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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   837092 views   182 comments
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Downloads: 347668 / 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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Discussion: FM Genie Scout 17 g - Exclusive

182 comments have been posted so far.

  • Renato Mendes's avatar
    maybe @Zlaten09, we have to wait.
  • Zlaten09's avatar
    @Renato Mendes Neither for me, i sent a message already but nobody answered me. Probably GS2017 it's broken and they can't fix it :(
  • Renato Mendes's avatar
    Since the 17.3.0 update, Genie does not work.
  • sammufc95's avatar
    yeah having same problem as @mohd89ali... any solution?
  • GUATAMELAE's avatar
    When will genie scot beta be released?
  • Grindan's avatar
    I donate for genie scout 17.3 You sent me link for beta version. But it didnt work well. It didn't show true things. When it will go true? Is it beta version problem or g edition problem? Footballers nationality not true , their raitings not true etc.
  • LAR91's avatar
    Have tried donating to get the g version however when i get to the donation page there is a error message saying "We are unable to find te requested file or resource".
  • mohd89ali's avatar
    i have the g version and still cant get fm scout to work , when i try to check for update , i get fm 16 updates !
  • Omar Kordy's avatar
    When is the updated version coming out?
  • Stam's avatar
    @johnson1907: Sounds like a problem with your key file. You either changed computer or upgraded/reinstalled Windows. At any case you unique ID must have changed which means you need a new key file. Send an email to Eugene to explain the situation and pass him your new ID.
  • Hybix's avatar
    Hey again @Stam

    Yup, this time straight after launching the Scout I got the popup saying there was a new version available, and the "check for new version" worked as usual.

    Thanks a lot again!
  • johnson1907's avatar
    @Stam My g version isn't working properly. Wrong nationality and position information appears. Seems like all the players in the game is goalkeeper.
    Any solution?
  • benhardy's avatar
    @Stam I'm having the same problem as @Hybix???
  • Stam's avatar
    @Hybix: Can you please try the "check for new version" again?
  • Hybix's avatar
    Hi @Stam

    I've donated this year and been using the G edition, but this time I didn't receive any email with the new edition to work with the 17.3.0 patch, and also when I open Scout and check for a new version, it says I've got the latest, even though I read your comment saying the G version has already been updated.

    What should I do in order to get it? Thanks!
  • Stam's avatar
    Quick update: Genie Scout 17g has been updated to work with the 17.3.0 patch. I've checked with Eugene and he said that the update for the public edition will be delayed until the last weekend of March (25-26) in order to raise awareness towards the 'g' edition.

    @lbrady97 @regiblinker: Please report your issues on the GS forum instead.

    @Omar Kordy: I haven't tested that, but you could give it a go and see what happens. Chances are it won't work though.

    @zoppi_: That's nonsense, completely false.

    @Rekoshooter: It's recommended to use the GS forum for such reports. Make sure to include as many details as possible (e.g. does it happen all the time for any player).
  • Wompie's avatar
    As others have said, the update broke it. Would love an update!
  • Zlaten09's avatar
    Hey guys, after the game update i couldn't use Genie Scout anymore what can i do?
  • Dszorzi's avatar
    When will be a new version for 17.3?
  • lbrady97's avatar
    I have the same problem as regiblinker, any idea when it'll be back up working?
  • regiblinker's avatar
    When trying to start the app for the first time, also getting the error: List index out of bounds ( 6920528 )

    If you OK that, the email box comes up as expected, but then nothing happens. I tried saving my game and rebooting and trying again. Still not working.
  • Omar Kordy's avatar
    does the Genie Scout not work if I'm playing an online game and I'm not the host?
  • zoppi_'s avatar
    HI guys,

    Malware byte's said that there's a ransomware in that version....
  • Notler's avatar
    Will there be an update anytime soon?
  • Rekoshooter's avatar
    When I want to open the player to see his characteristics, it shows :
    Can not allocate the DIB handle.
    What does it mean?

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