Hi Clare, We have the Top menu bar available for windows users and you should be able to see that in XD 38 version. Please let us know if you need further assistance. We really appreciate your patience. Thanks, Harshika
Thank you for sharing your feedback. I hear your frustration about a top menu bar, definitely top menu bar will be the coming soon . I hope you have already upvoted the feature request mentioned above. If not, I would suggest you upvote this feature request here:https://adobexd.uservoice.com/forums/353007-adobe-xd-feature-requests/suggestions/18478660-full-feat... .The status of the feature request is changed to Feature started and in that upvote it says feature is in finish line so definitely the team is working on it. You may see the improvements in the future releases of XD.
Please let us know if you need more assistance on this. We'd be happy to help.