I've tried every combination of backslash and asterisk and curly brackets, nothing seems to work. I'm using the terminal in OS X and I would really appreciate it if someone could steer me straight.
You could use
The "new" converted file name will be in the
Proof of concept:
I would use the
The right tool for the right job.
To get a literal
I guess you don't really want to strip the file name extension and the question is just ambiguously worded, but if you do: