How Many Movies Can 2TB Hold?

How Many Movies Does 2TB Hold?Want to know how many movies can fit on 2TB? To answer the question simply is A LOT!……but how much is a lot?

Below, I will give a short chart that will give you a visual into the storage capacity of 2 Terabyte when it comes to movies.

How Many Movies can 2TB Hold?

We already know 2 TB is a lot of storage space and most people don’t have movie collections that big that will have them running out space. With that said, the amount of movies you can fit on a 2 Terabyte hard drive depends on many different factors. This could be from the quality of the movie, length, if it is SD or HD etc…

To give you some idea, we used the average movie size and did some rough calculations and the end result is that you will get a general idea into the storage capacity of a 2 TB drive.
Movie Sizes used:

  • SD Movie from iTunes = 1.5GB (Average Size)
  • 720p Movie from iTunes = 4GB (Average Size)
  • 1080p Movie from iTunes = 5GB (Average Size)
  • DVD Rip (Pirated) = 700MB (Average Size)*
  • Blue Ray Rip 720p (Pirated) = 1GB (Average Size)*
  • Blue Ray Rip 1080p (Pirated) = 3.5GB (Average Size)*
Movie Type Movie Size 2 TB
SD Movie from iTunes 1.5 GB 1333
720p Movie from iTunes 4 GB 500
1080p Movie from iTunes 5 GB 400
DVD Rip (Pirated) 700 MB 2857
Blue Ray Rip 720p (Pirated) 1 GB 2000
Blue Ray Rip 1080p (Pirated) 3.5 GB 571

By looking at the table, you can easily see that 2TB is the perfect choice for those who have a massive movie collection. You should be able to store your Scream or Spielberg movie collection, along with tons of other classics and still have space.

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