Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Acquisition of Kulu Valley, Ltd Narrative (Details)

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Acquisition of Kulu Valley, Ltd Narrative (Details) (USD $)
Share data in Thousands, except Per Share data, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended 0 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Sep. 30, 2014
Jun. 30, 2014
Mar. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Sep. 30, 2013
Jun. 30, 2013
Mar. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Oct. 03, 2014
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                        
Cash paid for acquisition of business, net of cash acquired                 $ 11,556,000us-gaap_PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired $ 0us-gaap_PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired $ 0us-gaap_PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired  
Share price                       $ 12.95us-gaap_SharePrice
Weighted-average useful lives (years)                 9 years 9 years    
Amortization of purchased intangibles 182,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets 157,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets 156,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets 157,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets 156,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets 158,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets 156,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets 157,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets 652,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets 627,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets 952,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets  
Deferred tax liability 3,965,000us-gaap_DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilities       3,029,000us-gaap_DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilities       3,965,000us-gaap_DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilities 3,029,000us-gaap_DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilities    
Deferred tax assets 22,766,000us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsGross       21,199,000us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsGross       22,766,000us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsGross 21,199,000us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsGross    
Kulu Valley Ltd                        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                        
Percentage of voting interests acquired (in percent)                       100.00%us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionPercentageOfVotingInterestsAcquired
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Net transaction consideration                       14,591,000qumu_BusinessCombinationsNetTransactionConsideration
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Cash paid for acquisition of business, net of cash acquired                       11,556,000us-gaap_PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired
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Cash acquired from acquisition                       2,466,000us-gaap_CashAcquiredFromAcquisition
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Aggregate purchase price, in shares                       275us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionEquityInterestsIssuedOrIssuableNumberOfSharesIssued
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Sale of stock, price per share                       $ 13.75us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionSharePrice
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Escrow deposit                       2,000,000us-gaap_EscrowDeposit
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Escrow lapsed period                       15 months
Accounting adjustments to reduce carrying value of deferred revenues                       1,100,000qumu_BusinessCombinationProvisionalInformationInitialAccountingIncompleteAdjustmentDeferredRevenues
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Revenues generated during the post-acquisition period                       464,000us-gaap_BusinessCombinationProFormaInformationRevenueOfAcquireeSinceAcquisitionDateActual
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Transaction costs related to business acquisitions                       245,000us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionCostOfAcquiredEntityTransactionCosts
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Intangible assets                       6,663,000us-gaap_BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles
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Net deferred tax liability                       1,300,000us-gaap_DeferredTaxLiabilities
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Deferred tax liability                       1,500,000us-gaap_DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilities
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Deferred tax assets                       200,000us-gaap_DeferredTaxAssetsGross
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Developed technology                        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                        
Weighted-average useful lives (years)                 6 years 6 years    
Developed technology | Kulu Valley Ltd                        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                        
Intangible assets                       4,233,000us-gaap_BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles
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Customer relationships                        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                        
Weighted-average useful lives (years)                 10 years 10 years    
Customer relationships | Kulu Valley Ltd                        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                        
Intangible assets                       2,315,000us-gaap_BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles
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Trademarks / trade names                        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                        
Weighted-average useful lives (years)                 15 years 15 years    
Trademarks / trade names | Kulu Valley Ltd                        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                        
Intangible assets                       74,000us-gaap_BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles
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= us-gaap_TrademarksAndTradeNamesMember
Covenant not-to-compete                        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                        
Weighted-average useful lives (years)                 2 years      
Covenant not-to-compete | Kulu Valley Ltd                        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                        
Intangible assets                       41,000us-gaap_BusinessCombinationRecognizedIdentifiableAssetsAcquiredAndLiabilitiesAssumedIntangibles
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= us-gaap_NoncompeteAgreementsMember
Minimum                        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                        
Weighted-average useful lives (years)                 1 year      
Minimum | Trademarks / trade names | Kulu Valley Ltd                        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                        
Weighted-average useful lives (years)                       15 months
Maximum                        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                        
Weighted-average useful lives (years)                 15 years      
Maximum | Trademarks / trade names | Kulu Valley Ltd                        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                        
Weighted-average useful lives (years)                       9 years
Cost Of Product Revenues                        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                        
Amortization of purchased intangibles                 650,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets
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= qumu_CostOfProductRevenuesMember
560,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets
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787,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets
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Cost Of Product Revenues | Kulu Valley Ltd                        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                        
Amortization of purchased intangibles                 100,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets
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Amortization of Purchased Intangibles                        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                        
Amortization of purchased intangibles                 652,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets
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= qumu_AmortizationofPurchasedIntangiblesMember
627,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets
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= qumu_AmortizationofPurchasedIntangiblesMember
952,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets
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Amortization of Purchased Intangibles | Kulu Valley Ltd                        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]                        
Amortization of purchased intangibles                 $ 20,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets
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