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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 March 27th.

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Downloads: 95363 / Size: 15.9 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 20.4.1 Steam version of FM 2020 and 20.4.0 of FM Touch 2020.
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Released: 31 October - v3.0.0.1
Updated on March 27th - v3.1.1.10

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 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!).

Buy License via FastSpring

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

219 comments have been posted so far.

  • angelosg87's avatar
    Problem. Failed to load football manager data. Could not find a compatible football manager version. Please help
  • Stam's avatar
    Quick update: As always, I've alerted Thanos about the new patch 20.3.0 but he won't be able to update FMSE tonight. He's at remote location unable to work on it. He's returning at some point tomorrow, so I'm hopeful we'll get the 20.3 update for FMSE by tomorrow night.

    @boroie: Can you please report in the FMSE forum? Add as many details as you can and screenshots if possible. I've passed this on to Thanos either way, but adding it properly in the forum would help.
    @Karisa: I've been reminding him that for weeks. I'll keep pestering him until it's done, but can't really say when exactly.
  • boroie's avatar
    @stam I can no longer open up the edit screen for a club. It crashes FMSE. Same behaviour when clicking on the club name from a player edit screen. FMSE 3115 (same in 3114) and latest public fm build (no beta).
  • Karisa's avatar
    I want to know that the FMSE's bug of the staff missing new attributes.
    when can been dealed with
  • Karisa's avatar
    the Staff Attributes bug
  • Dr Huuffuuhhrr's avatar
    Can you give Thanos another reminder about MacAssistant please. It's annoying seeing the windows scouts being updated immediately while we Mac users have to wait ages.
  • Stam's avatar
    FMSE delayed update for FM Touch was finally made available earlier tonight.

    @SW: Only Thanos is in charge of development for FMSE (and MacAssistant). I notify him about new patches literally within 2 hours after release and follow up with reminders every day in case he's running late. It's up to him to prepare and deliver the updates. FMSE updates usually arrive on the same time as the Genie Scout ones or a little faster.
  • Stern_Whistle's avatar
    Still waiting for FMT update.. You guys definitely lack the efficiency of Eugene from FM Genie.
  • julawan's avatar

    when the appli work for touch plz ?
  • Stam's avatar
    FMSE20 has been updated for the 20.2.4 patch. FM Touch hasn't been updated yet, it's expected later today or tomorrow. FMSE will naturally receive another patchfix for that once it comes out.
  • Karisa's avatar
    20.2.4 has gotten pushed to retail.please update.
  • Stam's avatar
    Quick update: Public beta builds are not supported, hence the lack of an updated version for that. 20.2.3 remains the latest retail version and FMSE20 will receive its next update once 20.2.4 (or newer) gets pushed to retail.
  • Karisa's avatar
    Do we'll receive a version for 20.2.4 Public Beta version?
  • FCFootballFan's avatar
    Hi Everyone,
    I was wondering if it is possible to edit a leagues substitution rules whilst already playing in a saved game?

  • achilleasp14's avatar
    Hello, I have a question regarding FMSE. Is there any way I can use it to sack a coach?
  • 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

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