Which Mac port is the best to use for external storage?

Depending on the kind of drive, generation of Mac, and cabling, you may have multiple choices.
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  • Mac
  • USB
  • Ports
  • External Hard Drives
Glenn Fleishman’s most recent books include Take Control of iOS & iPadOS Privacy and Security, Second Edition (covering iOS 15/iPadOS 15), Take Control of Your M-Series Mac, and Take Control of Securing Your Mac. In his spare time, he makes Tiny Type Museums. He’s a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.