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FM Genie Scout 17 g - Exclusive

World's best scouting tool returns for FM17. Extend the possibilities of finding, sorting & shortlisting players & staff on Football Manager 2017. Works with the 17.3.2 patch.

By Updated on Oct 18, 2017   892852 views   182 comments
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Downloads: 362236 / Size: 27.4 MB / Added: 2016-11-25
Football Manager 2017 Tools - FM Genie Scout 17 g - Exclusive
Welcome to the official download page of FM Genie Scout 17, the best real-time scout tool for Football Manager 2017. Exclusively available from since 2009.

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: 25 November 2016 - build 708
Updated: 19 October 2017 - build 720

Genie Scout 17 "g" edition now free!

As of October 18th, the special "g" edition of Genie Scout is available for free! Normally this edition requires a license and is only given to Eugene's direct supporters who donate to keep the development of this brilliant tool alive.
Genie Scout 17g has no ads and includes a couple of extra features, such as search by role rating and probability of development.

Redistribution Policy

We don't allow sharing Genie Scout 17 directly on other sites. Please point the download link to this very page. You cannot host any files yourself.


OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
FM17: 17.3.2, 17.3.1, 17.3.0, 17.2.1, 17.2.0, 17.1.2, 17.1.1, 17.1.0, 17.0.2

Does it work for Mac or Linux?
No. However, we exclusively release another scouting tool for Mac OS X users:
MacAssistant RT for FM17

How to run GS17

  1. Extract the downloaded .zip file and run the setup .exe file.

  2. Follow instructions until installation is finished.

  3. Run Football Manager 2017 and load your saved game.

  4. Launch Genie Scout 17 and from main menu click "Load Game".

We have a detailed instructional guide to Genie Scout. Make sure to read it.

Donate to Eugene to get the "g" edition

As usual, Genie Scout 17 comes in two editions:
The public edition comes with 2 banner ads.
The "g" edition has no ads and includes a couple of minor extra features.

In order to get the "g" edition, you need to donate to Eugene.

Update: As of October 18th, the "g" edition of GS for FM17 is made public and doesn't require a license!

Refer to Genie Scout 17g FAQ if you have further questions.

Eugene has automatized the process of distribution for the "g" edition, so you will have to wait just a few minutes before you receive a download link and a key file. But only if they have sent correct contact email, correct Unique ID alongside your donation.

Make sure you check your Spam folder too.
It might take up to 24 hours though. In case of problem with your donation, please contact Eugene using the email address you'll see in the message after donation.

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

During closed beta stage for supporters, Eugene fixed most bugs that came to surface. As a result, the public edition should be quite stable from its very first version.

Should you find a bug, please report it to the Genie Scout forum.
Read this before submitting any bugs!

Known issue: Sale value for players is not accurate and sadly we have no way of making it work as it used to be before GS13.

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.


Genie Scout 17 is created by Eugene Tarabanovsky.
He has been developing this amazing scout utility for the past 11 years!

Genie Scout logo made by Stam.


July 7: Version 1.0 build 718
  • Compatible with 17.3.2

March 26: Beta 14 build 714
  • Compatible with 17.3.1
  • Shortlist import issue resolved
  • Minor fixes

January 11: Beta 10 build 711
  • Compatible with FM 17.2.1
  • 'Date encode' error fixed
  • History Auto-Tracking fixed
  • Minimum fee release issue fixed
  • Other minor fixes

December 15: Beta 9 build 709
  • Compatible with 17.2.0
  • Minor fixes

November 30: First release - beta 8 build 708
  • Compatible with 17.1.2
  • Compatible with FM Touch
  • Minor fixes

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Downloads: 362236 / Size: 27.4 MB / Added: 2016-11-25
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Discussion: FM Genie Scout 17 g - Exclusive

182 comments have been posted so far.

  • mehmetfuat46's avatar
    link dont working
  • nufc4ever's avatar
    why cant i edit ratings in fmgs 17 g free edition????
  • korokan's avatar
    thanks mate
  • Obdz's avatar
    Thank you
  • Stam's avatar
    @shelbyj14: Please try again.
  • shelbyj14's avatar
    Hi, trying to redownload GS and the download link on this page takes me to a 404 instead.
  • kazabubu's avatar
    Hello, when i am trying to load the fm to GS i says the fm is not found and that i need to get fm 17.01 and higher why???
  • kingj's avatar
    hi I can't download using the link. is someone able to send genie scout to me in private message?
  • g00dman's avatar
    Hi, when trying to export a .csv (after changing the visible columns and moving the order around), I get the error "List index out of bounds (-2)". What does this mean/how can I fix it?
  • YouGotM@gpied's avatar
    GS dow not show the correct attributes does not work as intended for me anymore. It shows all wrong numbers, and when ticking "Show Potential Attributes" CA goes to 0, and the attributes goes to even worse.

    This is happening with all players, PA/CA does not matter. Anyone seen this before? How can i fix this?
  • RiazziG's avatar
    Trying to run the new Genie and i'm getting:

    "windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item"

    My user is running as administrator and i've disabled my norton anti virus.

    Can anyone help? i'm a bit miffed lol
  • ilmedianofm's avatar
    Yep, just to confirm AVG Labs confirmed the file is clean. Download away and whitelist if necessary.
  • Zeo's avatar
    My virusscanner also gave me a message but I just allowed the file. I trust genie.

    And its working.
  • ilmedianofm's avatar
    The in-game updater tells me 16.3.2 is the latest edition, and so have tried to download from Scout. AVG has alerted me to potential issues with the files. I've "whitelisted" both the installation file for 17.3.2 update and the executable file itself and AVG is throwing a hissy fit, and has sent it to Labs for analysis.
  • luismestre20's avatar
    When I try to run the program my avast block it...It says that the program has a FileRepMalware.
    Any help?
  • lizidking's avatar
    Working well legend!
    Thanks very much...
  • Aggion's avatar
    When i open the new FM Genie scout version it sends my AVG into freak mode, sending the file to their HQ to analyze or something, and after that it gives me this:

    Any1 knows an solution?
  • Zeo's avatar
    @stam, thanks!

    Ignorant question i see now. I had been deleting and reinstalling genie yesterday to see if i could get it to work and didnt think to go check the update option in genie itself.

    I just received the email from Eugene. Great service as always!

    Enjoy your games everyone!
  • Stam's avatar
    @Zeo: You can either wait for Eugene's email, or do the following:
    Close your GS17g and reopen it. Should tell you there's a new version. Then from main menu (big GS circle top left) go to Help & Support > Check for New Version. You'll find download link there.
  • Zeo's avatar
    Hey stam, thanks for that update and its great news.

    From here I can only download the public version which doesnt use my key file. Could you tell me where to download the g edition?

    thanks in advance
  • Stam's avatar
    New GS17 version that supports yesterday's 17.3.2 patch is now available for both public and g editions.
  • ybh67's avatar
    when will eugene release new genie scout? We need it!!!!!
  • ioSonoDitatore's avatar
    @Stam How do I disable public beta builds?? Genie Scout worked for me, I used it every day and now it does not work at all . . . same error as yaso3597 . . pls help me
  • Stam's avatar
    We are aware of the new 17.3.2 patch since its release. Eugene is working on the update, which should be ready by tomorrow.
  • RedLFC1892's avatar
    I have the G Edition. How long until it works with the new football manager patch?

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