Download Football Manager 2018 DF11 Base Skins; Multiple Versions of Light amp; Dark Skins Available
Looking for a dark skin for Football Manager 2019? Check out the recently released FM19 Neub dark skin.
Welcome the very first Football Manager 2018 skins available on Passion4FM. There’s been some time since we put any major focus on providing you with the ability to download and enhance the user experience of Football Manager with graphics such as skins. Today we like to introduce to you the preferred skin of mine, the DF11 Base skins.
If the name sounds familiar, the DF11 team has been a partner of this site for over 3 years now and have provided you with the excellent DF11 Faces megapack that lets you get over 100000 player faces for Football Manager 2018!
Now the team have created the Football Manager 2018 DF11 Base skins which comes in 5 different versions – suited to please your preference, either you like a dark skin, a light skin, the default one or a transparent version which will be something in-between the very light version and the dark.
Key Features of the DF11 Base Skins 2018
As mentioned above, the DF11 Base skins 2018 comes in 5 different versions; Default, Light, Light Transparent, Dark and Dark Transparent. A number of features has been added or tweaked in order to make this skin as clean as the default Football Manager skins for 2018 edition.
DF11 Default faces & Panels Included
All the different versions of the DF11 Base skins features the DF11 panels which makes the skin compatible with the DF11 Faces Megapack 2018-2019 – the #1 FM19 facepack within the community. It means that the skin will enable the ‘default’ player faces that comes within their facepack, rather than resizing it to a smaller version.
With the DF11 panels included the DF11 faces are re-sized to 260x310px – a lot larger than the default 180×180 pixel size for faces. By showing the player faces in its original size you can finally enjoy the DF11 Faces Megapack 2018 as it was intended.
While the larger player faces are one of the most noticeable changes within the DF11 Base skin 2018, there are a number of other useful features as well. Here’s a quick look at the other features of the skins from the DF11 Team.
Instant Result Button
Are you at the end of the season and the results doesn’t matter anymore or you simply want to get a match over with you can benefit from the instant result button that’s included. The instant result button feature was first seen in Football Manager Touch but has become a neat feature that’s often included into skins made for the PC version of Football Manager.
The instant result button will be enabled at match preview – when you need to submit the squad for the next match.
NB! Remember to set up match plans before leaving the match to your staff.
All the different versions of the Football Manager 2018 DF11 Base skins are compatible with backgrounds created for FM18.
In additional, the skins are compatible with all ‘zoom’ levels that’s incorporated into FM18, either you prefer the ‘Zoom In’ option at 125%, the standard view or the ‘Zoom Out’ option at 85%. By selecting the zoom level of ‘Size of Text and Images’ within the Football Manager preferences you can choose to use between 7 or 11 boxes in the player profile overview. With the 85% zoom out option a total of 11 boxes with additional information about the player can be used. Detailed information about the career stats, transfer status, fitness, form and season stats are all eligible, while bans, plans and dynamics can be added.
Select the preferred Zoom option at
FM Menu –
'Size of Text and Images'
A pack of light and dark skins for Football Manager 2018. The DF11 Base skins 2018 enables large player portraits within the player profile in additional to be compatible with backgrounds created for Football Manager 2018.
- Download the DF11 Base skins 2018 pack. Use a tool such as 7-zip, or WinRar for Windows to extract its contents. Mac users need The Unarchiver in order to extract the content.
- Once the extraction is ready a folder (name of the skin) will appear.
- Move the extracted folder ‘DF11 Base Skins FM2018’ to the correct location on your Windows or Mac system at;
Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2018\graphics
- (create the ‘skins’ folder yourself if it doesn’t exists.)
- Open Football Manager 2018. Go to;
- Untick or switch ‘OFF’;
Use caching to decrease page loading times
- Tick or Switch ‘ON’;
Reload skin when confirming changes in preferences
- Preferable, you can ‘Switch OFF’;
show pictures of players generated by the game
- Go back to the
General Preferences tab
- Select your preferred Skin
- Click Confirm
- Enjoy Your favorite Football Manager 2018 DF11 Base skin.
Credits & Contributions
A major thanks to all the original creators of this skin, Michael Murray for creating the skin, Pikawa for creating the panels, Wannachupbrew and the team at DF11Faces.com, who have given us the permission to share this clean Football Manager skin to our audience.
Thanks to everyone involved creating these magnificent skins!