC format)
Despite common reference to them as "1.44" megabyte (mB) disks, the actual capacity of the most common model of a 3&-in (8.9 cm) floppy disk is 1.40625 megabytes (mB). At the height of their use 1996, there were an estimated five billion disks in use — nearly one for each person on Earth at the time.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as much as a Compact Disc
In other words, 5.30 megabytes is 0.00719 times the amount of a Compact Disc, and the amount of a Compact Disc is 139.1 times that amount.(80-minute, 360,000 sector disc; "Red Book" specifications)
A typical, 80-minute capacity compact disc, commonly known as a 700 megabyte (mB) disc will actually hold 737.3 megabytes (mB) of data. Such disks are 1.2 mm (0.047 in) thick.
It's about one-eight-hundredth as much as an HDTV Television Show (30 Minutes)
In other words, 5.30 megabytes is 0.0012 times the amount of an HDTV Television Show (30 Minutes), and the amount of an HDTV Television Show (30 Minutes) is 813 times that amount.(a.k.a. High Definition television, a.k.a. HD) (digital signal, QAM-256; 30 minutes)
Broadcast cable HDTV signals contain about 2.4 megabytes (mB) of data per second, or 4,320 megabytes in a thirty-minute television show. The first High Definition television broadcast was news footage from John Glenn's 1998 mission on the space shuttle Discovery.
It's about one-nine-hundredth as much as a DVD
In other words, 5.30 megabytes is 0.001 times the amount of a DVD, and the amount of a DVD is 910 times that amount.(a.k.a. digital video disc) (single-side, single-layer; DVD-5 specification)
A typical capacity digital video disc will hold 4,800 megabytes of data. Such disks are 1.2 mm (0.047 in) thick.