Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Goodwill and Intangible Assets Narrative (Details)

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Goodwill and Intangible Assets Narrative (Details) (USD $)
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended 0 Months Ended 1 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
Sep. 30, 2012
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Dec. 31, 2012
Oct. 03, 2014
Oct. 30, 2011
Goodwill And Intangible Assets [Line Items]                            
Goodwill $ 8,525,000us-gaap_Goodwill       $ 0us-gaap_Goodwill         $ 8,525,000us-gaap_Goodwill $ 0us-gaap_Goodwill      
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    
Goodwill impairment charge                 22,200,000us-gaap_GoodwillImpairmentLoss          
Intangible asset impairment charge                 7,300,000us-gaap_ImpairmentOfIntangibleAssetsFinitelived          
Cost Of Product Revenues                            
Goodwill And Intangible Assets [Line Items]                            
Amortization of purchased intangibles                   650,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets
/ us-gaap_IncomeStatementLocationAxis
= qumu_CostOfProductRevenuesMember
560,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets
/ us-gaap_IncomeStatementLocationAxis
= qumu_CostOfProductRevenuesMember
787,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets
/ us-gaap_IncomeStatementLocationAxis
= qumu_CostOfProductRevenuesMember
   
Amortization of Purchased Intangibles                            
Goodwill And Intangible Assets [Line Items]                            
Amortization of purchased intangibles                   652,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets
/ us-gaap_IncomeStatementLocationAxis
= qumu_AmortizationofPurchasedIntangiblesMember
627,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets
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= qumu_AmortizationofPurchasedIntangiblesMember
952,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets
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= qumu_AmortizationofPurchasedIntangiblesMember
   
Kulu Valley Ltd                            
Goodwill And Intangible Assets [Line Items]                            
Goodwill 8,525,000us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_KuluValleyLtdMember
      0us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_KuluValleyLtdMember
        8,525,000us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
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0us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_KuluValleyLtdMember
  8,795,000us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_KuluValleyLtdMember
 
Goodwill acquired during period                   8,795,000us-gaap_GoodwillAcquiredDuringPeriod
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_KuluValleyLtdMember
       
Intangible assets acquired during period                         6,700,000us-gaap_FinitelivedIntangibleAssetsAcquired1
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_KuluValleyLtdMember
 
Kulu Valley Ltd | Cost Of Product Revenues                            
Goodwill And Intangible Assets [Line Items]                            
Amortization of purchased intangibles                   100,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_KuluValleyLtdMember
/ us-gaap_IncomeStatementLocationAxis
= qumu_CostOfProductRevenuesMember
       
Kulu Valley Ltd | Amortization of Purchased Intangibles                            
Goodwill And Intangible Assets [Line Items]                            
Amortization of purchased intangibles                   20,000us-gaap_AmortizationOfIntangibleAssets
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_KuluValleyLtdMember
/ us-gaap_IncomeStatementLocationAxis
= qumu_AmortizationofPurchasedIntangiblesMember
       
Qumu, Inc.                            
Goodwill And Intangible Assets [Line Items]                            
Goodwill 22,218,000us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
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      22,218,000us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_QumuIncMember
        22,218,000us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_QumuIncMember
22,218,000us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_QumuIncMember
     
Goodwill acquired during period                   0us-gaap_GoodwillAcquiredDuringPeriod
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_QumuIncMember
      22,200,000us-gaap_GoodwillAcquiredDuringPeriod
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_QumuIncMember
Intangible assets acquired during period                           $ 18,900,000us-gaap_FinitelivedIntangibleAssetsAcquired1
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_QumuIncMember