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Stock-Based Compensation, Common Stock Repurchases and Dividends Schedule Of Share-Based Payment Arrangements (Details)

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Stock-Based Compensation, Common Stock Repurchases and Dividends Schedule Of Share-Based Payment Arrangements (Details) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award [Line Items]      
Stock-based compensation cost charged against income, before income tax benefit $ 1,841qumu_ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardCostChargedAgainstIncome $ 1,435qumu_ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardCostChargedAgainstIncome $ 1,704qumu_ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardCostChargedAgainstIncome
Stock-based compensation cost included in:      
Cost of revenues 55qumu_ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardCostOfRevenues 25qumu_ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardCostOfRevenues 10qumu_ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardCostOfRevenues
Operating expenses 1,786qumu_ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOperatingExpenses 1,410qumu_ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOperatingExpenses 1,694qumu_ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOperatingExpenses
Stock Options      
Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award [Line Items]      
Stock-based compensation cost charged against income, before income tax benefit 812qumu_ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardCostChargedAgainstIncome
/ us-gaap_AwardTypeAxis
= us-gaap_EmployeeStockOptionMember
928qumu_ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardCostChargedAgainstIncome
/ us-gaap_AwardTypeAxis
= us-gaap_EmployeeStockOptionMember
1,079qumu_ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardCostChargedAgainstIncome
/ us-gaap_AwardTypeAxis
= us-gaap_EmployeeStockOptionMember
Restricted stock and restricted stock units      
Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award [Line Items]      
Stock-based compensation cost charged against income, before income tax benefit $ 1,029qumu_ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardCostChargedAgainstIncome
/ us-gaap_AwardTypeAxis
= qumu_RestrictedStockAndRestrictedStockUnitsMember
$ 507qumu_ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardCostChargedAgainstIncome
/ us-gaap_AwardTypeAxis
= qumu_RestrictedStockAndRestrictedStockUnitsMember
$ 625qumu_ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardCostChargedAgainstIncome
/ us-gaap_AwardTypeAxis
= qumu_RestrictedStockAndRestrictedStockUnitsMember