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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   494143 views   329 comments
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Downloads: 113625 / 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.

  • doctorhjorth's avatar
    Please i need this to be updated, but waiting patiently... thanks for this masterpiece software :)
  • Stam's avatar
    I've notified Thanos about today's patch release (23.4.0) and waiting for his reaction. I'll keep sending him reminders and hoping he'll be able to prepare an updated version tonight.

    @danchik: After successful payment, you should receive a couple of emails. One of them must include a download link to your license file. You need to download that file and import it in the app.

    @qwert: Correct. The app is free to download/install/explore and use its scouting features. It requires a paid license to allow you to save your edits.

    @uzadegotone: Not sure I understand the question. Have you registered your license? If not, please see here.

    @surrutia: FMT version?
  • danchik4425's avatar
    Paid for the full version. No letters with a key or a full version of the application came to the mail. Looks like a scam. The specified mail (licenses appcake) is not answered.
  • qwert522's avatar
    Do I understand correctly that unless one buys a licence the "editor" does nothing to the save (whatever changes you introduces will not be saved)??
  • UZADEGOTONE's avatar
    OKAY i have the version provide here w my license but is BETA how supposed to make my license work?
  • surrutia's avatar
    when i try to load a game the app says that my fmt version is not compatible? why this happened???
  • step's avatar
    ty thanos, you are the best :) keep the good work :)
  • Stam's avatar
    FMSE has been updated for the 23.3.1 patch. Enjoy.
  • Czar's avatar
    we're waiting thanos
  • itslydiabxtch's avatar
    I had hoped the update would be ready by the time I woke up today. I will have to wait, I guess
  • Stam's avatar
    Still waiting for Thanos to provide the updated version for the 23.3.1 patch. I kept sending him reminders all day yesterday but didn't hear back. Hopefully today.
  • mattw123's avatar
    this is an "off the shelf" software. Stop making demands
  • Shrimpercj's avatar
    Paid for this too & still no update!! come on guys
  • Foley's avatar
    First and last time I ever bought this tool. Pay almost same price as in-game editor for 50% of the features and no working after updates... rip
  • RoyUlliott's avatar
    this is still not working when i checked the messages here yesterday we were told this would be fixed by some point today? its now 11pm can we have an update
  • KingTheo's avatar
    hello guys, does anyone have an idea is this problem will be fixed? it was working perfectly 15 hours ago and now its either repair or uninstall
  • Guntasut's avatar
    FFS FM update
  • NarkuZ's avatar
    how comes cheat table and other programs works just fine without any update needed and only FMSE is broken?
  • Stam's avatar
    Guys, you don't need to repeat the same comment over and over whenever SI release something. I've notified Thanos about the hotfix patch yesterday and he promised to sort an update later today.
  • SlimSimon's avatar
    I have the same problem like everyone and I created one more. I uninstalled my paid version and I can't retieve my code. Can someone help me with that? Thanks.
  • Rui Cardo's avatar
    any news?
  • ralph99991's avatar
    I got the same after the update. I can only fix or remove
  • itslydiabxtch's avatar
    Any ETA on an FMSE update after FM23s mini-update?
  • jamesg2323's avatar
    This is still not working. When can we expect this fixed?
  • inferno182's avatar
    Same for me too. FMSE canbot longer indentify a compatiable version of FM23. Repair or uninstall are the only available options when looking for updates.

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