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FM Scout Editor 2020 - Exclusive Download

The first real-time editor for Football Manager 2020. A powerful alternative to the official In-Game Editor. Comes with basic scouting features too. Updated on September 19th.

By Updated on Sep 19, 2020   634016 views   333 comments
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Football Manager 2020 Tools - FM Scout Editor 2020 - Exclusive Download
FM Scout Editor 2020 (FMSE20 for short) is a utility with powerful real time editing capabilities and some basic scouting features for Football Manager 2020. It currently works with Windows 7+ and the latest 20.4.2 Steam version of FM 2020, 20.4.1 of FM Touch 2020, 20.4.2 Epic Games version of FM 2020 and 20.4.1 Game Pass version of FM20.
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Released: 31 October - v3.0.0.1
Updated on September 19th - v3.2.1.4 (Epic Games support)

Redistribution Policy

People who want to put FM Scout Editor on other sites, you may link back here but you cannot host any files yourselves. Thank you!

FMSE Features

FMSE20 is packed with a plethora of options and running lightning fast. The focus is on the editing side of things. The scouting capabilities are limited. For more advanced scouting, it's recommended to try Genie Scout 20.

We'll aim to roll out frequent updates to introduce new functionality.

Whenever there's a new official patch out, we'll make an effort to update FMSE within a couple of hours. And while update time is dependent on external factors (such as patch complexity or other unpredictable situations), we'll do our best to deliver updates faster than other editing tools out there.

Important: The FMS Editor is free to download, install, use the scouting features and explore all the editing options. You will need a paid license in order to be able to save your edits.

Here's an overview of the currently available key features...

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Nation Editing
Edit Nation general data, teams, Kits and Agreements. For example, you can disable Brexit by adding England back to EU.
In-Game Assistant
See hidden player attributes, CA/PA & actual left/right foot values right in the game (attributes screen). This is an exclusive feature no other tool for Windows is offering!
Edit Club Finances
Edit all kinds of club finances, such as budgets, ticket prices, sugar daddy, sponsors, debts and more.
Edit Club Info
Fiddle with year founded, facilities, youth recruitment, morale, attendances.
Edit Players
A vast amount of player details can be edited, including value, all attributes, abilities, contract data, reputation, positions, preferred moves and so on. You can also heal injuries, destroy a player (fitness to 1%) and remove bans.
Freeze Player Attributes
You can now freeze attributes so they remain unaffected by CA, PA or training.
Edit Competitions
Extensive editing for competition, with more editable data than other real-time editor.
Edit Staff
Scout for and Edit Non-Playing staff like Coaches, Assistant Managers, etc.
Mass Edit Teams
Quick-actions to Heal Team, Remove Unhappy, Remove Bans and Destroy Team.
Edit Club Kits
Change kit style and colours every new season and see these changes apply to the 3D match as well!
Edit Awards
In-depth editing of awards is possible for all sorts of award details. The most advanced FM Award Editor is here!
Edit Cities
Edit city details such as coordinates, attraction, altitude and amount of inhabitants.
Mass Edit Players, Staff, Clubs, Awards & Cities
Advanced Mass Edit dedicated panel you can access after selecting 2 or more entities in search results. Multi-select entities using Shift-click, Ctrl-click or click-drag.

Feature Requests

You can always request a feature that you want that will make this tool better! Just leave a message in the official FMSE forum! Any doable feature requested will make it in one of our next releases.

How to use FMS Editor 20

Current version is compatible with Steam and Game Pass for PC Windows editions only.

  1. Unzip and install by running the .exe file.
  2. Open Football Manager 2020 and load your saved game.
  3. Open FMSE 2020.
  4. Click on the load icon (small folder, top left).
  5. Search for awards, cities, clubs, players...
  6. Double-click on an item from the results.
  7. A new window will pop-up and you can edit data there.
  8. Once done editing click on the save icon (small disk, top left) for the changes to take effect.

Support FM Scout Editor

You can support the development of this tool by purchasing a license which unlocks the ability to save your edits for the 2020 version. This is an one time upgrade which costs £5.99 / €5.99 / $5.99 (VAT is included!).

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User guide: Registering your FMSE license

Software licenses issued for FMSE20 are NON-refundable. Please make sure the app and the features provided are what you are looking for, before purchasing. If you have any questions about purchasing a license, you can contact [email protected] prior to your purchase.

Bug Reports

If you encounter any bugs, report them in the official FMSE forum.

Please keep a backup of your save game before using FMSE 20 to edit your game’s data. AppCake Ltd and cannot be held liable for any corrupt game files, or any other issue caused by the use of FMSE 20. A backup will make sure that whatever happens, you will still have your saved game.

Known Issues

  • Competition Popup - tabs and popup control buttons are missing


For support queries regarding licenses, please contact [email protected]. For any other support queries, please contact [email protected].

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Discussion: FM Scout Editor 2020 - Exclusive Download

333 comments have been posted so far.

  • bitter's avatar
    when i open the editor a window pops up saying "Modify setup" nothing happens and gives me 3 options "repair, uninstall, close" using the epic games fm version
  • lolmom's avatar
    mac version?
  • The Fool's avatar
    how can I edit the transfer budget?
  • creedreed's avatar
    I am curious if the 'allow registration any time' works or not. if it does work then how does one do it because i have not been able to get it to work
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Staff2 days ago
    I just tested the Epic Store version and FMSE20 loads my save fine. Messaged Thanos to check on that again, he also said it's working without problems for him too. Did you grab the newest FMSE version

    @iknothing: It's explained above.
    The FMS Editor is free to download, install, use the scouting features and explore all the editing options. You will need a paid license in order to be able to save your edits.
    @aitorcan: There's currently no option to change currency in the app. It will convert everything to pounds.
  • marcusroberto's avatar
    Guys, I updated the Editor today (Sep 20th) but it still doesn't work with the Epic Store version.
  • OMG_iknothing's avatar
    so you can download this for free but if you want to use it you have to pay.......
  • senosk's avatar
    Its says "'Failed to load Football Manager data: Could not find a compatible Football Manager version"
    I have the Epic Games version. What to do? :)
  • trxye's avatar
    Epic not open fm scout editor. soluc...
  • aitorcan's avatar
    sorry how can I put the scout editor from pounds to euros
  • saviobrendler's avatar
    ''Failed to load Football Manager data: Could not find a compatible Football Manager version'' My version is from Epic Games. Why does this error occur?
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Staff2 days ago
    FMSE20 has been updated yet again to support the 2nd 20.4.2 patch released last night. It should now work again with the latest Steam and Epic versions. Enjoy!
    I'll clean up the unnecessary comments later on.
  • Justice's avatar
    Justice Staff3 days ago
    Guys, as an FYI, FM was updated (again) this evening (another hotfix). Tools will need to be updated again. That's why FMSE currently isn't compatible.
  • shomoyon's avatar
    Epic games version still fails to load..Come on boys hurry up :D
  • Dzemil18's avatar
    Loading works for me with the latest version, but whatever change I do in the editor and save it (I bought a license) I can't see the change in the game. Is this works only if I start a career from the scratch?
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Staff3 days ago
    @Antonelo: Yes, it is.

    @izagooner: I'm unable to replicate the issue. Perhaps you opted for public beta versions of the game? I think SI rolled out a public beta version today to test a hotfix for 1 of the bugs caused by 20.4.2. We don't support public beta versions with our updates.
  • Antonelo's avatar
    Is it compatible with the Epic Games version?
  • izagooner's avatar
    @Stam my game is updated and ive just installed new versions of this and scout but neither find my game data
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Staff4 days ago
    @izagooner: I've tested an older save and a new save with 20.4.2. Both loaded fine on the new FMSE20 version. Did you update to the latest version?
  • izagooner's avatar
    game not found tried a new save with 20.4.2
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Staff4 days ago
    FMSE new version is out now!
    - Compatible with the 20.4.2 patch.
    - It also supports FM20 on Epic.
    - This version also comes with updated .NET Framework, updated core libraries and minor visual improvements.

    P.S. Thanos told me he has finally found a solution to the known issue of competitions and will attempt to fix that during the weekend. Fingers crossed. :)
  • krazybone's avatar
    I have the same problem. I just bought it and its not working. I says im up to date with the updates but it still says it cannot find compatible version of fm. How more compatible than the original??? What to do support?
  • morpher's avatar
    i am waiting for the new update
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Staff4 days ago
    We're aware of today's 20.4.2 patch, as well as the debut of FM20 on Epic Games store. I've notified Thanos and he promised me an update in the morning. He's aiming to support the Epic Games version with this update too. So if all goes well, we'll have a new FMSE20 version for you tomorrow.
  • Marcus_T95's avatar
    got the normal steam version, in need of an update. its saying error loading data, could not find a compatible football manager version.

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