Download Calculator

By Gabrielle Gayheart on Sep 19, 2007


This calculator estimates how long it will take to download a file using several different connection types and speeds. Easy to use and adaptable. Try it out!


Estimated File Download Times

Enter the file size of your document in the box below, then select KB, MB or GB.

Connection Type Estimated Time to Download
Dial-Up Access 28.8 Kb hr. min. sec.
56 Kb hr. min. sec.
DSL Access
Broadband Cable Access
128 Kb hr. min. sec.
256 Kb hr. min. sec.
512 Kb hr. min. sec.
Wireless/Satellite Access 600 Kb hr. min. sec.
Govt./Business Access
High Speed Access
T1 hr. min. sec.
T3 hr. min. sec.

Please note that the speed may vary due to server’s capacity and set-up, current Internet traffic, the viewer’s hardware or operating system, or the amount of people sharing the line (dial-up and cable) at the time of connection.



  • Created by: Gabrielle Gayheart

Source Code

Paste this source code into the designated areas.

External file

Paste this code into an external JavaScript file named: downloadCalc.js


Paste this code into your external CSS file or in the <style> section within the HEAD section of your HTML document.


Paste this code into the HEAD section of your HTML document.


Paste this code into the BODY section of your HTML document


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