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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   503359 views   329 comments
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Downloads: 115875 / Size: 16.7 MB / Added: 2022-10-21
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)

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

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 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.

Known Issues

  • Competitions and Awards are not yet available

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 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

329 comments have been posted so far.

  • Nedd1312's avatar
  • tsiglka's avatar
    What about that update tonight, after 4 days?
  • kyaldiz's avatar
    whenever the update comes, thanos is on his business trip, what a luck
  • Stam's avatar
    Quick status update: I've finally heard back from Thanos. Apparently he was on a trip abroad and returned home now. He promised to have the update ready tonight.
  • tsiglka's avatar
    guys if you are taking peoples money you should have clear communication about this. You cant just send messages from a forum for 4 days and hope he will check his laptop. @stam dont you have any way of communicating with Thanos? If he can go awol for 4 days no message no nothing that means he is doing this as a hobby, when he feels like it. In this case, you really shouldn't present this as a serious project with timely updates but perhaps ask for donations, I would again happily give a few bucks but when you sell a software, there are certain expectations. Please update us more as well.
  • FrotaBR's avatar
    I bought it a few days ago. Unfortunaly had to ask for a paypal refund.
    I don't know if i will win but if you droped the software development and promissed funcionalities, you should drop the money toghether.
  • tsiglka's avatar
    if theres no update coming ill also take the refund!
  • K.A.I.'s avatar
    Might as well refund us if Thanos has no intention of updating
  • Stam's avatar
    @Kiranos: No, the problem is there's a new patch out (23.4.0) and Thanos hasn't updated FMSE yet to be compatible with it. FMSE has been around since 2017.
  • Kiranos4's avatar
    Isn't a scam?
  • Kiranos4's avatar
    Not working, the database loads for ages, how to treat?
  • villy's avatar
    FMSE is not working ,,failed to load Football Manager data: could not find a compatible football manager version
  • Stam's avatar
    Quick status update: I still haven't heard back from Thanos. I don't know if he's away on a business trip, if he's ill or something because I have no news from him in days. I'll keep messaging and hopefully he'll show up this weekend.
  • Octoria's avatar
    over 7000 languages and @Bxm86 chose to speak facts
  • Bxm86's avatar
    I had to sign up to this website to write here because I had it up to here with Thanos. I bought this software first week of the release. It was one of the worst purchases of my life due to developer not deserving my hard earned money. I want to say: "Stop" defending a guy who doesn't care about purchasers of his product. Updates are always late (not just once) plus it was promised that more features will be added after the release such as Competitions and Awards (states they are not yet available). Those were lies no feature has been added and many of the features are buggy as hell such as changing players teams or editing second nationality. If you are thinking about purchasing this product. Do yourself a favor and buy the official editor and use genie scout (for free) for scouting purposes.
  • Peras79's avatar
    There is never new of Thanos after updates. He is only fast to collect your money if you make the mistake to go premium
  • tsiglka's avatar
    Any news from Thanos?
  • Octoria's avatar
    wait so long for an update... i will buy the editor for the next fm
  • tsiglka's avatar
    I am also going with the official one next year if Thanos is not gonna take this seriously and fmscout keeps working with him for updates.
  • FrotaBR's avatar
    Well i just bought the editor. Shame it take so long to update FMRTE is working for days now and the in game editor is no brainer. When i read all the coments i see it's not a one time isue. On FM24 probably going to FMRTE ou in game. Shame it was such a good software but you pay to miss the majority of post update days .
  • NarkuZ's avatar
    every update its the same story... "Will be done this afternoon" 3 days later you come back and nothing changed. Im glad that I got annoyed about this some time ago and invested into FM Editor. You pay pretty much the same price and not have to worry about any waiting than you can use free version of FMScout only for scouting if you need or you are used to it. I suggest everyone doing this who is impatient like me and dont buy the excuses :)
  • Stam's avatar
    Quick status update: Thanos still hasn't returned my messages (since the 29th). I'll keep sending more while waiting for his reaction. I'll post another status update tonight, unless I hear back from him sooner.
  • doubleedge's avatar
    thanos is a bum, can't update in time
  • Octoria's avatar
    @rui cardo hahahaha
  • Rui Cardo's avatar
    here we go again

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