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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   634028 views   333 comments
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Downloads: 169008 / 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 20.4.2 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

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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.

  • TomTheMonkey100's avatar
    when will there be an update?
  • SGDynamite's avatar
    need a fast update, all my players are injured :(
  • Zlaten09's avatar
    Hey guys, i've just downloaded FM2020 from epic games, anyone knows why scout editor isn't working?
  •'s avatar
    this is not work for epic game? only work with steam version? plss update
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Staff1 week ago
    Quick update: FMSE20 has been updated yesterday, specifically to be compatible with the last game pass version which was released 3 weeks ago. I had notified Thanos (FMSE author) about this patch 1 day after the patch became available, but he had been sick and unable to work on it during this time. Apologies for the long delay.
  • NCremonezLV's avatar
    3 weeks now, and still no answer
  • ivar85's avatar
    Just wondering about the game pass edition as well :)
    I will get in line
  • PCPanamaCrew's avatar
    at this point i buy the internal editor of the game pass version to keep playing but still waiting for this that is more complete.
  • NCremonezLV's avatar
    Any news on the update for the Gamepass version? it's been a week
  • Snapshot's avatar
    hi guys, is it possible to change the tax system using the ingame editor?
  • NCremonezLV's avatar
    The editor isnt' working on the game pass version since the latest patch
  • PCPanamaCrew's avatar
    hi yes the software was working perfect until the new game pass update i wait for the new version thanks!
  • Adzc28's avatar
    Stopped working - Have the Game Pass version. Downloaded and bought the license for this after the gamepass update. Up until yesterday was working fine, now I get "Failed to load Football Manager data: could not find a compatible Football Manager Version."

    Is there a solution for this... not sure if Gamepass version has changed.
  • Harriers9's avatar
    Hi. I downloaded and bought the license for FMSE20 today but it will not work due to the error: "Failed to load Football Manager data: Could not find a compatible Football Manager version."

    It is stated that the reason for this error is due to having opted for the public beta builds of FM on Steam. We only support the official stable builds and not the public beta ones.

    My copy of FM2020 is an official retail version complete with activation number as shown in the image so I fail to see why it will not work properly.

    Could you please advise or refund my payment. Thanks...

  • Petru's avatar
  • Synsky1412's avatar
    heyy, i have a problem with my FMSE20. why i can't edit facilities anymore?everytime i change the value of my club, the quality of facilities in game didnt change. i tried pressing continue in game, updating my FMSE, fyi, i'm using FM20 Touch version of the game.
  • catikx's avatar
    heyyy i need to help


  • Freddie521's avatar
    Bug: Can't edit the club im managing (West Brom), but can edit other clubs
  • HADI26's avatar
    im trying to use the rditor but it keeps sayings it cant find the game but the scout genie did
  • Gaviewz's avatar
    Hi I used the editor just to test it out for FM2020 touch on my laptop and cross saved it to my ipad which I have linked up through Steam but it doesn't seem to carry the edited information across.
  • LJ815's avatar
    Is this working for everyone?
  • Rekoshooter's avatar
    So, they took money but did not even answer my question?
    What is the problem?
  • VS jeje's avatar
    hello, is it possible to put the FMSE 20 in french with the euro in currency, I did not find the option.
  • Rekoshooter's avatar
    I paid, installed the license, made changes in my team, tried to save, and the programme crashed.
    How to solve?
  • Peztyke's avatar
    how do you transfer a player to your club from the free transfers list ?

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