Frequently Asked Questions

What's Duckly?

Duckly is a video chat tool built for teams that enables you to talk and collaborate in real-time.

With Duckly you can share a web page, your code directly from your IDE, share your terminal, screen and collaborate as if you were side-by-side.


How to start with Duckly?

  1. Create a Duckly account and select your username.
  2. Create a team or join an existing one.
  3. Join a video call with your team!

How can I share my code?

Share your code by using the Duckly plugin for your IDE. Install the plugin for your and IDE and login your IDE with your Duckly account.

Once you are on a Duckly call, you will be able to share your code or join a coding session with our IDE plugins.

By the way, the code is shared P2P and it never touches our servers.


What IDEs does Duckly support?


How can I share my terminal

Install our terminal integration with npm so you can share any terminal session on a Duckly call.

To install, type on your terminal: $ npm install --global duckly

Then login on your Duckly account: $ duckly login

While on a call, type this on your terminal: $ duckly share


Does the code or repository has to be on Duckly?

No. We don't store any code and no data touches our servers. We allow you to share your code P2P and encrypted with other people of your team so you can collaborate in real-time.


Is there a native app?

Not yet, but you can use the Duckly web app directly with our IDE plugins.


What data are you collecting?

We deeply care about your privacy and security.

We use Segment with Amplitude to analyze the product usage. We use Google Analytics to analyze the web traffic. Any personal info stored is the one provided by the user and can also be deleted very easily by the user.

Please read about our security here.


Was Duckly previously called GitDuck?

Yes! GitDuck was exclusively focused on developers, but as more teams joined, we learned that other people like designers and product managers were also using it. Duckly is focused on the whole team and we are commited to make knowledge sharing easy with our tools and integrations.


Are you hiring?

Maybe! Are you passionate about creating tools that allow people to be more productive and easily share their knowledge? Let's talk!


How can I talk to the Duckly team?

You can always contact us at help @ duckly.com or join our Slack group. Come talk to us!