See the Prosumer Video codec which is still around.There has been a move to include this into the FFMpeg so that the codec is still available to those who need to make use of the codec for video decoding.
The ProSumer Video Decoder was designed to decode analog video signals. these form such devices as those from VCRs, camcorders, and other video sources. It was able to process multiple video input formats. These including composite video and S-video, and convert them into a digital format that could be displayed on a computer monitor or captured to a digital file.
Move the btvvc32.drv file to your Windows/System folder (Win95, 98, Me), WINNT/System32 folder (WinNT 4, 2000), or Windows/System32 folder (WinXP, 2003, Vista 32-bit).
Windows 95, 98, and Me: Go to your Windows folder and find the file named system.ini. Under the [drivers32] section (or create it if it doesn’t exist) add these two lines
Windows NT 4, 2000, XP, 2003, and Vista 32-bit:
Run the registry editor (start, run, regedit.exe). Navigate to the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Windows NT/CurrentVersion/Drivers32. Create a string value named VIDC.BT20 with value btvvc32.drv. Create another string value named VIDC.Y41P with value btvvc32.drv.
Navigate to the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Windows NT/CurrentVersion/drivers.desc. Create a string value named btvvc32.drv with value “Brooktree ProSumer 32-Bit Video/411 Video Codec” (without quotes).
To check you’ve installed the codec correctly run VirtualDub. Click Video, Compression. You should see two BrookTree codecs listed.