Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2018
May 11, 2018
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag true  
Amendment Description Qumu Corporation is filing this Amendment No. 1 on Form 10-Q/A ("Amendment") to amend its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2018, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 15, 2018 (the "Form 10-Q"). The sole purpose of this Amendment is to correct a summation error in the Extensible Business Reporting Language ("XBRL") information filed on Exhibit 101 to the Form 10-Q. No changes have been made in this Amendment to modify or update the disclosures presented in the Form 10-Q except as noted above. This Amendment does not reflect events occurring after the filing of the Form 10-Q or modify or update any disclosures in the Form 10-Q that may be affected by such events.  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2018  
Entity Registrant Name QUMU CORP  
Entity Central Index Key 0000892482  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   9,527,797