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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 December 3rd.

By Updated on Dec 03, 2022   165747 views   160 comments
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Downloads: 40933 / 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 23.2.0 Steam, Epic and Game Pass versions of FM 2023.
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Released: 21 October - v6.0.0
Updated: 3 December - v6.2.0 (hotfix & patchfix for 23.2.0)

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 6.2.0 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

160 comments have been posted so far.

  • crasp's avatar
    How can I move Celtic into the English Prem?
  • simbo11's avatar
    wont download
  • Slim_Buddha's avatar
    Hi all, everything is working great, apart from the few times I swap players from one team to my team, they go into a black-hole of swapped purgatory, not to be detected or usable within my squad. Can only be viewed through a player search by name.
  • ignacastrov's avatar
    Hi!! is possible instal the editor for Mac???
  • haniobaid's avatar
    It would be great if you can add (contract end date) (i.e. expiry) to the mass edit screen. Thanks
  • Foley's avatar
    Hey there,

    I've bought the license and everything works. Nice job!

    However I have an issue that after searching Google seems to also have happened on fmse 19 and 20 which is Cristiano Ronaldo not showing anywhere ahah. I want to edit his terrible staff attributes but he is doesn't appear on my team, on player search, on staff search, anywhere. Currently he will retire at the end of the year, plays for me and just signed up a staff contract when his current ends.
    Can you help?

    Thanks for the app anyway. Cheers
  • HannaHer's avatar
    I used FMSE23 to edit some player attributes, but after I close the game and load it, My players attributes become a random mess? what happen?
  • vmarques's avatar
    I confirm, players with staff stats are not displaying even if searched with the unique ID.
  • vmarques's avatar
    I think there is a problem with player that already have staff profile (older ones) not displaying.

    For example, I can't find Cristiano Ronaldo on year 2.
  • ABlevrai's avatar
    it does not work there is written user only although I am already registered
  • HJWilko's avatar
    Does this work for Mac?
  • Lugenhimer's avatar
    Just bought the license but still wont enable me to save any changes. Do I need to put the license in a certain folder?

    *Edit* - Proper brain fog today - all sorted
  • JLK's avatar
    Can I force the transfers of players with this tool? And make it so I can sell for money and not free.
  • mneto_8's avatar

    I bought the license

    Now I have the file, but I don't know how to install the file, in which format or where (which folder) to put the file.

    Can you help me ?
  • Ryanmin99's avatar
    i cant seem to register new players that i swapped for my Champions League squad. i can only seem to change player numbers
    during the course of the season. Does the unsackable option really work or does it have bugs?
  • mcetli's avatar
    Why are there players missing from it? Casemiro doesnt exist in fmse
  • craftygamer558's avatar
    How do you swap players/staff to my team?
  • Dru1927's avatar
    I am managing Newcastle. Starting second season and Trippier isnt showing up in the database at all?
  • doctorhjorth's avatar
    Hello i just wanna say that i just buy this and i love it, thanks so much for this awsome app so fast. i will support you forward in the future!.. Brian
  • jacobmatthews1993's avatar
    im changing players ca in the editor but its doing nothing in game after i save it on the editor. am i doing something wrong?
  • craftygamer558's avatar
    Just tried editing my teams condition. Does it change straight away or do I have to go back a screen in the game to take effect?
  • AnfieldSouth's avatar
    I'm having an issue with some of the features of FMSE23 not working. I have the latest version and have my game in FM23 loaded before opening FMSE23. I can heal my team, remove unhappiness etc but any change to finances etc do not transfer to the game. Am I missing something or does anyone else have this issue?
  • shaka81's avatar
    Hi @Stam. Noted on the player swapping. Thanks buddy.
  • Stam's avatar
    @beo: It loads fine for me and I don't see any similar complaints anymore. Make sure you have FM23 open with your save loaded in it before trying to load the game on FMSE23.

    @georgekal95 @shaka81: In terms of moving players around, you can only swap 2 at a time (who have active contracts) between teams.

    @Aqon99: Right-click on the FMSE shortcut icon and select "Run as administrator". That should help.

    @ale2022pa: We don't want people to be using FMSE to cheat in network games. You can do whatever you want with your own solo save.

    @TheAwayEnd: No, it's doesn't have asking prices at all. You can freely download / install / explore the app without having a license.
  • shaka81's avatar
    I guess there are some limitations to FMSE in terms of moving players and staff to a club.

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