Audio File Size Calculator

I find that it’s often useful to know how much disk space I’m going to need before making a recording, so I built this little utility to quickly do the calculation. It calculates the size of uncompressed, PCM/IEEE FP audio files such as “.WAV”, “.W64” and “.AIFF/.AIF”, according to the recording duration and file settings you choose:

Duration:
Settings:
Uncompressed, linear PCM/IEEE FP (e.g. ".WAV", ".W64", ".AIFF/.AIF")

Note that the file size reported by your device may vary slightly from that shown due to file allocation methods, possible differences in the amount of header information and/or the fact that some operating systems calculate hard disk space differently from others (e.g., some calculate it in binary and call 1kB 1024 bytes whilst others – and most hard drive manufacturers – calculate it in decimal and call 1kB 1000 bytes). This calculator uses the latter method (i.e. 1kB = 1000 bytes).

I’ve found this utility pretty useful. If you find it useful too, or have any suggestions for improvement then do let me know via the comment section below.

Enjoy!

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