The USB Type-C format has been present in many products since 2015, when Apple's entry-level 12-inch MacBook was first unveiled. With its ability to charge your (non-Apple) phones faster and a faster data transfer and battery charging rate, it is no wonder the "port of the future" is slowly becoming a part of nearly every computer and computing device right now, including the latest MacBooks.

In the case of the latter, USB-C flash drives are great for transferring files from your Macbook/Air/Pro to your USB-C-supported computers and devices and vice versa. Though not all are made the same, with some coming with software that allows for automatic backups, many of these have USB Type-A connectors at the other end that help you store/offload your movies, videos, music and other content from non-Type-C PCs and devices to your MacBook without the need of a USB adapter. All of these will promise an improved file transferring experience that comes with USB Type-C technology.

With all else said, here are the best USB-C flash drives that are compatible with the MacBook:

1. SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive Go USB Type-C Flash Drive
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SanDisk's Ultra Dual Drive Go is your friend when transferring files from your Mac to other devices and vice versa. Featuring a swivel design protecting a USB Type-C connector at one end and a Type-A one at the other, this 2-in-1 flash drive automatically backs up your latest photos, videos, music, documents and contacts through the SanDisk Memory Zone app.

2. SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive USB Type-C Flash Drive
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With the SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive USB Type-C flash drive, file transfers between your Mac and other devices just got better. It has a USB Type-C connector at one end and traditional USB one at the other, and can deliver high-speed USB 3.1 performance of up to 150MB per second. It also comes with free access to SanDisk Memory Zone for Android for easier file management and backup.

3. Samsung Duo Plus USB 3.1 Flash Drive
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Samsung's Duo Plus flash drive is two flash drives in one, doubling your connectivity with most devices. It transfers files in just seconds with "blazing" USB 3.1 speeds of up to 300MB per second, and is backward compatible with USB 3.0/2.0, giving you excellent performance across so many different devices and uses.

4. Silicon Power USB Type-C Swivel Dual Flash Drive
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Silicon Power's USB Type-C Swivel Dual Flash Drive has a dual interface that can support both Type-C and Type-A USB 3.0 ports. Its features include a sturdy swivel cap to protect the connectors, a zinc alloy casing with sandblasting treatment for superior anti-scratch and anti-fingerprint resistance, and a circular shape design for easy carrying and that can easily attach to your keychain.

5. SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive Luxe USB Type-C Flash Drive
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For added style when moving content between your Macbook and smartphones, tablets and other devices, the SanDisk UDD Luxe is a great choice. This all-metal 2-in-1 flash drive has a swivel design that protects the USB Type-C connector on one side and the Type-A connector on the other, and automatically backs up photos via the Memory Zone app.

6. PNY Elite USB Type-C Flash Drive
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The PNY Elite USB Type-C Flash Drive is a great solution for transferring files between all your Type-C devices and computers. It has a read speed of up to 130MB per second, and a write speed of up to 30 times faster compared to PNY's USB 2.0 flash drives, allowing for quicker and easier file transfers.

7. Sunany USB Type-C Flash Drive
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With a maximum speed of 10 to 30MB per second, Sunany's USB Type-C Flash Drive is a good choice when transferring multiple photos at the same time. Available in four colors on Amazon, it is designed to be compatible not just for the Mac and MacBook, but also for the iPhone, iPad and even Android devices.

8. HooToo iPhone Flash Drive
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Despite the name, HooToo's iPhone Flash Drive does not only work for iPhones, but can also be used for transferring files from the iPad, Android phones with Type-C USB ports, Windows computers and even MacBooks. It adds external storage to your MacBook, with the 128GB option allowing you to freely store up to 7,200 photos, 320 minutes of video or 8,000 songs and 32GB office files.

9. Meco USB Type-C Flash Drive
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Meco's Type-C Flash Drive helps instantly free up space or quickly move content on your phones or tablets. It features a high-quality waterproof and shockproof metal casing for durability, and comes with a key ring that helps you connect it to your keychain, briefcase or purse to ensure that it stays with you at all times.

10. Mosdart USB-C Flash Drive
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Mosdart's USB-C Flash Drive has good read and write speeds that helps you transfer data between your phone and computer. Available in 32 64 and 128GB options, it is designed to work not only on the MacBook, but also on the iPad Pro, and has USB-C and USB-A connectors on each side for seamless file transfers without the need of a USB adapter.