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GetCdNumTracks method

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Retrieves the number of audio tracks inside the given CD.


The total number of available CD drives can be obtained using the GetCdDrivesCount method.





[Visual Basic]

Public Function GetCdNumTracks (

nDriveIndex as Int16

) as Int16



public Int16 GetCdNumTracks (

Int16 nDriveIndex




public: Int16 GetCdNumTracks (

Int16 nDriveIndex




[Visual Basic]

control.GetCdNumtracks (nDrive as integer) as integer



short control.GetCdNumtracks (short nDrive);







Number representing the zero-based index of the involved CD drive.

Installed CD drives can be enumerated using the GetCdDrivesCount method and their friendly description can be retrieved through the GetCdDriveDesc method.


If the number of tracks to report has been obtained through a search through the Amazon catalogue, by calling the CdRequestAlbumInfo method, set this parameter to -1.



Return value






Negative value

An error occurred (see the LastError property for further error details)

Value > 0

The number of available audio tracks