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FM Scout Editor 2021 - Exclusive Download

The fastest real-time editor for Football Manager 2021. A powerful alternative to the official In-Game Editor. Comes with basic scouting features too. Updated on June 9th.

By Updated on Jun 09, 2021   1944148 views   181 comments
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Football Manager 2021 Tools - FM Scout Editor 2021 - Exclusive Download
FM Scout Editor 2021 (FMSE21 for short) is a utility with powerful real time editing capabilities and some basic scouting features for Football Manager 2021. It currently works with Windows 7+ and the latest 21.4.0 Steam & Epic Games versions of FM 2021 and FM21 Touch, as well as 21.4.0 of Xbox Game Pass.
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Released: 14 November - v4.0.0
Updated: 9 June - 4.8.4 (Added support for 21.4.0 June's secret Gamepass patch)

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FMSE Features

FMSE21 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 21.

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 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.

How to use FMS Editor 21

Current version 4.8.4 is compatible with Steam, Epic Games and Xbox Game Pass for PC, Windows editions only.

  1. Unzip and install by running the .exe file.
  2. Open Football Manager 2021 and load your saved game.
  3. Open FMSE 2021.
  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 2021 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

Please keep a backup of your save game before using FMSE 21 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 21. A backup will make sure that whatever happens, you will still have your saved game.


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 2021 - Exclusive Download

181 comments have been posted so far.

  • Kraiden's avatar
    Director of Football (staff) attribute "negotiating" and "judging staff ability" is missing.
  • Adzc28's avatar
    Are there any plans to add editable values for staff roles like Sports Scientist and Analysts? - currently there is no way to change the value of Sports Science or "Analyzing Data" that are integral to the new roles of recruitment analyst and performance analyst.
  • JT123's avatar
    Any way we can edit pre contract transfers like changing the club
  • cristo69's avatar
    game editor has no substitution rules. wanted to change rules of substitution. to change all competitions to 5 out of 12.
  • franck69's avatar
    Hi. Is it possible to edit amount of authorized substitutes in any competition ?
  • Dr Huuffuuhhrr's avatar
    Mac users are at the back of the queue, again.
  • WinBackBet's avatar
    What about geniescout version for MacOS?
  • NaCLy AF's avatar
    any update on fm for xbox compatibility?
  • Telemiko's avatar
    When installing it's stuck on "Initializing..."
  • chidoshi's avatar
    Can't update installer gives execution error
  • Stam's avatar
    FMSE has been updated to v4.4.0 which works with the latest 21.1.3 patch. However, it's not yet compatible with FM Touch, nor the Xbox Edition for PC. Thanos told me he's working on making that happen with the next update during the weekend. (Unless SI roll out another hotfix, so we'd have to update again in the meantime).
  • bikeracer4487's avatar
    Are there any reports of this bricking saves? I'm aware that we're waiting on an update before it works again, so I haven't been using it since the game updated, but suddenly today I'm getting game crashes any time I try to load any of my saves. Only save that works is for a completely different career that I believe I hadn't yet bought FMSE for.
  • drcuz87's avatar
    Not working. Any time I try to load the database..."Failed to load Football Manager data. Could not find a compatible Football Manager version." I've restarted the editor, rebooted my computer and even re-installed FMSE with no luck. Started about 10 hours ago.
  • cagrier's avatar
    @ryansharratt it's not a problem. in order to change player value you should change his attributes and/or reputation. only changing the player value doesn't affect anything.
  • Masatokun26's avatar
    hi not work. When will the update arrive?
  • PavelT's avatar
    Hi, new patch fix 21.1.3 FMS Editor not work
  • El NInjas's avatar
    Its fine.
    Private life comes first.
  • PGonçalves's avatar
    O jogo foi actualizado , e o editor deixou de funcionar novamnete . Aguardo
  • litur42's avatar
    One question. Could I change the number of yellow cards for penalties of a league in a load game?
  • Stam's avatar
    Quick status update: As usual I've alerted Thanos about the release of FM Touch and the Xbox edition (for PC) yesterday morning. Unfortunately, he's currently struggling to find time to update FMSE21. He said he might have a window tonight to look into it, but I don't have high hopes he can finish the update tonight. I know FM Touch has a lot of changes compared to regular FM, so it won't be a fast update.
    Thanks everyone for your reports and suggestions so far!

    @Filipe Cruz: Please email [email protected] for assistance or PM me with details and I'll help.
  • ryansharratt's avatar
    does anyone else have a problem that when you change the player value, it changes back after 2 days?
  • El NInjas's avatar
    Not Working with the FM Touch atm.
  • Tesvia's avatar
    I can't change the name of Juventus Manager Ivan Piazza in Andrea Pirlo. It's in grey
  • mooze's avatar
    Please add empty option into Contract - Transfer Status dropdown list. Right now if I used the filter, I can't completely cancel it.
    Thank you for your work!
  • Filipe Cruz's avatar
    I didn't receive the license that I paid

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