Channels is a cloud integration and application platform that allows businesses to integrate their systems and do more with their data. Channels applications include eCommerce Connectors, Analytics, Loyalty applications, Import Tools, eMail Marketing applications, with more coming all the time.
Channels for Mac
The Channels for Mac app runs on your computer that hosts LightSpeed Pro Server. Channels for Mac securely handles all of the communication to and from LightSpeed Pro as well as to and from the Channels Cloud using the LightSpeed Pro API, the Channels API, and SSL. Channels acts as user in LightSpeed Pro whenever writing data.
The Channels Cloud stores your data from all connected sources (Shopify, LightSpeed Pro, Shopify, MailChimp, etc) and provides the backbone for all the Channels apps. Channels Connector for Shopify The Channels Connector for Shopify runs in the Channels Cloud and transfers data back and forth between Channels and Shopify. By logging into the Channels Web Interface, you can control the preferences and settings for the Connector.