IT-Edit is described as '(Integrated Terminal Editor) provide a text editor with syntax highlight, line numbering and with the basics text editing functionalities, a file managing interface and terminals in the same window as the editor' and is a Text Editor in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 100 alternatives to IT-Edit for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Chrome OS. Most alternatives are Text Editors and IDEs. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like IT-Edit are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Atom (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Free Personal) and Vim (Free, Open Source).
Visual Studio Code is more than just a code editor, it provides the tools and extensions to compile, debug, compare, refactor, and even manage code repositories all within a highly-customised development environment.
GNU nano is a small and friendly text editor. Besides basic text editing, nano offers many extra features like an interactive search and replace, go to line and column number, auto-indentation, feature toggles, internationalization support, and filename tab completion.