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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 27th.

By Updated on Sep 27, 2020   752758 views   386 comments
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Downloads: 200535 / Size: 16.6 MB / Added: 2019-10-31
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 20.4.4 Steam version of FM 2020, 20.4.1 of FM Touch 2020, 20.4.4 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 27th - v3.2.1.6 (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...

Become unsackable! No matter what happens, the board will never fire you. Have no fear of getting sacked ever again!
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

386 comments have been posted so far.

  • 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.
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Staff11 months ago
    FMSE has been updated to support today's 20.2.1 patch. Enjoy! :)
  • Perblangsdal's avatar
    I used the wrong email apparently..
    And just today i found the right e-mail (in the spam folder).. too late
  • Karisa's avatar
    I want to know how can I see the IGA panels?I can't find a way to use it
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Staff11 months ago
    FMSE has been updated to v3.1.1.0 which is a bugfix release. It took more time than expected, but Thanos made an effort to fix all reported issues in the forum.
    - Updated IGA panels to FM2020 version
    - Updated club youth academy filter to junior coaching to prevent an error
    - Disabling IGA will now restore the original panels
    - Fixed the Human manager unsackable and squad registration options offsets
    - Fixed the following offsets in club finances: Weekly wage budget, highest wage allowed, wekly wage budget used, highest wage paid, highest non player wage paid
    - Fixed the Youth Importance offset
    - Fixed the Chairman Status offset
    - Fixed the Club Morale offset
    - Fixed a bug that wouldn't allow disabling the Human Manager flags

    @butleriain: MacAssistant was updated for 20.2 earlier today. I'm not personally involved in that project, I only help with FMSE communications.
    @kwanlx: FMSE is safe to install. No virus or anything harmful.
    @Perblangsdal: Have you followed the steps to register your license?
  • butleriain's avatar
    Hi Stam, im a mac user but ill type here as over on the mac assistant thread its an echo chamber for users and people who bought it! we are all just talking to ourselves i think.

    any idea when the patch will be done for mac assistant?

  • kwanlx's avatar
    Im having trouble when installing this new version, get a antivirus error and dont let me installing, anyone with this problem?
  • Perblangsdal's avatar
    If i already purchase a license for this 2020 but i still cant get it to work.... then what to do????
  • Amature Bik's avatar
    Thanks for all your hard work, stam
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Staff11 months ago
    FMSE has been updated for the 20.2 patch. Enjoy!
    Thanos will be working tomorrow on a bugfix update.
  • Moldow's avatar
    We need that update :D
  • jasonmarkslip's avatar
    is there another update as due to fm20 been updated again this isn't compatible so can u sort us a update please
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Staff11 months ago
    Update should arrive today. I was expecting it last night, but Thanos couldn't make it.
  • mrozu2's avatar
    Any timelines on the patch fix for the new release?
  • waelphoto's avatar
    when fmse to be updated?
  • Ch4rz1t0pt's avatar
    Yeah waiting for update :p
  • shaunpsmith1902's avatar
    same here piot07
  • piot07's avatar
    Is there new version of FM? I can not run FMSE20, still failed for ''Can not load data' :(
  • WesleySneijder's avatar
    The only thing I wish this had was the ability to force the TW shut for a long period of time.

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