It's about six times as much as The Complete Works of William Shakespeare.
In other words, 33 megabytes is 6.20 times the amount of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, and the amount of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare is 0.160 times that amount.(ASCII, plain text)
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 ten times as much as a MP3 Song.
In other words, the amount of a MP3 Song is 0.10 times 33 megabytes.(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 twenty times as much as a Digital Photo.
In other words, the amount of a Digital Photo is 0.045 times 33 megabytes.(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 one-twentieth as much as a Compact Disc.
In other words, 33 megabytes is 0.04476 times the amount of a Compact Disc, and the amount of a Compact Disc is 22.340 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 twenty times as much as a Floppy Disk (3½-in).
In other words, 33 megabytes is 23.46670 times the amount of a Floppy Disk (3½-in), and the amount of a Floppy Disk (3½-in) is 0.0426136 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 an HDTV Television Show (30 Minutes).
In other words, 33 megabytes is 0.00764 times the amount of an HDTV Television Show (30 Minutes), and the amount of an HDTV Television Show (30 Minutes) is 131 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-one-hundred-fiftieth as much as a DVD.