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Move or rename files matching a specified extended glob pattern. See also zcp and zln. More information:

  • Move files using a regular expression-like pattern:

zmv '{{(*).log}}' '{{$1.txt}}'

  • Preview the result of a move, without making any actual changes:

zmv -n '{{(*).log}}' '{{$1.txt}}'

  • Interactively move files, with a prompt before every change:

zmv -i '{{(*).log}}' '{{$1.txt}}'

  • Verbosely print each action as it's being executed:

zmv -v '{{(*).log}}' '{{$1.txt}}'