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FM Scout Editor 2023 - Exclusive Download

The first real-time editor for Football Manager 2023. A powerful alternative to the official In-Game Editor. Comes with basic scouting features too. Updated on April 10th.

By Updated on Apr 10, 2023   845371 views   414 comments
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Football Manager 2023 Tools - FM Scout Editor 2023 - Exclusive Download
FM Scout Editor 2023 (FMSE23 for short) is a utility with powerful real time editing capabilities and some basic scouting features for Football Manager 2023. It currently works with Windows 7+ and the latest 23.4.0 Steam, Epic and Game Pass versions of FM 2023.
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Released: 21 October - v6.0.0
Updated: 10 April - v6.5.0 (patchfix for 23.5.0)

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FMSE Features

FMSE23 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 23.

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 as quickly as possible.

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 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 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.

Known Issues

  • Competitions and Awards are not yet available

How to use FMSE

Current version 6.5.0 is compatible with the following Windows editions: Steam, Epic & Game Pass.

  1. Unzip and install by running the .exe file.
  2. Open Football Manager 2023 and load your saved game.
  3. Open FMSE 2023.
  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 2023 version. This is an one time upgrade which costs £5.99 / €5.99 / $5.99 (VAT is included!).

Software licenses issued for FMSE23 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, please report them in the official FMSE forum, or by sending an email to [email protected].

Please keep a backup of your save game before using FMSE 23 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 23. 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 2023 - Exclusive Download

414 comments have been posted so far.

  • haniobaid's avatar
    ok the duplicate entries for the make unsackable only happens if you reload data, the workaround is just to close fse then reopen it before loading
  • haniobaid's avatar
    players who are managers (dual role), don't seem to show up under either search
  • haniobaid's avatar
    is editing own character part of upcoming staf fix?

    The icon on top where I can make myself unsackable shows up multiple times (starts with 2 then increases), and if you set one to unsackable, the others don't change but it seems to be working because under responsibilities hiring general manager seems to be my responsibility assuming that's how it works?
  • michaelandrews's avatar
    Thank you Stam.
    It seems sometimes the editor does not make the swap, on the main menu it is correct but when looking at the contract tab the player remains on his club.
  • Fifth Domain's avatar
    Excellent, thanks Stam and Thanos.
  • nbigz's avatar
    It's possible to use on Mac ?
  • khuraifah fm addiict's avatar
    Hey my license shows fm22
  • Prinzar's avatar
    How do I edit my own manager? My name doesn’t show when I search for staff. Feel like it must be obvious but I just can’t see it. Thanks
  • Stam's avatar
    We're aware that staff attributes are incorrect, so avoid fiddling with them for now. I've talked to Thanos and we're hoping to roll out a hotfix update tonight to sort that.
    @EddyD: Not sure what you're saying. Write in English please.

    @Fifth Domain: I was able to replicate the issue and hoping for a fix tonight.

    @michaelandrews: It's only possible to swap 2 players with contracts between clubs. For example, you can swap Neymar with Dembele.
  • Fifth Domain's avatar
    Good afternoon Stam, how do i add a screenshot? When i click to add picture it wants a URL which i don't have. It appears its an issue with staff more than players.
  • michaelandrews's avatar
    Is it possible to move a player from one club to another ?
    Currently, the beta has a bug regarding new signing contracts and squad player contracts, it's not possible to advance to contract negotiations since the option is always disabled. This editor would be very helpful if it would allow to change the player's club.
  • bautz's avatar
    Thanks a lot Stam :)
  • Stam's avatar
    @ren1986: I don't see any patches. Also they never roll out updates during weekends.

    @bautz: I've posted a mini tutorial that explains how to disable brexit. It was written for FM20 / FMSE20 but it's the same process.

    @Fifth Domain: That doesn't make sense to me. Can I see some screenshots please? I just tried to edit Karius' PA from 140 to 160 and it worked instantly.

    @Genzo: As you already know, I've alerted Thanos about it and waiting for his response.
  • ren1986's avatar
    Im sure he is already aware but fm23 was updated last night
  • bautz's avatar
    How do i disable brexit? cant find the option for that :/
  • Fifth Domain's avatar
    Is this editor actually working when i open it up on a person the data in the game and the editor dont match. Also getting stuff like Potential ability 64 current ability 200 how is that possible. It is also not even saving the correct values that have been entered into the editor they come out completely different in the game.
  • Genzo's avatar
    I have sent an email regarding my purchase, please do get back to me ASAP thanks!!
  • Stam's avatar
    @Noizzee: There's no option to change the currency in FMSE as it's currently "hardcoded" in GBP.

    @acaro: No, the license name is not a problem. Try to register your license. It should work.
  • Noizzee's avatar
    How can i set the currency to Euro?
  • acaro's avatar
    Hi, I purchased a license for FMSE23 and I think I was issued a license file for 22. The whole email says its for FMSE23 but license name starts with FMS22.
    Is this the case?
  • Stam's avatar
    @Lion75: Send a message to [email protected] - Thanos just told me he has handled all refund requests already.

    @juve_man: No. You can only swap 2 players between teams.
  • Lion75's avatar
    Mine still isn’t sorted regarding the license issue
  • juve_man's avatar
    Can we arrange and edit future transfers with this? @Stam
  • Lion75's avatar
    Where is support regarding the licence?
    I can only find the online chat with FM players or forums
  • sevenman's avatar
    All sorted really quickly with support, great service and great app guys KUTGW.

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