FM 2021 FLUT skin dark - Version 12.0

NOW THE SKIN IS TOTALLY COMPATIBLE WITH 1920x1080 SCREEN RESOLUTION AND 4k (windows display settings 200%; game 100%).
YOU SHOULD USE IT IN FULL WINDOWS, ICONS ONLY


Dear all
I’m proud to introduce you the FLUTSKIN (dark version) for FM21.

I would like to thank you all the fans who contacted me in order to know if FLUTSKIN would be released this year and gave me additional motivation to hard work on the skin.
I hope you like and appreciate the work done.

As usual, the FLUTSKIN is completely full of changes when you compare with the default skin.

The Skin pack also includes:
1. “Round country flags”, “round continents logos” and default logos specially made in metallic style by @Qvordrup from sourtitoutsi. Those graphics will be displayed in the title bar.

Thank you @Qvordrup by your great work and for your collaboration!!!

You can download the 2D packs prepared for Flutskin (titlebar and player overview panel) here in sourtitoutsi. FC style kits HERE; SS Kits style HERE
However, if you prefer edit your own kits, I also included in the pack a .pdf file explaining how you can edit the kits for Flutskin.

If you prefer SS'kits you can download this and replace the kits folder located here:
Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2021\skins\fm2021flutskin_dark\graphics\pictures\kits
HERE

The logos in country locators are now updated by @Qvordrup according the last version of metallic logos.

You also can download the stadiums background megapack and the citypics released by @DazS8 (thank you, my friend) HERE and HERE

And @geordie1981 has made a pack for inside "small" stadiums HERE

You also can download the sortitoutsi Backgrounds Megapack HERE

As always FlutSkin is completely free[/b] to download and I hope you enjoy it. However, if you want, you can reward my work donating whatever amount you wish. Any small amount is really appreciated.

You can do so by clicking the button down below:



Main changes in 12.0
- New player overview panel (now the player overview panel from FlutsKin FM18 returns but, of course, updated; and you have six options to choose in the drop down arrow; at least one of the options works well with DF pictures)
- Club overview panel tweaked, namely regarding the key players panel.
- Some bugs fixed
- That's it. I had doubts about releasing this version now, but given the requests related to the new Player overview panel, I decided not to make you wait any longer. Thus...I hope you enjoy it!!

Main changes in 11.0
• “New” game processing panel (top panel changed)
• “New” Team selection advice popup (width/height increased and player pictures and nation flags included)
• “New” inbox team selection advice panel (pitch increased, player pictures and nation flags included)
• New option to choose a huge database when we start a new game
• “New” Match tactics panel (now includes, flags, player pictures and duty role pie graphics)
• “New” inbox content team report scout report panel (the pitch was changed, and player pictures were included)
• Fixtures details tweaked (stadium picture included)
• kits highlight in tactics panel tweaked (the outline is now much more visible)
• player overview tweaked
• Other tweaks in Inbox panel:
Inbox content with season summary panel (the left column was increased in order to make visible all the league table, without the need to scroll down)
Inbox content with team dynamics panel (the boxes for the players names were tweaked regarding the width)
Inbox content with competition preview panel.xml (right column increased and the information now are centred)
Inbox content with competition review panel (right panel increased; left panel with larger logos)
Inbox content with best youth production (table height increased)

NOTE:
FLUTSKIN v.11 for 2560x1440 screen resolution, adapted by ROSEK, is now also available for download.


[b]Main changes in 10.0

• Best eleven panel now include new information of each player and nation flags in players on the pitch were included
• Option to choose a personal picture when we start a new game is included
• Player/availability/youth development team tactics inbox changed (pictures and kit back/front rotation on pitch included and pictures also included in substitutes)
• Team report panel tweaked (nation flags of each player included)
• Club overview panel tweaked (last eleven panel tweaked) pitch length increased; nation flags and global condition of each player included - also when we click on
the heart icon the condition popup is displayed)
• Director of Football panel tweaked (larger picture and some information included)
• Unwanted list tweaked (larger picture and some information included)
• Development list tweaked (larger picture and some information included)
• Team award overall tweaked (some additional information added)
• All solid buttons in inbox panel are now in blue colour
• The blur effect was removed
• Board vision panels are tweaked (now we don’t have the pink colour and the icons are coloured according primary and secondary team colours) (this is an apport
based on the work of Rosek)
• Player search dialog box was tweaked (pink colour removed)
• New alt folder for those who prefer playing with black sidebar and with black titlebar was included in the alts pack.
• New weather icons (this is an apport of Qvordrup)
• Stadium/city pictures “none” tweaked (that picture displayed with "coming soon) (also made by Qvordrup)
• Country locators updated (also by Qvordrup)

[color=#00369B]And now, you also can dowlonad FLUTSKIN v.10 for 2560x1440 screen resolution, due the great work made by ROSEK who adapted the original version for this resolution. Thank you ROSEK!!


Main changes in 9.0
- Face pictures included in team squad, team squad tactics, search panel, scouting list panel, staff teams and so on..
- Player overview tweaked (a new physical condition included as default box)
- Small tweaks here and there
- TV Logos included (following the work of Rosek, I included the TV Logos in match panel, line ups panel, league table in match preview and in the match caption displaying when a team score a goal)

Important note regarding TV LOGOS:
Although the default tv logo is the one I use, of course you can easily change it; for that you just have to go to skin/graphics/icons/tv logos. In that folder there is a alt folder with many TV logos. You just have to replace the tv logo.png and the tv [email protected] for that one you want. Of course you should rename the new logos as tv logo and tv log[email protected] You also can use other logos made by you. The procedure to use them is exactly the same. However, I should remember that yo should use logos with the right height. For tv logo you should use 25px and for the @2x you should use 50px.

Main changes in 8.0
- Most of the pink/violet colours removed (thank you Rosek and Evil for your help regarding the skin settings.xml)
- Introdution panel tweaked
- Non player profile tweaked (attributes boxes included)
- Match team talk tweaked (beyond colours changed, big players box/pictures were included)
- Tactics Squad tweaked (conditions/match preparation included and also popup changed)
- Player Popup tweaked
- World panel tweaked
- Assignment tasks panel tweaked
- Some other tweaks here and there

Main changes in 7.0
- New embedded and subtle buttons
- Tactics overview panel tweaked (flags for players nationality on pitch and recent matches analysis button included)
- Player popup panel tweaked (fitness/sharpness in FM20 style and player morale included)
- Players match bar tweaked (colours changed amd fitness/sharpness included)
- Tactics/substitutions panel in match tweaked (fitness/sharpness included as default)
- Team squad panel tweaked (default general information default view with much more information)
- Next opponent overview tweaked (players faces and kits included in opponent line up; player faces included in line ups comparison)
- Next opponent stats pack tweaked
- other tweaks here and there

Main changes in 6.0
- New Match Full Review panel
- Match Intro panel tweaked (player faces of substitutes and managers included; team frormation included)
- Match tactics tweaked (player faces included)
- Titlebar tweaked
- New alt for unlock japanese clubs overview (now you have 6 different alt folders)
- Best eleven bug fixed
- Continue button fixed
- Other minor tweaks and bugs fixed

Main changes in 5.0
- New match team panel news
- New match mid/halftime panel
- "New" match scoreboard (following the amazing idea of OPZ, now team names are coloured according the secondary club colour)
- New pre season report team preview panel (in news item panel)
- Player attrbutes profile panel tweaked
- Match inbetween highlights tweaked (notable events option included)
- New alt for those who experiment problems with a team logo between the kits displayed in player panel (now you have 5 alts available)
- Other tweaks and fixes here and there

Main changes in 4.0
- New Match inbetween highlights panel (with much more information panels in drop down arrow, including facilities, heat map, player pictures in team formation and many match player statistics)
- New leagues in focus panel (including 5 tabs for avoid to always have to change the league displayed)
- "New" match scoreboard, including team kits and with background boxes changed)
- Match team talk tweaked and including players pictures
- Tactical meeting tweaked
- Four different alt. files for playing 1. without backgrounds, 2. with scoreboard without team managers, 3. with the player picture on the left of the Player Attributes Panel and 4. with the sidebar coloured according each team colour
- Other small tweaks here and there

Main changes in 3.0
- New player attributes panel
- New personal information panel
- New competition roundup panel
- New Board Room panel
- “New” Team overview staff
- Player comparison panel tweaked
- Player tactics panel tweaked
- Competition fixtures panel tweaked
- Medical department overview tweaked
- Team risk assessment panel tweaked
- Player Individual Training tweaked
- Titlebar font changed
- Sidebar coloured according clubs colours (as an alt)
....Other tweaks here and there

Main changes in 2.2
- "New" match scorebaord (now with primary team colours as background colour)
- Player popup tweaked
- Some inbox panels tweaked
- Instant result bug fixed (the information in popup now is okay)
- Match titlebar tweaked

Main changes in 2.1 version
- Compatibility with 1920x1080
- Home manager tweaked
- Some inbox panels tweaked and transparency included
- Bugs reported fixed

Main changes in 2.0 version
New player popup panel
New competition preview panel
New human profile panel
New non player profile
Match scoreboard tweaked (now with the complete team names)
Scout card tweaked (colour changed)
Game processing tweaked (colour of days changed)
Player overview panel tweaked (player pictures box changed and right/left foot included in all three options in the drop down arrow
Manager Home tweaked (top information regrading next game/managers adjusted)
Bugs reported fixed

Main changes in 1.0 version
New club overview
New club general
New nation overview
New nation general overview
New player overview panel (option for attributes with or without background boxes was included; also you have three view options of the player in the drop down arrow)
New news panel
New Team report panel (also various related panels were tweaked, including horizontal view in squad depth)
New training panel
New match titlebar scoreboard (team managers included and also included some new information),
New home manager panel
New Stadium panel
Team tactics tweaked (Player pictures and role/duty icon included)
Match commentary tweaked (the font size was increased)
Match bottom bar tweaked (player pictures included),
Instant result on tactics and also during the match included (the button in the match screen is in the menus on the top right of the screen with an icon IR),
Background/oppacity selector included
Team of the week in inbox panel tweaked (faces and also front and back kit included)
Game processing panel (stadium, fixtures and other information included)
Competition overview panel tweaked (team badges in the fixtures included and showing more players in the stats panel)


Once again I would like to thank you to all FM Fans who support my work and also to all skin makers. A special thank you to PATRES10 from fmslovakia for the 2D default kits (especially tailor-made for FlutSkin).

Also a special thank you to Michael Murray since I started editing the match inbetween highlights panel based on his amazing work!!

Also a special thank you for Qvordrup, Rosek and Evil-Muffin and other FM fans (I just highlighted Rosek and Evil since they are all the time available to help the people who like to play with FlutSkin and they are keeping the answers of questions and requests updated; however I thank you all!!!)

One last "thing": some of the screenshots of the skin are not updated (are from previous versions of the skin). Sorry for that but I have not time yet to update the screenshots.

Resolution requirements:
This skin was made to work properly in 3840x2160 (4K with windows display settings 200%) and also 1920x1080 (1080p) full screen mode, sidebar icons only. As a result, some panels won’t work properly in other resolutions.

How to add Flut Skin in FM21
Download and extract the .rar file (using either 7-Zip for Windows or The Unarchiver for Mac).

Place the "fm2021flutskin_dark" folder here:
Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2021\skins

  • Create the folder "skins" if it doesn't exist.
  • Start FM21 and go to Preferences screen and then into the Interface tab.
  • You should see FM 2021 Flut Skin dark - Version 12.0 as an option in the skin drop down of the Overview box.
  • Hit the Confirm button.


  • Please note this skin is provided as is. It has nothing to do with Sports Interactive or SEGA and won't be supported by them.
    Comments
    R Charlston
    7 years ago
    2 hours ago
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    Does anyone know what facepacks is used with Flut skins?
    I have been trying to add the player's image to the attachment but can't seem to get it working.


    Cut outs on here are the best pack
    McG84
    5 years ago
    1 month ago
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    Cut outs on here are the best pack


    Yeah I use the one's from here, but in Flut's skin I am not sure what size the cut outs should be. The players picture in Flut skin has their name, position and country flag at the top. The other skin I used had nothing other than the players pic, the size of those images were 250x250
    R Charlston
    7 years ago
    2 hours ago
    475
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    Yeah I use the one's from here, but in Flut's skin I am not sure what size the cut outs should be. The players picture in Flut skin has their name, position and country flag at the top. The other skin I used had nothing other than the players pic, the size of those images were 250x250


    Ah ok, apologies. It could be change in ID, I had to recode a few as the game has added much longer ids to some players?

    Could be wrong though
    McG84
    5 years ago
    1 month ago
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    Ah ok, apologies. It could be change in ID, I had to recode a few as the game has added much longer ids to some players?

    Could be wrong though


    I got it eventually 😂. I didn't save the players image as a PNG file. So at least I now know 👍
    Latrell yard man
    2 years ago
    14 minutes ago
    53
    Hi flut how could i go about making the text commentary back to small, loving the full names on the match scoreboard now.
    flut
    11 years ago
    6 minutes ago
    2,133
    Thanks Flut
    Do you know what lines I need to actually edit to reduce the shirt number font size please and the manager box?

    I know I can edit the text but I’ve no idea which line to change and what number I need to add.

    Thanks


    Hi

    You can reduce the shirt number increasing the value

    <layout class="stick_to_sides_attachment" alignment="all" inset="95" />

    However, after that you should also change the values of top and left in order to adjust the number in the centre of the kit.

    All of the changes should be using trial and error method, since it depends on the screen resolution.
    flut
    11 years ago
    6 minutes ago
    2,133
    Hi flut how could i go about making the text commentary back to small, loving the full names on the match scoreboard now.


    Yes. You just have to delete the match commentary.xml and reload the game in order the game read the deafault one again
    Latrell yard man
    2 years ago
    14 minutes ago
    53
    Yes. You just have to delete the match commentary.xml and reload the game in order the game read the deafault one again


    Thank you.
    McG84
    5 years ago
    1 month ago
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    This skin is immense, well done Flut 👏👏👏
    okulcio
    11 years ago
    2 days ago
    1
    https://postimg.cc/2bzHG40T

    How fix this problem?
    flut
    11 years ago
    6 minutes ago
    2,133


    Go to kit icon18 (located in panels/generic) and delete the following code:

    <widget class="picture" id="pict" scale_picture="true">
    <boolean id="keep_aspect_ratio" value="true" />
    <flags id="image_alignment" value="centre" />
    <layout class="stick_to_sides_attachment" alignment="top" inset="22"/>
    <layout class="stick_to_sides_attachment" alignment="left" inset="11"/>
    <layout class="stick_to_sides_attachment" alignment="vertical" inset="43" />
    <layout class="stick_to_sides_attachment" alignment="all" inset="0" />
    <record id="object_property">
    <integer id="get_property" value="mnpc" />
    </record>
    </widget>
    Kinkladze10
    11 years ago
    2 months ago
    127
    Hi

    You can reduce the shirt number increasing the value

    <layout class="stick_to_sides_attachment" alignment="all" inset="95" />

    However, after that you should also change the values of top and left in order to adjust the number in the centre of the kit.

    All of the changes should be using trial and error method, since it depends on the screen resolution.


    Thanks I managed to sort it but I now just need to move the front shirt more to the left of the right one

    Do you know which file and lines I need to change please to do this

    See attached
    https://imgur.com/gallery/ArEPsbL

    Thanks can’t wait to play this
    flut
    11 years ago
    6 minutes ago
    2,133
    Thanks I managed to sort it but I now just need to move the front shirt more to the left of the right one

    Do you know which file and lines I need to change please to do this

    See attached
    https://imgur.com/gallery/ArEPsbL

    Thanks can’t wait to play this


    Hi

    If you move the front kit to the left will be cut. Since I use the FC12 kits as default, in order to have that front kit perfectly adjusted, correctly covering what's behind, I advise using the FC12 pack prepared for Flutskin HERE
    Jay Brockie
    6 years ago
    1 hour ago
    3,143
    sorry if i'm being stupid but has someone got the link for the updated version?
    McG84
    5 years ago
    1 month ago
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    sorry if i'm being stupid but has someone got the link for the updated version?


    SINCE THE UPLOAD PROBLEM REGARDING THE SIZE OF THE FILE STILL REMAINS, HERE IS THE LINK FOR VERSION 2.0

    http://www.mediafire.com/file/9kop2roygbzvlmj/fm2021flutskin_dark2.zip/file
    Jay Brockie
    6 years ago
    1 hour ago
    3,143
    SINCE THE UPLOAD PROBLEM REGARDING THE SIZE OF THE FILE STILL REMAINS, HERE IS THE LINK FOR VERSION 2.0

    http://www.mediafire.com/file/9kop2roygbzvlmj/fm2021flutskin_dark2.zip/file


    you never sent the link mate
    McG84
    5 years ago
    1 month ago
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    you never sent the link mate


    If you click on the hyperlink or copy it and paste it in a new window
    baldiepaul02
    13 years ago
    3 days ago
    13
    link is above first comment
    Jay Brockie
    6 years ago
    1 hour ago
    3,143
    link is above first comment


    Perfect got it now. Thanks mate
    Kinkladze10
    11 years ago
    2 months ago
    127
    Hi

    If you move the front kit to the left will be cut. Since I use the FC12 kits as default, in order to have that front kit perfectly adjusted, correctly covering what's behind, I advise using the FC12 pack prepared for Flutskin HERE


    Thanks mate but I'm not quite sure I follow.
    Last season I was using the same kits and your skin and it was perfect, wondering if can maybe move the player name higher on the shirt?
    Which line do I need to edit to do this please
    Rosek
    1 year ago
    3 hours ago
    518
    Premium
    Hello. First of all, thank you for this magnificent skin like every year. By cons I noticed a problem with me. The compare button at the bottom left does not work ...

    Regards,

    PS: Sorry for my English, it's not my native language
    McG84
    5 years ago
    1 month ago
    245
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    Hi,
    How do you remove the stars from the manager's badge?
    aethelbeorn
    9 years ago
    1 hour ago
    23
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    Hi,
    How do you remove the stars from the manager's badge?


    Do you play windowed or full screen mode ?
    Believe if you play windowed thats why as Skin is for use with full screen.
    Georgios Pesios
    10 months ago
    2 months ago
    20
    This is an amazing skin but I’m stuck with the logo player shirt number issue.

    I’ve tried your fix by removing the panels code but it still looks messed up. See below I need to make the shirt number font smaller and the players name needs to appear higher on the shirt maybe the font also needs to be reduced.

    On the Manager screen there is a clash with the age and info

    I’ve tried it both in full screen and windowed with side icons only and without but it doesn’t fix it

    My resolution is 3440 x 1440 on a widescreen monitor and I have tried various zoom levels.

    Last years skin was perfect but here are my issues see links is there anyway to fix this so it looks like your screen please?

    https://i.imgur.com/2jN2qhq.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/rsYIxlD.jpg


    Did you figure out how to move the manager age and name text? I figured out how to resize and move the photo but not the text, still overlapping for me
    Georgios Pesios
    10 months ago
    2 months ago
    20
    @flut Hey mate, I've been going through the thread here trying to fix up a couple of things... I figured out how to fix the kit number but can't figure out how to increase the player name. I tried editing the "kit icon 14" file and change the "bNAM" size but it doesn't seem to work. Any ideas? Screenshot attached

    <!--Name of the player: This is hidden on the player stats panel-->
    <!-- the font size reduces one size when the name is bigger than 16 characters -->
    <widget class="label" id="bNAM" size="45" alignment="top, centre_y, can_scale" font="fonts/kit name" colour="secondary" >
    <layout class="stick_to_sides_attachment" alignment="top" inset="44" />
    <layout class="stick_to_sides_attachment" alignment="horizontal" inset="100"/>
    </widget>

    https://imgur.com/u1sMnHa
    Kinkladze10
    11 years ago
    2 months ago
    127
    Did you figure out how to move the manager age and name text? I figured out how to resize and move the photo but not the text, still overlapping for me


    I didn’t mate still overlaps I’m afraid 😟
    McG84
    5 years ago
    1 month ago
    245
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    Do you play windowed or full screen mode ?
    Believe if you play windowed thats why as Skin is for use with full screen.


    Thanks for your msg. Yeah I am playing windowed so that would explain it then
    SolC
    8 years ago
    1 hour ago
    26
    Hi!

    First of all THANKS for a great skin.

    Is it possible to move the left logo of the top bar?
    Jeff's72
    9 years ago
    2 weeks ago
    770
    Flut
    is there away i can remove the weather and stadium name on the scoreboard and push the clock up to where they where i have added a screenshot with circles around it
    cheers
    bartdude
    12 years ago
    1 day ago
    339
    Premium
    Still the best and I'm totally confident that the Flutskin won't be beaten. In the past, some have said his skins are "too busy" or "too much information". Complete nonsense, you can never have too much information in Football Manager. Others claim that rival skins are "the best". That's rubbish. Before you download a skin, take a look at the size of the file. A bigger file equals more information and creativity. The Flutskin will be far higher than any rival skin, with the exception of Andromeda, who incidentally is totally inspired by Flut and accepts he's the master. 99% of rival skins are merely pimped versions of the default skin. With v1.0, I'm running at 4K and 150% zoom, so had to fiddle with the numbers to get the player screen shirt name and number right. To those having difficulty with those adjustments, just read what Flut has already published about making such changes. Like many, I'm very much looking forward to how far Flut can take his FM21 skins. Lastly, although you don't have to, if you haven't already made a donation, seriously consider it. He makes the skins in his own time and it involves a considerable amount of work. For sure, we all love a freebie but I believe that unique work should be rewarded.

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