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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   724073 views   381 comments
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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 20.4.4 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)

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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...

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

381 comments have been posted so far.

  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Staff6 months ago
    Quick status update: I've kept pestering Thanos to wrap up the bugfix for competitions. It was planned for the previous weekend, but that didn't happen. It's like evaluating a day-to-day injury situation; I'm expecting it to be ready any day now. So hopefully Thanos will get it done by tomorrow. Believe me, I'm more impatient than you are about it.

    @abezaki: Yes, it works with FM Touch (but not the tablet version).

    @sidewinder @NCremonezLV: I've notified Thanos about it last night. Waiting for him to respond.

    @chris2lawley: If they are player/staff, that's a person type FMSE doesn't read. It should have that feature by now, but it doesn't.

    @mjavek: No, FMSE is for Windows only. There's MacAssistant for Mac.
  • bellidne's avatar
    @Madness I asked last week and didn't get any response. I hope they are busy with it and not ignoring us ha ha. i imagine they have other things going on but an acknowledgement would be nice.
  • Madness's avatar
    @Stam Really appreciate all the time you've spent prodding Thanos to get this updated. Seems a bit more is required as we still don't have that final bug fix update. I'd feel sorry for all the poking but for the fact we've paid money for these features that as yet aren't working, many many months after the launch of the game. Any news on that bug fix?
  • abezaki's avatar
    is fmse can use with fm touch 2020?
  • NCremonezLV's avatar
    The lastest patch on the Gamepass version broke the editor
  • sidewinder's avatar
    Is there an update for the latest gamepass version? it doesnt work now.. thank you!
  • chris2lawley's avatar
    Using the editor in the last few days I've noticed that a number of players in my squad don't show up in the editor. For example, I can't find Aidan McGeady whether I go through the Sunderland squad or if I search for him individually. Is this something that has happened before?
  • mjavek's avatar
    Do you plan this app to work for mac in the future?
    Thank you for the answer
  • bellidne's avatar
    Hi, Is there an update out today regarding the Comptetitions?
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Staff6 months ago
    @MK: Try to run the setup file as admin (right-click > select "Run as administrator"). If that doesn't help, there's a chance your antivirus is too aggressive with the way FMSE installer works (so try pausing it just for the installation).
  • Morgan Kane's avatar
    I am unable to install the scout editor for some reason. When trying to install a message pops up saying 0x800713ec - Asia
    Anyone know what that means and what I can do to get installed properly? I've read the error log and can't fathom what's wrong
  • NCremonezLV's avatar
    Ohhhhh boy, thank you @Stan and Thanos
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Staff6 months ago
    FMSE20 has been updated to be compatible with the Game Pass version of FM20! It took almost 2 weeks of pestering Thanos, but it's finally done. Enjoy!
    There's a bugfix update planned for this weekend to address the remaining offset issues for competitions. That should bring back league table editing etc.
  • Sofus Arvin's avatar
    Hello, if you could add the ability to mass-edit when a contract expires. :)
  • PenguinKenny's avatar
    How can you add a second nationality? I can see that you can change their current one, but I just want to add an additional one.
  • cal9099's avatar
    Can anyone tell me how I edit the youth rating stat for a nation in FMSE? Also, game importance seems to be 'not set' for every nation, why is this?
  • gamerman1's avatar
    Nah, we still waiting
  • NCremonezLV's avatar
    Any news on the GamePass version?
  • bellidne's avatar
    @Stam thank you.
  • EdwinK85's avatar
    Not available for Mac?
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Staff6 months ago
    @PavelT @Kaziminho: It's compatible with 20.4.1 but not with the gamepass version. Thanos told me he'll prepare an update for that tomorrow.

    @jeffattoo: I don't think it's possible to edit international treaties.

    @bellidne: You will be able to do that, once Thanos fixes the remaining offsets for competitions. Not sure if he can squeeze that in the next update.
  • PavelT's avatar
    It's nott compatible with version 20.4.1 :/
    When ?
  • jefftattoo180's avatar
    the publisher can edit international treaties ??
  • moonshine's avatar
    is this better than the official in game editor?
  • Kaziminho's avatar
    Hello, I need support for FM 20.4.1 game version from Xbox Game Pass

    Would you please?

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