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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 December 20th.

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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 20.2.3 Steam versions of FM 2020 and FM Touch 2020.
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Released: 31 October - v3.0.0.1
Updated on December 20th - v3.1.1.3

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 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!).

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
  • Staff Attributes - missing new attributes such as judging staff


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

154 comments have been posted so far.

  • boroie's avatar
    Any chance of an update to support 20.2.4? Been over a week now that FMSE has not worked with the latest version.
  • FCFootballFan's avatar

    I’m new to Football Manager; and I am wondering if can I use this FM Scout Editor to make changes to Club Names and Stadiums whilst in the game?

  • FCFootballFan's avatar

    I’m new to Football Manager; and I am wondering if can I use this FM Scout Editor to make changes to Club Names and Stadiums whilst in the game?

  • dwhiteuk's avatar
    Hi everyone, is anyone having issues finding certain players? for example i cannot find alexis sanchez on FMSE but he currently plays for my club?
  • Madness's avatar
    @Stam So we are now back in the New decade and it's been nearly a month since I last asked. Would you be so kind as to give Thanos another prod about fixing competition editing please?

    It was the main feature of the editor I wanted to use so it's rather frustrating that key listed features of the FMSE are still not working by this stage after release.
  • NicoHVR's avatar
    Hi, could someone tell me how to change currency to EUR? Can't see it in the Options. Thanks.
  • bellidne's avatar
    HI, With this editor can you change the name of stadiums? Ie, Juventus stadium?
  • Rattaz15's avatar
    Hey Stam, is it possible to change a clubs manager mid-save using FMSE? Ie. Ancelotti to Everton. Thanks
  • Stam's avatar
    FMSE has been updated for the 20.2.3 patch. Enjoy!

    On a side note, Thanos will be mostly unreachable during the winter holiday, so let's hope there won't be any patch release to avoid possible delays.
  • Karisa's avatar
    update please
  • Zenyatta's avatar
    Just a quick question about editing competitons. Is it possible to edit number of players on the bench? for example editing to have 12 subs like italian league. Thanks
  • waelphoto's avatar
    Could you update FMSE Pls
  • mengao89's avatar
    Again is not running with FM Touch, new update.
  • kangooroo99's avatar
    Bonjour. Impossible de mettre la licence dans FMSE
  • GarmischP's avatar
    Any ETA for when this will be available for MAC Steam edition ??????
  • bartsiuzdak's avatar
    Hi. Same problem....
  • Bandes's avatar
    Hallo bei mir kommt folgender Fehler mit dem Update

    Habe einge gekaufte Versiion
  • Stam's avatar
    FMSE has been updated for the delayed FM Touch patch.

    @Madness: Can't give you an exact date, but I'll keep pestering him until it's done.
    @mcswifty: Thanos says this feature (freeze attributes) works the same way as the official in-game editor. Will keep an eye on.
  • bartsiuzdak's avatar
    Yeah... good question. Maybe somebody can do something ?
  • mnezo's avatar
    Any idea when this will work with FMT again?
  • Pepé Le Pew's avatar
    It probably isn't updated for FMT as well, since the update for FMT only came few hours ago.
  • mengao89's avatar
    After update FMSE 20 doesnt work with My Touch version... " could not find a compatible version " . [2]
  • bartsiuzdak's avatar
    After update FMSE 20 doesnt work with My Touch version... " could not find a compatible version " . Game is after new patch also FMSE20.. ??
  • Madness's avatar
    Do we have any rough estimates on when the fix for competition editing might be coming?

  • mcswifty's avatar
    Freeze Player Attributes
    You can now freeze attributes so they remain unaffected by CA, PA or training.

    This is only partially working and need looking at.
    Randomly it unticks this option on half my players after a couple weeks ingame time.

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