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Divestiture of Disc Publishing Business (Major Assets and Liabilities of Discontinued Operations) (Details)

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Divestiture of Disc Publishing Business (Major Assets and Liabilities of Discontinued Operations) (Details) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
Mar. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Additional Disclosures by Disposal Groups, Including Discontinued Operations [Line Items]    
Current liabilities from discontinued operations $ 50us-gaap_LiabilitiesOfDisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationCurrent $ 448us-gaap_LiabilitiesOfDisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationCurrent
Disc Publishing    
Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Additional Disclosures by Disposal Groups, Including Discontinued Operations [Line Items]    
Current assets from discontinued operations 910us-gaap_AssetsOfDisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperation
/ us-gaap_IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperationsAxis
= qumu_DiscPublishingMember
1,026us-gaap_AssetsOfDisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperation
/ us-gaap_IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperationsAxis
= qumu_DiscPublishingMember
Accrued compensation 0us-gaap_DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationAccruedLiabilities
/ us-gaap_IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperationsAxis
= qumu_DiscPublishingMember
31us-gaap_DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationAccruedLiabilities
/ us-gaap_IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperationsAxis
= qumu_DiscPublishingMember
Other current liabilities 50us-gaap_DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationOtherCurrentLiabilities
/ us-gaap_IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperationsAxis
= qumu_DiscPublishingMember
417us-gaap_DisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationOtherCurrentLiabilities
/ us-gaap_IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperationsAxis
= qumu_DiscPublishingMember
Current liabilities from discontinued operations $ 50us-gaap_LiabilitiesOfDisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationCurrent
/ us-gaap_IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperationsAxis
= qumu_DiscPublishingMember
$ 448us-gaap_LiabilitiesOfDisposalGroupIncludingDiscontinuedOperationCurrent
/ us-gaap_IncomeStatementBalanceSheetAndAdditionalDisclosuresByDisposalGroupsIncludingDiscontinuedOperationsAxis
= qumu_DiscPublishingMember