Enter the total beats per minute and select a tempo into the calculator to determine the total milliseconds (ms).
BPM to MS Formula
The following formula is used to convert beats per minute to milliseconds.
ms = 60,000 / BPM * T
- Where ms is milliseconds
- BPM is beats per minute
- T is the tempo (i.e. 1/4 note, 1/8 note, ect.)
BPM to MS Definition
BPM to MS stands for beats per minute to milliseconds. The conversion is done through the use of tempo.
BPM to MS Example
How to convert BPM to MS?
- First, determine the bpm.
Determine the beats per minute.
- Next, determine the tempo.
Measure the tempo.
- Finally, calculate the MS.
Calculate the milliseconds using the equation above.
BPM stands for beats per minute and is typically used in fields of music to describe how quickly the beats to a particular song are moving. For example, 60 beats per minute would be 1 beat every second. BPM is also used in medical fields for measuring heart rate.