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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   656686 views   351 comments
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Downloads: 151347 / 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)

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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

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

351 comments have been posted so far.

  • kyaldiz's avatar
    you make us wait too long :/
  • Stam's avatar
    Status Update: Thanos messaged me a few hours ago. He was away on a business trip and just returned. He should be able to update FMSE23 later today.
  • SGDynamite's avatar
    Der Service hier ist eine riesen Frechheit, bei jedem Update das selbe.
  • doubleedge's avatar
    people paid for this and you can't be asked to update within a reasonable time
  • burdula's avatar
    what's the problem to make info update for so many people who are waiting???!!
  • Roro Robert's avatar
    Y a-t-il une mise à jour car ne fonctionne plus depuis la mise à jour de FM2023 ?
  • burdula's avatar
    please inform us :/
  • kyaldiz's avatar
    hey thanoulas, when will you inform us?
  • b0tha's avatar
    where is the new update?? please!!!
  • kyaldiz's avatar
    Where is the update?
  • Rui Cardo's avatar
    Many problems with scout editor... neymar is not found, youth players in team not found, players in loan not found, if i put a nation in main screen i can't remove i must close program... update problem too but is yet knew
  • Stam's avatar
    I've alerted Thanos as soon as the 23.3 patch dropped today. Still waiting to hear back, therefore I can't know if he'll be able to release an update tonight. I'll keep you posted.
  • juba08's avatar
    yes most probably thats the problem. i got same error from both editor and gs as soon as game is updated. i was just about to start my new game after 10 years :(
  • ivanauskas's avatar
    I'm getting a 'Failed to load Football Manager data: Could not find a compatible Football Manager version' error message when clicking the Load icon (step 4), does it have something to do with today's game update?
  • liolios333's avatar
    hello, can i ask , why we cant find messi in our team? i have bought him but on editor i cant find him
  • vr1981's avatar
    i have buy a license how to puyùt in to editor?
  • jcshy's avatar
    The features lists awards & competitions as something that can be edited, how come they're greyed out?
  • naff123's avatar
    Right I'm going to bite.

    This is a really disingenuous money mining piece of crap it is not clearly stated that you MUST pay to use this.

    I am sick an tired of part time coders trying to exploit fans, Whatever happened to making Freeware Opensource Software for the benefit of the community?

    Seriously? It started when FMRTE got greedy in 2011 now we have this?

    I wouldn't mind if it was CLEARLY Stated on the top of this page
  • godlike_II's avatar
    can i edit the sub rule with this?
  • FreddyG's avatar
    Will it be possible to edit a competition's prize money?
  • tarrantino's avatar
    I've downloaded this to take a look, have my save game open and hit load but nothing happens. Just keeps loading. Any ideas?
  • Tasos_tr86's avatar
    Hello, thanks for the update. What about changes in competitions?
  • catulo's avatar
    Can anyone tell me why in this FM i cant do any changes in-game like in FM2022?
    In FM 2022 in game we have a icon that we can make changes, in this FM we have to go to the Scout Editor.
  • kkk812's avatar
    Thanks for update. Maybe I'm too dependent on this tool.. lll
  • JotaroAweonao's avatar
    Hello, im new using this editor and i get this error: "Failed to load Football manager data: Could not find a compatible Football manager version." (I have the 6.3.0 Version)

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