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FM Scout Editor 2022 - Exclusive Download

The first real-time editor for Football Manager 2022. A powerful alternative to the official In-Game Editor. Comes with basic scouting features too. Updated on April 5th.

By Updated on Apr 05, 2022   542348 views   188 comments
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Downloads: 135632 / Size: 16.7 MB / Added: 2021-10-23
Football Manager 2022 Tools - FM Scout Editor 2022 - Exclusive Download
FM Scout Editor 2022 (FMSE22 for short) is a utility with powerful real time editing capabilities and some basic scouting features for Football Manager 2022. It currently works with Windows 7+ and the latest 22.4.1 Steam and Epic versions of FM 2022, as well as the GamePass and Microsoft Store editions of the game.
Exclusively available from

Released: 23 October - v5.0.0
Updated: 5 April - v5.2.7

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

FMSE22 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 22.

After 2 years without making much progress with new features, we intend to be more active adding new functionality. We have a major update in the works, where you can expect a total revamp of the UI & the addition of Player/Staff (finally) to begin with.

Whenever there's a new official patch out, we'll make an effort to update FMSE asap. And while update time is dependent on external factors (such as patch complexity), we'll do our best to deliver updates faster than other editing tools out there.

Here's an overview of the 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.

FMSE doesn't work with network saves, and it never will. Because that'd turn it into a hacking tool and we don't want that.

How to use FMSE

Current version 5.2.7 is compatible with the following Windows editions: Steam, Epic, GamePass & Microsoft Store.

  1. Unzip and install by running the .exe file.
  2. Open Football Manager 2022 and load your saved game.
  3. Open FMSE 2022.
  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 2022 version. This is an one time upgrade which costs £5.99 / €5.99 / $5.99 (VAT is included!).

Software licenses issued for FMSE22 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.

Please keep a backup of your save game before using FMSE 22 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 22. 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 2022 - Exclusive Download

188 comments have been posted so far.

  • exec85's avatar
    Whats the standard Folder "documents" to use IGA? Does it mean where my savegames are located?
  • burdula's avatar
    please help,I can't search for players who are also staff on editor.even when I search my team, there are no players who are also staff
  • burdula's avatar
    How do I search for players who are also staff on editor?
  • rema90's avatar
    I have problem with loading game... It say its compatible and i have steam fm 22.2 version...
  • leanchun's avatar
    Hi, I have problem in editing player nationality, as i try to edit certain player's nationality, it loads and crashed. However, I can edit some of the nationality of players without any problem
  • david4's avatar
    can you change the gynamic youth rating with the editor?
  • Cortika's avatar
    Hey, i'm getting the following error using FMSE 22 v5.2.4 when i'm trying to load a game.
    "Error Loading Data
    Failed to load Football Manager data: Could not find a compatible Football Manager version."

    I buyed my FM22 from instant gaming - steam version.

    Any intel on why? :)

    (Edit: i'm dumb i didn't start the game)
  • oliwier19's avatar
    THX 100% WORKS!!!
  • Stam's avatar
    As I explained in my previous comment, the auto-updater of the app is temporarily unavailable, so make sure to download the newest version from this very page.
  • Nicos_CY's avatar
    i have the same poblem with karlgilo14!!
  • karlgilo14's avatar
    My version is still at 5.2.3 but is saying their is no available update, any one have a fix for this?
  • Stam's avatar
    FMSE has been updated for the second 22.2.0 patch & is compatible with Steam, Epic, Xbox edition & Gamepass. The auto-updater of the app is temporarily unavailable, so make sure to download the newest version from this very page. Enjoy!
    In the meantime, Thanos is still working on a revamp for the app which will also introduce some new features once ready.
  • Arvid04's avatar
    Why doesn't color correction work for players? - I have a black player who runs as a white player in the 3D game. But the corresponding buttons in the FMSE are grayed out and not usable.
  • Bayequentist's avatar
    @Stam: thanks for communicating with us! Tell Thanos to take his time
  • Stam's avatar
    Quick status update: Thanos was planning to roll out an update tonight to make FMSE compatible with the newest patch. He also wanted to squeeze it fixes for a couple of critical bugs. He just messaged me that he won't be able to finish it tonight, so the update is postponed for tomorrow morning. Apologies for the inconvenience everyone.
  • Atarak's avatar
    Hello guys, first of all thank you once again for your hardwork.
    I got a problem this year when loading a shortlist in-game I can't seem to find it,it's in a diferent Type file,it's .SLF while it needs to be .FMF to work.
    Can someone help me on that?
    thank you once again!
  • Dniz84's avatar
    Any news if there will be an update ready today?
  • TheB6K's avatar
    I am sure a update will be out asap as per usual
  • EKONETV's avatar
    We need a new Update for the compatible with the new update from FM22.. We pay for the License!
  • Deuxmor's avatar
    Doesn´t work with Xbox Edition on Gamepass (Windows 10). When I try to load the save game the editor tell me that "failed to load football manager data: could not find a compatible Football Manager version." . I bought the license by the way.
  • KaChoww___'s avatar
    Am i trippin or is it not workin? I know the game updated and i also did the fmse update but still aint woprking, just seein if its on my end
  • Hrochnick's avatar
    Can you make the Football Manager 2022 Xbox Edition on Gamepass for Windows work with the next update? And/or, if you think it already should, please provide setup instructions: folder and install locations, anything else important, etc.? Thanks.
  • Justice's avatar
    For those of you who don’t know - FM was (once again) updated today. Thanos is working on updating FMSE to become compatible.
  • mattw123's avatar
    Are you onto the uodate in march and all my regens are about to come out lol
  • DexK's avatar
    is it possible to register a player in the league after the transfer window?

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