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FM Genie Scout 12 - Exclusive

World's most popular scouting tool for Football Manager 2012. Works with latest 12.2 patch and FM11 savegames.

By Updated on Oct 02, 2012   1905692 views   111 comments
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Downloads: 661275 / Size: 6.9 MB / Added: 2011-11-26
FM 2012 Scout Utilities - FM Genie Scout 12 - Exclusive
Welcome Genie Scout 12!
World's best scout utility is updated for Football Manager 2012.
Exclusively available from for yet another year :)

FM Genie Scout (or Genie Scout in short) is world's most popular scouting tool for Football Manager, created to extend the possibilities of finding, sorting and shortlisting players and staff, controlling their progress, making "first 11" and tactics choice easier and observing attributes invisible in FM.

Released: 26 Nov 2011 - v1.00 beta 1 build 200
Updated: 2 Oct 2012 - v1.00 final build 207

Redistribution Policy:

People who want to put Genie Scout 12 on other sites, you may link back to this very page but you cannot host any files yourselves. Thank you!


Windows XP, Vista, 7 and FM 12.2 (and lower) or FM 11

Does it work for Mac?
No, but Mac users check out Getting Genie Scout to work with Mac step by step guide by dane0 which was originally written for GS11, but should apply to GS12 as well.

How to run:

  • Double click the fm_genie_scout_12_downloader.exe file and click Yes in the alert window.
  • It might ask if you want to install a free to try software, you can choose not to (simply un-tick the offer check-box) and click Next. If you accept though, you are supporting us.
  • Once you click Next, your download of Genie Scout 12 begins.
  • You will get a .zip archive in your Desktop. Extract it anywhere.
  • You'll get an installer file named genie12_setup_b207.exe. Double click to install.
  • Follow instructions and hit next until is finished.
  • Launch Genie. Load your savegame... you don't need to have FM open of course.
That's it! No frameworks required.

Our good member Miguel wrote a detailed instructional guide to Genie Scout. Check it out!


Some languages are completely translated and updated, some others need updating, and we're always looking for new languages to be added.

People who will translate Genie Scout into a new language or update/complete currently available languages will get the "g" version without a donation.
Read more and declare your interest on this thread.

Donate to get the "g" version

Genie Scout 12 comes in two versions. One with ads and one with no ads (we will refer to it as the "g" version). In order to get the "no ads" one you'll have to donate to Eugene first, using the donation form on Genie homepage.

Eugene has automatized the process of distribution for the "g" version, so people will only have to wait up to 1 hour before they will get a download link and key this year. But only if they have sent correct contact email, correct Unique ID along with the donation. Make sure you check your Spam folder too.
If you don't send correct info, you'll most likely have to wait up to 2 days.

Apart from no ads, the "g" version has 4 extra features:

  • Probability of Development :
    A statistically based model that will show the probability of reaching theoretical maximum of players ability
  • Progress Rate :
    Shows the predicted speed of player's development, depending on his ambition, determination, professionalism etc
  • Support for Graphics :
    If you have custom facepacks and/or kitpacks added to your FM, it should show on player and team profiles on GS
  • Top Players Lists :
    Automatically generated lists for best players, most promising and top bargains in the world, by position [New in GS12]

Please note that during the first run of "g" version it may take a few minutes to create the graphic packs cache. Next time it will be loaded much faster.

FM Scout (the site) is not involved in the donations towards Eugene, neither has any responsibility delivering the ad-free version to you after donation. This is a process handled solely by Eugene himself.

Bug Reports:

This is a beta release, so it's natural that there will be some bugs we couldn't find while beta testing the scout ourselves.

Please find the corresponding version specific topic on our Genie Scout forum and post there!
Read this before submitting any bugs!
Any comment including bug report posted on this page will be removed on sight!

Please understand it is forbidden by the EULA from SI and SEGA to export all the data from the results. You should be able to export only basic information such as player name, club, age, etc... the rest information belong to SI and SEGA.


Genie Scout 12 is created by Eugene Tarabanovsky.
He has been producing this program for the past 6 years now, and for that he is a true legend! Thanks mate!

Genie Scout logo made by Stam.


v1.00 final build 207
* Fixed data loading errors

v1.00 final build 206
* Compatible with patch 12.2 (winter update)
* Error on staff and clubs export is fixed
* Error on search by region is fixed
* Error on screenshot of top lists (g-version)
* Donation via Paypal is available again

v1.00 final build 205
All reported loading data errors have been fixed. Also it includes the following changes:
- Error on player/club profile screen opening has been fixed (g-version)
- Error on some Top Lists screen has been fixed (g-version)
- History works properly now (g-version)
- Layouts are visible now (g-version)
- French language works again
- Error when creating screenshot of history has been fixed
- The issue with some newgens name has been resolved

v1.00 beta 2
All reported loading data errors have been fixed. Also it includes the following changes:

- Recalculated feet bonus coefficient (Rating system)
- Training Facilities bug resolved
- Bulgarian, German, Japanese, Korean and Serbian languages added
- Other minor changes

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Downloads: 661275 / Size: 6.9 MB / Added: 2011-11-26
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Discussion: FM Genie Scout 12 - Exclusive

111 comments have been posted so far.

  • WhatIsTheMatrix's avatar
    I also had the "Stream read error" on the 203 g version.
    All cured now just click on Help & Support and then Check For New Version you'll find their is a 204 there to download. :D

    It works fine now. Thanks Eugene for FM Genie Scout and Stam for hosting.
  • bigBEASTIE87's avatar
    Splendid... now to just keep checking my emails... thank you aqain! will donate as soon as i download =]
  • Stam's avatar
    It's being delivered to our newsletter followers now.
    Will update this page with the new version a few hours later :)
  • bigBEASTIE87's avatar
    can someone let us know when the update is out? cant wait, love the programme, will donate when its out!! =]
  • Losis's avatar
    Is it coming out today or not?
  • tebow15's avatar
    Will the genie be updated anytime soon???????
  • Sly294's avatar
    I agree with AngryPez.

    Thanks Stam for hosting m8, happy holidays and all to you and Eugene.
    As AngryPez says, I also will upgrade once the patched version is up.
    Nice work and keep it up!

  • MIKEY83's avatar
    Any news on the updated genie scout :}
  • AngryPez's avatar

    Thanks for hosting this fantastic utility. FM is a massively addictive game on it's own but this utility takes a lot of the frustration out of it. Please pass on my thanks to Eugene as well. We all have a lot going on this time of year and updating a piece of freeware as soon as he is indicates that this is truly a labor of love for him.

    I'll be ordering the "G" version as soon as the patched version is up!
  • Stam's avatar
    New version should arrive soon (compatible with 12.1 patch). Later tonight is a possibility or tomorrow. If you want to be the first to grab it, make sure to sign up for our newsletter.
  • hulk's avatar
    probs after xmas ??? who knows ? alrdy 3 days with the new patch...and no update of genie :/
  • ybw4's avatar
    when comes the update? now it's not working with the new update from stream...
  • Vangelis21's avatar
    It is not bugged. The game was updated (patched) so the genie scout has to be also updated. Unfortunately we will all have to wait
  • yawn17's avatar
    Hey guys, my FM scout 12 Beta 2 is not working anymore. it got this error message" Unknown database version 1692" everytime i tried to load my last game.

    i have tried uninstall and reinstall fm scout again but it is still bugged :(

    Anyone got this problem?
  • The Shakman's avatar
    Thanks a lot for all your works guy, im using genie since the beginning. Greetings from Algeria :)
  • SHADOW28's avatar
    ty bro
  • Stam's avatar
    @Klavooz : It's a donation, not a sale. It's up to you what amount to donate. I'd suggest to donate at least 0.50 EUR though, but that's a personal opinion; Eugene will accept any amount. Most people donate 1-5 EUR in case you're wondering.
  • Klavooz's avatar
    $ 1.33 is sufficient to account for the G version?

    sorry for bad english :S
  • Stam's avatar
    @Timme : Please see the Localize GS and win thread. Go to page 21, where the Danish translator explains the language file is 60% complete and he's looking for someone else to finish the work.
  • Timme's avatar
    Is it comming in Danish :)
  • Stam's avatar
    GS12 public beta 2 is now available. Added a 3rd download mirror for people having trouble with the other 2. Scroll down the page (above) to find the mirrors. Enjoy!
  • ronan17's avatar
    Anybody with download problems.... don't use a download manager, go to options in your DM and set up a keyboard short cut to over ride the download manager
  • nosafarma muda's avatar

    in my IDM like this and i can't download this file...
    help me.......... :/
  • Jenkki's avatar
    please cant you upload it to another site? doesnt work for me those sites...
  • SHADOW28's avatar

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