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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   713988 views   380 comments
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Downloads: 191405 / 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.
Exclusively available from

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!).

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].

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Discussion: FM Scout Editor 2020 - Exclusive Download

380 comments have been posted so far.

  • jt4527's avatar
    The app won't update itself without an error, and if I try and download it again from here all i get is:

    Restricted Access
    Downloading files directly on our download servers is only allowed for FM Scout users. Go to to find the relevant download page of the file you're trying to grab.

    I have to be registered with the site now to download things?!?!
  • wallyDluffy's avatar
    Just wondering would unsackable still work if i close the fms editor thanks
  • Euzio's avatar
    Is there an option to update the languages players speak? I can't seem to find it if its there.
  • Penqvino's avatar
    Update is not working for me too. Same message
  • emtee's avatar
    Not working. It says: 'Update error: an error has occured during downloading: are you connected to internet? please try again later.'
  • Filipe Cruz's avatar
    New update dont works...It says: 'Update error: an error has occured during downloading: are you connected to internet? please try again later.'
  • angelosg87's avatar
    with the new update works fine. thanks
  • inferno182's avatar
    Thnx mate, that was very helpful! It's working now
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Staff8 months ago
    The in-app auto-updater has stopped working for previous versions. Grab the new version from here (big red 'download now' button) and auto-updater will be fixed too.
  • inferno182's avatar
    Not working. It says: 'Update error: an error has occured during downloading: are you connected to internet? please try again later.'
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Staff8 months ago
    FMSE has been updated for the 20.3.0 patch. Thanos told me he'll likely have time during the weekend to work on a bugfix update (e.g. staff missing new attributes).
  • angelosg87's avatar
    Problem. Failed to load football manager data. Could not find a compatible football manager version. Please help
  • Stam's avatar
    Stam Staff8 months ago
    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
    Stam Staff8 months ago
    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
    Stam Staff8 months ago
    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
    Stam Staff8 months ago
    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?


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