Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2020
Oct. 29, 2020
Cover [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2020  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 000-20728  
Entity Registrant Name QUMU CORPORATION  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code MN  
Entity Tax Identification Number 41-1577970  
Entity Address, Address Line One 510 1st Avenue North, Suite 305  
Entity Address, City or Town Minneapolis,  
Entity Address, State or Province MN  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 55403  
City Area Code 612  
Local Phone Number 638-9100  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $0.01 par value  
Trading Symbol QUMU  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   13,712,845
Entity Central Index Key 0000892482  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false