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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   828608 views   413 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)

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 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

413 comments have been posted so far.

  • Marckus's avatar
    can it speed up changes or the construction of a new stadium?
  • julienn05's avatar
    Is it possible to custome FM23 Touch (makes real future transfers) can somebody help me please
  • kracken's avatar
    Is it possible to use it without paying?
  • wzoli's avatar
    Is it works with Touch version?
  • chrisoj11's avatar
    First time editors- trying to set arteta as my assistant manager for a DOF save style.

    on the editor under staff- contract- club I can’t give him a club?

    Please help
  • abela.terence's avatar
    Competition and the Awards tab, aren't selectable
  • Kane1983's avatar
    i cant do competition edit
  • theglenman's avatar
    how do i add my license
  • FootballManagers's avatar
    i cant do competition edit
  • Isan94's avatar
    So my Key file has somehow switche format from the .maliicense format and now it won´t register. Is there some way to fix this?
  • QuincyN's avatar
    Hi the allow squad registration anytime option is not working's a shame because one of my best players is back from injury and i want to register him again. Anyone else had this problem?
  • Stam's avatar
    FMSE23 has been updated for the 23.5 patch. Enjoy!
  • gokselozyegin's avatar
    Why doesn't any player show up?
  • elmagico1998's avatar
    Why doesn't any player show up? Every club/nation shows up, but not any player
  • Stam's avatar
    Quick update: Just spoke with Thanos.
    The update for 23.5 should arrive tomorrow.
  • Peras79's avatar
    Guess business trip again until next week, like in every update,
    The competence is already updated
  • Ammatheus's avatar
    Question, do you know why some player does not appear anymore in the research ? Because they are in my team but i can not find them, (it happend with old people when you block their attribute)
  • shantaram's avatar
    Hello! How do I pay from Russia for the editor?
  • Notrance's avatar
    Please make a student discount for a license. I love this game but live in poor country to afford myself.
  • danilok's avatar
    Hello. How to rise up current attributes to the potential attributes with one click?Do we have that option in FM Editor?
  • inweblife's avatar
    Can I build a new stadium with FMScout Editor?
  • Ray Pangea's avatar
    can we edit players' shirt number from other clubs with this tool? kinda annoying when facing harry kane at spurs wearing number 6 at second season in game
  • Zork's avatar
    @Stam. Thanks for the quick response.
  • Stam's avatar
    @Zork: The automated recovery service isn't working (Thanos is aware), so adding an option for FMSE23 there wouldn't make a difference. You can either send an email to [email protected] or a pm to me to ask for it. I've made a license resend request for you, so it should be at your inbox.

    @kapetan: Most likely these players are of player/staff type, which is a person type that FMSE doesn't support.
  • Zork's avatar
    At the moment there's no option for license recovery for FMSE 2023. They better fix this or I wasted my money.

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