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What mediaplayers are supported ?
Basically, any player that can read .m3u-files as well as play music in the format(s) your music is stored in (MP3, OGG, WMA and/or APE).
I've tested with fairly new versions of Microsoft's Windows Media Player (WMP) version 11 as well as VLC (newest, always).
Furthermore, I have tested AmpJuke with XMMS and Amarok on various Linux platforms. I also like that very much...
If you're experiencing "slow/funny" updates of what is being played and has "Now playing" turned on, please look at this FAQ-entry for possible solutions.