Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Goodwill and Intangible Assets Goodwill and Impairment Losses (Details)

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Goodwill and Intangible Assets Goodwill and Impairment Losses (Details) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
1 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Oct. 30, 2011
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Oct. 03, 2014
Goodwill [Roll Forward]        
Gross Carrying Amount, Beginning Balance     $ 0us-gaap_Goodwill  
Gross Carrying Amount, Ending Balance   8,525us-gaap_Goodwill 0us-gaap_Goodwill  
Qumu, Inc.        
Goodwill [Roll Forward]        
Gross Carrying Amount, Beginning Balance   22,218us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_QumuIncMember
   
Goodwill acquired during period 22,200us-gaap_GoodwillAcquiredDuringPeriod
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_QumuIncMember
0us-gaap_GoodwillAcquiredDuringPeriod
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_QumuIncMember
   
Goodwill, Translation Adjustments   0us-gaap_GoodwillTranslationAdjustments
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_QumuIncMember
   
Cumulative Impairment Losses   (22,218)us-gaap_GoodwillImpairedAccumulatedImpairmentLoss
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_QumuIncMember
(22,218)us-gaap_GoodwillImpairedAccumulatedImpairmentLoss
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_QumuIncMember
 
Gross Carrying Amount, Ending Balance   22,218us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_QumuIncMember
   
Kulu Valley Ltd        
Goodwill [Roll Forward]        
Gross Carrying Amount, Beginning Balance   0us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_KuluValleyLtdMember
  8,795us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_KuluValleyLtdMember
Goodwill acquired during period   8,795us-gaap_GoodwillAcquiredDuringPeriod
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_KuluValleyLtdMember
   
Goodwill, Translation Adjustments   (270)us-gaap_GoodwillTranslationAdjustments
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_KuluValleyLtdMember
   
Gross Carrying Amount, Ending Balance   $ 8,525us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_KuluValleyLtdMember
  $ 8,795us-gaap_Goodwill
/ us-gaap_BusinessAcquisitionAxis
= qumu_KuluValleyLtdMember