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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   755669 views   386 comments
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Downloads: 201316 / 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

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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!).

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


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

Version History

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Discussion: FM Scout Editor 2020 - Exclusive Download

386 comments have been posted so far.

  • 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 ?
  • Madness's avatar
    @Stam Thank you for the update, it was reaching the point I had thought you'd given up.

    It is very frustrating to hear that the full Competition Editing can't be fixed. It was the main "key feature" FMSE offered which could not be achieved in any other editor.

    I'm not sure what new feature could be added that would be as impactful. It would have to be something no other editor can offer and be something that can have as big an impact as editing competitions, I personally can't come up with any ideas for anything as big that FMSE doesn't already offer but maybe others can.
  • alain93's avatar
    hello im having a big problem i purchased the license and did every thing IGA is a premium feature, so you need to have a license first. If you've got that, follow the steps outlined below.
    Open FMSE and go to File > Options.
    In the Game Documents field you need to browse to your FM20 user data folder. By default that is the following:
    C:\Users\[Username]\Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2020
    Tick the Enable IGA checkbox right below and click OK.
    Open FM20 and go to Prefences > Interface.
    Hit the Clear Cache button. Then return to the same screen and press the Reload Skin button.
    Switch to FMSE20 and load your game.
    Switch back to FM20 and go to any player's Attributes screen.
    Failed to load football manager data: could not find a compatible Football Manager version im using the latest version
    it didnt work at all plz help
  • inanc's avatar
    @Stam ive specifically asked the bank and they told me payment went through and i should talk to the seller which i sent an email still not a reply..
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Staff5 months ago
    @inanc @berkunderpressure: The Fastspring service processes payments. If you got an error during payment, most likely money was put on hold by the bank until payment could be completed, and will become available to you again as soon as that hold expires.

    @oranje31green: See this screenshot for things you can edit with a nation. You can't create a new nation.

    @Shutty: This only happens with Frankfurt? Is that the team you're managing?

    @tigrou: You can change date of birth. Check out this screenshot.

    @progektmayhem: This post explains the process to activate the in-game assistant.

    @Florian2905: Yes. A new license is needed for each cycle. So a license for FMSE20 won't work with FMSE21.

    @Madness @bellidne: For the past 2 months I've kept messaging Thanos and asking on the status of the competition fix. Initially he was confident he'd wrap it up asap, and this is exactly what I'd write here as well. Sadly he has been unable to find the correct pointer which would finalize the fix and bring back the missing tab under competitions. And what's even worse is that he has spent enough time trying to feel like he should give up on that particular fix. Therefore I have suggested to him to work on some new features to make it up to you in a way.
  • inanc's avatar
    Well it seems they dont care or something no replies to my email with bank transfer attached. Fingers crossed they will reply eventually..hopefully..
  • berkunderpressure's avatar
    Hello, i have trouble about FMSE20 license. Eventhough i paid, i havent received any license for hours. Yet the amount is succesfully transferred from my bank account.
  • inanc's avatar
    thanks for the gamepass support. i didnt get my license email its been 3 hours i got error during payment tho.
  • oranje31green's avatar
    i can see a screenshot of the nation editing ?
  • oranje31green's avatar
    hi. you can tell me exactly how i can edit a nation ? i can create a new ? or not
  • Shutty's avatar
    If I try to edit "Eintracht Frankfurt" (UID 912), the Editor crashes
  • tigrou's avatar
    Hi. I've the question: how can I get a wrong players D.O.B. corrected?
  • progektmayhem's avatar
    How do you enable the in game assistant to see CA/PA in the attributes screen in the game?
  • Florian2905's avatar
    So you have to buy a new license every year?
  • bellidne's avatar
    HI @Stam, is an update for this tool coming soon with the competitions fixed?
  • Madness's avatar
    @Stam I have the feeling by this stage that we are unlikely to ever see that final bug fix. I could be doing him a disservice but it feels like Thanos has given up completely.

    At this point I definitely won't be using or supporting the FMSE in the future. Which is sad because I have always done so gladly prior to now. :(
  • n30s4m's avatar
    How can I add shorts and socks to my team?

    Hello, I purchased the license, everything is ok, congratulations, but I have a question. I am playing with an alternative database (Brasil Mundi UP) and I would like to change the colors of my team's shorts and socks, however, they are not qualified for my team, which is a very low division team ... (unlike Liverpool) where within FM Scout 2020 I can edit everything related to the team's suit. How can I add shorts and socks to my team?
  • totoi94's avatar
    super jespere que ca va marcher pour le telechargement
  • totoi94's avatar
    thank you
  • Anarawata's avatar
    Please consider to add Dark Mode feature, the white background is blinding me
  • achillessimi's avatar
    how to find players that aren't showing up in the editor? for example, I signed Cavani and now I can't find him in the editor
  • jamyg91's avatar
    how do you move a managers/players to another team on this?

    The save icon is top left
  • bellidne's avatar
    @Stam, hi mate, any time frame available for when the Competition fix will be released?

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